Ridge v Baldwin [1964]


  • A police officer was dismissed following his acquittal from serious offences


  • Was the decision to dismiss lawful?


  • No


  • Where such a decision is to be made, the decision must not be made in private and without the knowledge of the police officer; a defence must be heard
  • Reassertion of natural justice and application to a quasi-judicial decision
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