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R (Pereira) v HM Coroner for Inner South London

Authors / Contributors: Bridget Dolan , Debra Powell
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R (Pereira) v HM Coroner for Inner South London
   
Issue: Whether the coroner had a discretion to adjourn an inquest pending criminal prosecution where there was “reason to the contrary” under s16(1)(b) Coroners Act 1988; whether any discretion had been properly exercised.
   
Court: Divisional Court
   
Reference:   CO/9361/2006
   
Neutral Citation:   [2007] EWHC 1723 Admin
   
Judge(s): Laws LJ, Mitting J
   
Date: 14 June 2007