Health (Notification of Lead Poisoning) Regulations 1985



    5. Notification by medical practitioner

    (1) Where a medical practitioner attends a person who is or may be suffering from lead poisoning the medical practitioner shall notify the Executive Director, Public Health upon the day on which he becomes aware of the person's condition.

    (2) Notice given under subregulation (1) in respect of any person shall be in writing and include

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

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

    (c) the date of presentation of the person and the grounds for diagnosis of lead poisoning or diagnosis of suspected lead poisoning; and

    (d) the known or suspected source of the lead poisoning.

    (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

    (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.

    [Regulation 5 amended in Gazette 23 Dec 1988 p. 4972.]



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