All clubs must be up to speed with ASA Laws and Regulations, from child safeguarding to judical matters.
This section aims to keep clubs informed of the current Laws and Regulations of the ASA, including any published ASA judicial decisions made under the ASA Judicial Regulations.
ASA Judicial Procedures
In order to assist clubs with and provide more information on the ASA Judicial Procedures, the ASA Office of Judicial Administration has produced guidance documents on the ASA’s Mediation and Arbitration Processes which can be accessed by clicking on the links below.
Click here to view the Mediation guidance
Click here to view the Arbitration guidance
Changes to ASA Judicial Regulations
Following approval by the September ASA Sport Governing Board the following changes have been made to ASA Judicial Regulations 79, 102, 103, 104, 106, 108, 109 and 161 which are available below and are effective as of 12:01am on the 1st November 2014. Both the document containing the changes, which are highlighted for clarity, together with a clean version are available below.
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Changes to ASA Regulations
Following approval after the July meetings of the Group Board and Sport Governing Board, changes have been made to ASA Regulation 61.
The changes below are effective from 8th September 2014:
61 Council Chairman
61.1 The Chairman at all meetings of the Council shall be the Chairman of the Group Board if he is present. In his absence the Chairman of the Sport Governing Board will act as chairman of Council. If both are absent the meeting shall elect a chairman.
61.2 If the Chairman of Council has a conflict of interest on any agenda item an alternate chairman will be appointed for that agenda item using the order of precedence set out in Regulation 61.1.
61.3 The Chairman shall have :
61.3.1 unlimited authority upon every question of order and shall be, for the purpose of such meeting, the sole interpreter of the Laws and/or Regulations governing the Council;
61.3.2 the right to vote on every motion. In the event of an equality of votes, he shall have the casting vote.
Regulations for Disciplinary Actions in Water Polo Events Conducted under ASA Laws Regulations and Technical Rules
The ASA Board have approved changes to the regulations for Disciplinary Actions in Water Polo Events, which are available below and are effective from 1st September 2013.
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