Australian doctors fight new euthanasia lawsBMJ 1996; 312 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.312.7030.529b (Published 02 March 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;312:529
- Christopher Zinn
Australia's controversial euthanasia laws face a possible legal challenge from the Australian Medical Association, which wants to form an alliance with church and community groups to overturn the legislation. The move comes after the Northern Territory parliament passed amendments to the pioneering voluntary euthanasia bill, effectively ensuring that it will become operational by late April.
The changes were passed by a majority of the territory's 25 MPs on …
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