End of Life Choice referendum resources

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The Act

You can read the End of Life Choice Act 2019 in full at legislation.govt.nz.

End of Life Choice Act 2019

At the referendum, you will be asked whether you support the End of Life Choice Act 2019 coming into force. The Act gives people with a terminal illness the option of requesting assisted dying.


English

Information you can download, and print will be added to this website in June 2020.

Report of the Justice Committee to Parliament

The Justice Committee examined the End of Life Choice Bill and produced a report to Parliament, published in April 2019. You can read this report in full.

Submissions and advice on the Act

Public submissions to give feedback on the proposed End of Life Choice Bill were received between February and March 2018. You can view these at parliament.govt.nz.

Cabinet paper: Provision of public information

This Cabinet paper outlines the proposed approach to the provision of public information for the two referendums to be held in 2020, to help the public be well-informed ahead of the vote.


Te reo Māori

Information in te reo Māori will be added to this website in June 2020, ahead of the September 2020 election.


Chinese (Simplified)

Information in simplified Chinese will be added to this website in June 2020, ahead of the September 2020 election.


Chinese (Traditional)

Information in traditional Chinese will be added to this website in June 2020, ahead of the September 2020 election.


Hindi

Information in Hindi will be added to this website in June 2020, ahead of the September 2020 election.


Korean

Information in Korean will be added to this website in June 2020, ahead of the September 2020 election.


Samoan

Information in Samoan will be added to this website in June 2020, ahead of the September 2020 election.


Tongan

Information in Tongan will be added to this website in June 2020, ahead of the September 2020 election.


Information about the cannabis referendum

Printable resources and translated information are also available for the cannabis legalisation and control referendum.

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