Year: 1990 Source: New Law Journal, v.140, no.6454, (May 4, 1990), p.639-640 SIEC No: 19940307

In Part 2 of this article, the author compares the legal position on euthanasia in Britain & The Netherlands with particulr reference to the debate between the morality of discontinuing artificial feeding & allowing death to supervene versus the delivery of instant death by a swift & painless lethal injection. Citing specific cases, the article explores defences of emergency, necessity (force majeure), & defences which sought to distinguish motive from result. See SIEC AN 940306 for Part 1.