Equal Status Act 2000

Further provision in relation to discriminating clubs.

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10.—(1) Notwithstanding anything in the Registration of Clubs Acts, 1904 to 1999—

( a) subject to paragraph (b), while an order under section 8 determining that a club is a discriminating club remains in effect, no certificate of registration under those Acts shall be granted to or renewed for the benefit of the club, or

( b) where an order under section 8 has been made determining that a club is a discriminating club and an application under subsection (15) of that section in respect of the club is pending, the certificate of registration of the club under those Acts may be renewed in accordance with those Acts but shall cease to be in force—

(i) on the expiration of one year after the date of the renewal, if no determination under section 8 has been made within that period in respect of the club, or

(ii) on the date of a determination under section 8 that the club has not ceased to be a discriminating club,

whichever first occurs.

(2) In this section “order under section 8 ” does not include an order under that section providing for the suspension of the certificate of registration of the club concerned under the Registration of Clubs Acts, 1904 to 1999