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LIV calls for access to voluntary assisted dying by telehealth
LIV calls for access to voluntary assisted dying by telehealth

 LIV Health Law Section 18 May 2021

The LIV has written to the Department of Health urging an immediate change in guidelines provided to health practitioners to promote access to voluntary assisted dying services (VAD) by telehealth...

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Advocacy: Submissions
Advocacy: Submissions

 Law Institute Journal 01 Nov 2020

LIV Submissions: Call for clarification on voluntary assisted dying discussion and Criminal Code.

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LIV seeks clarification on use of telecommunications to discuss voluntary assisted dying
LIV seeks clarification on use of telecommunications to discuss voluntary assisted dying

 LIV Health Law Committee and Litigation Section 25 Sep 2020

The LIV is concerned that health practitioners could face criminal prosecution or unwarranted disciplinary action for discussing voluntary assisted dying via phone or electronically...

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Safe to listen to clients who raise voluntary assisted dying
Safe to listen to clients who raise voluntary assisted dying

 Karin Derkley 09 Oct 2019

Lawyers can listen to clients when they raise voluntary assisted dying without fearing they may fall foul of the law prohibiting inducement...

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The right to die
The right to die

 Carolyn Ford 01 Dec 2017

How does voluntary death occur? How long does it take? Is it painless? Who helps? Can coercion be proved? These were some of the questions asked of legal and medical experts at a public forum on voluntary assisted dying at Deakin Edge on 26 October...

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Report advocates greater clarity and certainty around end of life choices
Report advocates greater clarity and certainty around end of life choices

 LIV Media 10 Jun 2016

The Law Institute of Victoria welcomes the recommendations for greater clarity and certainty around advanced care planning in the End of Life Choices...

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