R (Patel) v General Medical Council [2013]

Facts

  • Patel asked of the implications of a certain qualification
  • By the time he had completed the qualification, GMC refused to acknowledge such an accreditation such that Patel could not put it to use

Issue

  • Could Patel have a right to legitimate expectation

Decision

  • Yes

Reasoning

  • The GMC should have put arrangements in place for people in a similar position to Patel
RELATED CASE  R v Atkinson [1976]

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