In a referendum in New Zealand, people voted in favour of the euthanasia law. A referendum was held to legalize the death of people who were very ill.
Importance of new Euthanasia law
The new law would allow euthanasia for extremely ill people if two doctors allow it. Euthanasia is permitted only for patients who have been critically ill for more than six months, over 18 years of age, and who are permanent residents of New Zealand.