Coroners (Fees) Amendment Regulations 1997


Coroners (Fees) Amendment Regulations 1997


These regulations are administered in the Ministry of Health.

PURSUANT to section 45 of the Coroners Act 1988, His Excellency the Governor-General, acting by and with the advice and consent of the Executive Council, makes the following regulations.

1 Title and commencement
  • (1) These regulations may be cited as the Coroners (Fees) Amendment Regulations 1997, and are part of the Coroners (Fees) Regulations 19921 (the principal regulations).

    (2) These regulations come into force on the day after the date of their notification in the Gazette.

2 Fees
  • Regulation 2(3) of the principal regulations is amended by adding the following paragraph:

    • (g) For every laboratory test associated with a post-mortem examination, the fee fourteenthly specified in the Schedule.

3 Goods and services tax included
  • The principal regulations are amended by inserting, after regulation 2, the following regulation:

    • The fees prescribed by these regulations are inclusive of goods and services tax.

4 New Schedule substituted
  • [Revoked]

    Clause 4 was revoked, as from 19 November 1999, by rule 4 Coroners (Fees) Amendment Regulations 1999 (SR 1999/361).

New Schedule Substituted

Reg 4


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Clerk of the Executive Council.

Explanatory note

This note is not part of the regulations, but is intended to indicate their general effect.

These regulations increase the fees payable to doctors for post-mortem examinations and related services. The regulations also provide for a new fee payable to doctors for laboratory tests associated with post-mortem examinations.

The fees are inclusive of goods and services tax.

Issued under the authority of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989.

Date of notification in Gazette: 18 December 1997.

  • 1 SR 1992/66