Coroners (Amendment) Act, 1927

Appointment and removal of coroners.

16.—(1) The office of coroner shall be deemed to be an office to which the Local Authorities (Officers and Employees) Act, 1926 . (No. 39 of 1926) applies, and that Act shall apply accordingly with the modification that in relation to that office the expression “the Minister” in that Act shall mean the Minister for Justice.

(2) The Minister for Justice may, if he thinks fit, remove any coroner from his office for misconduct or if satisfied that, by reason of physical or mental infirmity, he is incapable of the due discharge of his duties.