The change to the Coroner's Act is part of a series of reforms by the Ministry of Justice to the coroner system.
The anguish of losing a loved one in circumstances that require an inquest is unimaginably heartbreaking for any family.
"We want to ensure inquests can happen without unnecessary delays so families can find closure.
"That is why I am granting coroners the power to move inquests - at their discretion - to the most suitable location. This will bring about greater flexibility, more timely hearings and some relief to families."
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