New Jersey Euthanasia Laws
|Code Section||26:2H-77; 26:2H-54|
|Euthanasia Condoned in Statutes?||No one has the right to or is authorized to practice active euthanasia.|
|Effect of Withholding of Life-Sustaining Procedures||Withholding or withdrawing of life-sustaining treatment pursuant to an advanced directive for health care when performed in good faith shall not constitute homicide, suicide, assisted suicide, or active euthanasia.|
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