Politics

Constitution not a block on assisted dying laws, Dáil committee told

Two academics backed legislature’s ability to alter assisted dying legislation, while a third said he did not believe the Oireachtas has the ‘legislative competency’ to change the ban

  • June 20, 2023
Frequent references were made to the case of Marie Fleming, who in 2013 lost a landmark Supreme Court right-to-die challenge, during the hearing. Picture: Maxwell Photography