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Other Decisions Decision 2012 BCSC 886 (14/06/2012)

Authority: Supreme Court of British Columbia (Canada)

Date: 06/14/2012

Subject: The Supreme Court of British Columbia states the constitutional illegitimacy of the norms of the Criminal Code which prohibited the assisted suicide, deemed in contrast with the right to life, freedom and safety and to the principle of equality

Parties: Carter v. Canada (Attorney General)

Original language: English

Classification: Dignity - Art. 2 Right to life - Freedoms - Art. 6 Personal liberty - Personal security - Equality - Art. 20 Equality

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