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Health and Social Care Act 2008

Registration procedure

Section 31: Urgent procedure for suspension, variation etc.

169.Section 31 allows the Commission to immediately suspend, or extend the period of suspension of, a person’s registration as a service provider or registered manager, or to change the conditions that apply to a person’s registration, where it believes that any person will or may be exposed to the risk of harm. Notice of the action must be given in writing and the notice must state either the reasons for the change of conditions, or the reasons for the period of suspension, and explain the rights of appeal under section 32.

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