[2001] UKHL 61

The Suicide Act 1961 was not incompatible with the European Convention on Human Rights. The Director of Public Prosecutions had correctly refused to undertake not to prosecute in a case where a sufferer of motor neurone disease wished her husband to assist in her suicide.

HL (Lord Bingham of Cornhill, Lord Steyn, Lord Hope of Craighead, Lord Hobhouse of Woodborough, Lord Scott of Foscote)

29/11/2001

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