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The Coroners (Investigations) Regulations 2013

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART 1 Introduction

    1. 1.Citation and commencement

    2. 2.Interpretation

    3. 3.Application

  3. PART 2 General

    1. 4.Coroner availability for urgent matters

    2. 5.Register of reported deaths

    3. 6.Informing the deceased’s next of kin or personal representative

    4. 7.Delegation of administrative functions

    5. 8.Providing information to the registrar of births and deaths

    6. 9.Interim certificate of fact of death

    7. 10.Resumption of investigation

  4. PART 3 Post-mortem examinations

    1. 11.Delay in post-mortem examination to be avoided

    2. 12.Post-mortem examination where homicide offence is suspected

    3. 13.Notification of post-mortem examination

    4. 14.Preservation or retention of material from a post-mortem examination

    5. 15.Further provisions relating to preservation or retention of material from post-mortem examinations

    6. 16.Post-mortem examination report

    7. 17.Discontinuance of investigation where cause of death is revealed by post-mortem examination

  5. PART 4 Transfer of investigations

    1. 18.Transfer of investigations

    2. 19.Costs of a transferred investigation

  6. PART 5 Powers in relation to bodies

    1. 20.Release of bodies

    2. 21.Burial or cremation order

    3. 22.Exhumation

  7. PART 6 Disclosure and provision of information

    1. 23.Part 3 of the Coroners (Inquests) Rules 2013 applies to...

    2. 24.Providing information to a Local Safeguarding Children Board

    3. 25.Power of the Chief Coroner to require information

    4. 26.Investigations lasting more than a year

    5. 27.Retention and release of documents

  8. PART 7 Action to prevent other deaths

    1. 28.Report on action to prevent other deaths

    2. 29.Response to a report on action to prevent other deaths

  9. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE

      Forms

  10. Explanatory Note

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