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Procedure

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DISCIPLINARY PROCEDURE WHO DOES WHAT AND WHEN
 
LEAGUE DISCIPLINE OFFICERS
 
- Chairman: Mark Heald Mobile:07815 797556 email: chiefexec@bradfordcl.com
 
- Secretary: Peter Arundel Mobile 07900 041380 email: jointsecretary@bradfordcl.com
 
- The officers oversee the disciplinary procedure and monitor its implementation.
 
UMPIRES
- If five Penalty runs are awarded they must inform the captain of the offending team and inform the scorers.
- Umpires must record details of all five run penalties on their report card.
- Umpires must inform the captain and player(s) of intention to report.
- Umpires must call League Disciplinary Chairman by 10pm the following day.
- The completed Disciplinary Report Form must be submitted to League Disciplinary Chairman within 48 hours.

LEAGUE DISCIPLINARY OFFICIALS
- The Disciplinary Chairman to contact relevant club(s) by 10pm the day after receiving notification from umpires.
- The date of a disciplinary panel will be confirmed in writing. This will usually be convened within ten days.

CLUB OFFICIALS
- Arrange an internal inquiry.
- Report their findings in writing to the Disciplinary Chairman before the panel hearing.

THE HEARING
- Players(s) and captain to attend Disciplinary Panel hearing along with a club official.
- If required the umpires will be invited to present evidence to the panel only.
- Disciplinary Panel to consider the club's internal inquiry verdict together with the evidence presented at the hearing.
- Panel will advise the club and its player(s) of the verdict and of the right of appeal.

APPEALS
- Notice of an appeal must be made by email to the Disciplinary Chairman within 7 days. A £50 deposit is required.
- An appeal will be called within seven days, the date of which will be notified in writing.
- The appeal panel will consist of three members not previously involved in the case.
- The panel's verdict will be binding.
- Decision will be advised to the club and the persons involved in the incident.

REPORTING OF VERDICTS
- The Bradford Premier League Umpires Association secretary to be informed.
- The outcomes of all disciplinary cases will be reported on the League website.
- The outcomes of all disciplinary cases must be reported to the Yorkshire Cricket Board within seven days.
- If a player is registered to a First Class club his county, the PCA and ECB have to be notified within seven days.