Physician Assisted Death Bill Released

  • April 14, 2016
  • BakerLaw
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Today the Federal Government unveiled the bill regarding physician assisted death titled: An Act to amend the Criminal Code and to make related amendments to other Acts (medical assistance in dying).

This bill is in response to the Carter v Canada decision which held that Canadians have a right physician assistance in dying. The Government has until June 6th, to implement legislation to ensure Canadians have access to this right.

You can view the press conference here (link).

You can read the draft bill here (link).

To view our earlier blog posts on this issue click here (link).

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