Duty to report - Impaired patient

If in the course of treatment a patient has a condition that makes him unfit in the following areas they should report them to the relevant body

Area of concern

Adjudicating body


Contestant in public boxing or martial art event Event promoter
Health minister
Boxing & Martial Arts Act 2000
Possession of firearm Firearms Registrar Firearms Act 1977


Disclaimer: Note: The information described here relates solely to operational matters in the Emergency Department.  Every effort has been made to verify the accuracy of the content. However, neither the author or the hospital will take responsibility for errors resulting from its use.  Please refer to your own departmental guidelines and verify all clinical decisions with a reliable source.  

Date Last Reviewed: 05/08/2004