973. Consideration by the Investigating Committee.

Where an allegation or a matter is referred to the investigating committee by the registrar1, or by an individual assessor or an assessment team2, the committee must decide whether the allegation ought to be considered by the fitness to practise committee3.

If the investigating committee decides that the allegation need not be considered by the fitness to practise committee, then unless the person concerned4 has requested a referral5, the investigating committee may give:


    (1)     a warning to the person concerned in connection with any matter arising out of or related to the allegation and give a direction that details of