(1) Subject to subsection (3), the co-ordinating medical practitioner for a person may apply to the Secretary for a practitioner administration permit in respect of the person, if the person is to be supplied and administered the poison or controlled substance or the drug of dependence proposed to be specified in the permit by the co-ordinating medical practitioner for the purpose of causing the person's death.
(2) An application for a practitioner administration permit must—
(a) be in the prescribed form; and
(b) identify the person in respect of whom the permit is sought; and
(c) specify the poison or controlled substance or the drug of dependence the applicant seeks to prescribe, supply and administer to the person in a sufficient dose to cause the person's death; and
(d) specify the contact person in respect of the person; and
(e) be accompanied by a copy of the completed final review form and all forms referred to in section 41(1)(a); and
(f) be accompanied by a statement that the applicant is satisfied of the matters specified in subsection (3); and
(g) if the person in respect of whom the permit is sought was the subject of a self-administration permit cancelled under section 52, be accompanied by evidence to the satisfaction of the Secretary—
(i) that any prescription under that self-administration permit which was not filled has been destroyed by the applicant; or
(ii) that any voluntary assisted dying substance supplied under that self-administration permit has been disposed of by a pharmacist at the dispensing pharmacy.
(3) The co-ordinating medical practitioner must not apply for a practitioner administration permit unless the co-ordinating medical practitioner is satisfied that—
(a) the person is physically incapable of the self-administration or digestion of an appropriate poison or controlled substance or drug of dependence; and
(b) the person has decision-making capacity in relation to voluntary assisted dying; and
(c) the person's request for access to voluntary assisted dying is enduring.