DCMS Circular

The purpose of this Notice is to remind Chief Executives of their powers and responsibilities under section 10 of the Safety of Sports Grounds Act 1975, which allows local authorities to issue prohibition notices for sports grounds if they are of the opinion that spectators are likely to be at serious risk of injury. The contents of this Notice do not impose any new or additional burdens on local authorities.This guidance is of particular relevance to football grounds outside the FA Premier and Football Leagues.

Author: 
DCMS
Published By: 
DCMS
First Published: 
1995