Health (Skin Penetration Procedure) Regulations 1998


14/May/2004 - Current (at 31 Dec 2005)
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    9. Infectious diseases

    A person who knows or could reasonably have been expected to know that he or she is or may be suffering from an infectious disease must not permit an operator to carry out a skin penetration procedure on the person unless the person has told the operator that the person has or may have the disease.

    Penalty:

    (a) in the case of a first offence a penalty which is not less than $100 and not more than $1 000;

    (b) in the case of a second offence a penalty which is not less than $200 and not more than $1 000; and

    (c) in the case of a third or subsequent offence a penalty which is not less than $500 and not more than $1 000.



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