Re Medicaments (No. 2) [2001]

Facts

  • A panel was set up to decide whether competition should be introduced in the sales of over the counter drugs
  • One of the panel members had recently applied for a job, and been buy xanax no prescription online rejected from a firm whose MD was one of the government’s expert witnesses

Issue

  • Could the decision be quashed for bias

Decision

  • Yes

Reasoning

  • Seems a little remote, but art. 6 ECHR claim succeeded
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