Coroners and Justice Act 2009


Part 3 E+WMiscellaneous

9(1)The powers of a senior coroner or the Coroner for Treasure under paragraph 5 or 6 are additional to, and do not affect, any other power the coroner may have—E+W

(a)to compel a person to appear before him or her;

(b)to compel a person to give evidence or produce any document or other thing;

(c)to punish a person for contempt of court for failure to appear or to give evidence or to produce any document or other thing.

(2)But a person may not be fined under paragraph 5 or 6 and also be punished under any such other power.

10In relation to an offence committed before the commencement of section 281(5) of the Criminal Justice Act 2003 (c. 44), a reference in this Schedule to 51 weeks is to be read as a reference to 6 months.E+W