(1) The Committee may, by notice to the chiropractor who is the subject of a complaint referred to the Committee, require the chiropractor to undergo skills testing at the Board’s expense by an appropriately qualified person specified in the notice, at any reasonable time and place specified in the notice.(2) A failure by a chiropractor, without reasonable cause, to comply with a notice given under this section to undergo skills testing is, for the purposes of this Part or any inquiry or appeal under this Part, evidence that the chiropractor does not have sufficient skill to practise chiropractic.(3) The person who conducts skills testing under this section is to report to the Committee on the results of the examination. The Committee is to provide a copy of the report to the chiropractor.(4) A person must not directly or indirectly make a record of or divulge to any person any information contained in a report to the Committee under this section that has come to the person’s notice in the exercise of the person’s functions under this Act, except for the purpose of exercising functions under this Act.
Maximum penalty: 50 penalty units.(5) A person cannot be required in civil proceedings in any court to produce or permit access to any report made to the Committee under this section or to divulge the contents of any such report.(6) In this section:
court includes any tribunal, authority or person having power to require the production of documents or the answering of questions but does not include the Tribunal.
report includes a copy, reproduction and duplicate of the report or any part of the report, copy, reproduction or duplicate.