Extracted from Hansard - House of Assembly 18 February 2021
Amendment No 1 [Sanderson–1]—
Page 5, after line 28—Insert
8A—Registered health practitioner to provide information about alternatives and risks
(1) A registered health practitioner must—
(a) when providing advice to a person about the performance of a termination; and
(b) in any case—before performing a termination on a person,
provide the person with information about the procedure, alternatives to terminating the pregnancy and the physical and mental health risks associated with terminating a pregnancy.
(2) A registered health practitioner will be taken to have complied with subsection (1) if the practitioner gives the person information in the prescribed form.