The Coroners (Access to Body of Dead Person) Amendment Bill
Have your say on the Coroners (Access to Body of
Dead Person) Amendment
Public submissions are now open on the Coroners (Access to Body of Dead Person) Amendment Bill, which is being considered by Parliament’s Māori Affairs Committee.
This bill implements a recommendation of the Māori Affairs Committee Report, Inquiry into whanau access to and management of tūpāpaku, to improve cultural considerations in the coronial system.
Tell the Māori Affairs Committee what you think.
Send your submission on the bill by midnight on
Friday 25 May 2018.
For more details about the bill, or find out more information on parliament, please visit:
• The information page on the Bill, located on the parliament website.
• The Māori Affairs Facebook page. We will post any important updates on the Bill here.
• The Committee’s Inquiry report can be found here.