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Fitness to Practise Appeal Panels (Medical & Veterinary students)

Fitness to Practise Appeal Panel (FTP Appeal Panel)

Primary source:
Statutes and Ordinances, 2016, p. 209

Purpose and scope:

The procedure provides for a medical student to appeal a decision of a Fitness to Practise Adjudication Panel.

A medical student and the Fitness to Practise Committee shall have the right of appeal to an Appeal Panel in respect of a decision of a Fitness to Practise Adjudication Panel, which shall be on only one or more of the following grounds: (a) irregularity in process; (b) the coming to light of fresh evidence, which was not available and/or presented for a good reason; and/or (c) the proportionality of a sanction imposed by the FTP Adjudication Panel. A notice of appeal must be received by the Registrary within twenty-eight days of the date of notification of a FTP Adjudication Panel decision.

 

Fitness to Practise Appeal Panel (VFTP Appeal Panel)

Primary source:
Statutes and Ordinances, 2016, p. 217

Purpose and scope:

The procedure provides for a veterinary student to appeal a decision of a Veterinary Fitness to Practise Adjudication Panel.

A veterinary student and the Fitness to Practise Committee shall have the right of appeal to an Appeal Panel in respect of a decision of a Fitness to Practise Adjudication Panel, which shall be on only one or more of the following grounds: (a) irregularity in process; (b) the coming to light of fresh evidence, which was not available and/or presented for a good reason; and/or (c) the proportionality of a sanction imposed by the FTP Adjudication Panel. A notice of appeal must be received by the Registrary within twenty-eight days of the date of notification of a VFTP Adjudication Panel decision.