397D. Prohibition orders on conviction.

Where a court is dealing with a person who has been convicted of an offence involving the production, supply etc of psychoactive substances1 (a 'relevant offence'), the court may make a prohibition order2 if the court considers it necessary and proportionate for the purpose of preventing the person from carrying on any prohibited activity3. A prohibition order may not be made except in addition to a sentence imposed in respect of the offence concerned4, or in addition to an order discharging the person conditionally5. If a court makes a prohibition order, any prohibition notice that has previously been given