Supplementary Order Paper No 270

No 270

House of Representatives

Supplementary Order Paper

Tuesday, 30 July 2019

End of Life Choice Bill

Proposed amendments

Chris Penk, in Committee, to move the following amendments:

Clause 3

In clause 3, definition of pharmacist, in paragraph (b), after “certificate” (page 3, line 37), insert “; and”.

In clause 3, definition of pharmacist, after paragraph (b) (page 3, after line 37), insert:

(c)

is not associated with either the attending medical practitioner or the independent medical practitioner in any of the following ways:

(i)

in a financial manner:

(ii)

in a closely shared professional manner, for example practising within the same medical practice or sharing premises:

(iii)

in any personal capacity.

Explanatory note

This Supplementary Order Paper amends the End of Life Choice Bill to provide a bare minimum level of protection regarding the possibility of conflicts of interests that may exist between the various health professionals involved in executing a person’s decision making under this legislation.