The Features of Club`s Strict Liability for Using of Fireworks by Spectators Based on the Example of CAS Decisions: CAS 2013/A/3139, CAS 2013/A/3324 & 3369, CAS 2014/A/3944

Ilya Vasilyev, Margarita Izmalkova, Raisa Khalatova

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Abstract

In the article, the authors refer to the practice of the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) in cases of bringing clubs to disciplinary responsibility for the use of pyrotechnics by fans. Such disputes in the disciplinary practice of UEFA and CAS have features related both to the way the fan commits an offense and to the assessment of the seriousness of the act and respect for the principle of proportionality of the sanction. Resort to the decisions of the Court of Arbitration for Sport helps to get answers to these and some other questions of clubs responsibility for the use of pyrotechnics by fans. With the actual status of CAS in the field of sports law, it means bringing legal certainty to the regulation of the UEFA Disciplinary Regulations.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)135-142
JournalRussian Journal of Comparative Law
Issue number5 (2)
StatePublished - 5 Feb 2019

Scopus subject areas

  • Law

Keywords

  • the UEFA Disciplinary Regulations
  • strict liability of clubs
  • the disciplinary responsibility of clubs
  • fans behavior
  • use of pyrotechnics by fans
  • Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS)
  • decisions of CAS
  • the proportionality of disciplinary sanctions

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