Bombay High Court seeks response from Centre, State on PIL for mechanism to enforce living wills

Living will is written, legal document that spells out the medical treatments that one would prefer to keep oneself alive, along with preferences of medical decisions like pain management or organ donation.
Bombay High Court
Bombay High Court

The Bombay High Court on Friday sought replies from the Central and State governments and the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) on a public interest litigation (PIL) petition seeking a mechanism to recognize living wills [Prof. Dr. Nikhil D Datar & Anr. v. State of Maharashtra & Ors.].

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