Variation, removal and addition of conditions

4.—(1) An application under section 70 of the Act for the variation, removal or addition of a condition relating to the registration of a care service or under section 86 of the Act for the variation or removal of a condition relating to the registration of a care service must specify—

(a)the date on which the proposed variation, removal or, as the case may be, addition is to take effect;

(b)the reason for making the application; and

(c)any change which the provider proposes to make in relation to the care service as a consequence of the proposed variation, removal or, as the case may be, addition.

(2) Unless SCSWIS has agreed in writing that an earlier date may be specified, the date referred to in paragraph (1)(a) must be not less than three months after the date on which the application is made.