154. Offences.

Any responsible person1 and, if a safety certificate2 is in operation, the holder of the certificate is guilty of an offence3 if:

  1.  

    (1)     spectators4 are admitted to a regulated stand at a sports ground on an occasion when no safety certificate which covers their use of the stand is in operation for it5; or

  2.  

    (2)     any term or condition of a safety certificate for a regulated stand at a sports ground is contravened6.

Where any person is charged with such an offence, it is a defence to prove that the spectators were admitted or the contravention of the certificate took