Proposed Assisted Suicide (Scotland) Bill

Proposer

Margo MacDonald

Draft Proposal

Proposal for a Bill to enable a competent adult with a terminal illness or condition to request assistance to end their own life, and to decriminalise certain actions taken by others to provide such assistance.

 

Lodged 23 January 2012

Accompanied by: Consultation Document (340kb pdf)

Consultation closed 30 April 2012

Final Proposal

Proposal for a Bill to enable a competent adult with a terminal illness or condition to request assistance to end their own life, and to decriminalise certain actions taken by others to provide such assistance.

Lodged 18 September 2012

Accompanied by: Summary of consultation responses (167KB pdf)

Total supporters: 19

12 Scottish National Party

3 Scottish Labour

1 Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

1 Scottish Liberal Democrats

2 Scottish Green Party

For supporters' names see:

Right to introduce Member's Bill secured?

Yes

Member's Bill introduced to give effect to proposal

Yes