- Written by Benjamin B. Pulta
- Thursday, 05 July 2012
The Court of Appeals (CA) has upheld the decision of the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) to revoke Kho’s doctor’s license.
In a 17-page decision, the Eighth Division of the appellate court dismissed the petition of Kho seeking to reverse the findings of PRC’s Board of Medicine of immorality, dishonorable and unethical conduct against him.
The case arose from the controversial video recording made by Kho of his coital dalliances with a number of nubile women, including starlet Katrina Halili.
The CA upheld the power of PRC to suspend or revoke a certificate of registration and professional license of erring professionals.
“The practice of medicine is not a natural right but a privilege bestowed by the State on those who show that they possess, and continue to possess, the qualifications required by the conferment of such privilege,” stressed the ruling by Associate Justice Edwin Sorongon..... MORE
Source: The Daily Tribune