Poisons and Therapeutic Goods Act 1966 No 31
30AA Power of Medical Committee to obtain
(1) This section applies if:
(a) under section 28A (8) or 29 (8) the Director-General refers an
approval or an authority to the Medical Committee for review,
(b) the review of the approval or authority is with respect to a
possible contravention of this Act or the regulations, or a failure to comply
with any conditions to which the approval or authority is
(2) For the purposes of conducting the review and preparing its report
and the recommendation, the Medical Committee may require the Health Care
Complaints Commission, the Medical Council of New South Wales, the Medical
Board of Australia, the Nursing and Midwifery Council of New South Wales or
the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia to provide the Medical Committee
with any information in the Commission’s, Council’s or
Board’s possession that is relevant to the Medical Committee’s
(3) A requirement made by the Medical Committee under this section
must be made in writing.
(4) The Health Care Complaints Commission, the Medical Council of New
South Wales, the Medical Board of Australia, the Nursing and Midwifery Council
of New South Wales and the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia must
comply with any reasonable requirement given to the Commission, Council or
Board under this section.
(5) This section applies despite any provision of the Health Care Complaints Act 1993 or
the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law.