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Coronial Council of Victoria fourth reference: Rights to appeal coronial findings and re-open investigations

The Victorian Government has released the Coronial Council of Victoria’s Appeals Reference report.

The Attorney-General Martin Pakula commissioned the Coronial Council of Victoria to review the rights to re-open a coronial investigation or appeal coronial findings under the Coroners Act 2008

In preparing this report the Coronial Council of Victoria received submissions from families, the Coroners Court, the Supreme Court and other legal institutions and relevant organisations.

In total, the Council made 11 recommendations to enhance the options for families seeking a review or appeal of coronial findings.

The Victorian Government has prepared its response to the review and is supporting eight of the recommendations.

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Author: Coronial Council of Victoria
Publisher: Coronial Council of Victoria
Date of Publication: 2018
Copyright: Coronial Council of Victoria

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