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LAW3600 Coronial Law and Mortuary Practice
Credit Points: 15

This unit is a co-operative teaching unit between the School of Law and Justice and the School of   Exercise, Biomedical and Health Sciences. The law component involves an outline of the history of coronial law, the role and function of the Office of Coroner in today's society and a detailed study of the law and procedure of the Coroners Court. The science component will be cover the administration of and the practical aspects of running a mortuary facility at a level appropriate to undertake coronial investigations.  These will include documentation procedures, cadaver preparation, autopsy facilitation and specimen collection.


To enrol in this unit students must hold a current Anatomy Licence.



This Unit is part of the following Courses / Unit Sets
K09Bachelor of Forensic Investigation
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Last Updated - Higher Education: 30/09/2006 VET: 30/09/2006