Due Date: 
Tuesday, 6 March 2018
Submitting to: 
NZ Parliament
Issue Area: 

The closing date for submissions is midnight on Tuesday, 06 March 2018

This bill proposes to give people with a terminal illness or a grievous and irremediable medical condition the option of requesting assisted dying.

The bill:

  • defines who is eligible for assisted dying
  • details the provisions to ensure that this a free choice
  • outlines the steps to ensure a person is mentally capable of understanding the nature and consequences of assisted dying. 

Related Links

NZ Parliament - End of Life Choice Bill

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