Year: 2005 Source: European Journal of Health Law, v.12, no.1, (March 2005), p.39-42 SIEC No: 20060971

The legal status of physician-assisted suicide in Belgian law is ambiguous. The author of this article asserts that by not regulating physician-assisted suicide in the Act on Euthanasia of May 2002 the Belgian legislature missed an historical chance to clarify the legal status of this practice.