Coroners Act, 1962


2.—In this Act—

“coroner”, except in sections 6, 7, 8, 10, 11, 16 and 5.9, includes a person appointed under subsection (2) of section 5 of the Local Authorities (Officers and Employees) Act, 1926 , as applied by section 8 of this Act, to fill the office of coroner temporarily;

“deputy coroner” has the meaning given to it by section 13 of this Act;

“local authority” means the council of a county or the corporation of a county borough;

“the Minister” means the Minister for Justice;

“prescribed”, save where the context otherwise requires, means prescribed by regulations made by the Minister under this Act;

“registered medical practitioner” means a person who is registered, other than provisionally or temporarily, under the Medical Practitioners Acts, 1927 to 1961, in the Register of Medical Practitioners for Ireland.