Supplementary Order Paper No 266

No 266

House of Representatives

Supplementary Order Paper

Tuesday, 30 July 2019

End of Life Choice Bill

Proposed amendment

Paulo Garcia, in Committee, to move the following amendment:

Clause 3

In clause 3, definition of medical practitioner, after paragraph (a) (page 3, after line 23), insert:

(ab)

has not been the subject of a written complaint to any relevant professional body (including, for the avoidance of doubt, the Health and Disability Commissioner) in relation to any thing done or failed to have been done in accordance with, or nominally in accordance with, this Act; and

Explanatory note

This Supplementary Order Paper amends the End of Life Choice Bill to ensure that a medical practitioner executing authority provided under this legislation cannot be one who is questionable in relation to ethical or professional practices.