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Passive Euthanasia updates: Family can approach high courts who will decide if right to die is needed, says SC

9th March 2018   ·   0 Comments

While reserving the order on 11 October, 2017, the Constitution Bench had observed that the right to die in peace could not be separated from Right to Life under Article 21 of the Constitution. This fuelled speculation that the court allow the right to make “living will”, which allows a person to opt for passive euthanasia in the event of irreversible serious illness, by putting in place strict conditions including a medical board certifying that a person is in an irreversible state of terminal illness.


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