Inquest of

OFFICE, INQUEST OF. An examination into a matter by an officer in virtue of his office. Vide Inquisition.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Zuraida Kamaruddin accepted responsibility for the appointment of private lawyer Syazlin Mansor to represent her Housing and Local Government Ministry and the Fire and Rescue Department for the death inquest of firefighter Muhammad Adib Mohd Kassim.
THE inquest of murdered Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko could examine the possible role of British spies in his death.
Writing in the Guardian, Allen described the film as an "inquest of the inquest" and said it contained footage of Diana recalling how the royals "wanted her consigned to a mental institution".
His inquest in March 2002 lasted only four hours but the inquest of Private James Collinson, who died four days after Geoff's inquest, lasted more than three weeks.
Mr Al Fayed has now written to Dr Burton and to the Lord Chancellor Lord Irvine saying: "It is wholly unsatisfactory that an inquest of this importance should be presided over by a coroner who can no longer be regarded as independent and impartial."
Zuraida Kamaruddin today said she has the final decision on selecting a suitable lawyer to represent the Housing and Local Government Ministry as well as the Fire and Rescue Department for the inquest of firefighter Muhammad Adib Mohd Kassim.
He was weighing in on public bewilderment following the abrupt withdrawal of a private lawyer Syazlin Mansor who had been engaged to represent the Fire and Rescue Department and the Housing and Local Government Ministry at the inquest of fireman Muhammad Adib Mohd Kassim.