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Sports Grounds Safety Authority Act 2010-12

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

  1. House of Commons
    1. 1st reading
    2. 2nd reading
    3. Committee stage
    4. Report stage
    5. 3rd reading
  2. House of Lords
    1. 1st reading
    2. 2nd reading
    3. Committee stage
    4. Report stage
    5. 3rd reading
  3. Consideration of Amendments
  4. Royal Assent

Last event

Act of Parliament

House Act Date
Commons Sports Grounds Safety Authority Act 2011 c.6 12.07.2011

Latest news on the Bill

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 Bill

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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