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MENTAL HEALTH ACT 2016 - SECT 655

Termination of appointment

655 Termination of appointment

(1) The Governor in Council may terminate the appointment of an assisting clinician if the Governor in Council is satisfied the assisting clinician—
(a) has become incapable of performing the assisting clinician’s duties; or
(b) has performed the assisting clinician’s duties carelessly, incompetently or inefficiently; or
(c) has been guilty of misconduct that could warrant dismissal from the public service if the assisting clinician were a public service officer.
(2) The Governor in Council must terminate the appointment of an assisting clinician if the assisting clinician—
(a) no longer has the qualifications or experience necessary to perform an assisting clinician’s functions; or
Example—
a psychiatrist stops holding specialist registration in the specialty of psychiatry under the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law (Queensland) 2009
(b) is convicted of an indictable offence.



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