End of Life Choice Bill

  • enacted
27 Offences

(1)

A person who is a medical practitioner, nurse practitioner, or specialist psychiatrist commits an offence if the medical practitioner, nurse practitioner, or specialist psychiatrist wilfully fails to comply with any requirement of this Act.

(2)

A person commits an offence if the person, without lawful excuse,—

(a)

completes or partially completes a prescribed an approved form for any other person without that other person’s consent; or

(b)

alters or destroys a completed or partially completed prescribed approved form without the consent of the person who completed or partially completed the form.

(3)

A person who commits an offence under this section is liable on conviction to either or both of the following:

(a)

imprisonment for a term not exceeding 3 months:

(b)

a fine not exceeding $10,000.