Supplementary Order Paper No 209

No 209

House of Representatives

Supplementary Order Paper

Wednesday, 1 May 2019

End of Life Choice Bill

Proposed amendment

Simon O’Connor, in Committee, to move the following amendment:

Clause 6

In clause 6, replace subsection (2) (page 5, lines 28 to 31) with:

(2)

The attending medical practitioner must tell the person of their conscientious objection.

Explanatory note

This Supplementary Order Paper amends the End of Life Choice Bill. The purpose of this amendment is to ensure that medical practitioners who have a conscientious objection to assisted dying are not required to provide information that contravenes their objections.