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GUARDIANSHIP AND ADMINISTRATION ACT 1990 - SECT 110ZO

110ZO .         Terms used

                In this Part —

        Health Minister means the Minister administering the Health Services Act 2016 ;

        HREC means a human research ethics committee established in accordance with the National Statement;

        independent medical practitioner , in relation to medical research, means a medical practitioner who —

            (a)         is not involved in providing treatment under this Part to the research candidate whose participation is sought in the research; and

            (b)         is not involved in, nor connected to, the research, other than having a professional interest in the area of the research; and

            (c)         is not the spouse, de facto partner, parent, grandparent, sibling, child or grandchild of the research candidate whose participation is sought in the research; and

            (d)         is not a member of the HREC that approved the research;

        lead researcher , in relation to medical research, means a medical practitioner who has sole or joint overall responsibility for conducting the research;

        medical practitioner means a person registered under the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law (Western Australia) in the medical profession (other than as a student);

        National Statement means the National Statement on Ethical Conduct in Human Research (2007), as modified or replaced from time to time, issued under the National Health and Medical Research Council Act 1992 (Commonwealth) section 7(1)(a);

        researcher means —

            (a)         a lead researcher; or

            (b)         an individual who conducts, or assists with the conduct of, medical research;

        review application means an application for review made under section 110ZZ;

        reviewed decision means a decision made under this Part that is the subject of a review application;

        urgent medical research decision means a decision to conduct medical research under section 110ZS(1).

        [Section 110ZO inserted: No. 14 of 2020 s. 12.]



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