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(1)A football banning order is an order which—
(a)prohibits the person against whom it is made from entering any premises for the purposes of attending any regulated football matches in the United Kingdom; and
(b)requires the person against whom it is made to report at a police station in accordance with this Chapter, in connection with regulated football matches outside the United Kingdom.
(2)A football banning order must require the person against whom it is made—
(a)to report initially at a police station in Scotland specified in the order within 5 days beginning with the day on which the order is made; and
(b)where a relevant event occurs, to notify the football banning orders authority of the prescribed information in relation to the event within 7 days beginning with the day on which the event occurs.
(3)A football banning order must, unless it appears to the court making it that there are exceptional circumstances, impose a requirement as to the surrender in accordance with this Chapter, in connection with regulated football matches outside the United Kingdom, of the person’s passport.
(4)A football banning order may, if the court making it considers it would help to prevent violence or disorder at or in connection with any football matches, impose on the person additional requirements.
(5)Such requirements may include prohibiting the person from entering any premises (including premises to be entered for the purposes of attending football matches which are not regulated football matches).
(6)A football banning order must specify the period for which it is to have effect.
(7)That period is not to exceed—
(a)10 years, in the case of an order made under section 51 made in addition to a sentence of imprisonment;
(b)5 years, in the case of an order made under section 51 other than one mentioned in paragraph (a);
(c)3 years, in the case of an order made under section 52.
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