The End of Life Assistance (Scotland) Bill (the Bill) was introduced in the Scottish Parliament on 20 January 2010, by Margo MacDonald MSP. The Bill seeks to permit assistance to be given to persons who wish their lives to be ended, under certain conditions. This briefing is split into three parts – the current law, the position in other jurisdictions and a discussion of the Bill itself.
Read SPICe Briefing: End of Life Assistance (Scotland) Bill (781KB pdf)
Published: 2 September 2010