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NATIONAL LEGISLATION OVERVIEWS
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Safety at Sports and Recreational Events Act, No. 2 of 2010

Long title


To provide for measures to safeguard the physical well-being and safety of persons and property at sports, recreational, religious, cultural, exhibitional, organisational or similar events held at stadiums, venues or along a route; to provide for the accountability of event role-players; to provide for certain prohibitions; to provide for the risk categorisation of events; to provide for the establishment of measures to deal with safety and security at events; to provide for accreditation of role-players at events; to provide for event ticketing; to provide for the control of access of spectators and vehicles at events; to provide for the issuing of safety certificates for planned or existing stadiums or venues; to provide for the contents of safety certificates and amendments to safety certificates; to provide for appointment of inspectors and their powers of entry and inspection; to provide for the deployment of security services; to provide for spectator exclusion notices; to provide for prohibition notices; to provide for the establishment of an Appeal Board and for appeals; to provide for public liability insurance for events; to provide for payment of fees; to provide for offences and penalties; and to provide for matters connected therewith.

Table of contents

SECTION TITLE
PREAMBLE
ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS
CHAPTER 1. DEFINITIONS AND APPLICATION OF ACT
1. Definitions
2. Application of Act
3. Exemptions
CHAPTER 2. ENSURING RESPONSIBILITY FOR SAFETY AND SECURITY AT EVENTS
4. Responsibility for safety and security at events
5. Prohibition
6. Risk categorisation of events
7. Safety certificates
8. Existing stadium or venue safety certificate
9. New stadium or venue design safety certificate
10. Certificate in respect of alteration of or extension to stadium or venue
11. High-risk event safety certificate
12. Contents of safety certificates
13. Amendments to safety certificates
14. Inspectors and powers of entry and inspection
CHAPTER 3.
Part 1.Measures to ensure safety and security at events
15. Event safety and security planning committee
16. Functions of event safety and security planning committee
17. Venue operations centre
18. Accreditation and access to designated areas
19. Event ticketing
20. Spectator and vehicle access control
21. Prohibition notices
22. Spectator exclusion notices
23. Event safety and security measures
24. Deployment of state security services
25. Public liability insurance
Part 2. Appeal Board and appeals
26. Establishment, composition and appointment of Appeal Board
27. Acting by member of Appeal Board after expiry of term of office
28. Resignation and casual appointment of member of Appeal Board
29. Quorum and decisions of Appeal Board
30. Removal of member and dissolution of Appeal Board
31. Appointment of interim Appeal Board
32. Chairperson and Deputy Chairperson of interim Appeal Board
33. Quorum of interim Appeal Board
34. Disqualification from appointment to Appeal Board
35. Conflicts and disclosure of interest by members of Appeal Board
36. Functions of Appeal Board
37. Procedure and rules of Appeal Board
38. Administrative support to Appeal Board
39. Expenditure of Appeal Board
40. Remuneration of members of Appeal Board
41. Report of Appeal Board
42. Appeals
CHAPTER 4. GENERAL PROVISIONS, SHORT TITLE AND COMMENCEMENT
43. Fees
44. Offences and penalties
45. Regulations
46. Delegation
47. Limitation of liability
48. Short title and commencement

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