The Provision of Medical Assistance in Dying is Now Lawful in Canada

June 22, 2016

posted in: Legal Updates

Bill C-14 which amends the Criminal Code to enable the provision of medical assistance in dying in response to the Supreme Court’s decision in Carter, has now received Royal Assent, the provision of medical assistance in dying is now lawful in specific circumstances.

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