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  1. Introduction
  2. MA Structure
  3. General Competition Rules And Making Rule Changes
  4. Jurisdiction s
    1. 1.1 Definitions
    2. 1.2 Purpose of Rules
    3. 1.3 Repeal of Current Gcrs
    4. 1.4 by Laws
  5. Administration s
    1. 2.1 The Controlling Bodies
    2. 2.2 Sports Development Levy
    3. 2.3 Sports Development Account
    4. 2.4 Officials
  6. Licensing s
    1. 3.1 Licensing Requirements
    2. 3.2 Licensing General
    3. 3.3 Licensing Seniors
    4. 3.4 Licensing Juniors
    5. 3.5 Licensing Entrants
    6. 3.6 Licensing Speedway Mechanics
    7. 3.7 Licence Issuing And Renewals
    8. 3.8 Junior Coaching Program
  7. Competitions s
    1. 4.1 Venues
    2. 4.2 The Promotion And Conduct of Competitions
    3. 4.3 MA Events
    4. 4.4 Protocols
  8. Alternative Forms of Competition s
    1. 5.1 Alternative Activities
    2. 5.2 Venues Alternative Activities
    3. 5.3 Permits : Alternative Activities
    4. 5.4 Supplementary Regulations Alternative Activities
    5. 5.5 Licensing of Competitors Alternative Activities
    6. 5.6 Technical Specifications Alternative Activities
  9. Recreational Motorcycle Activity s
    1. 6.1 Purpose
    2. 6.2 Recreational Activities
    3. 6.3 Controlling Bodies Recreational Activities
    4. 6.4 Officials Recreational Activities
    5. 6.5 Venues Recreational Activities
    6. 6.6 The Promotion And Conduct of Recreational Activity
    7. 6.7 Permits Recreational Activities
    8. 6.8 Entries
    9. 6.9 Licensing of Participants
  10. Offences Protests And Appeals s
    1. 7.1 Offences
    2. 7.2 Protests
    3. 7.3 Appellate Bodies
    4. 7.4 Appeals
  11. Judicial Committee Guidelines s
    1. 8.1 MA Hearing Guidelines
  12. National Personal Accident Insurance s
    1. 12.1 Summary of Policy Coverage
    2. 12.2 Capital Benefits
    3. 12.3 Weekly Benefits
    4. 12.4 Definitions
  13. Road Racing s
    1. SECTION 13 A: AUSTRALIAN CHAMPIONSHIPS
    2. SECTION 13 B: COMPETITION CLASSES
    3. SECTION 13C: COMPETITION RULES
    4. SECTION 13 D: TECHNICAL REGULATIONS
    5. SECTION 13 E: TECHNICAL REGULATIONS: SOLO CLASSES
    6. SECTION 13 F: TECHNICAL REGULATIONS: SIDECARS
    7. SECTION 13 G: TECHNICAL REGULATIONS: JUNIOR CLASSES
    8. SECTION 13 H: MINIMOTO
  14. Historic Road Racing s
    1. SECTION 14 A: AUSTRALIAN CHAMPIONSHIPS
    2. SECTION 14 B: COMPETITION CLASSES
    3. SECTION 14 C: COMPETITION RULES
    4. SECTION 14 D: TECHNICAL REGULATIONS: GENERAL
    5. SECTION 14E: TECHNICAL REGULATIONS: PERIOD
  15. Motocross And Supercross s
    1. SECTION 15 A: AUSTRALIAN CHAMPIONSHIPS
    2. SECTION 15 B: COMPETITION CLASSES
    3. SECTION 15 C: COMPETITION RULES
    4. SECTION 15 D: TECHNICAL REGULATIONS
  16. Classic Motocross And Dirt Track s
    1. SECTION 16 A: AUSTRALIAN CHAMPIONSHIPS
    2. Section 16 B Competition Classes
    3. SECTION 16 C: COMPETITION RULES
    4. SECTION 16 D TECHNICAL REGULATIONS
  17. Enduro And Reliability Trials s
    1. SECTION 17A: AUSTRALIAN CHAMPIONSHIPS
    2. SECTION 17B: COMPETITION CLASSES
    3. SECTION 17C: COMPETITION RULES
    4. SECTION 17D: TECHNICAL REGULATIONS
    5. SECTION 17E: AUSTRALIAN FOUR-DAY ENDURO CHAMPIONSHIPS
  18. ATV s
    1. SECTION 18A: AUSTRALIAN CHAMPIONSHIPS
    2. SECTION 18B: COMPETITION CLASSES
    3. SECTION 18C: COMPETITION RULES
    4. SECTION 18D: TECHNICAL REGULATIONS
  19. Speedway s
    1. SECTION 19A: AUSTRALIAN CHAMPIONSHIPS
    2. SECTION 19B: AUSTRALIAN SPEEDWAY CHAMPIONSHIP
    3. SECTION 19C: AUSTRALIAN TEAM CHAMPIONSHIPS
    4. SECTION 19D: COMPETITION RULES
    5. SECTION 19E: TECHNICAL REGULATIONS
  20. Dirt Track s
    1. SECTION 20A: AUSTRALIAN CHAMPIONSHIPS
    2. SECTION 20B: COMPETITION CLASSES
    3. SECTION 20C: COMPETITION RULES
    4. SECTION 20D: TECHNICAL REGULATIONS
  21. Track s
    1. SECTION 21A: AUSTRALIAN CHAMPIONSHIPS
    2. SECTION 21B: COMPETITION CLASSES
    3. SECTION 21C: COMPETITION RULES
    4. SECTION 21D: TECHNICAL REGULATIONS
  22. Supermoto s
    1. SECTION 22A: AUSTRALIAN CHAMPIONSHIPS
    2. SECTION 22B: COMPETITION CLASSES
    3. Section 22c Competition Rules
    4. SECTION 22D: TECHNICAL REGULATIONS
  23. Trial s
    1. SECTION 23A: AUSTRALIAN CHAMPIONSHIP
    2. SECTION 23B: COMPETITION CLASSES
    3. SECTION 23C: COMPETITION RULES
    4. SECTION 23D: TECHNICAL REGULATIONS
    5. SECTION 23E: CLASS TECHNICAL REGULATIONS
  24. Minikhana s
    1. SECTION 24A: MINIKHANA CLASSES
    2. SECTION 24B: COMPETITION RULES
    3. SECTION 24C: TECHNICAL REGULATIONS
    4. SECTION 24D: MINIKHANA COURSES
  25. Policies s
    1. 25.1 Member Protection Policy
    2. 25.2 Anti-doping Policy
    3. 25.3 Anti Match-fixing Policy
    4. 25.4 Privacy Regulation
    5. 25.5 Occupational Health and Safety Policy
    6. 25.6 Environmental Sustainability Policy
    7. 25.7 National Team Selection Policy

