The new Voluntary Assisted Dying Review Board will oversee the safe operation of the new laws, once they are introduced in June 2019.
Role of the board
The board will be responsible for:
- monitoring and reporting on all activity under the Voluntary Assisted Dying Act 2017 to ensure compliance with the law
- referring any identified issues to the State Coroner, Victoria Police or other agency
- receiving reports from all health practitioners who participate in voluntary assisted dying
- monitoring permit applications for the voluntary assisted dying substance.
The board will report annually on the operation of the Act.
Page last updated: 15 Nov 2018