GOC Standard Procedural Directions Table
Produced in partnership with Jonas Milne & Sandesh Singh of 2 Bedford Row
GOC Standard Procedural Directions Table

The following Corporate Crime guidance note Produced in partnership with Jonas Milne & Sandesh Singh of 2 Bedford Row provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • GOC Standard Procedural Directions Table
  • Standard Procedural Directions Table—General Optical Council (Fitness to Practise) Rules Order 2013, SI 2013/2537, Sch, para 29

Standard Procedural Directions Table—General Optical Council (Fitness to Practise) Rules Order 2013, SI 2013/2537, Sch, para 29

Direction Number Directions
Service of evidence  
1 No later than six months from the date on which the allegation was referred to the Fitness to Practise Committee, the Presenting Officer must serve on the registrant concerned:
  (a) finalised particulars of the allegation, sufficiently particularised to enable the registrant concerned to understand the allegations
  (b) any statements of evidence, expert reports or other documents relied upon by the Presenting Officer in support of the Council's case, not previously served upon the registrant
  (c) any evidence or documents in the possession of the Presenting Officer (other than documents for which privilege is claimed) which, whilst not relied upon in the Council's case, may assist in the preparation of the registrant's defence