Rules

4.2 The Promotion And Conduct Of Competitions


4.2.1 Authority to Promote

4.2.1.1 Subject to these Rules, competitions may be promoted or conducted by:

  1. A Controlling Body, or
  2. A Promoter.
4.2.1.2 Promoters must be affiliated to the Relevant Controlling Body:

  1. Where a State Controlling Body is the Relevant Controlling Body, Promoters must affiliate with a State Controlling Body,
  2. Where MA is the Relevant Controlling Body, Promoters must affiliate with MA if they have not already affiliated with a State Controlling Body.
4.2.1.3 State Controlling Bodies must notify MA of the details of affiliated Promoters within one (1) month of them affiliating.

4.2.2 Competition Permits

4.2.2.1 No competition may be promoted or conducted without a competition permit.
4.2.2.2 An application for a competition permit must be in the prescribed form to the Relevant Controlling Body and must:

  1. Be accompanied by the prescribed fee,
  2. For any meeting forming part of an Australian Championship, be submitted at least three (3) months before the date set for the meeting,
  3. For International meetings (i.e. involving licensees from federations other than MA and MNZ), MA series or National meetings, be submitted at least eight (8) weeks before the date set for the meeting,
  4. For any other meeting, be submitted at least 14 days before the date set for the meeting,
  5. Be accompanied by proposed supplementary regulations, and
  6. Identify the proposed venue.
4.2.2.3 A Relevant Controlling Body may issue a competition permit subject to terms and conditions or may refuse to issue a permit.

  1. At the time of issue of a competition permit to a Promoter, the Relevant Controlling Body may require the Promoter to deposit with the Relevant Controlling Body a bond which is:
    1. Equivalent to the prize money,
    2. An estimate by the Relevant Controlling Body of the gate levy payable.
  2. Where a bond is not required, the Relevant Controlling Body will assume responsibility for the prize money.
  3. A permit must not be issued unless the Promoter making application is insured to the satisfaction of the Relevant Controlling Body.
4.2.2.4 Where any of the conditions of a competition permit are not satisfied the Relevant Controlling Body may revoke the permit.
4.2.2.5 The permit for an event must be prominently displayed in the administration area of the event.

