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South Australian MP drafts a revised euthanasia bill

The Sydney Telegraph (January 8, 2013) reports: Independent MP Bob Such has drafted a revised voluntary euthanasia bill after his previous attempt was voted down in State Parliament mid-last year.

The Ending Life With Dignity Bill 2013 would establish a board of about eight government-appointed members, including medical and legal practitioners and representatives of church groups, palliative carers, disability services and voluntary euthanasia advocates.

The board would keep a register of voluntary euthanasia orders and produce an annual report. The Bill would apply to people who are terminally ill and whose pain cannot be relieved.

Further details can be read in the full article to be downloaded here.