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Football Spectators Act 1989

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F11This Schedule applies to the following offences:E+W

(a)any offence under section F2..., 14J(1) [F3, 19(6), 20(10)] or 21C(2) of this Act [F4or section 68(1) or (5) of the Police, Public Order and Criminal Justice (Scotland) Act 2006 by virtue of section 106 of the Policing and Crime Act 2009],

(b)any offence under section 2 or 2A of the M1Sporting Events (Control of Alcohol etc.) Act 1985 (alcohol, containers and fireworks) committed by the accused at any football match to which this Schedule applies or while entering or trying to enter the ground,

(c)any offence under section [F54A or] 5 of the M2Public Order Act 1986 (harassment, alarm or distress) or any provision of [F6Part 3 or 3A] of that Act [F7(hatred by reference to race etc)] committed during a period relevant to a football match to which this Schedule applies at any premises while the accused was at, or was entering or leaving or trying to enter or leave, the premises,

(d)any offence involving the use or threat of violence by the accused towards another person committed during a period relevant to a football match to which this Schedule applies at any premises while the accused was at, or was entering or leaving or trying to enter or leave, the premises,

(e)any offence involving the use or threat of violence towards property committed during a period relevant to a football match to which this Schedule applies at any premises while the accused was at, or was entering or leaving or trying to enter or leave, the premises,

(f)any offence involving the use, carrying or possession of an offensive weapon or a firearm committed during a period relevant to a football match to which this Schedule applies at any premises while the accused was at, or was entering or leaving or trying to enter or leave, the premises,

(g)any offence under section 12 of the M3Licensing Act 1872 (persons found drunk in public places, etc.) of being found drunk in a highway or other public place committed while the accused was on a journey to or from a football match to which this Schedule applies being an offence as respects which the court makes a declaration that the offence related to football matches,

(h)any offence under section 91(1) of the M4Criminal Justice Act 1967 (disorderly behaviour while drunk in a public place) committed in a highway or other public place while the accused was on a journey to or from a football match to which this Schedule applies being an offence as respects which the court makes a declaration that the offence related to football matches,

(j)any offence under section 1 of the M5Sporting Events (Control of Alcohol etc.) Act 1985 (alcohol on coaches or trains to or from sporting events) committed while the accused was on a journey to or from a football match to which this Schedule applies being an offence as respects which the court makes a declaration that the offence related to football matches,

(k)any offence under section [F84A or] 5 of the M6Public Order Act 1986 (harassment, alarm or distress) or any provision of [F9Part 3 or 3A] of that Act [F10(hatred by reference to race etc)] committed while the accused was on a journey to or from a football match to which this Schedule applies being an offence as respects which the court makes a declaration that the offence related to football matches,

(l)any offence under section 4 [F11, 5 or 5A] of the M7Road Traffic Act 1988 (driving etc. when under the influence of drink or drugs or with an alcohol concentration above the prescribed limit [F12or with a concentration of a specified controlled drug above the specified limit]) committed while the accused was on a journey to or from a football match to which this Schedule applies being an offence as respects which the court makes a declaration that the offence related to football matches,

(m)any offence involving the use or threat of violence by the accused towards another person committed while one or each of them was on a journey to or from a football match to which this Schedule applies being an offence as respects which the court makes a declaration that the offence related to football matches,

(n)any offence involving the use or threat of violence towards property committed while the accused was on a journey to or from a football match to which this Schedule applies being an offence as respects which the court makes a declaration that the offence related to football matches,

(o)any offence involving the use, carrying or possession of an offensive weapon or a firearm committed while the accused was on a journey to or from a football match to which this Schedule applies being an offence as respects which the court makes a declaration that the offence related to football matches,

(p)any offence under the M8Football (Offences) Act 1991,

(q)any offence under section [F134A or] 5 of the M9Public Order Act 1986 (harassment, alarm or distress) or any provision of [F14Part 3 or 3A] of that Act [F15(hatred by reference to race etc)]

(i)which does not fall within paragraph (c) or (k) above,

(ii)which was committed during a period relevant to a football match to which this Schedule applies, and

(iii)as respects which the court makes a declaration that the offence related to that match or to that match and any other football match which took place during that period,

(r)any offence involving the use or threat of violence by the accused towards another person—

(i)which does not fall within paragraph (d) or (m) above,

(ii)which was committed during a period relevant to a football match to which this Schedule applies, and

(iii)as respects which the court makes a declaration that the offence related to that match or to that match and any other football match which took place during that period,

(s)any offence involving the use or threat of violence towards property—

(i)which does not fall within paragraph (e) or (n) above,

(ii)which was committed during a period relevant to a football match to which this Schedule applies, and

(iii)as respects which the court makes a declaration that the offence related to that match or to that match and any other football match which took place during that period,

(t)any offence involving the use, carrying or possession of an offensive weapon or a firearm—

(i)which does not fall within paragraph (f) or (o) above,

(ii)which was committed during a period relevant to a football match to which this Schedule applies, and

(iii)as respects which the court makes a declaration that the offence related to that match or to that match and any other football match which took place during that period.

(u)any offence under section 166 of the M10Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994 (sale of tickets by unauthorised persons) which relates to tickets for a football match.

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F1Sch. 1 substituted (28.8.2000) by 2000 c. 25, s. 1(1), Sch. 1 para. 5; S.I. 2000/2125, art. 2

F2Words in Sch. 1 para. 1(a) repealed (6.4.2007) by Violent Crime Reduction Act 2006 (c. 38), s. 66(2), Sch. 5; S.I. 2007/858, art. 2(n)(v)

F3Words in Sch. 1 para. 1(a) inserted (1.4.2010) by Policing and Crime Act 2009 (c. 26), ss. 107(a), 116(1); S.I. 2010/507, art. 5(o)

F4Words in Sch. 1 para. 1(a) inserted (1.4.2010) by Policing and Crime Act 2009 (c. 26), ss. 107(b), 116(1); S.I. 2010/507, art. 5(o)

F11Words in Sch. 1 para. 1(1) substituted (2.3.2015) by Crime and Courts Act 2013 (c. 22), s. 61(2), Sch. 22 para. 15(a); S.I. 2014/3268, art. 2

F12Words in Sch. 1 para. 1(1) inserted (2.3.2015) by Crime and Courts Act 2013 (c. 22), s. 61(2), Sch. 22 para. 15(b); S.I. 2014/3268, art. 2

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