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A test for mental capacity to request assisted suicide
  1. Cameron Stewart1,
  2. Carmelle Peisah2,3,
  3. Brian Draper2,3
  1. 1Centre for Health Governance, Law and Ethics, Sydney Law School, University of Sydney, Australia
  2. 2School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Australia
  3. 3Academic Department for Old Age Psychiatry, Euroa Centre, Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick, Australia
  1. Correspondence to Associate Professor Cameron Stewart, Director of the Centre for Health Governance, Law and Ethics, Sydney Law School, University of Sydney, NSW 2006 Australia; cameron.stewart{at}usyd.edu.au

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  • Competing interests None but CP would like to declare that she was an expert witness for the prosecution in the trial of Justins and Jenning.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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  • Competing interests None but CP would like to declare that she was an expert witness for the prosecution in the trial of Justins and Jenning.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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