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Outer House case re police disciplinary proceedings - Dickson v Assistant Chief Constable Steve Johnson and another [OH] 01.03.18

Police disciplinary procedure - Lack of fair notice of evidence - Unfair procedure - Breach of natural justice - Appeal determined without a hearing. HELD: process unfair and appeal decision fell to be reduced. Note: time limit in statutory disciplinary scheme missed and retrospectively extended - held not to be fatal nor ultra vires.

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Category: Employment » Disciplinary procedures. Keyword(s): Police; Statutory disciplinary scheme. Area(s) of law: Employment; Public Sector.
Source: [2018] CSOH 19; 2018 GWD 09-109.

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