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The Safety of Sports Grounds (Designation) (Amendment) (England) Order 2023

30 May 2023

Amends/Commences: Safety of Sports Grounds Act 1975 (c. 52) 

Comes into force: 30th March 2023

Jurisdiction: England

Under Section 1 of the ‘1975 Act’ the Secretary of State may require sports grounds in England and Wales to have a safety certificate if they have accommodation for over 10,000 spectators.

From 30th March 2023, the StoneX Stadium, occupied by Saracens Rugby Club, is designated as a sports ground that must hold a safety certificate.

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