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Rights of the Terminally Ill Act 1995 (NT) | 25 May 1995

ON THIS DAY in 1995, the Northern Territory Parliament passed the Rights of the Terminally Ill Act 1995 (NT).

http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/legis/nt/consol_act/rottia294

The Act, which took effect on 1 July 1996, legalised euthanasia in the Northern Territory until the Commonwealth Parliament subsequently enacted the Euthanasia Laws Act 1997.

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Rights of the Terminally Ill Act 1995 | 25 May 1995

ON 25 MAY 1995, the Northern Territory Parliament passed the Rights of the Terminally Ill Act 1995.

http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/legis/nt/consol_act/rottia294

The Act, which took effect on 1 July 1996, legalised euthanasia in the Northern Territory until the Commonwealth Parliament subsequently enacted the Euthanasia Laws Act 1997.

Sydney, Australia

1300 00 2088

SYDNEY LAWYERS

Studly and the Second Amendment

Trust me on this, I’m not going to get political in this post, it’s simply a summary of a conversation Studly Doright and I had this afternoon in regard to the Second Amendmendent to the United States Constitution. 451 more words

Life

LONDON HIT BY SMOKING BAN

Under the new ban proposed by the London Health Commission, smoking in front of the Parliament, Trafalgar Squares and Royal parks should be prohibited. What do Londoners, Health Commission and campaign groups think about it? 19 more words

Videos

VIDEO: How to Reinvent Education to Save the Economy (from @Truthdig)

VIDEO: How to Reinvent Education to Save the Economy (from @Truthdig).

Robert Reich gets it ALMOST 100% right: we also need to abandon the practice of age-based grouping and adopt competency based learning. 8 more words

New French food waste legislation

A unanimous vote in French parliament earlier this week saw the introduction of a ban on throwing away or destroying food from large supermarkets. This will result in retailers (with a footprint of >400 sq meters) having to sign contracts with food charities to ensure that edible food has the chance to be eaten. 505 more words

Food

New Legislation From Ed Markey Would Expand Access to Treatment & Recovery Services for Prescription Drug and Heroin Addiction

WASHINGTON, DC — In New England, 133,000 people are abusing or dependent on prescription drugs or heroin, while 70 percent of them need treatment but aren’t current receiving it. 692 more words

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