Recent Cases

Pridgeon v Medical Council of New South Wales [2022] NSWCA 60 (14 April 2022) (Bell CJ, White JA and Harrison J)


ADMINISTRATIVE LAW — particular administrative bodies — NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal – appeal against decision of Medical Council of NSW to suspend the registration of a medical practitioner – construction of s 150 of the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law (NSW) – where no complaint had been made about the practice of the medical practitioner – whether the circumstances were urgent enough to warrant the exercise of the emergency power contained in s 150 – whether suspension of registration was in the public interest