Licensing of Indoor Events Act 2003

Safety at indoor event.


10. —(1) A person to whom a licence has been granted shall—

(a) take all reasonable measures to ensure the safety of persons attending the indoor event,

(b) provide reasonable safety measures for the indoor event concerned, and prepare and provide appropriate safety procedures for ensuring the safety of persons attending that indoor event, and

(c) ensure that the measures referred to in paragraph (b) are applied at all times,

having regard to the care which a person attending the indoor event may reasonably be expected to take for his or her own safety or the safety of persons in their care.

(2) It shall be the duty of every person attending an indoor event to conduct himself or herself in such a way as to ensure that, as far as reasonably practicable, any other person attending the indoor event—

(a) is not exposed to danger as a consequence of any act or omission of the first-mentioned person, and

(b) does not suffer injury or damage by reason of any danger arising out of the indoor event or associated activities.

(3) Subsections (1) and (2) are without prejudice to any duty which arises apart from this section.