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Voluntary assisted dying bill passed into law in NSW

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Voluntary assisted dying has been made legal in New South Wales.

The legislation passed the Lower House of parliament, after a vote to accept the amendments from the Upper House.

The Upper House spent 10 hours debating amendments before a final vote of support 23 to 15.

All MPs were given a conscience vote. 

MPs debated nearly 100 amendments on Wednesday in a sitting that lasted until midnight.

NSW is the last state to legalise voluntary assisted dying. 

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