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Coroners Act 1988

Coroners Act 1988

Elizabeth II. 1988. Chapter 13.

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Published by H.M.S.O. in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Coroners -- England.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKD7296
    The Physical Object
    Paginationii,27p.
    Number of Pages27
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21080589M
    ISBN 100105413887

    APA formatting is most often required in the science, social science and criminology fields, areas that may reference a governmental act. Since APA citations typically display an author's last name and year of publication, understanding the symbols used is key to correctly citing an act or statute. While the vast amount of work done by Coroners relates to persons who have died suddenly, the jurisdiction of a Coroner in relation to treasure troves as set out in Section 49 of the Coroners Act is also of relevance, particularly in light of the judgment in Webb -v- .

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    in relation to inquests and post mortem examinations within the Coroners Act , Coroners Rules and any supporting legislation. These will assist coroners so that: England would be a single administrative area (potentially widening the scope for transferring . It replaces the existing framework for the investigation of certain deaths by coroners in the Coroners Act (the Act); that Act was a consolidation of existing coroner legislation, dating back to the early s. In replacing the Act, this Part introduces a few new concepts. There will be a Chief Coroner to lead the coroners.


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Restriction on appointment as coroner or deputy coroner. Removal from office of coroner and deputy coroner. First coroners under this Act.

General duty to hold inquest. Optional power to hold inquest and duty to notify coroner. Post-mortem examination in lieu of inquest. Provisions where coroner and deputy coroner are prevented from holding. List New Zealand The Coroners Amendment Act (No 67) The Coroners Amendment Act (No 40) The Coroners Act (No 38) The Coroners Act Amendment Act (No 5) The Coroners Act Amendment Act (No 6) The Coroners Amendment Act (No 56) United Kingdom.

Acts of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. The Coroners Act (7 & 8 Vict c 92) The Coroners Act. This Act was repealed, as from 1 Julyby section Coroners Act ( No 38).

See section of that Act for the transitional provisions. Subsection (1) was amended, as from 6 Marchby section 4 Coroners Act Amendment Act ( No 5) by substituting “ 70 ” for “ 68 ”. Under the Coroners Acta jury is only required to be convened in cases where the death occurred in prison, police custody, or in circumstances which may affect public health or safety.

The coroner can actually choose to convene a jury in any investigation, but in practice this is rare. Subsections (1) and (2) apply to the following certificates and notices given to the Secretary under the Coroners Act (but, for the purposes of this subsection, the references in subsection (2) to sections 74 and 71 must be read as references to.

Get this from a library. Coroners: a review: a discussion paper. [New Zealand. Law Commission.;] -- Considers the issues raised during a consultation process; reviews the relevant law both in New Zealand and overseas, and proposes amendments to the Coroners Act Proposals have been developed.

Typically, coroners are required to ascertain, where possible, the identity of the deceased, and to state “how, when and where the deceased came by his death”: see for example s 11(5)(b)(ii) of the Coroners Act (UK).

Welcome to the Coroners’ Society of England & Wales. The Chief Coroner, an office created by the Coroners and Justice Actis now head of the coroner system, assuming overall responsibility and providing national leadership for coroners in England and Wales.

The Lord Chief Justice noted that under the Coroners Act and its predecessors, a coroner was required to examine such witnesses as appeared “expedient” and whilst the formulation is different in the Act which simply empowers a coroner by notice to require a person to attend to give evidence or to produce evidence, nevertheless.

Coronial Law has grown and changed significantly in recent years. It is an area that attracts great public scrutiny, and its legal, political and social significance is reflected in the recent establishment of the office of Chief Coroner and the freque.

Print book: National government publication: EnglishView all editions and formats: Publication: Shared ownership of land: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Subjects: New Zealand. -- Coroners Act Coroners -- New Zealand. Burial laws -- New Zealand.

View all. The Act has not been greeted with universal acclaim. Many Coroners feel that it enshrines numerous anachronisms (for example the power to direct a general practitioner to conduct an autopsy), and that an opportunity to introduce noncontroversial reforms, such as streamlining the procedure for death registration, has been : Jennifer Green, Michael Green, Michael Green.

The modern coroner service is based on the Coroners and Justice Act (the Act) which came into force in England and Wales on 25 July and replaced the Coroners Act and Coroners' Rules with the Coroners (Inquests) Rules and Coroners (Investigations) Regulations 2 See Section 11(5) Coroners Act and rule 36 of the Coroners Rules 3 Per Lord Woolf in R v Inner South London Coroner ex parte Douglas‐Williams [] 1 All ER 4 [] 1 WLR It replaces and updates the 'Guide to coroners and inquests and Charter for coroner services' which applied to the coroner system under the previous coroner legislation (the Coroners Act and the Coroners Rules ).

The Short Guide is a new quick reference leaflet version of the Guide which we have produced following suggestions made by. First coroners under this Act. —(1) Notwithstanding anything contained in this Act— (a) every person who, immediately before the commencement of this Act, was a coroner under the law then relating to coroners shall (save as otherwise provided by this section) be deemed immediately upon such commencement to have been appointed under and in accordance with this Act to be the first coroner.

However, by the Coroners Actthe Lord Steward still appoints the Coroner of the Queen's Household. [2] The Master of the Household is a white-staff officer and was a member of the Board of Green Cloth but not of the ministry, and among other things he presided at the daily dinners of the suite in waiting on the sovereign.

The government is, at long last, putting forward a draft remedial order to amend Section 1A of the Fatal Accidents Act This would allow cohabitees, who have been living together for more than two years, to recover the statutory bereavement payment.

THE STATUTORY BEREAVEMENT PAYMENT The bereavement payment is only available to a very. This text deals with the law and practice relating to coroners in Northern Ireland, with particular reference to the Coroners Act (NI)as amended, and related Rules. Since the principal legislation has been extensively amended over the years, the authors also provide a complete and up-to-date text of both the Act and the Coroners Author: John L.

Leckey, Desmond Greer. NOTE: The Coroners Act also gives Coroners to conduct enquiries into missing persons. Section 3 provides that District Officers, are Coroners by virtue of their office, and can act as Coroners throughout the country.

Section 4 permits medical practitioners to act as Coroners. However, they cannot hold an inquest on the body of a person. The Chief Coroner's Ten Point Plan Update 29th October: Speech by the Chief Coroner see Coroners Act s2 which will be replaced by the Coroners and Justice Act Schedule 3 The law - There will be an amended and updated Bench Book and the Chief Coroner will issue Law Sheets to address what he believes to be the law on particular.Prior to this, Judge MacLean assisted in the preparation of the Coroner's Manual and provided consultative information to the Chief Judge regarding the Coroners Act Abstract In a Law Commission report raised concerns about inconsistency, delay, lack of sensitivity and lack of coordination in the coronial process in New Zealand.The Coroner is an independent judicial officer discharging duties in accordance with the Coroners Act and other relevant legislation.

Although appointed and paid by the local authority, the Coroner is not a local government officer but holds office under the Crown.