Issue details

Transfer of Coroners’ Officers

To seek authority to fund Coroners’ Officers transferring from Kent Police with effect from 1.1.2014.


Financial Implications:

This is an unfunded pressure and final agreement will have to be reached with Kent Police before the transfer takes place.

Legal Implications:

KCC is legally liable for providing coroners officers – Section 24 of Coroners and Justice Act 2009 places a legal duty on local authorities to provide coroners officers.
Equality Implications:


Decision type: Non-key

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Division affected: (All Division);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 10/12/2013

Department: Customer & Communities Directorate

Contact: Des Crilley, Director of Community Cultural Services Tel: 01622 696630 Tel: 01622 221513 Email: Tel: 01622 696630, Mike Overbeke, Head of Public Protection Email: Tel: 01622 221513.


The decision will be discussed at Communities Cabinet Committee on 17 December 2013.

Financial implications: Lead officer: Mike Overbeke Head of Regulatory Services Group Customer & Communities Tel: 01622 221513 Lead Director:Des Crilley Director of Customer Services Customer & Communities Tel: 01622 696630

Legal implications: 13/00089


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