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Version of section 241.3 from 2019-09-19 to 2021-03-16:

Marginal note:Failure to comply with safeguards

 A medical practitioner or nurse practitioner who, in providing medical assistance in dying, knowingly fails to comply with all of the requirements set out in paragraphs 241.2(3)(b) to (i) and subsection 241.2(8) is guilty of

  • (a) an indictable offence and liable to imprisonment for a term of not more than five years; or

  • (b) an offence punishable on summary conviction.

  • 2016, c. 3, s. 3
  • 2019, c. 25, s. 80

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