Sport Conventions

Resolution on the use of non-discriminatory terms (97/1)

(adopted at the 17th meeting, 5-6 June 1997, of the Standing Committee of the European Convention on Spectator Violence and Misbehaviour at Sports Events and in particular at Football Matches)

The Standing Committee (T-RV) of the European Convention on Spectator Violent and Misbehaviour at Sports Events and in particular at Football Matches;

Having regard to Article 9 of the Convention;

Having regard to its recommendations of 1989, 1991, 1/93 and 1/94;

Bearing in mind the progress made in controlling spectator violence and misbehaviour since the Convention came into force in November 1985;

Decides that:

In the explanatory reports to its 1989 Recommendation on Ticket Sales and its 1991 Recommendation on Police Co-operation and in the standard checklists of measures to be taken, set out in the appendices to Recommendations Nos.1/93 and 1/94,

The term "segregation" shall be replaced by "separation" wherever it occurs;