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                                                          1989 (c. 37)

                                                                          1989 c. 37           

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                                   Football Spectators Act 1989 (c. 37)

               ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

 

 

Part I

 

 

Football Matches in England and Wales

Preliminar

1 

Scope and interpretation of this Part.

 

National Membership Scheme

2 

Offences relating to unauthorised attendance at designated football matches.

3 

The Football Membership Authority.

4 

National membership scheme: making, approval, modification etc.

5 

National membership scheme: contents and penalties.

6 

Phased application of scheme.

7 

Disqualification for membership of scheme.

 

Licences to admit spectators

 

    8 

The Football Licensing Authority.

 

9 

Offence of admitting spectators to unlicensed premises.

 

10 

Licences to admit spectators: general.

 

11 

Power of Secretary of State to require conditions in licences relating to seating.

 

12 

Licences to admit spectators: revocation and suspension.

 

13 

Licensing authority's powers in relation to safety at football grounds.

 

Part II

 

 

 

 

 

 

Football Matches Outside England and Wales

 

 

Preliminary

 

 

14 

Scope and interpretation of this Part.

 

 

 

 

 

Restriction orders

 

 

15 

Restriction orders.

 

 

16 

Effect of order.

 

 

17 

Application to terminate restriction order.

 

 

18 

Information.

 

 

 

 

 

Reporting

 

 

19 

Functions of enforcing authority and local police.

 

 

20 

Exemptions from requirement to report as respects a match.

 

 

21 

Functions of enforcing authority: supplementary provisions.

 

 

 

 

 

Relevant offences outside England and Wales

 

 

22 

Restriction orders arising out of offences outside England and Wales.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Part III

 

 

 

 

 

 

General

 

 

23 

Further provision about, and appeals against, declarations of relevance.

 

 

24 

Offences by bodies corporate.

 

 

25 

Service of documents.

 

 

26 

Financial provision.

 

 

27 

Citation, commencement, consequential repeal and extent.

 

           

 

 

 

Schedule 1

 

Relevant Offences.

 

 

Schedule 2

 

The Football Licensing Authority: Supplementary Provisions.

 

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