524. Orders of the Fitness to Practise Committee.

524.     Orders of the Fitness to Practise Committee.

If, having considered an allegation1, the fitness to practise committee2, concludes that it is not well founded, the committee must, where requested to do so by the person concerned3, make a declaration to that effect giving its reasons4; and, in any other case and with the consent of the person concerned, may make such a declaration5.

If, having considered an allegation, the committee concerned concludes that it is well founded, it must proceed as follows6. The committee may undertake mediation of the matter, or decide that it is not appropriate