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Police, Public Order and Criminal Justice (Scotland) Act 2006

Section 55 – “Football matches” and “regulated football matches”

93.This section defines football matches and regulated football matches for the purposes of this Chapter and empowers the Scottish Ministers to add matches to or remove matches from the list of regulated football matches by order made by statutory instrument subject to negative resolution procedure. It also makes clear that this Chapter applies to football matches both that are played and that are intended to be played.

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