Sunday, September 30, 2007
Law Weblog » Don’t fall out with your relatives….: "Sunday 30 September 2007 at 9:17 am | In News | The Mental Capacity Act 2005 comes into force on 1 October. It allows the ending of life of a patient by medical intervention. Bluntly, whilst euthanasia remains illegal it will be possible to kill patients by starving them to death or ceasing medical treatment."