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Coroners Act In the matter of the Coroner’s Findings and recommendations regarding the death of Mr William George Scott pursuant to section 46B dated 18 March 2016

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Title

Coroners Act In the matter of the Coroner’s Findings and recommendations regarding the death of Mr William George Scott pursuant to section 46B dated 18 March 2016

Other title

Tabled paper 1734

Collection

Tabled papers for 12th Assembly 2012 - 2016; Tabled papers; ParliamentNT

Date

2016-04-19

Description

Deemed

Notes

Made available by the Legislative Assembly of the Northern Territory under Standing Order 240. Where copyright subsists with a third party it remains with the original owner and permission may be required to reuse the material.

Language

English

Subject

Tabled papers

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application/pdf

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License

https://www.legislation.gov.au/Details/C2019C01443

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/273815

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/426262

Page content

ill. The Commission indicated they would be adding kev messages to their documents that would say: Saltwater Crocodiles can attack people in boats and the smaller the boat the greater the risk. In my opinion that is a necessary addition. 112. Pursuant to section 34 of the Coroners Act (the Act), I am required to make the following findings: (1) A coroner investigating (a) a death shall, if possible, find (i) the identity of the deceased person; (ii) the time and place of death; (iii) the cause of death; (iv) the particulars needed to register the death under the Births, Deaths and Marriages Registration Act; 113. Section 34(2) of the Act operates to extend my function as follows: A coroner may comment on a matter, including public health or safety or the administration of justice, connected with the death or disaster being investigated. 114. Additionally, I may make recommendations pursuant to section 35(1), (2) & (3): (1) A coroner may report to the Attorney-General on a death or disaster investigated by the coroner. (2) A coroner may make recommendations to the Attorney-General on a matter, including public health or safety or the administration of justice connected with a death or disaster investigated by the coroner. 115. I will deal with recommendations concerning the circumstances of Mr Scotts death at the end of these findings. 116. Pursuant to section 34 of the Coroners Act, I find as follows: 19


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