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Voluntary Euthanasia Bill 2002

Bill No. 149
Long Title The purpose of this Bill is to develop an administrative framework for allowing voluntary euthanasia in Western Australia. Its aim is to establish an administrative structure that can only be enacted by mentally competent adults, suffering a medically diagnosed illness that is likely to cause death. It will legalise an adult persons intention to terminate his or her life in this circumstance and provide immunity to a person assisting that person providing it occurs according to the requirements of this Bill.

Private Members Bill introduced by Hon. Robin Howard Chapple MLC

Status Bill Lapsed
Current Bill

Legislative Council DateNote No.Related Documents
Introduced 09/18/2002  
First Reading 09/18/2002  
Second Reading 09/18/2002  
Second Reading Speech   

Other Procedures DateNote No.Related Links
Bill Lapsed  01/23/2005 2 

1. Comes into effect 28 days after Assent.
2. 36th Parliament prorogued and Legislative Assembly dissolved 23 January 2005.