1 Citation and commencement

This Order may be cited as the Football Spectators (Seating) Order 2007 and shall come into force on 7th August 2007.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 7 August 2007: see above.

2 Direction

2Direction

(1)    The Secretary of State directs the Football Licensing Authority as set out in paragraph (2).

(2)    When granting any licence to admit spectators to the premises specified in column (1) of Schedule 1 and further identified in column (2) of that Schedule by the name of the football club of which they are the home ground, it shall include a condition imposing the requirements, as respects the seating of spectators at designated football matches, specified in Schedule 2.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 7 August 2007: see art 1.

Signature

James Purnell

Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport

16th July 2007

SCHEDULE 1 Premises in Respect of which a Condition Imposing Requirements about the Seating of Spectators at Designated Football Matches shall be Imposed

SCHEDULE 1Premises in Respect of which a Condition Imposing Requirements about the Seating of Spectators at Designated Football Matches shall be Imposed Article 2(2)
(1) Address of the premises(2) Football club of which the premises are the home ground
Stadium MKMilton Keynes Dons Football Club
Stadium Way West
Milton Keynes
MK1 1ST
Home Park StadiumPlymouth Argyle Football Club
Plymouth
PL2 3DQ
NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 7 August 2007: see art 1.

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SCHEDULE 2 Requirements to be Imposed

SCHEDULE 2Requirements to be Imposed Article 2(2)

1

Only seated accommodation shall be provided for spectators at a designated football match.

2

Spectators shall only be admitted to watch a designated football match from seated accommodation.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 7 August 2007: see art 1.

EXPLANATORY NOTE

EXPLANATORY NOTE (This note is not part of the Order)

This Order directs the Football Licensing Authority to include in any licence to admit spectators to the football grounds specified in Schedule 1, a condition imposing the requirements specified in Schedule 2. In order to admit spectators to a designated football match a licence is required under the Football Spectators Act 1989. “Designated football matches” are those matches designated by the Secretary of State under section 1(2) of the Football Spectators Act 1989 and they include all association football matches played at the premises specified in Schedule 1 to this Order.