829. Potential conflict on the basis of a personal relationship.

829.     Potential conflict on the basis of a personal relationship.

An assessor1 who is considering making an application or considering giving a medical recommendation in respect of a patient, has a potential conflict of interest on the basis of a personal relationship if that assessor is:

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    (1)     related to a relevant person2 in the first degree3;

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    (2)     related to a relevant person in the second degree4;

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    (3)     related to a relevant person as a half-sister or half brother5;

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    (4)     the spouse, ex-spouse, civil partner or ex civil