75 Review of decisions relating to publication of details, evidence, etc

(1)

This subsection applies to a person affected by—

(a)

a refusal by the chief coroner to grant an exemption under section 71A from a restriction applying to the publication of details of self-inflicted deaths; or

(b)

a prohibition under section 74.

(2)

A person to whom subsection (1) applies may apply to a High Court Judge for a review of the refusal or prohibition.

(3)

Until the Judge reaches a decision on the application, the refusal or prohibition concerned continues in effect.

(4)

The Judge may (as the case requires), in the Judge’s absolute discretion and on any ground the Judge thinks fit,—

(a)

confirm the refusal, or revoke it and issue an authority; or

(b)

confirm, modify, or revoke the prohibition.

(5)

An authority may be issued under subsection (4)(a) unconditionally, or subject to conditions the Judge thinks fit.

Compare: 1988 No 111 s 30

Section 75 heading: replaced, on 21 July 2016, by section 47(1) of the Coroners Amendment Act 2016 (2016 No 29).

Section 75(1)(a): replaced, on 21 July 2016, by section 47(2) of the Coroners Amendment Act 2016 (2016 No 29).