Section 22-8A-10

Provisions of chapter not an approval of mercy killing, etc.

Nothing in this chapter shall be construed to condone, authorize or approve mercy killing or physician assisted suicide or to permit any affirmative or deliberate act or omission to end life other than to permit the natural process of dying as provided in this chapter.

(Acts 1981, No. 81-772, p. 1329, §10; Acts 1997, No. 97-187, p. 281, §1.)