Many welcome move to decriminalise attempted suicide but say more needs to be done for those at risk

Posed photo of a person with depression. Abetment of attempted suicide continues to be an offence under the Criminal Law Reform Bill proposed in Parliament on Feb 11.
Posed photo of a person with depression. Abetment of attempted suicide continues to be an offence under the Criminal Law Reform Bill proposed in Parliament on Feb 11.PHOTO: ST FILE

SINGAPORE - Many have welcomed the move to decriminalise attempted suicide although they still saw it as only the first step in the right direction.

Abetment of attempted suicide continues to be an offence under the Criminal Law Reform Bill proposed in Parliament on Monday (Feb 11).

Please or to continue reading the full article.

Get unlimited access to all stories at $0.99/month

  • Latest headlines and exclusive stories
  • In-depth analyses and award-winning multimedia content
  • Get access to all with our no-contract promotional package at only $0.99/month for the first 3 months*

*Terms and conditions apply.