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Second Reading (Moved by Ms Courtney) - Second Reading passed.
Friday, 4 December 2020 - Bill, End Of Life Choices (Voluntary Assisted Dying) Bill 2020

Supported

Dr Broad, Ms Butler, Ms Courtney, Mr Gutwein, Ms Haddad, Ms Houston, Mr Jaensch, Mr O’Byrne, Ms O’Byrne, Ms O’Connor , Mr Rockliff , Mr Shelton, Ms Standen, Mr Street , Ms White, Dr Woodruff, Ms Dow

Opposed

Ms Archer, Mr Barnett, Mr Ferguson, Ms Ogilvie , Mrs Petrusma, Mr Tucker, Mr Ellis

Second Reading Passed

 

 

Amendment (Moved by Ms Courtney) - Amendment to clause three extending the objectives to including providing legal protections for a broader range of people and clarify that the legal protections are circumstantial.
Tuesday, 2 March 2021 - Bill, End Of Life Choices (Voluntary Assisted Dying) Bill 2020

Amendment

Page 10, subclause (1), paragraph (c).

Leave out “legal protection for registered health practitioners”.

Insert instead “, in certain circumstances, legal protection for persons”.


Amendment Passed

 

 

Amendment to Amendment (Moved by Ms Courtney) - Amendment to amendment to require proposed institutional conscientious objection to be accompanied by a requirement to provide the Commission's information.
Tuesday, 2 March 2021 - Bill, End Of Life Choices (Voluntary Assisted Dying) Bill 2020

Amendment to Amendment

An Amendment was proposed by Ms Courtney, in proposed new subclause (1), before “to authorise or permit”.

Insert, “, subject to section 18(1AA) and the performance by the Commission of the functions of the Commission referred to in section 113(1)(x),” .

Original Amendment

New Clause A brought up by Ms Ogilvie and read a First Time as follows:

A.         Conscientious objection by health service providers and members of staff of such providers

(1)      A health service provider (a "non-VAD provider") in relation to a health service establishment may refuse to authorise or permit –

(a)      access to voluntary assisted dying at the health service establishment; and

(b)      a member of staff to assist, otherwise than as required by this section or regulations for the purpose of this section, in the provision of access to voluntary assisted dying at the health service establishment.

(2)      If a person who resides at, or receives health services at, a health service establishment of a non-VAD provider advises a member of staff of the non-VAD provider that the person wishes to access the voluntary assisted dying process, the non-VAD provider must  – 

(a)      provide the prescribed information to the person as soon as reasonably practicable; and

(b)      ensure that –

(i)      if the person so chooses, the person is, in accordance with, and where permitted by,  the prescribed protocols, transferred to the health service establishment of a health service provider that is not a non-VAD provider; and

(ii)      the non-VAD provider provides all reasonable assistance (other than financial assistance) to ensure that such a transfer of the person is able to occur; and

(c)      comply with the prescribed requirements in relation to the obligations of the non-VAD provider in relation to persons who choose to access  voluntary assisted dying.

(3)      Despite any other provision of this Act or the regulations, a registered health practitioner  who is a member of staff of a non-VAD provider is not required to carry out, at the health service establishment of the non-VAD provider, an action that, but for this subsection, the registered health practitioner is, as a PMP, CMP or AHP in relation to a person, required to carry out in relation to the person, if the prescribed requirements, if any, are complied with by the registered health practitioner.

(4)          A non-VAD provider in relation to a health service establishment is not liable to any claim or demand by a person, or a member of the family of a person, arising from the refusal of the non-VAD provider, or a member of staff of the non-VAD provider, to authorise or permit the person to access voluntary assisted dying at the health service establishment.”

