2006 New Hampshire Statutes - Section 137-H:10 Suicide.


    I. The withholding or withdrawal of life-sustaining procedures from a patient who has executed a living will consistent with the purposes of RSA 137-H:3 shall at no time be construed as a suicide for any legal purpose.
    II. Nothing in this chapter shall be construed to constitute, condone, authorize, or approve suicide or permit any affirmative or deliberate act or omission to end one's own life other than to permit the natural process of dying as provided in this chapter.

Source. 1985, 157:1. 1991, 239:14, eff. June 10, 1991.

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