Sports Grounds Safety Authority Act 2011
- Type of Bill:
- Private Members' Bill (Ballot Bill)
- Jonathan Lord
- Lord Faulkner of Worcester
Progress of the Bill
Bill started in the House of Commons
- House of Commons
- House of Lords
- Royal Assent
- Royal Assent 12 July, 2011 | 12.07.2011
Act of Parliament
|Sports Grounds Safety Authority Act 2011 c.6||12.07.2011|
Latest news on the Sports Grounds Safety Authority Act 2011
Following agreement by both Houses on the text of the Bill it received Royal Assent on 12 July. The Bill is now an Act of Parliament (law).
Summary of the Sports Grounds Safety Authority Act 2011
The Football Licensing Authority (FLA) is responsible for licensing league and international football grounds in England and Wales and for overseeing the control of safety at these grounds by local authorities.
The Bill would rename the FLA as the Sports Grounds Safety Authority and would enable it to provide advice about safety at sports grounds generally. However, it would not extend the FLA’s licensing functions or its local authority oversight duties to sports grounds other than football grounds.
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