4.2.3 Refund of Permit Fees

4.2.3.1 If a meeting does not take place, any fee paid for the permit must be repaid unless in the opinion of the Relevant Controlling Body, the meeting did not take place because of the conduct of the permit holder. In that event, the Relevant Controlling Body may withhold the refund wholly or in part at its discretion.

4.2.4 Forfeiture of Permit

4.2.4.1 A Promoter will be liable to forfeit a permit if the Promoter breaches any of these Rules, and in all things done in relation to a meeting, must comply with, and is bound by:

  1. These Rules,
  2. All conditions of the permit,
  3. Any supplementary regulations, and
  4. All venue safety and other standards proclaimed under these Rules.

4.2.5 The Appointment of Officials

4.2.5.1 A meeting must not take place unless there are at least the following officials present:

  1. A Steward, a Jury, or a Referee,
  2. A Clerk of Course,
  3. A Race Secretary,
  4. A Scrutineer.
4.2.5.2 Officials for Australian Championships forming a series must:

  1. In respect of Stewards, Juries and Race Directors, be appointed by MA,
  2. In respect of all other key officials, Chief Marshals, eligibility Scrutineers and chief technical Scrutineers, be nominated by the host State Controlling Body for MA approval.
  3. In respect of all other officials, be appointed by the Promoter.
4.2.5.3 Officials for Australian Championships which do not form part of a series must:

  1. In respect of Stewards, Jury Presidents and eligibility Scrutineers be appointed by MA,
  2. In respect of all other key officials, Chief Marshals and chief technical Scrutineers be appointed by the host State Controlling Body,
  3. In respect of all other officials, be appointed by the Promoter.
4.2.5.4 Officials for meetings controlled by MA which are not Australian Championships must:

  1. In respect of Stewards, be appointed by MA,
  2. In respect of all other officials, be appointed by the Promoter.
4.2.5.5 Officials for meetings controlled by State Controlling Bodies will be appointed in accordance with the bylaws of the host State Controlling Body.

4.2.6 Competitions between Categories of Machine

4.2.6.1 In respect of any competition:

  1. Unless otherwise provided for by these Rules or any relevant supplementary regulations, no two machines of a different category may compete in any event,
  2. No competition may be conducted under these Rules between a motorcycle and any other vehicle.

4.2.7 Invitations for Entries

4.2.7.1 A Promoter may invite and receive entries to any competition authorised by the permit. Every invitation to enter and every entry form sent out to a potential participant must:

  1. Specify the closing date for applications to enter,
  2. Specify the amount of the entry fee,
  3. Be accompanied by a copy of the supplementary regulations for the competition.

4.2.8 Applications for Entries

4.2.8.1 A competition licensee wishing to participate in a meeting may apply to enter the meeting. The application must:

  1. Be in the prescribed form and contain the prescribed information,
  2. Be accompanied by the prescribed fee,
  3. If required by the Relevant Controlling Body, be accompanied by a medical certificate that the applicant is fit to participate in the meeting,
  4. Contain no false or misleading information,
  5. Comply with the supplementary regulations for the meeting.
4.2.8.2 The Promoter to whom such an application is submitted may accept or reject it. In the case of rejection of entries, the promoter must get prior approval from the Relevant Controlling Body to reject entries. If the application is rejected, the Promoter must inform the applicant of the rejection. The applicant can protest the rejection in accordance with GCR 7.2.1.1 a) & GCR 7.2.1.2 d) i).

