Prescribed information reporting requirements

The Termination of Pregnancy Law Reform Regulations (the regulations) state directives and set penalties under the Termination of Pregnancy Law Reform Act (2017)

Part 4 of the regulations sets out the prescribed information which suitably qualified medical practitioners must provide to the Department of Health when they perform terminations of pregnancy.  The regulations also set the prescribed timeframes for providing this information.  There is a penalty for non-compliance however this is waived if there is a reasonable excuse.

  1. This information is available as a factsheet.
  2. A prescribed information reporting form has been developed to assist medical practitioners and their organisations to meet their reporting requirements.
  3. For more information, see the Northern Territory Clinical Guidelines for Termination of Pregnancy.

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Last updated: 12 July 2017