Appointment and functions of Deputy Medical Advisers to the Chief CoronerE+W
2(1)The Lord Chancellor may appoint however many Deputy Medical Advisers to the Chief Coroner (“Deputy Medical Advisers”) the Lord Chancellor thinks appropriate.E+W
(2)A Deputy Medical Adviser may perform any functions of the Medical Adviser—
(a)during a period when the Medical Adviser is absent or unavailable;
(b)during a vacancy in the office of Medical Adviser;
(c)at any other time, with the consent of the Medical Adviser.