Indian Bare Acts


Title : THE CORONERS ACT, 1871

Year : 1871

{Subs. by Act 5 of 1889, s. 2, for the original section.} Within the local limits of the ordinary original civil jurisdiction of each of the High Courts of Judicature at Fort William and Bombay there shall be a Coroner. Such Coroners shall be called respectively the Coroner of Calcutta and the Coroner of Bombay.]

Every such officer shall be appointed and may be suspended or removed by the State Government {The words "Every person now holding such office shall be deemed to have been appointed under this Act" were Act 12 of 1891.}.

Every Coroner shall be deemed a public servant within the meaning of the Indian Penal Code (45 of 1860).

Any Coroner may hold simultaneously any other office under Government.

[Oath to be taken by coroner.] Rep. by the Indian Oaths Act, 1873 (10 of 1873).
Last updated on August, 2016

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