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Second Reading Speeches

Restoring Territory Rights (Assisted Suicide Legislation) Bill 2015

Type
Private
Sponsor(s)
LEYONHJELM, Sen David
Originating house
Senate
Status
Not Proceeding
Parliament no
45

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Summary

The bill: amends the

Australian Capital Territory (Self-Government) Act 1988
and
Northern Territory (Self-Government) Act 1978
to remove the prohibition on legalising euthanasia; and repeals the
Euthanasia Laws Act 1997
.

We acknowledge the traditional owners and custodians of country throughout Australia and acknowledge their continuing connection to land, waters and community. We pay our respects to the people, the cultures and the elders past, present and emerging.

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