Birmingham Commonwealth Games Bill (HC Bill 8)

EXPLANATORY NOTES

Explanatory notes to the Bill, prepared by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media
and Sport, have been ordered to be published as Bill 8—EN.

EUROPEAN CONVENTION ON HUMAN RIGHTS

Secretary Nicky Morgan has made the following statement under section 19(1)(a) of
the Human Rights Act 1998:

In my view the provisions of the Birmingham Commonwealth Games Bill [HL] are
compatible with the Convention rights.

Contents

  1. Part 1

    Organising Committee

    1. 1. Financial assistance

    2. 2. Annual reporting

  2. Part 2

    Association with the Games

    1. 3. Unauthorised association with the Games

    2. 4. Authorised association

    3. 5. Exceptions to the prohibition on unauthorised association

    4. 6. Enforcement of section 3(1) in relation to goods and documents

    5. 7. Protections for persons with an interest in goods or documents

    6. 8. Guidance

    7. 9. Interpretation of Part 2

  3. Part 3

    Touting, advertising and trading offences

    1. Touting

      1. 10. Ticket touting offence

      2. 11. Ticket touting outside the United Kingdom

      3. 12. Other provision about authorisations under section 10

    2. Advertising

      1. 13. Advertising offence

      2. 14. Authorised advertising

      3. 15. Exceptions to the advertising offence

    3. Trading

      1. 16. Trading offence

      2. 17. Authorised trading

      3. 18. Exceptions for certain kinds of trading

      4. 19. Power to provide exceptions to the trading offence

    4. Enforcement

      1. 20. Enforcement of offences under Part 3

    5. Supplementary and general

      1. 21. Offences by directors, partners, etc

      2. 22. Existing restrictions to be unaffected

      3. 23. Guidance and information

      4. 24. Interpretation of Part 3

  4. Part 4

    Transport

    1. 25. Games transport plan

    2. 26. Temporary prohibition or restriction on roads

    3. 27. Concurrent exercise of powers of a local traffic authority

    4. 28. Power to direct a local traffic authority

    5. 29. Interpretation of Part 4

  5. Part 5

    Final provisions

    1. 30. Power to make transitional provision and savings

    2. 31. Regulations

    3. 32. Extent

    4. 33. Commencement and duration

    5. 34. Short title

    1. Schedule 1

      Ticket touting: providers of information society services

    2. Schedule 2

      Enforcement of offences under Part 3