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Changes to court powers from Jan 2

This changes the present fault-finding nature of a Coroner's Inquiry to a fact-finding one. -myp

Mon, Dec 20, 2010
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THE Criminal Procedure Code 2010 and Coroners Act 2010 will come into force on Jan 2.

The Criminal Procedure Code, among other things, empowers the court to impose a range of community-based sentences.

The Coroners Act changes the present fault-finding nature of a Coroner's Inquiry to a fact-finding one, widens the technical expertise available to the coroner, and re-scopes the coroner's jurisdiction, giving it a clearer focus.


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