Supplementary Order Paper No 370

No 370

House of Representatives

Supplementary Order Paper

Tuesday, 24 September 2019

End of Life Choice Bill

Proposed amendments to SOP No 259

Chris Penk, in Committee, to move the following amendments:

Clause 24A

In clause 24A(1), delete “will,” (page 21).

In clause 24A(2), delete “will,” (page 21).

Explanatory note

This Supplementary Order Paper amends Supplementary Order Paper No 259 amending the End of Life Choice Bill by removing the reference to a person’s will.

By definition, a will is a document that provides instructions in the event that a person’s death has already taken place. As such, its inclusion in an “assisted dying” regime is nonsensical.