Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 283 (Oct)
Court: Administrative Court

Roderick Evans J

Representation David Webster (instructed by Leo Abse & Cohen, Cardiff) for the appellant.
  The respondent did not appear and was not represented.
Judgment Dates: 21 October 2002


Medicine - Nursing home - Registration - Condition of registration - Scope of criminal sanction for breach of condition - ss 25, 29.

The Case

Where the Secretary of State issued a notice under s25(2) of the setting out the qualifications required of the person in charge of the home, he had power, where that person was a registered nurse, to incorporate those requirements into a notice issued under s25(3). Furthermore, on its true construction, s29(4) of the provided a criminal sanction for breach of the conditions contained in such a notice.

Practice Areas

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