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Facilitating the performance of a duty by public officialsFacilitation payments, also known as facilitating or grease payments, are generally small...
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This Practice Note explains the main fitness to practise hearing before the Health and Care Professions Tribunal (HCPT). It deals with preparation for...
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on matters that have temporarily been altered to assist in the management of the...
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Produced in partnership with Nicholas Hancox of Nicholas Hancox Solicitors Ltd and Alistair Frew of Lodders LLP 9th Nov
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The purpose of this Practice Note is to provide a general understanding of the offences under section 1, 2 and 6 of the Bribery Act 2010 (BA 2010). It...
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This Practice Note examines agreements entered into under sections 38 and 278 of the Highways Act 1980, considering the obligations they impose and,...
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The introduction of trial by a single justice was a response to a belief, on the part of the government, that the use of two or three justices to deal...
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When is a contract a void contract?A void contract is one that is wholly lacking in legal effect. A contract will be void where:•the parties contract...
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This Practice Note considers what damages may be available as remedy for claims in tort, including negligence claims.For general guidance on damages,...
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When a public body receives a claim form for judicial review, the first step is to consider whether the claim has been brought in time. For further...
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This Practice Note provides an overview of contract expiry and of the different causes of termination and ways to discharge a contract, including...
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The termination of a contract by reason of one party’s breach of contract arises as follows:•one party to the contract is in breach of contract•the...
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There can be only one lease at a time giving a right to possession and occupation of property. Consequently, if a landlord subsequently grants a lease...
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A civil recovery order (CRO) is an order available to recover the proceeds of crime through action in the High Court, rather than the criminal court,...
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on matters that have temporarily been altered to assist in the management of the...
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Produced in partnership with Nicholas Hancox of Nicholas Hancox Solicitors Ltd and Alistair Frew of Lodders LLP 9th Nov
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): There are currently temporary amendments to the Fitness to Practise Rules 2019 to make allowance for notice and communications...
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Produced in partnership with Victoria Shehadeh of 2 Bedford Row Chambers 3rd Dec
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This tracker is focused on healthcare and is intended to be used to track key developments, legislation, guidance, parliamentary briefing notes and...
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2nd Dec
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Challenging the decision of a public authorityWe were not clear as to the type of policy to be challenged, therefore, we have assumed that this Q&A is...
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29th Nov
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Interim OrdersInterim Orders may be made if they are necessary to protect the public or in the public interest or in the registrant's interest prior...
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Produced in partnership with John Donnelly and Sam Shurey of 2 Bedford Row 14th Oct
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Under section 86 of the National Health Service Act 2006 (NHSA 2006), National Health Service (NHS) England may enter into a general medical services...
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28th Sep
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MaladministrationMaladministration generally involves a complaint to the relevant ombudsman that a public body has acted inappropriately in the...
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28th Sep
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Pursuant to section 117 of the Mental Health Act 1983 (MeHA 1983), the relevant clinical commissioning group, local health board and local social...
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28th Sep
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along with our subtopic: Regulation of healthcare providers which you may find useful.Under the Health and Social Care Act 2008 (HSCA 2008), the Care...
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28th Sep
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects impacted by the Coronavirus Act 2020 (CA 2020). CA 2020, among other...
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26th Sep
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Objectives and proportionalityThe main reason for imposing sanctions is to protect the public. This is the ‘overarching objective’ which now has...
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26th Sep
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GPhC Fitness to Practise Committee—Indicative Sanctions GuidanceThe Fitness to Practice Committee (FtPC) is required under r 5(d) of the General...
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26th Sep
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This Practice Note explains the process for appeals to the High Court from an order by a panel of one of the fitness to practice committees to the...
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26th Sep
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This Practice Note explains Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) postponement and adjournment of proceedings and proceeding in the absence of a...
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26th Sep
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This Practice Note explains general and pre-hearing matters to be considered before the final fitness to practice hearing before the Health and Care...
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26th Sep
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This Practice Note explains the main fitness to practise hearing before the Health and Care Professions Tribunal (HCPT). It deals with preparation for...
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26th Sep
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This Practice Note explains the sanctions that the Health and Social Work Professions Council (HCPC) fitness to practice committee panel can impose....
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26th Sep
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This Practice Note explains the practise and procedure for obtaining interim orders during the fitness to practise process of the Health and Care...
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26th Sep
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This Practice Note explains the investigation process before a case is referred to a Fitness to Practice hearing. It deals with how a case can be...
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26th Sep
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Appeals to the High Court from decisions of the Fitness to Practise CommitteeThe following decisions of the Fitness to Practise Committee (FTPC) are...
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26th Sep

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