April 02, 2013
“Assisted suicide” means the act of intentionally killing oneself with the assistance of another person who provides the knowledge, means or both. “Physician-assisted suicide” means the act of intentionally killing oneself with the assistance of a medical practitioner, or person acting under the direction of a medical practitioner, who provides the knowledge, means, or both.(Carter v. Canada (Attorney General) (2012), 287 C.C.C. (3d) 1,  B.C.J. No. 1196, 2012 CarswellBC 1752, 2012 BCSC 886 (B.C. S.C.) at para. 37 Smith J.)
[Subject: Constitutional law; Criminal law; Health law]
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