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Petition by Professor Donald Macdonald  
Closed Petitions - Petition PE1031  
Petition by Professor Donald M Macdonald calling for Members of the Scottish Parliament to oppose the introduction of any legislation which would permit assisted suicide.  
Petitioner: Professor Donald Macdonald  
Number of signatures: 1  
Date lodged: 15 December 2006  
SPICe Briefing: Briefing for PE1031 

Written Submissions for PE1031  

31 January 2007 :   The Public Petitions Committee heard from Professor Macdonald, Canon Mackay and Rev Macdonald and agreed to seek views on the petition from the Scottish Executive and the Scottish Partnership for Palliative Care and to seek the views of the petitioner on the responses received. Link to Official Report 31 January 2007 

6 November 2007 :   The Committee agreed to close consideration of this petition on the grounds that no Bill permitting assisted suicide is currently before the Parliament. Link to Official Report 06 November 2007 

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