94A Chief coroner to monitor inquiries not completed within 1 year

If a coroner conducting an inquiry into a death has not, in respect of the death, completed and signed a certificate of findings under section 94 within 1 year of the date on which the death was reported to the coroner, the chief coroner—


must monitor the progress of the inquiry; and


may require the coroner conducting the inquiry to explain why he or she has not concluded the inquiry.

Section 94A: inserted, on 21 July 2016, by section 54 of the Coroners Amendment Act 2016 (2016 No 29).