In proceedings before the health committee1, the following may, if the quality of their evidence is likely to be adversely affected as a result, be treated as a vulnerable witness:
(1) any witness under the age of 17 at the time of the hearing2;
(2) any witness with a mental disorder3;
(3) any witness who is significantly impaired in relation to intelligence and social functioning4;
(4) any witness with physical disabilities who requires assistance to give evidence5;
(5) any witness, where the allegation against the health professional is of a sexual nature and the witness was the alleged victim6;
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