Supplementary Order Paper No 174

Clause 14

In the heading to clause 14, delete “(When designated coroner has exclusive right to custody of body)” (page 14, lines 17 and 18).

In clause 14, after new section 19 (page 14, after line 31), insert:

19A Police responsible for co-ordinating extraction of body

(1)

This section applies to a body if—

(a)

the responsible coroner has an exclusive right to custody of the body; and

(b)

the body is in a location from which it can be extracted only with extraordinary effort or the use of special resources.

(2)

The New Zealand Police is responsible, on behalf of the coroner, for co-ordinating the extraction of the body from that location.