Medical practitioners tribunal – New Hearing scheduled
Outcome on impairment
Hearing not yet held
Summary of outcome
Hearing not yet held
Type of case
Conviction / Caution
Hearing date from
27 May 2021
Hearing date to
28 May 2021
Location of hearing
St James’s Buildings, 79 Oxford Street, Manchester, M1 6FQ. It is possible to observe proceedings from our Manchester hearing centre. Please give us 14 days' notice if you would like to attend, so arrangements can be made. Contact us about observing a hearing
GMC reference number
Area of incident

Pre hearing information


The tribunal will inquire into the allegation that, on 11 December 2020, at Manchester Magistrates’ Court, Dr Tahir was convicted of the offence of Adult attempt to engage in sexual communication with a child. It is alleged that on 8 January 2021, at Manchester Crown Court, Dr Tahir was sentenced to eight months imprisonment suspended for 24 months, 30 days rehabilitation activity requirement and 200 hours unpaid work.

It is further alleged that the following orders were imposed on Dr Tahir: registration on the Sex Offenders’ Register for 10 years; placement on the barring list; a Sexual Harm Prevention Order for 10 years and a Deprivation Order depriving him of his rights to a Samsung phone.



This reflects the allegation as it stands at the start of the hearing. The allegation may be amended as the hearing proceeds and when findings of fact are made by the tribunal.


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Private hearings

In accordance with Rule 41(2) of the General Medical Council (Fitness to Practise) Rules 2004, the tribunal may decide to exclude the public from the proceedings or any part of the proceedings, where they consider that the circumstances of the case outweigh the public interest in holding the hearing in public.