1063. General or urgent directions.

1063.     General or urgent directions.

A direction1 need not be addressed to a particular person, but may be framed in general terms applicable to all persons to whom such a direction may be given or to any class of such persons to which that particular person belongs2.

Where it appears to the Secretary of State3 that an exception from a given direction is urgently needed, he may notify, otherwise than in writing, the person subject to the direction and authorise him to disregard, within the specified terms, such a direction4. The notification ceases