124. Offences and penalties.

If persons are admitted as spectators1 to, or permitted to remain as spectators on, any premises during a period relevant2 to a designated football match without a licence to admit spectators3 being in force, any responsible person4 commits an offence5. Where a person is charged with such an offence it is a defence to prove either (1) that the spectators were admitted in an emergency6; or (2) that the spectators were admitted without his consent7 and that he took all reasonable precautions and exercised all due diligence to avoid the commission of such an offence8.

If any term or condition