[391P Application for, and power to make, direct sanctions order]
[391P Application for, and power to make, direct sanctions order]

[(1)     The Secretary of State may apply to the court for a direct sanctions order to be made against a person if it appears to the Secretary of State that it would be in the public interest for the order to be made.

(2)     The Secretary of State must send a copy of the application to the relevant recognised professional body.

(3)     The court may make a direct sanctions order against a person where, on an application under this section, the court is satisfied that condition 1 and at least one of conditions 2, 3, 4 and 5 are met in relation to the person.

(4)     The conditions are set out in section 391Q.