Northern Territory Consolidated Acts

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RIGHTS OF THE TERMINALLY ILL ACT


TABLE OF PROVISIONS

           Long Title

   PART 1--PRELIMINARY

   1.      Short title  
   2.      Commencement  
   3.      Interpretation  

   PART 2--REQUEST FOR AND GIVING OF ASSISTANCE

   4.      Request for assistance to voluntarily terminate life  
   5.      Response of medical practitioner  
   6.      Response of medical practitioner, &c., not to be influenced by extraneous considerations  
   7.      Conditions under which medical practitioner may assist  
   8.      Palliative care  
   9.      Patient who is unable to sign certificate of request  
   10.     Right to rescind request  
   11.     Improper conduct  

   PART 3--RECORDS AND REPORTING OF DEATH

   12.     Medical records to be kept  
   13.     Certification as to death  
   14.     Medical record to be sent to Coroner  
   15.     Coroner may report on operation of Act  

   PART 4--MISCELLANEOUS

   16.     Construction of Act  
   17.     Certificate of request is evidence  
   18.     Effect on construction of wills, contracts and statutes  
   19.     Insurance or annuity policies  
   20.     Immunities  
   21.     Regulations  
           SCHEDULE
           ENDNOTES


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