287. Warning orders.

287.     Warning orders.

The lead enforcement authority1 is empowered to issue warning orders to persons in respect of whom it is minded to make prohibition orders2. The lead enforcement authority may give a person a warning order3 where it is satisfied that, in the course of estate agency work4 he has done any of the following5:

  1.  

    (1)     committed a specified offence under the Estate Agents Act 19796;

  2.  

    (2)     committed discrimination7;

  3.  

    (3)     failed to comply with the specified statutory obligations relating to dealings with clients and clients' money8;

  4.  

    (4)     acted in relation to residential property9 in breach of