Chief Public Health Officer may establish a Case Management and
Co-ordination Advisory Panel (an "Advisory Panel") to advise the
Chief Public Health Officer on the management of a person who is, or a group
of persons who are, the subject of an order, requirement or direction under
(2) An Advisory Panel
will consist of—
legal practitioner; and
person who is considered by the Chief Public Health Officer to be an expert in
infectious diseases; and
other person who is considered by the Chief Public Health Officer to be an
appropriate member of the Advisory Panel.
(3) A person will be
appointed to an Advisory Panel on conditions determined by the
Chief Public Health Officer after consultation with the Minister.
(4) An Advisory Panel
must perform its functions—
after taking into account any determination of the Chief Public Health Officer
as to the scope or performance of its functions in the circumstances of the
particular case; and
accordance with any protocols under subsection (5).
(5) The Minister may,
as the Minister thinks fit, determine various protocols that must be complied
with by Advisory Panels in the performance of their functions.
(including confidential information) may be disclosed to an Advisory Panel in
connection with the performance of its functions without the breach of any law
or principle of professional ethics.
(7) A member of an
Advisory Panel must not make use of or disclose information gained as a result
of, or in connection with, the functions of the Advisory Panel except—
the extent necessary for the proper performance of those functions; or
the extent allowed by the regulations.