Euthanasia in Tasmania - Assisted suicide in Tasmania - Dying with Dignity in Tasmania

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Tasmanian legal practitioners and academics explore the issue of patient rights and the threat to the community in removing long standing legal protections

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of Tasmania

Submission to the Enquiry into the Dying with Dignity Bill 2009


The submission, dated 10 August 2009, is available on the Law Society of Tasmania's website at the following link:








































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Viewpoints on euthanasia and assisted suicide from eminent Tasmanians