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(1)In this Act “the London Olympics” means—
(a)the Games of the Thirtieth Olympiad that are to take place in 2012, and
(b)the Paralympic Games that are to take place in that year.
(2)A reference in this Act to the London Olympics includes a reference to any event which forms part of the Games specified in subsection (1)(a) or (b) including, in particular—
(a)an event, other than a sporting event, held in accordance with the Host City Contract, and
(b)an event which is to take place outside London.
(3)In this Act—
(a)“the British Olympic Association” means the company limited by guarantee registered with that name,
(b)“London Olympic event” means an event (whether or not a sporting event and whether or not held in London) held as part of the London Olympics,
(c)“the London Olympics period” means the period which—
(i)begins four weeks before the day of the opening ceremony of the Games of the Thirtieth Olympiad that are to take place in 2012, and
(ii)ends with the fifth day after the day of the closing ceremony of the Paralympic Games 2012,
(d)“the London Organising Committee” means the organising committee formed in accordance with section 2 of the Host City Contract as the company limited by guarantee registered as the London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games Limited (LOCOG),
(e)“the Host City Contract” means the Host City Contract, for the Games of the Thirtieth Olympiad that are to take place in 2012, signed at Singapore on 6th July 2005 and entered into by—
(i)the International Olympic Committee,
(ii)the Mayor of London (representing London), and
(iii)the British Olympic Association,
(f)“the Paralympic Games” means the events known by that name and to be organised by the London Organising Committee in accordance with section 60 of the Host City Contract, and
(g)“the Olympic Charter” means the Olympic Charter of the International Olympic Committee.
(1)If the Secretary of State thinks that a reference in this Act to an Olympic document has ceased to be accurate by reason of the amendment or substitution of that document, he may by order amend the reference.
(2)In subsection (1) “Olympic document” means a document referred to in section 1.
(3)An order under subsection (1)—
(a)may include consequential or incidental provision,
(b)shall be made by statutory instrument,
(c)shall be subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of either House of Parliament, and
(d)may not be made unless the Secretary of State has consulted the London Organising Committee.
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