If it appears to one or both of the case examiners1 that an allegation2 is one with respect to which he or they may wish to give a warning3, he or they must inform the registrar4, and the registrar must write5 to the practitioner6 to inform him that he is entitled to make written7 representations within the period of 28 days from the date of the letter8. If the case examiners are satisfied that the allegation ought not to be referred to the Medical Practitioners Tribunal Service (MPTS) for them to arrange for it to be considered by a
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