Supported

Ms Archer, Mr Barnett, Ms Courtney, Mr Ferguson, Mr Gutwein, Mr Jaensch, Ms Ogilvie, Mrs Petrusma, Mr Rockliff , Mr Tucker, Mr Ellis, Mr Street

Opposed

Dr Broad, Ms Butler, Ms Haddad, Ms Hickey, Mr O’Byrne, Ms O’Byrne, Ms O’Connor , Ms Standen, Ms White, Dr Woodruff, Ms Dow

Amendment to Amendment Passed

 

 

Amendment (Moved by Ms Ogilvie) - Amendment to allow certain institutions to conscientiously object to the provision of VAD on their premises.
Tuesday, 2 March 2021 - Bill, End Of Life Choices (Voluntary Assisted Dying) Bill 2020

Amendment

New Clause A brought up by Ms Ogilvie and read a First Time as follows:

A.         Conscientious objection by health service providers and members of staff of such providers

(1)      A health service provider (a "non-VAD provider") in relation to a health service establishment may refuse to authorise or permit –

(a)      access to voluntary assisted dying at the health service establishment; and

(b)      a member of staff to assist, otherwise than as required by this section or regulations for the purpose of this section, in the provision of access to voluntary assisted dying at the health service establishment.

(2)      If a person who resides at, or receives health services at, a health service establishment of a non-VAD provider advises a member of staff of the non-VAD provider that the person wishes to access the voluntary assisted dying process, the non-VAD provider must  – 

(a)      provide the prescribed information to the person as soon as reasonably practicable; and

(b)      ensure that –

(i)      if the person so chooses, the person is, in accordance with, and where permitted by,  the prescribed protocols, transferred to the health service establishment of a health service provider that is not a non-VAD provider; and

(ii)      the non-VAD provider provides all reasonable assistance (other than financial assistance) to ensure that such a transfer of the person is able to occur; and

(c)      comply with the prescribed requirements in relation to the obligations of the non-VAD provider in relation to persons who choose to access  voluntary assisted dying.

(3)      Despite any other provision of this Act or the regulations, a registered health practitioner  who is a member of staff of a non-VAD provider is not required to carry out, at the health service establishment of the non-VAD provider, an action that, but for this subsection, the registered health practitioner is, as a PMP, CMP or AHP in relation to a person, required to carry out in relation to the person, if the prescribed requirements, if any, are complied with by the registered health practitioner.

(4)          A non-VAD provider in relation to a health service establishment is not liable to any claim or demand by a person, or a member of the family of a person, arising from the refusal of the non-VAD provider, or a member of staff of the non-VAD provider, to authorise or permit the person to access voluntary assisted dying at the health service establishment.”

Supported

Ms Archer, Mr Barnett, Ms Courtney, Mr Ferguson, Ms Ogilvie, Mrs Petrusma, Mr Tucker, Mr Ellis

Opposed

Dr Broad, Ms Butler, Mr Gutwein, Ms Haddad, Ms Hickey, Mr Jaensch, Mr O’Byrne, Ms O’Byrne, Ms O’Connor , Mr Rockliff , Ms Standen, Ms White, Dr Woodruff, Ms Dow

Amendment Negatived

 

 

Amendment (Moved by Ms Courtney) - Amendment to replace the word "family" with the phrase “members of the person’s family” in clause 3.
Tuesday, 2 March 2021 - Bill, End Of Life Choices (Voluntary Assisted Dying) Bill 2020

Final Motion

Leave out “family”.

Insert instead “members of the person’s family”.


Amendment Passed

 

 

Amendment (Moved by Ms Courtney) - Amendment fixing a minor typographical error.
Tuesday, 2 March 2021 - Bill, End Of Life Choices (Voluntary Assisted Dying) Bill 2020

Amendment

Leave out “all person”.

Insert instead “all persons”.


Amendment Passed

 

 

Amendment (Moved by Ms Courtney) - Amendment to clarifying the definition of final permission to reflect an amended final permission.
Tuesday, 2 March 2021 - Bill, End Of Life Choices (Voluntary Assisted Dying) Bill 2020

Amendment

Page 15, definition of final permission, after “section 82”.

Insert “as amended, if at all, in accordance with section 82(4)”.


Amendment Passed

 

 

Amendment (Moved by Ms Courtney) - Amendment to include a definition of "in person".
Tuesday, 2 March 2021 - Bill, End Of Life Choices (Voluntary Assisted Dying) Bill 2020

Amendment

After the definition of health service.

