This article evaluates Bills of 'Death with Dignity Act' in Korea. This seeks to provide a overview of the legislative process on Bills of 'Death with Dignity Act'. Now several Bills of 'Death with Dignity Act' are introduced by 3 member of the National Assembly and NGO. The Bills of 'Death with Dignity Act' in Korea regulate how a patient can refuse life-sustaining medical apparatus in what condition. The purpose of these bills is to permit patients to determine a dignity or natural death himself/herself. The self-determination of patients must be informed. The right to self-determination of patients includes life-sustaining medical care and the right to refuse life-sustaining medical care. The Korean Constitution can be interpreted that the right of dying patients to refuse life-sustaining medical care be respected. The right to refuse life-sustaining medical care for dying patients was established in the case of 'Severance Hospital', decided by the Korean Supreme Court in 2009.
Ⅱ. '존엄사‘ 판결 등을 통해 본 입법적 시사점
Ⅲ. 의사윤리강령과 의사윤리지침을 통해 본 입법적 시사점
Ⅳ. ‘존엄사’ 법안의 발의현황과 내용
Ⅴ. ‘존엄사’ 법안의 분석과 평가
Ⅵ. 맺음말 - 존엄사 관련 입법에 대한 기대와 전망