4.2.9 Responsibilities of Promoters

4.2.9.1 A Promoter, on or before the day of the meeting must:

  1. Publish a program which must contain:
    1. The names of all competitors and the identity of each competitor’s entrant, club and State,
    2. The identification number of each competitor and motorcycle,
    3. Any applicable starting position and handicap,
    4. The status and identity of all key officials,
    5. All relevant information about the events to be conducted.
    6. A welcome message from an MA Representative for Australian Championships.
  2. Provide copies of the program to all key officials, entrants and competitors.
  3. Appoint officials and in so doing may appoint assistant pit and flag marshals who need not be the holders of officials’ licenses. No assistant pit or flag marshal may carry out any duty unless directly supervised by a licensed official.
  4. Provide 2kg (minimum) dry powder fire extinguishers for immediate use at the Start/Finish line and at officials points. There should also be extinguishers at the re-fueling points. Provision of Fire equipment is to be at at the satisfaction of the Relevant Controlling Body,
  5. Where MA is the Relevant Controlling Body, at any event where speed is the determining factor, provide an ambulance which is,
    1. Permitted to transport injured persons on public roads, Legally authorised by its relevant State/Territory Government Authority to transport on public roads, under emergency conditions (lights and sirens) any persons to hospital, and
    2. Staffed by at least two paramedics who are able to provide advanced life support inclusive of providing analgesia.
  6. At all other events where speed is the determining factor provide, to the satisfaction of the State Controlling Body:
    1. An ambulance, or
    2. First aid vehicle, or
    3. A medical room, which may be mobile.
  7. Ensure medical facilities are operated by qualified first aid personnel.
  8. Ensure that:
    1. At Speedway / Track events spectators are not permitted inside the circuit,
    2. At all other events spectators are not permitted in areas which may endanger themselves or riders.
    3. Both the nearest police station and the nearest hospital to the event are notified that the event is to take place. This notification must be given at least 21 days prior to the event.
4.2.9.2 A Promoter must, no more than 21 days after a meeting, pay all fees, travel and accommodation expenses due to Controlling Bodies, riders and officials in respect of that meeting.
4.2.9.3 A Promoter is responsible for the payment of all officials’ fees and expenses other than the Steward’s fee and any costs associated with the Race Director.
4.2.9.4 Unless otherwise instructed by the Relevant Controlling Body, a Promoter must, no more seven (7) days after the results have been declared official, pay all prize monies and prizes due to the riders.
4.2.9.5 At events where drug or fuel testing has taken place a Relevant Controlling Body may instruct the Promoter to delay payments of prize monies until the results of those tests are published.

4.2.10 Betting at Meetings

4.2.10.1 No person involved in the conduct of any meeting may conduct any bet or wager in respect of that meeting.

4.2.11 Results

4.2.11.1 As soon as practicable and no more than five (5) days after the completion of a meeting, the Steward must send the results to the Relevant Controlling Body.
4.2.11.2 Unless and until all protests and appeals arising from a meeting are finally determined, the results will be provisional.
4.2.11.3 In respect of any provisional results, any public announcement or advertisement concerning those results must state that they are provisional and are subject to official confirmation.
4.2.11.4 As soon as practicable and no more than five (5) days after the final determination of all protests and appeals in relation to any meeting, the Relevant Controlling Body must announce that the results are final.
4.2.11.5 A meeting will commence and conclude at the times fixed by the Steward.

4.2.12 Results in Australian Championships and MA Series

4.2.12.1 Results in any Australian titled event or MA series event:

  1. Must be faxed or emailed to MA by the Steward by 0900 on the Monday next following the event, and
  2. Must include the names of all finishers in the event.

4.2.13 Supplementary Regulations [SR]

4.2.13.1 A Relevant Controlling Body may make SR, which must be consistent with these Rules, for the purposes of the promotion and conduct of any competition.
4.2.13.2 The SR:

  1. Have the force and effect of these Rules,
  2. Must comply, as closely as possible, with the model SR in Appendix 3;
  3. Must be printed and in the prescribed form,
  4. Must be delivered to those persons or bodies, whom the Relevant Controlling Body considers necessary to enable the competition to be conducted fairly and efficiently,
  5. Must be published and displayed in a place to which officials and competitors have reasonable access,
  6. Must not be amended after delivery and publication in accordance with this GCR unless, in the opinion of the Steward, exceptional circumstances arise requiring amendments.
4.2.13.3 SR for competitions must prescribe:

  1. Venue descriptions,
  2. Dates, times and places of competitions,
  3. Entry times, methods and forms,
  4. Competitor and other numbers and number plates,
  5. Methods of machine examination,
  6. Methods of practicing and qualifying,
  7. Methods of starting and finishing,
  8. Flags and signals,
  9. Competition officials,
  10. Entry and other fees,
  11. Prizes and trophies,
  12. Competition formats,
  13. Methods of scoring,
  14. Timetables,
  15. Such other facts, matters or things as are necessary to ensure the fair and safe conduct of competitions.
4.2.13.4 SR bind support persons. Delivery, publication or display of SR in accordance with GCR 4.2.13.2(d) or (e) shall be deemed delivery, publication and display of the SR to support persons

4.2.14 Supplementary Regulations for Australian Championships & MA Series

4.2.14.1 A draft of proposed SR for an Australian Championship and MA Series must be sent to MA in electronic form (disc or email) at least three (3) months prior to the date of the event

4.2 The Promotion And Conduct Of Competitions


4.2.1 Authority to Promote

4.2.1.1 Subject to these Rules, competitions may be promoted or conducted by:

  1. A Controlling Body, or
  2. A Promoter.
4.2.1.2 Promoters must be affiliated to the Relevant Controlling Body:

  1. Where a State Controlling Body is the Relevant Controlling Body, Promoters must affiliate with a State Controlling Body,
  2. Where MA is the Relevant Controlling Body, Promoters must affiliate with MA if they have not already affiliated with a State Controlling Body.
4.2.1.3 State Controlling Bodies must notify MA of the details of affiliated Promoters within one (1) month of them affiliating.

