The Coroners Rules 2013 are now in effect

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Outer Temple Chambers welcomes the reforms to the coronial system that took effect from 25 July 2013. There is no dispute that the changes set out in the Coroners and Justice Reform Act 2009 are long overdue.

In many ways, some will say that they do not go far enough. The original provision for appeals to the Chief Coroner fell by the wayside, and nothing in the act changes the local resourcing structures that can often be the root cause of inconsistent standards of service…

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