Euthanasia: comparison between law in Malaysia and the Netherlands / Farah Adlini Hj Mohd Din ... [et al.]

Mohd Din, Farah Adlini and Petrus Langi, Patricia Lawie and Wan Ahmad, Sharifah Hajijah and Abd Ghafar, Sujaihah (2005) Euthanasia: comparison between law in Malaysia and the Netherlands / Farah Adlini Hj Mohd Din ... [et al.]. [Student Project] (Unpublished)

Abstract

This project paper attempts to identify that euthanasia has been slowly accepted in modern society and also to enhance the level of awareness among Malaysian society
regarding euthanasia. Moreover, the objective is also to scrutinize the law of euthanasia in Malaysia and to examine the law of euthanasia in The Netherlands and to inquire into the extent to which physician-assisted death for terminally ill patients is likely to be accepted in Malaysia.
The significance of the study is to study the social and moral implication as to euthanasia, the effects to the family and also society as a whole. We also would like to know or identified the religious view and elements in the decision to implement euthanasia in Malaysia and the law established to control and administered euthanasia in socio-medical issue. Data were gathered from medical journals, case law, conducted an interview, and through articles from the internet. The report concludes that there is no possible way for Malaysia to implement euthanasia into its law. The word euthanasia does not exist in The Penal Code.

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Item Type: Student Project
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Mohd Din, Farah Adlini
2002375706
Petrus Langi, Patricia Lawie
2002376096
Wan Ahmad, Sharifah Hajijah
2002376176
Abd Ghafar, Sujaihah
2002376256
Subjects: K Law > K Law in general. Comparative and uniform law. Jurisprudence > Constitutional law
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Shah Alam > Faculty of Law
Programme: Bachelor in Legal Studies (Hons)
Keywords: Euthanasia, Law, Netherlands
Date: October 2005
URI: https://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/32322
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