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Football Spectators Act 1989

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17Application to terminate restriction order

(1)A person in relation to whom a restriction order has had effect for at least one year may apply to the court by which it was made to terminate it.

(2)On such an application the court may, having regard to the person’s character, his conduct since the order was made, the nature of the offence which led to it and any other circumstances of the case, either by order terminate the restriction order (as from a date specified in the terminating order) or refuse the application.

(3)Where an application under this section is refused, a further application in respect of the restriction order shall not be entertained if made within the period of six months beginning with the day of the refusal.

(4)The court may order the applicant to pay all or any part of the costs of an application under this section.

(5)In the case of a restriction order made by a magistrates' court, the reference in subsection (1) above to the court by which it was made includes a reference to any magistrates' court acting for the same petty sessions area as that court.

(6)Section 63(2) of the [1980 c. 43.] Magistrates' Courts Act 1980 (power to suspend or rescind orders) does not apply to a restriction order.

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