HC Deb 12 March 1924 vol 170 cc2374-5W

asked the Home Secretary whether, in view of the general feeling as to the non-desirability of inquest proceedings and magisterial investigations in murder and manslaughter cases being conducted approximately at the same time in different courts, and the possible hardships resulting therefrom, he will consider appointing a committee to inquire into the whole matter?


A Bill for amending the law relating to coroners' inquests is now under consideration, and this is one of the many important points which are receiving attention.

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