Supplementary Order Paper No 210

No 210

House of Representatives

Supplementary Order Paper

Wednesday, 1 May 2019

End of Life Choice Bill

Proposed amendment

Simeon Brown, in Committee, to move the following amendment:

Clause 15

In clause 15(3), after paragraph (a) (page 10, after line 34), insert:

(aa)

inform the person of the effect of the medication and potential hazards and complications that can be associated with the provision of such treatment, including information related to the failure of the medication to achieve the intended aim; and

Explanatory note

This Supplementary Order Paper amends the End of Life Choice Bill. It requires the attending medical practitioner, when the person is choosing the lethal dose of medication, to inform the person of the effects of the medication, including how the medication may fail.