Supplementary Order Paper No 211

Clause 16

In clause 16, after subclause (6) (page 12, line 2), insert:

(7)

A legal witness, independent of both the patient and the attending medical practitioner, must be present at the point of the administration of medication, and must—

(a)

make their own record of proceedings of decisions made under this section; and

(b)

within 14 working days of the person’s death, send the registrar a copy of the record made under paragraph (a).