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Clause 65 — Certificate requiring inquest to be held without a jury: England and Wales

Part of Orders of the Day – in the House of Commons at 8:45 pm on 10th June 2008.

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Photo of Jeremy Corbyn Jeremy Corbyn Labour, Islington North 8:45 pm, 10th June 2008

The hon. Gentleman must be aware that under clause 65 the Government in power would be able to intervene during a case and suspend the jury; indeed, they could suspend the whole investigation, which I would have thought set an extremely dangerous precedent in any circumstances.

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