Legislation

Standard for medically assisted death ‘flexible,’ says government Commons brief

Addendum may reveal that the government would allow medically assisted death earlier than some critics of the legislation believe to be the case.

Justice Minister Jody-Wilson Raybould, right, voted in support of several Senate amendments today, and tabled an addendum that adds flexibility in interpreting the qualifications for medically-assisted death. The Hill Times Photograph by Jake Wright

By TIM NAUMETZ

PUBLISHED : Thursday, June 16, 2016 8:09 PM

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