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At last there is some movement towards better choices in dying in a European country which is always slow to reform.

Austria’s Constitutional Court has issued two important decisions. It held
it unconstitutional to prohibit assisting suicide. According to the
Court’s press release:

At the request of several people affected, including two seriously ill
people, the Constitutional Court (VfGH) repealed the provision that
makes assisting suicide a criminal offense.

The phrase “or help him” in Section 78 of the Criminal Code is
unconstitutional. It violates the right to self-determination, because
this fact forbids any kind of assistance under any circumstances.

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