4. Notification by medical practitioner
(1) A medical practitioner must notify the Executive Director, Public Health of an adverse event after immunization within 14 days of becoming aware of that adverse event.
(2) A notification under subregulation (1) must ¾
(a) be in writing in a form approved by the Executive Director, Public Health; and
(b) include the following information ¾
(i) a full description of the adverse event after immunization;
(ii) the full name of the person who suffered the adverse event after immunization and that person's address or telephone number;
(iii) where the adverse event after immunization is the death of a person, the full name, and the address or telephone number, of the next of kin or personal representative of the deceased person (if known);
(iv) the name, dose and batch number of the vaccine administered;
(v) the date on which the vaccine was administered;
(vi) the name and address of the place where the vaccine was administered; and
(vii) the full name, address and telephone number of the medical practitioner giving the notification.
(3) A medical practitioner who contravenes subregulation (1) commits an offence and is liable to a penalty which is not more than $1 000 and not less than ¾
(a) in the case of a first offence, $100;
(b) in the case of a second offence, $200; and
(c) in the case of a third or subsequent offence, $500.