Senate votes to send assisted dying bill to committee, guaranteeing no new law by court deadline

Group that provides legal advice to Canadian doctors warns of possible legal action if they take part in medically assisted dying procedures before a Canada-wide regime is on the books.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould. The Liberal party now faces the reality of having no law regarding medically-assisted dying on the books, as Monday's Supreme Court-mandated deadline will not be met. The Hill Times Photograph by Jake Wright

By TIM NAUMETZ

PUBLISHED : Friday, June 3, 2016 2:13 PM

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