Position Paper: Medical Assistance in Dying - Mature Minors and Advance Requests

In this paper, CASW recommends that:

following a period of further study, the Criminal Code of Canada be amended to allow mature minors, under certain circumstances and commensurate with their capacity to provide informed consent, to request MAID and; that MAiD be available through advance requests under certain circumstances – recommendations we make only with the caveat that certain principles be upheld.

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