End of Life Choices (Scotland) Bill


Margo MacDonald 

 Proposal Details

Proposal for a Bill to permit physician assistance to persons who wish to end their own lives

 Draft Proposal

Lodged 8 December 2008

Proposed End of Life Choices (Scotland) Bill consultation (275KB pdf posted 09.12.2008)

 Final Proposal

Lodged 23 April 2009

Proposed End of Life Choices (Scotland) Bill summary of consultation responses (103KB pdf posted 24.04.2009)

 Supporters 1 month from date lodged


Proposed End of Life Choices (Scotland) Bill supporters (10KB pdf posted 27.05.2009)


The proposal has gathered sufficient support for a Bill to be introduced.

End of Life Assistance (Scotland) Bill introduced 20 January 2010.

The Parliament disagreed to the general principles of the Bill on 1 December 2010 and the Bill therefore fell.

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