The death of the ‘right to silence’ in regulatory proceedings? – UK Human Rights Blog

Posted August 12th, 2019 in doctors, news, professional conduct, self-incrimination by tracey

‘Two recent cases have important consequences for regulated professionals who fail to participate in regulatory hearings. In Kuzmin v. GMC [2019] EWHC 2129 (Admin) the issue was whether a tribunal can draw adverse inferences if a doctor declines to give evidence. Sanusi v. GMC [2019] EWCA Civ 1172 concerned the tribunal’s duty of procedural fairness where a professional fails to attend the hearing at all.’

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UK Human Rights Blog, 9th August 2019