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End of Life Assistance (Scotland) Bill (2010)

This Bill would have allowed assistance to be given by registered medical practitioners in Scotland to persons suffering from a progressive condition, permanent physical incapacitation or terminal illness

Independent MSP Margo MacDonald introduced the End of Life Assistance (Scotland) Bill in the Scottish Parliament on 20 January 2010. Consultation on the Bill ended on 12 May.

Members of the Scottish Parliament debated the Bill in December 2010 and the Bill was voted down.