Insert the following definition:

"in person", in relation to a person, means while physically present before the person and does not include by means of a telephone, or by audio-visual link or another means of electronic communication;


Amendment Passed

 

 

Amendment (Moved by Ms Courtney) - Amendment removing the exclusion of psychiatrist from the definition of medical practitioner.
Tuesday, 2 March 2021 - Bill, End Of Life Choices (Voluntary Assisted Dying) Bill 2020

Amendment

Page 15, definition of medical practitioner, leave out “ and who is not a psychiatrist”.

Supported

Dr Broad, Ms Butler, Ms Courtney, Ms Dow , Mr Gutwein, Ms Haddad, Ms Hickey, Mr Jaensch, Mr O’Byrne, Ms O’Byrne, Ms O’Connor , Mr Rockliff , Ms Standen, Ms White, Dr Woodruff, Mr Street

Opposed

Ms Archer, Mr Barnett, Mr Ferguson, Ms Ogilvie , Mr Tucker, Mr Ellis

Amendment Passed

 

 

Amendment (Moved by Ms Courtney) - Amendment to include definitions of "paramedic" and "patient transport officer".
Tuesday, 2 March 2021 - Bill, End Of Life Choices (Voluntary Assisted Dying) Bill 2020

Amendment

Page 16, after the definition of officer of the Ambulance Service.

Insert the following definitions:

"paramedic" means a person who is registered under the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law (Tasmania) in the paramedicine profession or who is a paramedic within the meaning of the Ambulance Service Act 1982;

"patient transport officer" means –

(a)      a volunteer ambulance officer within the meaning of the Ambulance Service Act 1982; and

(b)      a person who is providing non-emergency patient transport services within the meaning of the Ambulance Service Act 1982; and

(c)      a person who is providing ambulance services under section 38A of the Ambulance Service Act 1982;


Amendment Passed

 

 

Amendment (Moved by Mr Barnett) - Amendment to remove provisions allowing for the decision not to take medication that is unacceptable to the person to be considered for prognostication and suffering purposes.
Tuesday, 2 March 2021 - Bill, End Of Life Choices (Voluntary Assisted Dying) Bill 2020

Amendment

In subclause (2).

Leave out the subclause.


Amendment Negatived

 

 

Amendment (Moved by Mr Barnett) - Amendment to changing discretionary powers to request information and consult a specialist to mandatory powers, in relation to an application for exemption from prognostic timeframe limitations for VAD eligibility.
Wednesday, 3 March 2021 - Bill, End Of Life Choices (Voluntary Assisted Dying) Bill 2020

Amendment

Clause 6

In subclause (5).

Leave out the subclause.

Insert instead the following subclause:

(5)      The Commission must, so as to assist the Commission to decide whether or not to make a determination under subsection (3) in relation to the person –

(a)      request medical practitioners to provide to the Commission medical records, in the possession of the medical practitioners, in relation to the person; and

(b)      request a medical practitioner, who has specialist knowledge as to a relevant medical condition that is a relevant medical condition in relation to a person, to advise the Commission in relation to the relevant medical condition using the collection of medical records for the person provided by the Commission.

Supported

Ms Archer, Mr Barnett, Ms Courtney, Mr Ferguson, Mr Gutwein, Mr Jaensch, Ms Ogilvie, Mrs Petrusma, Mr Rockliff, Mr Tucker, Mr Ellis, Mr Street

Opposed

Dr Broad, Ms Butler, Ms Dow, Ms Haddad, Ms Hickey, Mr O’Byrne, Ms O’Byrne, Ms O’Connor, Ms Standen, Ms White, Dr Woodruff

Amendment Passed

 

 

Amendment (Moved by Ms O’Connor) - Amendment to remove the requirement for a 6 or 12 month prognosis in order to be eligible for VAD.
Wednesday, 3 March 2021 - Bill, End Of Life Choices (Voluntary Assisted Dying) Bill 2020

Amendment

Clause 6

Leave out all words after “For the purposes of this Act-“

Insert instead the following words:

relevant medical condition, in relation to a person, means a disease, illness, injury, or medical condition, of the person that is advanced, incurable and irreversible and is expected to cause the death of the person.

