Coroners (Amendment) Act, 1927

Inquests where several deaths arise from one accident.

8.—Where the bodies of two or more persons whose deaths appear to have been caused by the same accident or occurrence are lying within the jurisdiction of different coroners, the Minister for Justice may, if in his opinion it is in the public interest so to do, give directions for the removal of any of the bodies into such district as he may determine in which one of the coroners has jurisdiction, and may also give directions for the subsequent removal of any body to any place within the jurisdiction from which it was removed, and for the adjustment of the expenses of and in connection with the inquests on the bodies removed, and the inquests shall be held and the bodies shall be removed and the expenses shall be defrayed in accordance with those directions.