Appeal provisions are set out in part 5 of the Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act 2003.
Practitioners may appeal to a District Court against a decision of the Osteopathic Council to:
Practitioners may appeal to the High Court against:
An appeal must be brought to the appropriate court by way of notice of appeal in accordance with rules of the court and must be lodged within 20 working days after the notice of the authority decision or order is communicated to the appellant.
It is normal for practitioners seeking to exercise a right of appeal to seek the advice and services of a lawyer to act on their behalf.
Click here to read the recent HPDT decision concerning Valerie Todd.
Please click here to read the current consultation documents on fees and overseas qualified osteopaths.
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