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 investigation unless directed not to do so by the Lord Chancellor4.

Subject to this, if in the course