The GP challenges the power of the Commissioner to recommend the payment of the consolatory payment and he challenges the threatened exercise by the Commissioner of an asserted power to make a special report in relation to the matter to the Northern Ireland Assembly in the event of the GP failing to comply with the recommendation to pay the consolatory payment recommended.
Held: The commissioner did not have the powers he had purported to use, and in particular had no power to recommend monetary redress at all.
Higgins LJ, Girvan LJ, Coghlin LJ
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At CANI – JR55, Re Application for Judicial Review (Northern Ireland) SC 11-May-2016
The Court was asked about the powers of the Complaints Commissioner under the 1996 Order, and in particular about his powers in relation to general medical practitioners working in the National Health Service and whether, and if so in what . .
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