(2)          For the purposes of this Act, a disease, illness, injury, or medical condition, of a person is incurable and irreversible and is expected to cause the death of the person if there is no reasonably available treatment that –

(a)          is acceptable to the person; and

(b)          can cure or reverse the disease, illness, injury or medical condition and prevent the expected death of the person from the disease, illness, injury or medical condition.


Amendment Negatived

 

 

Amendment (Moved by Dr Woodruff) - Amendment to replace prognosis timeframe eligibility requirements with 12 months across the board, and to replace death within the timeframe being "expected" with "reasonably foreseeable".
Wednesday, 3 March 2021 - Bill, End Of Life Choices (Voluntary Assisted Dying) Bill 2020

Amendment

Clause 6

In subclause (1), paragraph (c).

Leave out the paragraph.

Insert instead the following paragraph:

“(c)         except if a person is exempted from this requirement under subsection (3) – has resulted in the death of the person within 12 months being reasonably foreseeable;”

Supported

Ms O’Connor, Mr Street, Dr Woodruff

Opposed

Ms Archer, Mr Barnett, Dr Broad , Ms Butler, Ms Courtney, Ms Dow , Mr Ferguson, Mr Gutwein, Ms Haddad, Ms Hickey, Mr Jaensch, Mr O’Byrne , Ms O’Byrne, Ms Ogilvie, Mr Rockliff, Ms Standen, Mr Tucker, Ms White, Mr Ellis

Amendment Negatived

 

 

Amendment (Moved by Ms Courtney) - Amendment to clause 9 to avoid repetition of a definition that already exists in the bill.
Wednesday, 3 March 2021 - Bill, End Of Life Choices (Voluntary Assisted Dying) Bill 2020

Amendment

Clause 9

Page 28, paragraph (a).

Leave out the paragraph.

Insert instead the following paragraph:

(a)      the person is a medical practitioner;


Amendment Passed

 

 

Amendment (Moved by Ms Courtney) - Amendment requiring a medical practitioner to have five years experience in order to be an authorised medical practitioner under the act.
Wednesday, 3 March 2021 - Bill, End Of Life Choices (Voluntary Assisted Dying) Bill 2020

Amendment

Clause 9

Page 28, paragraph (b).

Leave out the paragraph.

Insert instead the following paragraph:

“(b)         the person has practised as a medical practitioner for at least 5 years after vocational registration as a general practitioner or after completing a fellowship with a specialist medical college; and”

Supported

Ms Archer, Mr Barnett, Ms Courtney, Mr Ferguson , Mr Gutwein, Mr Jaensch, Ms Ogilvie, Mrs Petrusma, Mr Rockliff, Mr Tucker, Mr Ellis, Mr Street

Opposed

Ms Butler, Ms Dow, Ms Haddad, Ms Hickey, Mr O’Byrne, Ms O’Byrne, Ms O’Connor, Ms Standen, Ms White, Dr Woodruff, Dr Broad

Amendment Passed

 

 

Amendment (Moved by Ms Courtney) - Amendment to include "disease, illness, injury, or" in a reference to a medical condition, consistent with other provisions in the bill.
Wednesday, 3 March 2021 - Bill, End Of Life Choices (Voluntary Assisted Dying) Bill 2020

Amendment

Clause 9

Page 28, paragraph (c), before “medical condition”.

Insert “disease, illness, injury, or”.


Amendment Passed

 

 

Amendment (Moved by Ms Courtney) - Amendment clarifying that a person is not disqualified from VAD eligibility solely because they have a disability or mental illness.
Wednesday, 3 March 2021 - Bill, End Of Life Choices (Voluntary Assisted Dying) Bill 2020

Amendment

Clause 10

Page 30, after subclause (2).

