286. Restrictions on coroners' inquests and as to the removal of bodies of deceased persons.

286.     Restrictions on coroners' inquests and as to the removal of bodies of deceased persons.

If a coroner who has jurisdiction to conduct an investigation1 into a person's death is satisfied that the deceased person, at the time of the death, had a relevant association with a visiting force2, then:

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    (1)     if no investigation into the person's death has begun, the coroner must not begin an investigation unless directed to do so by the Lord Chancellor3; and

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    (2)     if an investigation into the person's death has begun but has not been completed, the coroner must suspend the