The Dutch "Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide Act"

See Gordijn 1997 for a good, concise overview of the development of the legal regulations governing euthanasia in the Netherlands and the accompanying public debate.

Gordijn, Bert (1997): Euthanasie in den Niederlanden - eine kritische Betrachtung (Euthanasia in the Netherlands. A critical review). Berlin: Humanitas-Verlag.

The Dutch text of the "Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide Act" (Wet toetsing levensbeëindiging op verzoek en hulp bij zelfdoding) which came into force on 1 April 2002 is available via the Dutch law database. Online Version (Dutch)

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