AU WA A2182 - CORONER'S COURT OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA

Identity area

Type of entity

Corporate body

Legal Status Text

Courthouse

Authorized form of name

CORONER'S COURT OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA

Other form(s) of name

Description identifier

AU WA A2182

Description area

Dates of existence

1997-04-07

History

The Coroners Act 1996 was proclaimed on 7 April 1997. The Act repealed the Coroners Act 1920 and created the Office of the State Coroner and established the Coroner's Court of Western Australia.

Prior to proclamation of the 1996 Act the Coronial System followed the Magisterial System and there were 9 clearly defined coronial districts, 8 country districts and Perth. Stipendiary Magistrates acted as ex-officio coroners.

Places

Functions, occupations and activities

Mandates/sources of authority

Creation: The Coroners Act 1996

Internal structures/genealogy

General context

Relationships area

Related entity

AU WA A44 - SUPREME COURT OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA (1861-01-01 -)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A44

Category of the relationship

Superior

Dates of the relationship

Description of relationship

Control area

Rules and/or conventions used

Status

Revised

Level of detail

Minimal

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Sources

Archivist's notes