The Law

'If it ain't broken, don't fix it,' goes the well-known adage. Is our current law on assisted suicide working effectively? How well are assisted suicide and euthanasia laws working other countries? Are the safeguards enshrined in law, enough to protect the vulnerable?

Below are numerous reports examining in detail the data from at home and abroad concerning the law on assisted suicide and euthanasia.


Living and Dying Well Law Policies

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Peer makes new bid to change law on assisted dying.

“Terminally ill patients with less than a year to live would be able to seek the help of ....

Woman with MS loses fight to legalise assisted suicide in Ireland.

Marie Fleming wanted Dublin’s High Court to overturn a ban on assisted suicide in order to ....

‘Assisted Dying’: The law.

What is the law on ‘assisted dying’? And how has it evolved to its present position? ....

A law with a stern face but an understanding heart.

A sensible policy to guide prosecutors considering cases of encouraging or assisting suicide has ....

DPP’s policy for prosecutors in respect of encourating or assisting suicide.

DPP Keir Starmer issues a prosecution policy relating to cases of encouraging or assisting suicide ....


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