Assisted Dying Bill [HL] 2015-16
- Type of Bill:
- Private Members' Bill (Starting in the House of Lords)
- Lord Falconer of Thoroton
Progress of the Bill
Bill started in the House of Lords
- House of Lords
- House of Commons
- Royal Assent
- 1st reading: House of Lords 4 June, 2015 | 04.06.2015
|HL Bill 25 2015-16 (as introduced) | PDF version, 109KB||03.06.2015|
Latest news on the Assisted Dying Bill [HL] 2015-16
First reading took place on 4 June 2015. This stage is a formality that signals the start of the Bill's journey through the Lords.
Second reading - the general debate on all aspects of the Bill - is yet to be scheduled.
The 2015/16 session of parliament has ended and this Bill will make no further progress.
Summary of the Assisted Dying Bill [HL] 2015-16A Bill to enable competent adults who are terminally ill to be provided at their request with specified assistance to end their own life; and for connected purposes.
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