Part 2 E+WAllowances payable to witnesses
5(1)Regulations may prescribe the allowances that may be paid by (or on behalf of) senior coroners or the Coroner for Treasure—E+W
(b)to persons who produce documents or things by virtue of paragraph 1(1) or (2) of Schedule 5;
(c)to persons who provide evidence in the form of a written statement by virtue of paragraph 1(2)(a) of that Schedule.
(2)In this paragraph “witness” means a person properly attending before a senior coroner to give evidence at an inquest or in connection with the possibility of doing so (whether or not the person actually gives evidence), but does not include—
(a)a police officer, or a member of a service police force, attending in his or her capacity as such;
(b)a full-time officer of an institution to which the Prison Act 1952 (c. 52) applies in his or her capacity as such;
(c)a prisoner in respect of an occasion on which he or she is conveyed in custody to appear before a senior coroner.