Published by Government Gazette on (exact date unavailable)
Assented to on 15 December 1960
Commencement date unknown
AN ACT to consolidate and amend the law relating to the appointment and functions of coroners.
(1)The District Magistrate is a coroner for the area of jurisdiction of the District Court to which the Magistrate is appointed.(2)Where a coroner is unable through illness or any other reasonable cause to perform the functions of a coroner a Justice of the High Court may appoint a person to act instead of the coroner, generally or in regard to a specified function or for a particular inquiry.
2. Notification of death
(1)Where a dead body is found, or where a person has died a violent or any other unnatural death or a death of which the cause is unknown, a person finding the body or becoming aware of the death shall forthwith give notice of the death to the officer in …
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