Supplementary Order Paper No 361

Clause 2

Replace new clause 2(1) with:

(1)

If a majority of electors voting in a referendum respond to the question in subsection (1A) supporting this Act coming into force, this Act comes into force 12 months after the date on which the official result of that referendum is declared.

(1A)

The wording of the question to be put to electors in a referendum for the purposes of subsection (1) of this section is—

Do you support the End of Life Choice Act 2017 coming into force?”

(1B)

The wording of the 2 options for which electors may vote in response to the question is—

Yes, I support the End of Life Choice Act 2017 coming into force.”

No, I do not support the End of Life Choice Act 2017 coming into force.”

(1C)

This section overrides any other enactment to the extent that the enactment specifies any wording of the question or the options for the referendum that is different from the wording in subsections (1A) and (1B).