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Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act 2003

4: Complaints and discipline

64   Complaints about practitioners

                                    Part 4

                                     Complaints and discipline
Referral of complaints and interim suspensions

    64 Complaints about practitioners

  (1)  Whenever the responsible authority receives a complaint alleging that
the practice or conduct of a health practitioner has affected a health
the authority must promptly forward the complaint to the Health and Disability

  (2)  This section does not apply to a complaint that an authority receives
from the Health and Disability Commissioner.

  (3)  In subsection (1), health consumer has the same meaning as in the Health
and Disability Commissioner Act 1994.

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