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Glasgow Commonwealth Games Act 2008

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All reference to 'Parts' and 'sections' are from the Glasgow Commonwealth Games Act 2008. For other versions of these Explanatory Notes, see More Resources.

  1. Introduction

  2. Summary

  3. Background

  4. The Act – an Overview

  5. Commentary on Sections

    1. Introductory

      1. Section 1: The Glasgow Commonwealth Games

    2. Street Trading Etc.

      1. Section 2: Ban on outdoor trading in the vicinity of Games locations

      2. Section 3: Trading activities, places and prohibited times

      3. Section 4: Authorised trading

      4. Section 5: Trading authorisation: conditions

      5. Section 6: Trading permitted without authorisation

      6. Section 7: Existing trading licences

      7. Section 8: Alternative arrangements where existing trading banned during Games

      8. Section 9: Guidance and information about trading

    3. Advertising

      1. Section 10: Ban on advertising in the vicinity of Games locations

      2. Section 11: Advertising activities

      3. Section 12: Authorised advertising

      4. Section 13: Advertising authorisation: conditions

      5. Section 14: Advertising permitted without authorisation

      6. Section 15: Existing advertising licences

      7. Section 16: Guidance and information about advertising

    4. Ticket Touting

      1. Section 17: Ban on ticket touting

      2. Section 18: Exception for certain advertisers

      3. Section 19: Use of internet

      4. Section 20: Authorised ticket sales

    5. Enforcement

      1. Section 21: Enforcement officers

      2. Section 22: General enforcement power

      3. Section 23: Restrictions on general enforcement power

      4. Section 24: Power to enter and search

      5. Section 25: Use of reasonable force

      6. Section 26: Further restrictions on entering houses

      7. Section 27: Power to obtain information

      8. Section 28: Requirement to produce authority

      9. Section 29: Test purchases

      10. Section 30: Compensation and recovery costs

      11. Section 31: Obstructing an enforcement officer

      12. Section 32: Police powers

      13. Section 33: Action under sections 22 to 29: procedure

    6. Trial and Punishment

      1. Section 34: Mode of trial

      2. Section 35: Penalties

      3. Section 36: Offences by bodies corporate

    7. Transport

      1. Section 37: Transport plan

      2. Section 38: Games traffic regulation orders

      3. Section 39: Urgent traffic regulation measures

      4. Section 40: Power to direct councils to regulate road use for Games purposes

    8. Funding Etc.

      1. Section 41: Organising Committee: funding and other assistance

    9. Compulsory Acquisition

      1. Section 42: Compulsory acquisition of land for Games purposes

    10. Subordinate Legislation: Procedure

      1. Section 43: Orders and regulations

      2. Section 44: Consultation

      3. Section 45: Factors for Ministers to consider

      4. Section 46: Notice

    11. Final Provisions

      1. Section 47: Ancillary provision

      2. Section 48: Interpretation

      3. Section 49: Commencement

      4. Section 50: Repeal

      5. Section 51: Short title

      6. Index

  6. Parliamentary History

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