Voluntary Assisted Dying Act 2019

 

Voluntary Assisted Dying Act 2019

Contents

Part 1 — Preliminary

Division 1 — Introductory provisions

1.Short title2

2.Commencement2

3.Act binds Crown2

Notes

Compilation table3

Uncommenced provisions table3

 

Voluntary Assisted Dying Act 2019

An Act —

·to provide for and regulate access to voluntary assisted dying; and

·to establish the Voluntary Assisted Dying Board; and

·to make consequential amendments to other Acts.

 

 

Part 1 — Preliminary

Division 1 — Introductory provisions

1.Short title

This is the Voluntary Assisted Dying Act 2019.

2.Commencement

This Act comes into operation as follows —

(a)Part 1 (other than Divisions 2 to 4) — on the day on which this Act receives the Royal Assent;

(b)the rest of the Act — on a day fixed by proclamation.

3.Act binds Crown

This Act binds the Crown in right of Western Australia, and so far as the legislative power of the Parliament permits, the Crown in all its other capacities.

[Divisions 2-4 have not come into operation.]

[Parts 2-12 have not come into operation.]

 

Notes

This is a compilation of the Voluntary Assisted Dying Act 2019 and includes amendments made by other written laws. For provisions that have come into operation see the compilation table. For provisions that have not yet come into operation see the uncommenced provisions table.

Compilation table

Short title

Number and year

Assent

Commencement

Voluntary Assisted Dying Act 2019 Pt. 1 (other than Div. 2-4)

27 of 2019

19 Dec 2019

19 Dec 2019 (see s. 2(a))

Uncommenced provisions table

To view the text of the uncommenced provisions see Acts as passed on the WA Legislation website.

Short title

Number and Year

Assent

Commencement

Voluntary Assisted Dying Act 2019 Pt. 1 Div. 2-4 and Pt. 2-12

27 of 2019

19 Dec 2019

To be proclaimed (see s. 2(b))