Published the decree that empowers the CSD in the return of the competitions

The Official State Gazette (BOE) certifies this Wednesday that the Higher Sports Council (CSD) will be the competent body to apply prevention and safety measures in the resumption of the competitions of LaLiga and the ACB, including those related to the capacity to avoid crowds.

This is established by Royal Decree-Law 21/2020, of June 9, on urgent measures of prevention, containment and coordination to deal with the health crisis caused by the coronavirus approved this Tuesday by the Council of Ministers and published this Wednesday for its entry into force.

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Regarding facilities for sports activities and competitions, the text indicates that "the competent administrations must ensure compliance by the owners of the facilities where sports activities and competitions are carried out, for individual or collective practice, of the capacity, disinfection, prevention and conditioning standards that they establish ".

"In any case, it must be ensured that the necessary measures are taken to guarantee a minimum interpersonal distance of 1.5 meters, as well as due control to avoid crowds. When it is not possible to maintain said safety distance, they will observe the appropriate hygiene measures to prevent the risks of contagion, "he adds.

It also indicates that "in the case of the Professional Football League and the ACB Basketball League, the competent administration for the application of the provisions of the previous section will be the Higher Sports Council prior Consult the organizer of the competition, the Ministry of Health and the Autonomous Communities ".

"The decisions adopted by said body will give priority to health circumstances as well as to the need to protect both athletes and citizens attending to sports activities and competitions," he concludes.

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