Year: 2022 Source: Ottawa, ON: Government of Canada. (2022). 52 p. SIEC No: 20220930
The Special Joint Committee on Medical Assistance in Dying (the Committee) was re-created in March 2022 and tasked with reviewing “the provisions of the Criminal Code relating to  medical assistance in dying and their application, including but not limited to issues relating to mature minors, advance requests, mental illness, the state of palliative care in Canada and the protection of Canadians with disabilities.”³ While the Committee  was initially required to submit its final report by 23 June 2022, that deadline was extended to 17 October 2022.⁴ However, by 23 June 2022, the Committee is still required to submit an interim report on mental disorder  as a sole underlying medical condition (MD-SUMC) for accessing MAID.