Habib Khan (Respondent) v General Pharmaceutical Council (Appellant) (Scotland) [2016]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
    UKSC 64
  • Legal Body
    Uk Supreme Court (UKSC)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Discipline and Grievance
Issues covered: Professional Body; Disciplinary Procedures; Professional Misconduct; Appropriate Penalties; Suspension

This case should be of interest to professional bodies, particularly those concerned with the discipline of professional colleagues.

The disciplinary panels of bodies which regulate professional conduct conventionally have power to suspend a professional's right to practise for a specified period. They do so by directing that the entry of his (or her) name on the professional register be suspended for the specified period. Usually that power is accompanied by a power (but occasionally by a duty) of a panel to conduct a later review of the suspension in order to determine whether to direct its continuation beyond the specified period or to make some other direction. This appeal concerns the

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This article is correct at 16/12/2016

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