Insert the following subclause:

(3)      For the avoidance of doubt –

(a)      a person who has a disability, within the meaning of the Disability Services Act 2011, is eligible to access voluntary assisted dying if the person has a relevant medical condition and the other requirements of subsection (1) are satisfied in relation to the person; and

(b)      a person who has a mental illness, within the meaning of the Mental Health Act 2013, is eligible to access voluntary assisted dying if the other requirements of subsection (1) are satisfied in relation to the person.


Amendment Passed

 

 

Amendment (Moved by Mr Ferguson) - Amendment requiring a person's GP to be consulted prior to making a VAD request determination.
Wednesday, 3 March 2021 - Bill, End Of Life Choices (Voluntary Assisted Dying) Bill 2020

Amendment

New Clause A

A.      Person’s general practice medical practitioner must be consulted by PMP and CMP

(1)      In this section –

"relevant information", in relation to the general practice medical practitioner of a person, means – 

(a)      all information, from the person’s general practice medical practitioner that relates to the disease, illness, injury, or medical condition, that is expected to cause the death of the person; and

(b)      all copies of the person’s medical records that are in the possession of the person’s general practice medical practitioner – 

that the PMP or CMP reasonably requires to enable the PMP or CMP to determine that the person is, or is not, eligible to access voluntary assisted dying.

(2)      A person’s PMP or CMP who receives a request from the person must, before determining the request under this Act –

(a)      consult with the person’s general practice medical practitioner; and

(b)      require the person’s general practice medical practitioner to provide to the PMP or CMP, respectively, all relevant information in relation to the person; and

(c)      before determining the request under section 33, 47 55, consider all relevant information, in relation to the person, provided to the PMP or CMP by the person’s general practice medical practitioner in accordance with the requirement under paragraph (a) or (b) or otherwise.

(3)      If a person’s PMP or CMP does not comply with subsection (2) in relation to a request, the PMP or CMP is, for the purposes of this Act, to be taken to have determined, under section 33, 47, 55, the request by determining the person is not eligible to access the voluntary assisted dying process.

(4)      A general practice medical practitioner to whom a requirement is given under subsection (2) must comply with the requirement as soon as reasonably practicable.

(5)      This section does not apply in relation to a person’s PMP or CMP if the PMP or CMP is, after making reasonable attempts to obtain from the person the information reasonably necessary to determine the matter, of the opinion that –

(a)      there is no general practice medical practitioner in relation to the person; or

(b)      the PMP or CMP, respectively, is unable to determine whether or not there is a general practice medical practitioner in relation to the person.


Amendment Negatived

 

 

Amendment (Moved by Ms Courtney) - Amendment inserting a reference to a new clause introduced via amendment to section 82, in the definition of relevant communication in section 15.
Wednesday, 3 March 2021 - Bill, End Of Life Choices (Voluntary Assisted Dying) Bill 2020

Amendment

Clause 15

Page 39, subclause (1), definition of relevant communication, paragraph (c), after “section 82(1)(b)”.

Insert “or (4)”.


Amendment Passed

 

 

Amendment (Moved by Ms Courtney) - Amendment inserting a reference to a new clause introduced via amendment to section 82, in relation to who cannot be designated under section 15.
Wednesday, 3 March 2021 - Bill, End Of Life Choices (Voluntary Assisted Dying) Bill 2020

Amendment

Clause 15

Page 42, subclause (7), after “section 82(1)(b)”.

Insert “or (4)”.


Amendment Passed

 

 

Amendment (Moved by Ms Courtney) - Amendment requiring the provision of contact details for the Commission regardless of conscientious objection.
Wednesday, 3 March 2021 - Bill, End Of Life Choices (Voluntary Assisted Dying) Bill 2020

Amendment

Clause 18

Page 47, before subclause (1),

Insert the following subclause.

(1AA)     If a person has clearly indicated to a medical practitioner that the person wishes to access voluntary assisted dying, the medical practitioner must, whether or not the medical practitioner has a conscientious objection to providing assistance to the person to die, provide to the person the contact details of the Commission.


