ARAKKAL -v- MEDICAL BOARD OF AUSTRALIA [2017] WASCA 219

Decision date: 28 November 2017
“Health Practitioner National Law – Appeal from decision of State Administrative Tribunal upholding decision of Medical Board of Australia to refuse to renew the appellant’s specialist registration as an orthopaedic surgeon – Whether Tribunal erred in finding that the appellant’s specialist registration occurred without an application and subsequent consideration by the Board – Whether Tribunal erred in finding that the appellant was not registered as a specialist under s 38(4) of the Medical Practitioners Act 2008 (WA) and that her registration came about due to an administrative mistake – Whether Tribunal erred in accepting certain evidence as to the appellant’s qualifications and the manner in which her name was entered onto the specialist register.”
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