135 Criminal history check
(1) A National Board may, at any time, obtain a written report about a registered health practitioner’s criminal history from any of the following—
(b) a police commissioner;
(c) an entity in a jurisdiction outside Australia that has access to records about the criminal history of persons in that jurisdiction.
(2) Without limiting subsection (1), a report may be obtained under that subsection—
(a) to check a statement made by a registered health practitioner in the practitioner’s application for renewal of registration; or
(b) as part of an audit carried out by a National Board, to check statements made by registered health practitioners.
(3) A criminal history law does not apply to a report under subsection (1).