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Professional body disciplinary outcome is a statement of opinion (Godfrey v Institute of Conservation)

Professional body disciplinary outcome is a statement of opinion (Godfrey v Institute of Conservation)
Published on: 06 March 2020
Published by: LexisPSL
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TMT analysis: The High Court has issued a preliminary ruling upon the meaning of two statements published on a professional membership body’s website regarding the outcome of disciplinary proceedings concerning one of its members. It held that these publications were statements of opinion reflecting the subjective nature of value judgements in relation to a professional body’s rules. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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