TITLE

Assisted dying legislation must wait until after UK election

AUTHOR(S)
Godfrey, Kathryn
PUB. DATE
April 2005
SOURCE
BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);4/9/2005, Vol. 330 Issue 7495, p807
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Looks at the development of legislation governing assisted suicide and euthanasia in Great Britain. Developments in the passage of the Assisted Dying for the Terminally Ill Bill in Great Britain's House of Lords; Report progress on the bill will halt until after the general election scheduled for May 5, 2005; Details of the bill's provisions for the terminally ill; Recommendation of legislators that issues of assisted suicide and euthanasia be legislated separately; Comments of the bill's author, Lord Joel Joffe, on the process of the bill's formation; Comments of activists on the development of the bill.
ACCESSION #
16758132

 

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