End of Life Choice Act 2019

26 Review Committee

(1)

The Minister must appoint an end-of-life Review Committee consisting of—

(a)

a medical ethicist; and

(b)

2 health practitioners, one of whom must be a medical practitioner who practises in the area of end-of-life care.

(2)

The Review Committee has the following functions:

(a)

to consider reports sent to it under section 21(3) (assisted death reports); and

(b)

to report to the Registrar whether it considers that the information contained in an assisted death report shows satisfactory compliance with the requirements of this Act; and

(c)

to direct the Registrar to follow up on any information contained in an assisted death report that the Review Committee considers does not show satisfactory compliance with the requirements of this Act.