319. Decisions.

Decisions of the investigation committee1 or of a medical practitioners tribunal2 must be taken by simple majority3. No chair of the committee or tribunal may exercise a casting vote4, and no member of the committee or tribunal may abstain from voting5. Where the votes are equal, the committee or panel must decide the issue under consideration in favour of the practitioner6. However, where medical practitioners tribunal7 is considering:


    (1)     an application to restore a practitioner's name to the register