154. The coroner has authority over presentation of the proof and the conduct of the inquest. The coroner shall ensure that the inquest is conducted in an equitable manner.
He may admit any evidence he considers relevant to the purposes of the inquest, exclude any evidence that is repetitious or the conclusiveness of which is minimal, and limit any vexatious examination or cross-examination of a witness.
1983, c. 41, s. 154; 1999, c. 60, s. 2.