What happens if I sign a statutory declaration for a replacement exemption?

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What happens if I sign a statutory declaration for a replacement exemption…?

If you began working in a location whilst it was a DPA but it has since lost DPA status, you can continue working there on a general exemption. 

If you decide to leave the clinic, you can sign a statutory declaration or sign a written statement that allows another IMG to take over that exemption and work in a Non-DPA Area. 

The statutory declaration or written statement needs to state that you have closed your Provider number and and do not intend to return to the area to practice whilst inside of your moratorium.

For example, signing a declaration stating you do not intend to return to the Yanchep area does not mean you cannot work in the city of Wanneroo, just the DPA catchment as shown on doctorsconnect. 

This is the Yanchep DPA Catchment Area
This is the Waneroo DPA Catchment Area

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