20 Apr 2015
The Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal has affirmed a Medical Board of Australia decision to refuse Dr Salahuddin Taj’s application for specialist registration.
Dr Taj lodged an appeal against the Board’s decision on the grounds that he had satisfied the Board’s eligibility requirements for specialist registration.
The tribunal found Dr Taj had not completed any of the four pathways available under the National Law to achieve specialist registration, and that he:
The tribunal concluded that Dr Taj did not hold a substantially equivalent qualification for the specialty, and that while he had worked in Australia for several years before his application, this practice did not meet the requirements for specialist registration.
The reasons for the tribunal decision are on the AustLII website.
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