Regina v Family Health Services Appeal Authority, Boots Chemist Interested Party and similar: CA 11 Mar 1999

In the context of an application for a pharmacy licence, questions of adequacy, need and desirability are to be decided by the decision-makers, and provided that the proper approach is adopted, the answer will inevitably become a question of fact and degree eminently suitable for resolution by a committee of laymen, and not susceptible to sophisticated legal analyses.


[1999] EWCA Civ 957, (1999) 48 BMLR 204


England and Wales


Appeal fromRegina v Family Health Services Appeal Authority ex parte E Moss Limited Admn 29-Apr-1998
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CitedAssura Pharmacy Ltd, Regina (on the Application of) v National Health Service Litigation Authority (Family Health Services Appeal Unit) CA 5-Dec-2008
The parties challenged the refusal and admission to the respective lists of pharmacies allowed to operate in the Todmorden and Freckleton districts. The judge had said that the local PCTs had departed from the appropriate ministerial guidance which . .
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Health Professions, Administrative

Updated: 12 April 2022; Ref: scu.145872