688. Review of decision not to refer to fitness to practise committee.

A decision not to refer an allegation to the fitness to practise committee1 may be reviewed by the case examiners within the specified period2. However the case examiners must not review such a decision unless either: (1) they consider that there is new evidence or information which makes such a review necessary for the protection of the public, necessary for the prevention of injustice to the registrant3 or otherwise necessary in the public interest; or (2) they receive information that the Council has erred in its administrative handling of the case and it is satisfied that it is necessary