The procedure is initiated ex officio by agreement of the competent organ, on his own initiative or as a result of superior orders, a reasoned request of other bodies or, Shall be competent to order the initiation of punitive procedure delegates of the government in the autonomous communities uniprovinciales pay the traffic fines, the government, the commissioner-general of Foreigner and Borders, the Chief police officer, the Provincial Commissioners and holders of the local police and border posts.
In the cases categorized as minor offence, para. 52.c), (d) and (e), serious article 53.1. (b) and 53.2.a), and very grave 54.1.d) and (f), the punitive procedure will start by summary of the inspection of labour and Social security, in accordance with the punitive procedure for violations of the social order, the imposition of sanctions or Subdelegados Delegates of the government in its case.
In the cases of participation in activities contrary to national security or that can damage relations of Spain with other countries, under Art. 54.1.a), in accordance with the punitive procedure to be determined in accordance with the rules, competition is proven by the registrar of state for security.