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Scottish Statutory Instruments

2014 No. 374

Sports Grounds And Sporting Events

The Sports Grounds and Sporting Events (Designation) (Scotland) Amendment Order 2014

Made

17th December 2014

Laid before the Scottish Parliament

19th December 2014

Coming into force

2nd February 2015

The Scottish Ministers make the following Order in exercise of the powers conferred by section 18 of the Criminal Law (Consolidation) (Scotland) Act 1995(1) and all other powers enabling them to do so.

Citation and commencement

1.  This Order may be cited as the Sports Grounds and Sporting Events (Designation) (Scotland) Amendment Order 2014 and comes into force on 2nd February 2015.

Amendment of the Sports Grounds and Sporting Events (Designation) (Scotland) Order 2014

2.—(1) The Sports Grounds and Sporting Events (Designation) (Scotland) Order 2014(2) is amended as follows.

(2) In Schedule 1 (sports grounds)—

(a)omit the following entries—

Murrayfield StadiumEdinburgh
Recreation ParkAlloa; and

(b)insert the following entries at the appropriate places—

BT Murrayfield StadiumEdinburgh
East PeffermillEdinburgh
The Indodrill StadiumAlloa
Lochburn ParkGlasgow.

JAMIE HEPBURN

Authorised to sign by the Scottish Ministers

St Andrew’s House,

Edinburgh

17th December 2014

EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the Order)

This Order amends the Sports Grounds and Sporting Events (Designation) (Scotland) Order 2014 (“the 2014 Order”). The 2014 Order designates sports grounds, classes of sporting events played at those grounds and classes of sporting events outside Great Britain for the purposes of Part II of the Criminal Law (Consolidation) (Scotland) Act 1995 (sporting events: control of alcohol etc.).

Article 2(2) of this Order makes changes to the designated sporting grounds in the 2014 Order to reflect changes to the name of the home ground of Alloa Athletic F.C. and of Scotland’s national rugby stadium. Article 2(2) also adds East Peffermill, Edinburgh and Lochburn Park, Glasgow to the list of designated sporting grounds.

(1)

1995 c.39. The functions of the Secretary of State were transferred to the Scottish Ministers by virtue of section 53 of the Scotland Act 1998 (c.46). Section 18 has been modified by paragraph 2 of schedule 3 to the Interpretation and Legislative Reform (Scotland) Act 2010 (asp 10).

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