218Exercise of enforcement powersE+W
(1)This section applies where the regulator is deciding—
(a)whether to exercise a power under this Chapter,
(b)which power under this Chapter to exercise, or
(c)how to exercise a power under this Chapter.
(2)The regulator shall consider—
(a)the desirability of registered providers being free to choose how to provide services and conduct business;
(b)whether the failure or other problem concerned is serious or trivial;
(c)whether the failure or other problem is a recurrent or isolated incident;
(d)the speed with which the failure or other problem needs to be addressed.