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The Safety of Sports Grounds (Designation) Order 1977

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1977 No. 1323

SPORTS GROUNDS

The Safety of Sports Grounds (Designation) Order 1977

Made

29th July 1977

Laid before Parliament

9th August 1977

Coming into Operation

1st January 1978

In exercise of the powers conferred upon me by section 1(1) of the Safety of Sports Grounds Act 1975, and after such consultation as is mentioned in section 18(4) thereof, I hereby make the following Order:—

1.  This Order may be cited as the Safety of Sports Grounds (Designation) Order 1977 and shall come into operation on 1st January 1978.

2.  The sports stadia specified in the Schedule to this Order (being stadia each of which in the opinion of the Secretary of State has accommodation for more than 10,000 spectators) are hereby designated as stadia requiring safety certificates under the Safety of Sports Grounds Act 1975.

Merlyn Rees

One of Her Majesty's Principal Secretaries of State

Home Office

29th July 1977

Article 2

SCHEDULE

Address of StadiumOccupier of Stadium

Stamford Bridge Grounds

Fulham Road

London

Chelsea Football and Athletic Co. Ltd.

City Ground

Nottingham

Nottingham Forest Football Club

Molineux Grounds

Waterloo Road

Wolverhampton

Wolverhampton Wanderers Football Club (1923) Ltd.

EXPLANATORY NOTE

By this Order the Secretary of State designates certain sports stadia as stadia requiring safety certificates under the Safety of Sports Grounds Act 1975.

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