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Case Law ECLI:NL:HR:2020:713 (21/04/2020)

Type: Judgment

Authority: National Courts Hoge Raad (Supreme Court)

Date: 04/21/2020

Subject: The decision of the Hoge Raad (Supreme Court), also recalling article 2 of the ECHR, explains the circumstances in which a doctor can practice euthanasia on a patient affected by a serious senile dementia, who had expressed such will in a previous written declaration

Original language: Dutch

Classification: Dignity - Art. 1 Human dignity - Art. 2 Right to life

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