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SUSPENDED INVALIDITY – how does that work?

Today the Supreme Court of Canada declared the laws making doctor assisted suicide invalid but suspended the invalidity for one year to allow parliament to respond. So what happens in the next year if a doctor assists a patient in committing suicide? Is the doctor criminally liable? What happens if the doctor is convicted and sentenced to jail within that year? What happens if the trial doesn’t take place until after the year of invalidity?

Carter v. Canada (Attorney General) – SCC Cases (Lexum).

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