Assisted Dying Bill [HL] 2016-17
Progress of the Bill
Bill started in the House of Lords
- House of Lords
- House of Commons
- Royal Assent
- 2nd reading: House of Lords | Date to be announced
|HL Bill 42 (as introduced) | PDF version, 105KB||09.06.2016|
Latest news on the Assisted Dying Bill [HL] 2016-17
First reading took place on 9 June. 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.
Summary of the Assisted Dying Bill [HL] 2016-17A 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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