Failed exam candidate gets right to written paper in ECJ ruling

Posted in Legal issues on December 21st, 2017 by steve

Ireland“The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has ruled that a written exam paper amounts to personal data and can be accessed by its author. The judgment is the culmination of a legal process lasting more than eight years in which an accountancy student sought a copy of his exam script after failing the test on a number of occasions. In 2009, Peter Nowak, a student with Chartered Accountants Ireland (CAI), asked to view his exam scripts with a view to challenging the result …” (more)

[Mark Hilliard, Irish Times, 20 December]

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Student not entitled to copy of examination script

Posted in Legal issues on March 8th, 2012 by steve

“An accountancy student who failed an exam is not entitled to be provided with a copy of the script submitted by him for the exam, the High Court ruled yesterday …” (more)

[Irish Times, 8 March]

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