(Supreme Court of Victoria) The civil standard of proof applies to all findings of coroners although the graver the allegation, the more cogent must be the evidence.
 2 VR 89
Cited – Regina v Southwark Coroner ex parte Fields Admn 30-Jan-1998
The deceased died after being hit by a policemen with his baton when being arrested. The verdict of misadventure was now challenged. The police officer said he had hit out in fear of imminent attack. It was said that the Coroner had permitted those . .
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Commonwealth, Coroners, Evidence
Updated: 17 May 2022; Ref: scu.237534