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Acts Amendment (Advance Health Care Planning) Bill 2006

Bill No. 149
Long Title The Short Title of the Bill was amended from Acts Amendment (Advance Health Care Planning) Bill 2006 to Acts Amendment (Consent to Medical Treatment) Bill 2006. This Bill realises the State Government's commitment to reform the law relating to medical treatment for the dying. While the Government does not support euthanasia, terminally ill people deserve the right to die with dignity and have their wishes about medical treatment respected. This Bill is necessary to give people certainty when dealing with end of life issues, enabling terminally ill people to govern their medical treatment and protecting medical professionals who adhere to their wishes.
Status Legislative Assembly Consideration in Detail
This Act comes into operation on a day fixed by Proclamation
Current Bill
Legislative AssemblyDateNote No.Related Documents
Introduced21 Jun 2006  
First Reading21 Jun 2006  
Second Reading21 Jun 2006  
Second Reading Speech  
Second Reading Agreed17 Aug 2006  
Consideration in Detail29 Aug 2006