1995 No. 1706
SPORTS GROUNDS AND SPORTING EVENTS
The Football Spectators (Seating) Order 1995
4th July 1995
Laid before Parliament
5th July 1995
Coming into force
31st July 1995
The Secretary of State in exercise of the powers conferred on him by section 11(1) to (3) of the Football Spectators Act 1989(1) and of all other powers enabling him in that behalf, after consulting the Football Licensing Authority, hereby makes the following Order:—
1. This Order may be cited as the Football Spectators (Seating) Order 1995 and shall come into force on 31st July 1995.
2.—(1) The Secretary of State hereby directs the Football Licensing Authority as set out in paragraph (2) below.
(2) When granting any licence to admit spectators(2) to any of the premises specified in column (1) of Schedule 1 hereto and further identified, in column (2) of that Schedule by the name of the football club of which they are or will be the home ground, it shall include a condition imposing the requirements, as respects the seating of spectators at designated football matches(3) at the said premises, specified in Schedule 2 hereto.
Secretary of State for National Heritage
4th July 1995
SCHEDULE 1PREMISES IN RESPECT OF WHICH A CONDITION IMPOSING REQUIREMENTS AS RESPECTS THE SEATING OF SPECTATORS AT DESIGNATED FOOTBALL MATCHES SHALL BE IMPOSED
The Home Ground of
St James' Park
Newcastle Upon Tyne
The Baseball Ground
Cellnet Riverside Stadium
SCHEDULE 2REQUIREMENTS TO BE IMPOSED
1. Only seated accommodation shall be provided for spectators at a designated football match.
2. Spectators shall only be admitted to watch a designated football match from seated accommodation.
(This note is not part of the Order)
This Order directs the Football Licensing Authority to include in any licence to admit spectators to the football grounds, all in England, listed in Schedule 1 a condition imposing requirements specified in Schedule 2 as respects the seating of spectators at designated football matches at those premises. “Designated football matches” are those association football matches designated by the Secretary of State, under powers conferred by section 1(2) of the Football Spectators Act 1989, in the Football Spectators (Designation of Football Matches in England and Wales) Order 1993 (S.I 1993/1691) and they include all association football matches played at the premises listed in Schedule 1 to this Order.
The Football Licensing Authority is already required to include a condition imposing seating requirements in licences granted in respect of the premises listed in Schedule 1 to the Football Spectators (Seating) Order 1994 (S.I. 1994/1666).
1989 c. 37.
A “licence to admit spectators” is defined in section 1(7) of the Football Spectators Act 1989.
“Designated football match” is defined in section 1(2) of the Football Spectators Act 1989 and S.I. 1993/1691.