Amendment Passed

 

 

Amendment (Moved by Dr Woodruff) - Amendment requiring a person, and the commission, to be notified if a medical practitioner refuses to accept a first request.
Wednesday, 3 March 2021 - Bill, End Of Life Choices (Voluntary Assisted Dying) Bill 2020

Amendment

Clause 20

Page 49, subclause (3).

Leave out the subclause.

Insert instead the following subclause:

“(3)        A medical practitioner must, as soon as reasonably practicable, but in any case within 7 days, after refusing to accept a first request from a person under section 19(b) –

notify the person of the refusal of the first request; and note, on the medical practitioner’s medical records in relation to the person, that the person has made a first request and that the medical practitioner has refused to accept the request; and

notify the Commission, in the approved form, that the medical practitioner has refused a first request from the person.”


Amendment Passed

 

 

Amendment (Moved by Ms Courtney) - Amendment allowing a PMP to request records from a medical record holder (in relation to a first request).
Wednesday, 3 March 2021 - Bill, End Of Life Choices (Voluntary Assisted Dying) Bill 2020

Amendment

Clause 25

Insert the following paragraph:

(x)           request a person (a medical record holder) to provide to the PMP copies of medical records, in relation to the person, that are held or stored by the medical record holder and that the PMP requires in order to make the determination;


Amendment Passed

 

 

Amendment (Moved by Ms Courtney) - Amendment clarifying that information requested by a PMP may include medical records (in relation to a first request).
Wednesday, 3 March 2021 - Bill, End Of Life Choices (Voluntary Assisted Dying) Bill 2020

Amendment

Clause 25

Page 54, paragraph (d), after “the information”.

Insert “(which may include any medical records)”.


Amendment Passed

 

 

Amendment (Moved by Ms Courtney) - Amendment requiring a PMP to determine a first request as soon as reasonably practicable after sufficient information is available.
Wednesday, 3 March 2021 - Bill, End Of Life Choices (Voluntary Assisted Dying) Bill 2020

Amendment

Clause 26

Amendment proposed (Ms Courtney)

Page 54, at the end of the clause.

Insert the following subclause:

(2)      A person’s PMP is to determine a first request from the person as soon as reasonably practicable after the PMP has sufficient information to enable the PMP to make the determination.


Amendment Passed

 

 

Amendment (Moved by Ms Courtney) - Amendment allowing a PMP to request records from a medical record holder (in relation to a second request).
Wednesday, 3 March 2021 - Bill, End Of Life Choices (Voluntary Assisted Dying) Bill 2020

Amendment

Clause 32

Page 61, after paragraph (c).

Insert the following paragraph:

(x)           request a person (a medical record holder) to provide to the PMP copies of medical records, in relation to the person, that are held or stored by the medical record holder and that the PMP requires in order to make the determination;


Amendment Passed

 

 

Amendment (Moved by Ms Courtney) - Amendment clarifying that information requested by a PMP may include medical records (in relation to a second request).
Wednesday, 3 March 2021 - Bill, End Of Life Choices (Voluntary Assisted Dying) Bill 2020

Amendment

Clause 32

Page 61, paragraph (d), after “the information”.

Insert “(which may include any medical records)”.


Amendment Passed

 

 

Amendment (Moved by Ms Courtney) - Amendment requiring a person to whom a PMP requests information to provide it as soon as practicable.
Wednesday, 3 March 2021 - Bill, End Of Life Choices (Voluntary Assisted Dying) Bill 2020

Amendment

Clause 32

Insert the following subclause:

(2)          A person to whom a request is made under subsection (1) must not fail, without reasonable excuse, to comply with the request as soon as reasonably practicable.


Amendment Passed

 

 

Amendment (Moved by Ms Courtney) - Amendment correcting a typographical error.
Wednesday, 3 March 2021 - Bill, End Of Life Choices (Voluntary Assisted Dying) Bill 2020

Amendment

CLause 43

Leave out “the person’s PMP person”.

Insert instead “the person’s PMP”.


