The Coroners ACT, 1887; With Forms and Precedents

The Coroners ACT, 1887; With Forms and Precedents

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1888 edition. Excerpt: ...aforesaid to revise, and thereby increase or diminish any such salary, having regard to the average number of inquests held by any such coroner in the five years immediately preceding, and subject, in case of their disagreement, to such appeal to the home secretary as before mentioned." It has been held that the words of the above enactment as to the salary of the county coroner, when first fixed, being not less than the average amount of fees actually received for the five years preceding, are not to be extended so as to govern the subsequent proviso relating to readjustment of the salary at the end of successive periods of five years; but that in such cases all the circumstances might be taken into account and the amount fixed at less than the average of the fees, mileage, and allowances during the five years immediately preceding.1 Provision is made for the payment of the expenses and disbursements connected with coroners' inquests by section 27 of the present Act. As to other fees, see under section 17. The division of counties into districts is regulated by Division of the 7 & 8 Vict. c. 92. Inasmuch as no specific number to districts, of coroners is limited by law for each county, it is competent for the lord chancellor to issue a writ de coronatore eligendo for the election of one or more additional coroners, if the business of the county require that their number should be increased. The writ in this case may be obtained in the same manner as in other cases, but it is now under such circumstances more usual to subdivide the county under the provisions of the above statute. 1 Ex parte Driffield, L. R., 7 Q. B. 207. S. 43. Petition. Preparation of petition. Division of counties. By sect. 2 of that Act, it is provided that ..".show more

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  • Paperback | 74 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 150g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236628624
  • 9781236628626