Suicide Act

The "Suicide Act", which was enacted in 1961, first of all regulates that suicide is not longer punishable in Great Britain. Consequently, people whose suicide is unsuccessful can no longer be charged for the attempt to commit suicide. The legal status of the assistance in committing suicide is regulated in paragraph 2. Article 2.1. arranges for a penalty of up to 14 years. Article 2.4 further regulates for single-case decisions to be made by the prosecuting body.

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