Dutch laws on euthanasia were drawn up in 2002 to allow a doctor to euthanise a patient. Photo: EPA

Dutch doctor to be prosecuted with breaching euthanasia laws in landmark case

  • Patient signed a living will saying that she wanted euthanasia if she was competent in her mind at the time of its execution
  • She had later given differing statements about her desire for euthanasia, prosecutors said, and her mental health had deteriorated
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Dutch laws on euthanasia were drawn up in 2002 to allow a doctor to euthanise a patient. Photo: EPA
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