Anticipated Declaration relating to euthanasia

Service Population – Desk nr. 6 – Tel : 02/773.05.41 or 02/773.06.62

Description

Every major or emancipated minor can register an anticipated declaration relating to euthanasia at his local authorities. In case the applicant is no longer able to express his own will, a doctor could proceed to euthanasia.

Note

  • The applicant who’s not physically able to sign the declaration, can be assisted by a third person who doesn’t benefit from the applicants death. A medical certificate is mandatory.
  • The applicant needs to appoint to witnesses, of whom at least one has no material benefit out of the applicants death.
  • The applicant can appoint one or more persons of trust.

Procedure: confirmation notice will be sent to the applicant within 15 days after declaring.

Validity: 5 years, renewable

Cost: free of charge