Coroners Act 1988 (c. 13)
1988 c. 13 - continued

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SCHEDULE 3
Section 36(1).  
  CONSEQUENTIAL AMENDMENTS
 
The City of London Municipal Elections Act 1849 (c.xciv)
        1.    Immediately before section 9 of the City of London Municipal Elections Act 1849 there shall be inserted the following section—

"Disqualification by reason of being City coroner.

        8A.    A person shall, so long as he is a coroner or deputy coroner for the City of London, be disqualified for being elected to or holding any of the following offices in the City, namely, Lord Mayor, alderman and common councilman."
 
The Cremation Act 1902 (c. 8)
        2.    In section 10 of the Cremation Act 1902, for the words "the Coroners Act 1887, or any Act amending the same" there shall be substituted the words "the Coroners Act 1988".
 
The Births and Deaths Registration Act 1953 (c. 20)
        3.    In section 22(3) of the 1953 Act, for the words from the beginning to "1926" there shall be substituted the words "Except where an inquest is held into the death of the deceased person or a post-mortem examination of his body is made under section 19 of the Coroners Act 1988".
        4.—(1) Subsection (1) of section 23 of the 1953 Act shall cease to have effect.

    (2) In subsection (2) of that section, for the words "On receiving a certificate under the foregoing subsection" there shall be substituted the words
  "Where an inquest is held into a death and the registrar receives under section 11(7) of the Coroners Act 1988 a certificate under the coroner's hand—
   (a) giving information concerning the death; and
   (b) specifying the finding with respect to the particulars required to be registered concerning the death and with respect to the cause of death,"
.

    (3) After that subsection there shall be inserted the following subsection—
  "(2A) Where an inquest into a death is adjourned under section 16 of the Coroners Act 1988 and the registrar receives from the coroner under subsection (4) of that section a certificate under his hand stating, so far as they have been ascertained at the date of the certificate, the particulars required to be registered concerning the death, the registrar shall in the prescribed form and manner register the death and the particulars."


    (4) In subsection (3) of that section, for the words from the beginning to "examination, and" there shall be substituted the words "Where a post-mortem examination is made of a body under section 19 of the Coroners Act 1988 and the registrar receives from the coroner under subsection (3) of that section a certificate under his hand stating the cause of death as disclosed by the report of the person making the examination,".
        5.    In section 29(4)(b) of that Act, for the words "section 20(4) of the Coroners (Amendment) Act 1926" there shall be substituted the words "section 16(4) of the Coroners Act 1988" and for the words "section 20(1)" there shall be substituted the words "section 16(1)".
 
The Army Act 1955 (c. 18)
        6.    In section 128(2) of the Army Act 1955, for the words "The Coroners Acts 1887 to 1926" there shall be substituted the words "The Coroners Act 1988".
        7.    In section 214(4) of that Act, for the words "the Coroners Acts 1887 to 1926" there shall be substituted the words "the Coroners Act 1988".
        8.    In section 215(5) of that Act, for the words "the Coroners Acts 1887 to 1926" there shall be substituted the words "the Coroners Act 1988".
 
The Air Force Act 1955 (c. 19)
        9.    In section 128(2) of the Air Force Act 1955, for the words "The Coroners Acts 1887 to 1926" there shall be substituted the words "The Coroners Act 1988".
        10.    In section 212(5) of that Act, for the words "the Coroners Acts 1887 to 1926" there shall be substituted the words "the Coroners Act 1988".
        11.    In section 213(5) of that Act, for the words "the Coroners Acts 1887 to 1926" there shall be substituted the words "the Coroners Act 1988".
 
The Naval Discipline Act 1957 (c. 53)
        12.    In section 82(1) of the Naval Discipline Act 1957, for the words "the Coroners Acts 1887 to 1926" there shall be substituted the words "the Coroners Act 1988".
        13.    In section 123(5) of that Act, for the words "the Coroners Acts 1887 to 1926" there shall be substituted the words "the Coroners Act 1988".
 
The Criminal Justice Act 1967 (c. 80)
        14.    Section 49 of the Criminal Justice Act 1967 shall be renumbered as subsection (1) of that section and after that provision as so renumbered there shall be inserted the following subsection—
  "(2) Where a recognizance is forfeited at an inquest held before a coroner, the coroner shall proceed in the like manner under subsection (1) above as if he had imposed a fine upon the person forfeiting that recognizance, and the provisions of that subsection shall apply accordingly."
 
The Pensions (Increase) Act 1971 (c. 56)
        15.    In paragraph 61 of Schedule 2 to the Pensions (Increase) Act 1971, for the words "section 6 of the Coroners (Amendment) Act 1926 (county and borough coroners)" there shall be substituted the words "paragraph 2 of Schedule 1 to the Coroners Act 1988".
 
The Juries Act 1974 (c. 23)
        16.—(1) In subsection (2) of section 19 of the Juries Act 1974, for the words "the Coroners Act 1887, as amended by this Act" there shall be substituted the words "the Coroners Act 1988".

    (2) In subsection (5) of that section for the words "the Coroners Act 1887" there shall be substituted the words "the Coroners Act 1988".
 
The Magistrates' Courts Act 1980 (c. 43)
        17.    At the end of Schedule 6A to the Magistrates' Courts Act 1980 there shall be added the following entry—
  "CORONERS ACT 1988 (c. 13)
    Sections 10(1) and (2) and 21(5) (refusal to give evidence etc.). £400
"
.
 
The Local Government Act 1985 (c. 51)
        18.    In section 60(4) of the Local Government Act 1985, for the words "section 6 of the Coroners (Amendment) Act 1926" there shall be substituted the words "paragraph 2 of Schedule 1 to the Coroners Act 1988".
 
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