|Source:||All England Reporter|
|Publisher Citation:|| All ER (D) 325 (Nov)|
|Neutral Citation:|| EWHC 2644 (Admin)|
|Representation||Nicholas Wilcox (instructed by Nicholas Wirz, Gateshead) for the claimant authority.|
|Martin Westgate (instructed by Russell Jones & Walker) for C and D, the interested parties.|
|Judgment Dates:||24 November 2005|
Police - Compulsory retirement - Permanent disablement - Reference to medical practitioner - Medical practitioner certifying police officers permanently disabled - Medical practitioner finding disablement due to vulnerability to anxiety disorder - Medical practitioner questioning whether diagnoses valid in light of regulations - Whether defendant entitled to qualify decision - Whether 'vulnerability' falling within regulation as 'medical condition' - Whether medical practitioner to address question whether police officer unable to carry out duties as a police officer when determining permanent disablement - Whether certificates to be quashed - Police Pensions Regulations 1987, SI 1987/257, reg A12(2), (5).