Anticipated Declaration relating to euthanasia
Service Population – Tel : 02/773.05.41 or 02/773.06.62
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.
- 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.
Declaration before 2020/04/02 : 5 years, renewable
Declaration after 2020/04/02 : illimited validity
Cost: free of charge