In Iceland, euthanasia and assisted suicide are prohibited. People with a terminal illness are allowed to refuse treatment.
Article 213 prohibits euthanasia, article 214 prohibits assisted suicide.
Patients’ Rights Act
People with a terminal illness are allowed to refuse treatment, based on article 24 of the Patients’ Rights Act.
Right to Die Societies in Iceland
On the 27th of January 2021, the five Nordic countries (Finland, Norway, Sweden, Iceland and Denmark) that already gathered together in 2020, published their Nordic
After the first fruitful meeting in 2019 of 5 Nordic Right to Die Societies (from Finland, Denmark, Iceland, Norway and Sweden), the planned 2020 meeting