End of Life Choice Act 2019

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22 Destruction of prescription if no longer required


Subsection (2) applies if—


an attending medical practitioner, or an attending nurse practitioner, holds a prescription written under section 19(3)(a); and


the medication is no longer required.


The attending medical practitioner, or the attending nurse practitioner, must—


immediately destroy the prescription; and


complete an approved form recording the action taken to comply with paragraph (a); and


send the completed form to the Registrar.