288. Immediate suspension and conditional registration.

288.     Immediate suspension and conditional registration.

On giving a direction for erasure or a direction for suspension1 in respect of any person, the medical practitioners tribunal2, if satisfied that to do so is necessary for the protection of members of the public or is otherwise in the public interest, or is in the best interests of that person, may order that his registration in the register3 be suspended forthwith4. Similarly, on giving a direction for conditional registration5 in respect of any person, the medical practitioners tribunal, if satisfied that to do so is necessary for the protection