Coroners and Justice Act 2009

Prospective

18Notification by medical practitioner to senior coronerE+W

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(1)The Lord Chancellor may make regulations requiring a registered medical practitioner, in prescribed cases or circumstances, to notify a senior coroner of a death of which the practitioner is aware.

(2)Before making regulations under this section the Lord Chancellor must consult—

(a)the Secretary of State for Health, and

(b)the Chief Coroner.