Information on the Rights of Families at Inquests

Information on the Rights of Families at Inquests web CoverThis information note seeks to provide guidance to bereaved families in their engagement with the inquest (death investigation) process conducted by a coroner under the Coroners Acts 1962-2020.

It seeks to give families a roadmap of the law, standards and procedures that apply at inquests, with a particular emphasis on the protection of human rights and equality.

We have also produced a Simplified Information Note on the Rights of Families at Inquests, which aims to simplify, but does not replace the information provided in this document

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