R-0.2 - Act respecting the determination of the causes and circumstances of death
105. In determining whether it is expedient to hold an inquest, the Chief Coroner shall consider whether it is expedient to hear witnesses, particularly
(1) to obtain information for establishing the probable causes or circumstances of death;
(2) to enable a coroner to make recommendations directed to better protection of human life;
(3) to inform the public on the probable causes or circumstances of death.