Supplementary Order Paper No 273

Clause 3

In clause 3, replace the definition of psychiatrist (page 4, lines 1 and 2), with:

psychiatrist means a medical practitioner—

(a)

whose scope of practice includes psychiatry; and

(b)

who is not associated with either the attending medical practitioner or the independent medical practitioner in any of the following ways:

(i)

in a financial manner:

(ii)

in a closely shared professional manner, for example practising within the same medical practice or sharing premises:

(iii)

in any personal capacity.