(1) A registered health practitioner (the first health practitioner ) must notify the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency as soon as practicable after forming a belief on reasonable grounds that another registered health practitioner (the second health practitioner )—
(a) who provides health services or professional care services to a person is—
(i) in the course of providing those services to the person, initiating a discussion or attempting to initiate a discussion with that person that is in substance about voluntary assisted dying that is not, or would not be, in accordance with this Act; or
(ii) in substance, suggesting or attempting to suggest voluntary assisted dying to the person that is not, or would not be, in accordance with this Act; or
(b) is offering to provide or attempting to provide access to voluntary assisted dying in a manner that is not, or would not be, in accordance with this Act.
(2) A failure by a first health practitioner to notify the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency as required under subsection (1) is to be regarded as unprofessional conduct within the meaning and for the purposes of the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law.