SPORTS GROUNDS AND SPORTING EVENTS
8th July 2002
Laid before Parliament
9th July 2002
Coming into force
31st July 2002
The Secretary of State, in exercise of the powers conferred on her by sections 1(1) and 18(2) of the Safety of Sports Grounds Act 1975(1), after such consultation as is mentioned in section 18(4) of that Act, hereby makes the following Order:
1. This Order may be cited as the Safety of Sports Grounds (Designation) Order 2002 and shall come into force on 31st July 2002.
2. The sports ground specified in the Schedule to this Order (being a sports ground in England at which association football matches are played, which is occupied by a club which is a member of the Football League Limited or the Football Association Premier League Limited, and which in the opinion of the Secretary of State has accommodation for more than 5,000 spectators) is hereby designated as a sports ground requiring a safety certificate under the Safety of Sports Grounds Act 1975(2).
Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport
8th July 2002
|Sports Ground||Occupier of Sports Ground|
|The Walker’s Stadium|
|Leicester City Football Club|
(This note is not part of the Order)
This Order designates The Walker’s Stadium in Leicester as a sports ground requiring a safety certificate under the Safety of Sports Grounds Act 1975.
The number 5,000 was substituted for the number in section 1(1) of the Safety of Sports Grounds Act 1975 for Football League grounds in England and Wales by the Safety of Sports Grounds (Accommodation of Spectators) Order 1996 (S.I. 1996/449).