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CORONERS ACT 1997 (NO. 57 OF 1997) - SECT 75

Copies of reports of findings

75. (1) After the Coroner has completed an inquest into a death in custody, he or she shall, in writing, report his or her findings to—

        (a)     the Attorney-General;

        (b)     the custodial agency in whose custody the death occurred and to the Minister responsible for that agency;

        (c)     the Australian Institute of Criminology;

        (d)     if the deceased was an Aboriginal person or Torres Strait Islander—an appropriate local aboriginal legal service; and

        (e)     any other person whom the Coroner considers appropriate.

(2) The Coroner shall make available a copy of a report of his or her findings into a death in custody to—

        (a)     a member of the immediate family of the deceased or a representative of that member; and

        (b)     a witness who appeared at an inquest into the death.

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