Supplementary Order Paper No 342

No 342

House of Representatives

Supplementary Order Paper

Tuesday, 10 September 2019

End of Life Choice Bill

Proposed amendment to SOP No 259

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

Clause 20

In clause 20(1), after paragraph (a) (page 18), insert:

(aa)

a person who, in the opinion of the Minister, has obtained relevant qualifications and experience in the disability sector; and

Explanatory note

This Supplementary Order Paper amends Supplementary Order Paper No 259 amending the End of Life Choice Bill by adding a particular membership qualification requirement in relation to the Review Committee.

It is important that the Review Committee include at least 1 person with some knowledge of disability issues so that issues arising in the performance of the Review Committee’s functions in relation to that particular community can be the subject of well-informed internal advice.