Coroners Amendment Bill 1999

Bill No.24

SynopsisThe purpose of this Bill is to amend the Coroners Act 1996 the provisions included are:
  • a Deputy State Coroner who will assist the State Coroner with coronial work throughout the State;
  • the extensions to time limits for applications to the Supreme Court in relation to various decisions of the State Coroner; and
  • if the senior next of kin has requested that a post mortem examination not be performed, the senior next of kin can withdraw that request and the Coroner may then direct that a post mortem examination be performed.

StatusAssented to 05/12/2000
This Act came into operation on Royal Assent - Royal Assent given 12 May 2000 as Act No. 8 of 2000

Current Bill


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Legislative Assembly DateNote No.Related Documents
First Reading 03/21/2000  
Second Reading 03/22/2000 1 
Second Reading Speech   
Second Reading Agreed 05/03/2000  
Third Reading 05/03/2000  

Legislative Council DateNote No.Related Documents
Introduced 09/14/1999  
First Reading 09/14/1999  
Second Reading 09/14/1999 1 
Second Reading Speech   
Second Reading Agreed 03/15/2000  
Committee of the whole 03/16/2000  
Amendments adopted 03/16/2000  
Third Reading 03/16/2000  

1. Explanatory memorandum provided.