(1) A registered health practitioner who provides health services or professional care services to a person must not, in the course of providing those services to the person—
(a) initiate discussion with that person that is in substance about voluntary assisted dying; or
(b) in substance, suggest voluntary assisted dying to that person.
(2) Nothing in subsection (1) prevents a registered health practitioner providing information about voluntary assisted dying to a person at that person's request.
(3) A contravention of subsection (1) is to be
regarded as unprofessional conduct within the meaning and for the purposes of
the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law.
Part 2—Criteria for access to voluntary assisted dying