Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 251 (Nov)
Court: Divisional Court
Judge:

Lord Woolf CJ and Hallett J

Representation Ian Burnett QC (instructed by David Masters, Wiltshire) for the coroner.
  Jason Beer (instructed by the Treasury Solicitor) for the Ministry of Defence, as interested party.
  Gerwyn Samuel (instructed by Thompson Snell & Passmore, Tunbridge Wells) for the deceased's family, as interested party.
Judgment Dates: 18 November 2002

Catchwords

Coroners - Inquest - Duty to hold inquest - Deceased dying whilst taking part in chemical defence experiment involving nerve gas - Inquest held in 1953 - Coroner seeking to undertake fresh inquest - Requirement to hold new inquest - s 13.

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