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Georgia Euthanasia Laws

Explanation of Chart and More Information on Euthanasia Laws

Code Section31-32-9; 31-32-11
Euthanasia Condoned in Statutes?Mercy killing is not condoned, authorized, or approved nor is any affirmative or deliberate act or omission permitted to end life other than to permit the process of dying.
Effect of Withholding of Life-Sustaining ProceduresThe making of a living will pursuant to this chapter shall not for any purpose constitute a suicide.

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