(1) The Authority may, by written notice given to a registered ART provider, suspend the provider's registration, either in whole or part, if—
(a) the Authority reasonably believes the provider has contravened a condition of the provider's registration; or
(b) the Authority is otherwise satisfied there are reasonable grounds for the suspension.
(2) A written notice suspending a registered ART provider's registration must specify the grounds for the suspension, including any action the provider must take to rectify the matter that formed the grounds.
(3) Before suspending the registration, the Authority must allow the registered ART provider the opportunity to make written submissions to the Authority about the proposed suspension.
(4) The Authority must have regard to any written submissions made under subsection (3).
(5) A suspension under this section has effect—
(a) from the time at which notice of the suspension is given to the registered ART provider under subsection (1); and
(b) for the period decided by the Authority and specified in the notice.
(6) The period of suspension specified in the notice must be no longer than is reasonably necessary to enable the registered ART provider to rectify the matter that formed the grounds for the suspension.