The University of Ceylon v EFW Fernando: PC 16 Feb 1960

(Ceylon) The plaintiff had complained of his suspension as a student by the appellant. The suspension had been lifted and the Inquiry leading to it had been set aside as null and void. It had been alleged that he had had advance knowledge of an exam paper. He did not know what evidence was given against him, and he was not given an oportunity to cross examine the witness.


Viscount Simonds, Tucker, Jenkins, Morris of Borth-y-Gest LL,MD De Silva


[1960] UKPC 6, [1960] 1 All ER 631, [1960] 1 WLR 223





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CitedKhanum v Mid Glamorgan Area Health Authority EAT 1979
In a domestic tribunal such as that a disciplinary hearing, all that is required is that the three basic requirements of natural justice be fulfilled; namely (1) that the person should know the nature of the accusation against him or her; (2) that . .
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Commonwealth, Natural Justice

Updated: 20 September 2022; Ref: scu.445344