Safety of Sports Grounds Act

9 Exclusion of other statutory requirements.E+W+S

(1)While a general safety certificate is in force in relation to a [F1sports ground], the following provisions shall not apply to it, that is to say—

(a)section 37(1) of the M1Public Health Acts Amendment Act 1890 (platforms for public occasions);

(b)[F1section 89 of the M2Civic Government (Scotland) Act 1982 (which makes provision as to the safety of platforms, stands, and other structures), in so far as that section relates] to any matter in relation to which requirements are imposed by the terms and conditions of the safety certificate;

(c)[F2sections 24 and 71 of the M3Building Act 1984] (exits, entrances, etc. in the case of certain public and other buildings);

(d)any provision of the M4Fire Precautions Act 1971 or of a fire certificate issued under that Act in so far as it relates to any matter in relation to which requirements are imposed by the terms and conditions of the safety certificate; and

(e)any provision of a local Act in so far as it relates to any matter in relation to which requirements are imposed by those terms and conditions.

(2)Where any enactment provides for the licensing of premises of any class or description and the authority responsible for licences thereunder is required or authorised to impose terms, conditions or restrictions in connection with such licences, then, so long as there is in operation with respect to the premises a safety certificate covering the use of the premises by reason of which a licence under that enactment is required, any term, condition or restriction imposed with respect to those premises in connection with any licence under that enactment shall be of no effect in so far as it relates to any matter in relation to which requirements are imposed by the terms and conditions of that certificate.

(3)A person required by or under a local Act to do anything that would involve a contravention of the terms or conditions of a safety certificate shall not be treated as having contravened that Act if he fails to do it.

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