Reference received: 9 June 1967


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 1980Coal Mines Regulation (Coroners) Amendment Act 1980Fire Brigades (Coroners) Amendment Act 1980Jury (Coroners) Amendment Act 1980Liquor (Amendment) Act 1980Physiotherapists Registration (Coroners) Amendment Act 1980Prisons (Coroners) Amendment Act 1980; Registration of Births, Deaths and Marriages (Coroners) Amendment Act 1980​   

Judicial citation: Maksimovic v Walsh [1983] 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 [1999] NSWSC 820 at para 9 

Terms of reference

To review the law relating to coroners and incidental matters. ​

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