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The Safety of Sports Grounds (Designation) Order 2009

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Statutory Instruments

2009 No. 373

Sports Grounds And Sporting Events, England

The Safety of Sports Grounds (Designation) Order 2009

Made

24th February 2009

Laid before Parliament

26th February 2009

Coming into force

20th March 2009

The Secretary of State makes the following Order in exercise of the powers conferred by section 1(1) of the Safety of Sports Grounds Act 1975(1). In accordance with section 18(4) of that Act he has consulted with such persons as appear to him to be requisite.

Citation and Commencement

1.  This Order may be cited as the Safety of Sports Grounds (Designation) Order 2009 and shall come into force on 20th March 2009.

Designation

2.  The sports grounds specified in the Schedule (each being a sports ground which in the opinion of the Secretary of State has accommodation for more than 10,000 spectators) are designated as sports grounds requiring a safety certificate under the Safety of Sports Grounds Act 1975.

Andy Burnham

Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport

24th February 2009

Article 2

SCHEDULE

Sports GroundOccupier of Sports Ground

The Rose Bowl

Botley Road

Southampton

Hampshire

SO30 3XH

Hampshire County Cricket Club

Riverside Ground

Chester-le-Street

County Durham

DH3 3QR

Durham County Cricket Club

EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the Order)

This Order designates the Rose Bowl in Hampshire, occupied by Hampshire County Cricket Club, and the Riverside Ground in County Durham, occupied by Durham County Cricket Club, as sports grounds requiring safety certificates under the Safety of Sports Grounds Act 1975.

A full impact assessment has not been produced for this instrument.

(1)

1975 c.52; section 1 was amended by section 19 of, and Schedule 2 to, the Fire Safety and Safety of Places of Sport Act 1987 (c.27).

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