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Culture and Recreation Bill [H.L.]

This is the Culture and Recreation Bill [H.L.], as introduced in the House of Lords on 14th December 2000.

 
EXPLANATORY NOTES

Explanatory Notes to the Bill, prepared by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport, are published separately as HL Bill 7- EN.


EUROPEAN CONVENTION ON HUMAN RIGHTS

The Lord McIntosh of Haringey has made the following statement under section 19(1)(a) of the Human Rights Act 1998:

In my view the provisions of the Culture and Recreation Bill [H.L.] are compatible with the Convention rights.


 
  
Culture and Recreation Bill [H.L.]
 
 
 
 
ARRANGEMENT OF CLAUSES

PART I
SAFETY AT SPORTS GROUNDS
The Sports Ground Safety Authority
Clause 
1.Football Licensing Authority to become the safety authority.
2.Consequential amendments to Football Spectators Act 1989.

Spectators at designated football matches
3.Abolition of offence of admitting spectators to unlicensed premises.
4.Terms and conditions instead to be included in safety certificates.
5.Directions by Secretary of State: conditions as to seating or standing.
6.Provisions supplementary to section 5.

Supervision of local authorities by the safety authority
7.Review of local authorities' discharge of functions.
8.The further powers conferred by section 7(3).

Appeals against terms or conditions
9.Prevention of suspension pending determination of appeal.

Advisory functions of the safety authority
10.Advice to bodies or persons outside England and Wales.
11.Advice to the Secretary of State.
12.Advice to other bodies or persons in England and Wales.

Powers of entry and inspection
13.Persons authorised by the safety authority or the Secretary of State.

Interpretation and related consequential provision
14.Designated football matches and other definitions etc.

PART II
PARKS REGULATION
Fixed penalty offences
15.Fixed penalty offences.
16.Fixed penalty notices.
17.Fixed penalties: further provision.

Miscellaneous
18.Amendment of Parks Regulation (Amendment) Act 1926.

PART III
THE HISTORIC BUILDINGS AND MONUMENTS COMMISSION FOR ENGLAND
Underwater archaeology
19.New functions relating to underwater archaeology.
20.Amendments consequential on section 19.
21.Exercise of certain ministerial functions.

Trading functions
22.New trading functions of Commission.
23.Objects of companies formed by the Commission.

Protected wrecks
24.Assistance in relation to protected wrecks.

PART IV
CULTURE ONLINE
25.Establishment of Culture Online.
26.Functions of Culture Online.
27.Directions by the Secretary of State.
28.Finance.

PART V
MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS
Grants
29.Grants relating to the arts.
30.Grants relating to films.
31.Grants relating to architecture.
32.Grants relating to museums, galleries, etc.

New statutory bodies
33.Incorporation of new statutory corporations.
34.Provision supplemental to section 33.

Films
35.Certification.
36.Termination of duty to keep register of films.

Libraries, museums and galleries
37.Library Advisory Council for England: abolition.
38.Governing bodies of certain museums and galleries.

The British Library
39.Power of the Board to form companies.
40.No further nomination to the Board by the British Museum.

Osborne Estate
41.Osborne Estate.

Public statues in Greater London
42.Removal of requirement for written assent.

Tourist Boards
43.British Tourist Authority: extra member to be appointed by Mayor.
44.English Tourist Board: new name.
45.Powers to vary maximum number of members of certain bodies.

The Superannuation Act 1972
46.Extension to certain offices and employments.
47.Delegation of functions.

PART VI
SUPPLEMENTARY PROVISIONS
48.Orders.
49.Directions.
50.Repeals.
51.Interpretation.
52.Short title, commencement and extent.
 

SCHEDULES
    Schedule 1-The safety authority: supplementary provisions.
    Schedule 2-Culture Online.
    Schedule 3-Orders under section 33.
    Schedule 4-Certification: exercise of Secretary of State's functions.
    Schedule 5-Governing bodies of certain museums and galleries.
    Schedule 6-Renaming of English Tourist Board: consequential amendments.
    Part I-Amendments to the Development of Tourism Act 1969.
    Part II-Amendments to other enactments.
    Schedule 7-Enactments repealed.
    Part I-Safety at Sports Grounds.
    Part II-The Historic Buildings and Monuments Commission for England.
    Part III-Register of films.
    Part IV-The Library Advisory Council for England.
    Part V-Museums and galleries.
    Part VI-Osborne Estate.
    Part VII-Public statues.
    Part VIII-Spent provisions.
 


 
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