Amendment Passed

 

 

Amendment (Moved by Ms Courtney) - Amendment requiring a PMP to provide the CMP with requested reports and information as soon as practicable.
Wednesday, 3 March 2021 - Bill, End Of Life Choices (Voluntary Assisted Dying) Bill 2020

Amendment

Clause 43

Insert the following subclause:

(2)          A PMP to whom a request is made under subsection (1) must not fail, without reasonable excuse, to comply with the request as soon as reasonably practicable.


Amendment Passed

 

 

Amendment (Moved by Ms Courtney) - Amendment allowing a PMP to request records from a a medical record holder.
Wednesday, 3 March 2021 - Bill, End Of Life Choices (Voluntary Assisted Dying) Bill 2020

Amendment

Clause 46

Page 69, subclause (1), after paragraph (c).

Insert the following paragraph:

(x)           request a person (a medical record holder) to provide to the PMP copies of medical records, in relation to the person, that are held or stored by the medical record holder and that the PMP requires in order to make the determination;


Amendment Passed

 

 

Amendment (Moved by Ms Courtney) - Amendment clarifying that information requested by a PMP may include medical records.
Wednesday, 3 March 2021 - Bill, End Of Life Choices (Voluntary Assisted Dying) Bill 2020

Amendment

Clause 46

Page 69, subclause (1), paragraph (d), after “the information”.

Insert “(which may include any medical records)”.


Amendment Passed

 

 

Amendment (Moved by Ms Courtney) - Amendment requiring a person whom information is requested from by a PMP to provide the information as soon as practicable.
Wednesday, 3 March 2021 - Bill, End Of Life Choices (Voluntary Assisted Dying) Bill 2020

Amendment

Clause 46

Page 69, after subclause (1).

Insert the following subclause:

(2)          A person to whom a request is made under subsection (1) must not fail, without reasonable excuse, to comply with the request as soon as reasonably practicable.


Amendment Passed

 

 

Amendment (Moved by Ms Courtney) - Amendment allowing a PMP to request a medical record holder to provide medical records in relation to a final request.
Wednesday, 3 March 2021 - Bill, End Of Life Choices (Voluntary Assisted Dying) Bill 2020

Amendment

Clause 54

Page 76, after paragraph (c).

Insert the following paragraph:

(c)           request a person (a medical record holder) to provide to the PMP copies of medical records, in relation to the person, that are held or stored by the medical record holder and that the PMP requires in order to make the determination;


Amendment Passed

 

 

Amendment (Moved by Ms Courtney) - Amendment clarifying that information can include medical records.
Wednesday, 3 March 2021 - Bill, End Of Life Choices (Voluntary Assisted Dying) Bill 2020

Amendment

Clause 54

Page 76, paragraph (d), after “the information”.

Insert “(which may include any medical records)”.


Amendment Passed

 

 

Amendment (Moved by Ms Courtney) - Amendment requiring a person to comply with a request from a PMP in relation to a final request.
Wednesday, 3 March 2021 - Bill, End Of Life Choices (Voluntary Assisted Dying) Bill 2020

Amendment

Clause 54

Page 77, at the end of the clause.

Insert the following subclause:

(2)          A person to whom a request is made under subsection (1) must not fail, without reasonable excuse, to comply with the request as soon as reasonably practicable.


Amendment Passed

 

 

Amendment (Moved by Ms Courtney) - Amendment to make a CMP who becomes the PMP for the purposes of section 16 and the remainder of the VAD process, to also be PMP for the purposes of Part 16.
Wednesday, 3 March 2021 - Bill, End Of Life Choices (Voluntary Assisted Dying) Bill 2020

Amendment

Clause 59

Page 79, subclause (1), after “section 16”.

Insert “and Part 16”.


Amendment Passed

 

 

Amendment (Moved by Ms Courtney) - Amendment consequential to the previous amendment to clause 59(1).
Wednesday, 3 March 2021 - Bill, End Of Life Choices (Voluntary Assisted Dying) Bill 2020

Amendment

Clause 59

Page 80, subclause (2), after “section 16”.

Insert “and Part 16”.


Amendment Passed