Legality of euthanasia around the world

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The legality of euthanasia varies depending on the country. Efforts to change government policies on euthanasia of humans in the 20th and 21st centuries have met limited success in Western countries. Human euthanasia policies have also been developed by a variety of NGOs, most notably medical associations and advocacy organizations.

Euthanasia must not be confused with assisted suicide, which may be legal in certain other jurisdictions.


Country Euthanasia status


Euthanasia status


 Caphiria Legal Legal Voluntary euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide are legal in Caphiria to any patient suffering "unbearably without hope". Two actively-licensed physicians must be present at the time of the request and at the time of death. Additionally, patients retain the right to refuse medical treatment and to receive appropriate management of pain at their request, even if the patients' choices hasten their deaths. Additionally, futile or disproportionately burdensome treatments, such as life-support machines, may be withdrawn under specified circumstances only with the informed consent of the patient or, in the event of the incompetence of the patient, with the informed consent of the legal surrogate.
 Cartadania Legal Legal Voluntary active euthanasia is legal in Cartadania for all people over the age of 18 who have a terminal illness that has progressed to the point where natural death is "reasonably foreseeable", however in an effort to prevent suicide tourism, only people eligible to claim Cartadanian health insurance may use it. It also requires evaluation by at least two actively-licensed physicians.
 Eldmora-Regulus Illegal Legal
 Faneria Legal Illegal Euthanasia is only allowed in specific situations, generally lethal prenatal defects or when an adult requests it for some terminal illnesses. Doctors offering euthanasia is strictly prohibited, however, and euthanasia applications are required to be vetted to prevent coerced or opportunistic instances.
 Kiravia Illegal Illegal
 Metzetta Illegal Legal Physicians are not permitted to intentionally end the life of a patient, however patients are well within their rights to refuse treatment even if it leads to shortening of life expectancy.
 Urcea Illegal Illegal
 Vithinja Encouraged Encouraged Vithinjan culture does not believe that holding onto life once the time has come is ever desirable. Because of this the practice of euthanasia is encouraged