Football Banning Orders

Football Spectators Act 1989

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Course Overview

Aimed at prosecuting 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

What are the requirements?

  • Watch 20 minute recorded webinar, including reference notes, discussion questions and optional evaluation form to test your legal knowledge
  • This course provides 0.5 – 1 CPD point (depending on length of time spent considering the discussion questions and completing the evaluation form)

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



About Instructor - Olwen Davies

Admitted in 1990, Olwen is freelance solicitor-advocate with extensive experience in both defence and prosecution work from the magistrates' court to the Court of Appeal. Olwen has lectured at post- graduate level and has presented many CPD courses for the legal profession, the police, Health and Safety Executive and others. Olwen is the co-author of Jordan's Criminal Practitioners Guide to the Criminal Justice Act 2003 and is an avid supporter of Save UK Justice and the campaign to stop cuts to legal aid and the criminal justice system.

Course Curriculum

Football Banning Orders

  • Webinar - Football Banning Orders
  • Slides - Football Banning Orders
    57 Page
  • Evaluation - Football Banning Orders
    2 Page


  • Price
  • £ 60