(1) The suspension takes effect:
(a) if the notice under section 41EM states that the suspension is necessary to prevent imminent risk of death, serious illness or serious injury--on the day on which the notice is given to the person; or
(b) in any other case--on the day specified for the purpose in the notice, being a day not earlier than 20 working days after the notice is given to the person.
(2) The suspension has effect until:
(a) the Secretary revokes it under section 41EP; or
(b) the expiry of:
(i) the period specified in the notice under section 41EM; or
(ii) if the period is extended under subsection (3) of this section, the period as so extended.
Note: Unless a suspension of a conformity assessment certificate has been revoked, the certificate is automatically revoked: see section 41ER.
(3) If a person in relation to whom a kind of medical device is included in the Register shows that he or she has taken steps to address the grounds for revoking the certificate under section 41ET, the Secretary may, by written notice given to the person, extend the period specified in the notice under section 41EM by a further specified period not exceeding 6 months.