(1) This section applies if—
(a) a person has carried out a treatment procedure for which consent was required; and
(b) before the treatment procedure was carried out, the consent was withdrawn under this Act.
(2) No civil or criminal proceeding lies against the person because of the withdrawal of the consent if, at the time the treatment procedure was carried out, the person did not know and could not reasonably be expected to have known that the consent had been withdrawn.
S. 117(3) inserted by No. 39/2021 s. 38.
(3) A reference in this section to a consent being withdrawn includes a reference to a consent that is taken to have been withdrawn under section 20A(2).