End of Life Choice Act 2019

23 No further action to be taken if person rescinds request to exercise option of receiving assisted dying


This section applies if, at any time, an eligible person rescinds their request to exercise the option of receiving assisted dying.


The attending medical practitioner or attending nurse practitioner must—


complete an approved form recording that the person has rescinded their request; and


send the completed form to the Registrar; and


take no further action in respect of the person’s request (other than under section 22, if applicable).


If at any subsequent time the person wishes to exercise the option of receiving assisted dying, the person may make a new request under section 11.