A comment on the Director of Public Prosecution's Policy for Prosecutors in Respect of Cases of Encouraging or Assisting Suicide

  title={A comment on the Director of Public Prosecution's Policy for Prosecutors in Respect of Cases of Encouraging or Assisting Suicide},
  author={H. East},
  journal={Clinical Ethics},
  pages={125 - 129}
  • H. East
  • Published 2010
  • Political Science
  • Clinical Ethics
The Director of Public Prosecutions has recently released the Policy for Prosecutors in Respect of Cases of Encouraging or Assisting Suicide. These guidelines provide information on the factors that shall be considered when contemplating whether to bring a prosecution in the public interest in cases concerning assisting and encouraging suicide. While intended to clarify the potential liability of those engaged in or considering such practices, the guidelines have also stumbled into… Expand
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