Guidelines on Voluntary Euthanasia in the Netherlands:
Read the Euthanasia Guidelines in the Netherlands and then complete the exercise on this page:
Type the words or phrases that should go in the spaces.
PROSECUTE (v): officially charge with a crime.
FATAL (adj): leading to someone's death.
An INJECTION is a way of using a special needle to give somebody a drug.
A SENTENCE is the punishment decided by a court. If a judge SUSPENDS a sentence, the judge decides that the person does not actually have to receive the punishment.
TREATMENT (n): a way of trying to make a sick person better.
QUESTIONNAIRE (n): a list of written questions for the purpose of gathering information.
The MINISTRY OF JUSTICE: In many countries, the part of government that deals with enforcing the laws.
The content of this exercise was contributed by FRANKIE MEEHAN
The information comes from the article "A Careful Death" by Dinyar
Godrej which appeared in the April 1997 issue of the New Internationalist.
Copyright The New Internationalist 1997, 1998
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