End of Life Choice Bill

  • enacted
18 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 15(4)(a); and


the medication is no longer required.


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


immediately destroy the prescription; and


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


send the completed form to the rRegistrar.