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Report 22: The Coroners Act 1960 (PDF, 1.4 MB), June 1975
Tabled in parliament: 20 June 1975
Legislative action: Coroners Act 1980; Child Welfare (Coroners) Amendment Act 1980; Coal Mines Regulation (Coroners) Amendment Act 1980; Fire Brigades (Coroners) Amendment Act 1980; Jury (Coroners) Amendment Act 1980; Liquor (Amendment) Act 1980; Physiotherapists Registration (Coroners) Amendment Act 1980; Prisons (Coroners) Amendment Act 1980; Registration of Births, Deaths and Marriages (Coroners) Amendment Act 1980
Judicial citation: Maksimovic v Walsh  2 NSWLR 656 at 663; Mirror Newspapers Ltd v Waller (1985) 1 NSWLR 1 at 16; Attorney-General v Maksimovich (1985) 4 NSWLR 300 at 303; Gill v Glass (NSW SC, No 5195/87, Young J, 17; December 1987, unreported) at 5, 6, 10 Decker v State Coroner of NSW(1999) 46 NSWLR 415 at para 18, 20; Fairfax Publications Pty Ltd v Abernethy  NSWSC 820 at para 9
To review the law relating to coroners and incidental matters.
We acknowledge Aboriginal people as the First Nations Peoples of NSW and pay our respects to Elders past, present and future. We acknowledge the ongoing connection Aboriginal people have to this land and recognise Aboriginal people as the original custodians of this land.