Health (Notification of Cancer) Regulations 1981

15/Mar/2002 - Current (at 31 Dec 2005)
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    5. Notification by pathologist

    (1) A medical practitioner who undertakes pathological or biochemical examinations of specimens of human origin, including blood, shall, within 30 days of becoming aware that any specimen indicates that the person from whom it is taken suffers from cancer, forward to the Executive Director, Public Health a copy of any report that he may make upon the examination.

    (2) A report made under subregulation (1) in respect of any person shall include

    (a) the full name and address of the person;

    (aa) the sex and date of birth of the person;

    (b) the name of the medical practitioner by whom the person is referred for examination; and

    (c) if the person is a patient in a hospital, the name and address of the hospital.

    [Regulation 5 amended in Gazette 29 Jun 1984 p. 1782; 27 Feb 1996 p. 704.]

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