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Football Banning Orders

Data Law Limited


£60 inc VAT
Or £20.00/mo. for 3 months...
Study method
Online, self-paced
1 hour
No formal qualification
Additional info
  • Tutor is available to students

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Learning Outcomes

  • On completion of this course you will know:

    • Which criminal cases are likely to lead to an application for a banning order?
    • Who has to prove what and when to obtain one?
    • How an order will affect the defendant
    • How to deal with police applications for civil orders
    • How you will be paid for your work if you defend
    • Who is liable for costs and appeals?

What is the target audience?

  • This course will be suitable for advocates of all levels


Aimed atprosecuting and defence advocates in all criminal courts, whether you are new to this area or seek a refresher in time for Euro 2016, this course looks at the court’s powers to impose a Football Banning Order.

Topics considered include:

  • The main provisions of the Football Spectators Act 1989
  • The power to make an order on conviction
  • Who has to prove what and how?
  • Power to make a civil order
  • Who has to prove what and how?
  • Helpful authorities
  • The likely terms of any order
  • Duration of orders
  • Consequences of breach
  • Funding
  • Costs
  • Appeals

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