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Fire Safety and Safety of Places of Sport Act 1987

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part I Fire Safety

    1. Exemption from requirement to have fire certificate

      1. 1. Power to exempt from requirement to have fire certificate.

      2. 2. Exemption from requirement to have fire certificate: supplementary.

      3. 3. Charges for fire certification work.

    2. Means of escape and for fighting fire

      1. 4. Means of escape: scope of regulation.

      2. 5. General duty as to means of escape and for fighting fire.

      3. 6. Codes of practice.

      4. 7. Improvement notices.

    3. Interim duties as to safety of premises

      1. 8. Duties as regards safety pending determination of applications for fire certificates.

    4. Premises involving serious risk to persons

      1. 9. Special procedure in case of serious risk: prohibition notices.

    5. Inspections of premises

      1. 10. Inspections of premises.

      2. 11. Disclosure of information obtained in premises.

    6. Civil and other liability

      1. 12. Civil and other liability.

    7. Miscellaneous

      1. 13. Removal of exemption for premises used for public religious worship.

      2. 14. Breaches of fire certificate requirements: restriction of defence.

      3. 15. Automatic means for fighting fire.

      4. 16. Special provision for certain premises.

      5. 17. Extension of power to apply Act.

      6. 18. Application to Crown etc.

  3. Part II Safety of Sports Grounds

    1. Application of Safety of Sports Grounds Act 1975 to all sports grounds

      1. 19. Application of Safety of Sports Grounds Act 1975 to all sports grounds.

    2. Designation: spectator capacity

      1. 20. Designation of grounds; variation in qualifying spectator capacity.

    3. Safety certificates

      1. 21. Safety certificates: police presence.

      2. 22. Safety certificates: appeals.

    4. Grounds involving serious risk to spectators

      1. 23. Special procedure in case of serious risk: prohibition notices.

      2. 24. Prohibition notices: appeals.

    5. Enforcement: inspections and obstruction

      1. 25. Enforcement: inspections and offence of obstruction.

  4. Part III Safety of Stands at Sports Grounds

    1. 26. Safety certificates for stands at sports grounds.

    2. 27. Contents of safety certificates for stands.

    3. 28. Issue of certificates.

    4. 29. Amendment, cancellation etc. of certificates.

    5. 29A.Safety certificates: fire safety

    6. 30. Appeals.

    7. 31. Regulations.

    8. 32. Alterations and extensions.

    9. 33. Exclusion of other statutory requirements.

    10. 34. Enforcement.

    11. 35. Powers of entry and inspection.

    12. 36. Offences.

    13. 37. Civil and other liability.

    14. 38. Service of documents.

    15. 39. Power to modify Part for classes of stand.

    16. 40. Application to Crown.

    17. 41. Interpretation.

  5. Part IV Indoor Sports Licences

    1. Licensing in England and Wales

      1. 42. Licensing of indoor sports premises in London.

      2. 43. Licensing of indoor sports premises outside London.

    2. Licensing in Scotland

      1. 44. Licensing of indoor sports premises in Scotland.

  6. Part V Miscellaneous and General

    1. Miscellaneous

      1. 45. Entertainment licences: removal of exemption.

      2. 46. Entertainment licences: fees for variation.

      3. 47. Luminous tube signs: England and Wales.

      4. 48. Luminous tube signs: Scotland.

    2. General

      1. 49. Repeals and transitional and saving provisions.

      2. 50. Short title, commencement and extent.

  7. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Fire Precautions: Special Provision for Certain Premises

      1. . . . . . . . . . ....

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Special Provision for Certain Premises

      1. Part I The Premises

        1. 1.Subject to paragraph 2 below, the following are the descriptions...

        2. 2.Premises which are deemed to form part of a mine...

      2. Part II The Modifications

        1. 3.(1) This paragraph applies to premises in respect of which...

        2. 4.In section 6(1) as it has effect in relation to...

        3. 5.In section 8 as it has effect in relation to...

        4. 6.In section 8A as it has effect in relation to...

        5. 7.Where a licence issued under the Explosives Act 1875 or...

        6. 8.Where any premises (”the relevant premises”)— (a) are premises for...

    3. SCHEDULE 2

      Extension of Application of Safety of Sports Grounds Act 1975 to Sports Grounds

    4. SCHEDULE 3

      Indoor Sports Licences

      1. Consequential Amendments

        1. Preliminary

          1. 1.In this Schedule references to paragraphs are reference to paragraphs...

      2. Amendments

        1. Music and dancing licences

          1. 2.In paragraph 1, at the end, there shall be inserted...

        2. Boxing and wrestling licences

          1. 3.In paragraph 4— (a) in sub-paragraph (1), after the words...

          2. 4.In paragraph 5(1) and (2), for the words “occasional sports...

        3. Licences continued during applications

          1. 5.In paragraphs 6A and 6B, after the words “paragraph 1”...

        4. Transmission and cancellation of licences

          1. 6.In paragraphs 7 and 8, after the words “paragraph 1”...

        5. Power to impose general terms et ceteralaetc. by regulations

          1. 7.In paragraph 9(1), after the words “paragraph 1” there shall...

        6. Enforcement

          1. 8.In paragraph 10(1), (2)(a) and (4), after the words “paragraph...

          2. 9.In paragraph 12(1) after the words “paragraph 1” there shall...

        7. Provisional grant of licences

          1. 10.In paragraph 17(1), after the words “paragraph 1” there shall...

        8. Variation of licences

          1. 11.In paragraph 18, after the words “paragraph 1” there shall...

        9. Appeals

          1. 12.In paragraph 19- (a) in sub-paragraphs (1)(a) and (3), after...

        10. Meaning of “premises”

          1. 13.Paragraph 20 shall be omitted.

    5. SCHEDULE 4

      Repeals

    6. SCHEDULE 5

      Transitional and Saving Provisions

      1. Preliminary

        1. 1.In this Schedule— ......... “the 1971 Act” means the Fire...

      2. Certain certificates deemed to be fire certificates

        1. 2.Where immediately before a fire certificate becomes required by or...

      3. Charges for fire certification work

        1. 3.Section 8B of the 1971 Act which is inserted by...

      4. Fire safety: emergency orders

        1. 4.The substitution effected by section 9 of this Act of...

      5. Sports grounds: certain existing designations

        1. 5.Any designation of a sports ground made under section 1...

      6. Sports grounds certificates: appeals

        1. 6.The amendments effected by section 22 of this Act in...

      7. Sports grounds: emergency orders

        1. 7.The substitution effected by section 23 of this Act of...

      8. Entertainment licences for sports generally

        1. 8.Where the use of any premises for the purpose of...

        2. 9.The amendment of Schedule 1 to the 1982 Act effected...

      9. Boxing or wrestling licences

        1. 10.Any licence under paragraph 4 of Schedule 12 to the...

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