Euthanasia: Parliament confirms decree vetoed by the President forcing enactment


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The parliament today confirmed the decree on medically assisted death, which had been vetoed by the President of the Republic, with a total of 129 votes in favor, forcing its promulgation.

According to the Constitution of the Republic, when faced with a veto, parliament can confirm the text by an absolute majority of the deputies in full exercise of their duties, 116 out of 230, in which case the President of the Republic will have to promulgate the law within eight days of its receipt.

On May 12, Parliament will vote again on the euthanasia law.

The president returns the euthanasia bill to the legislature without enactment.

61% vote for euthanasia in the country

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