4.2.2 Competition Permits

4.2.2.1 No competition may be promoted or conducted without a competition permit.
4.2.2.2 An application for a competition permit must be in the prescribed form to the Relevant Controlling Body and must:

  1. Be accompanied by the prescribed fee,
  2. For any meeting forming part of an Australian Championship, be submitted at least three (3) months before the date set for the meeting,
  3. For International meetings (i.e. involving licensees from federations other than MA and MNZ), MA series or National meetings, be submitted at least eight (8) weeks before the date set for the meeting,
  4. For any other meeting, be submitted at least 14 days before the date set for the meeting,
  5. Be accompanied by proposed supplementary regulations, and
  6. Identify the proposed venue.
4.2.2.3 A Relevant Controlling Body may issue a competition permit subject to terms and conditions or may refuse to issue a permit.

  1. At the time of issue of a competition permit to a Promoter, the Relevant Controlling Body may require the Promoter to deposit with the Relevant Controlling Body a bond which is:
    1. Equivalent to the prize money,
    2. An estimate by the Relevant Controlling Body of the gate levy payable.
  2. Where a bond is not required, the Relevant Controlling Body will assume responsibility for the prize money.
  3. A permit must not be issued unless the Promoter making application is insured to the satisfaction of the Relevant Controlling Body.
4.2.2.4 Where any of the conditions of a competition permit are not satisfied the Relevant Controlling Body may revoke the permit.
4.2.2.5 The permit for an event must be prominently displayed in the administration area of the event.

4.2.3 Refund of Permit Fees

4.2.3.1 If a meeting does not take place, any fee paid for the permit must be repaid unless in the opinion of the Relevant Controlling Body, the meeting did not take place because of the conduct of the permit holder. In that event, the Relevant Controlling Body may withhold the refund wholly or in part at its discretion.

4.2.4 Forfeiture of Permit

4.2.4.1 A Promoter will be liable to forfeit a permit if the Promoter breaches any of these Rules, and in all things done in relation to a meeting, must comply with, and is bound by:

  1. These Rules,
  2. All conditions of the permit,
  3. Any supplementary regulations, and
  4. All venue safety and other standards proclaimed under these Rules.

4.2.5 The Appointment of Officials

4.2.5.1 A meeting must not take place unless there are at least the following officials present:

  1. A Steward, a Jury, or a Referee,
  2. A Clerk of Course,
  3. A Race Secretary,
  4. A Scrutineer.
4.2.5.2 Officials for Australian Championships forming a series must:

  1. In respect of Stewards, Juries and Race Directors, be appointed by MA,
  2. In respect of all other key officials, Chief Marshals, eligibility Scrutineers and chief technical Scrutineers, be nominated by the host State Controlling Body for MA approval.
  3. In respect of all other officials, be appointed by the Promoter.
4.2.5.3 Officials for Australian Championships which do not form part of a series must:

  1. In respect of Stewards, Jury Presidents and eligibility Scrutineers be appointed by MA,
  2. In respect of all other key officials, Chief Marshals and chief technical Scrutineers be appointed by the host State Controlling Body,
  3. In respect of all other officials, be appointed by the Promoter.
4.2.5.4 Officials for meetings controlled by MA which are not Australian Championships must:

  1. In respect of Stewards, be appointed by MA,
  2. In respect of all other officials, be appointed by the Promoter.
4.2.5.5 Officials for meetings controlled by State Controlling Bodies will be appointed in accordance with the bylaws of the host State Controlling Body.

4.2.6 Competitions between Categories of Machine

4.2.6.1 In respect of any competition:

  1. Unless otherwise provided for by these Rules or any relevant supplementary regulations, no two machines of a different category may compete in any event,
  2. No competition may be conducted under these Rules between a motorcycle and any other vehicle.

4.2.7 Invitations for Entries

4.2.7.1 A Promoter may invite and receive entries to any competition authorised by the permit. Every invitation to enter and every entry form sent out to a potential participant must:

  1. Specify the closing date for applications to enter,
  2. Specify the amount of the entry fee,
  3. Be accompanied by a copy of the supplementary regulations for the competition.

4.2.8 Applications for Entries

4.2.8.1 A competition licensee wishing to participate in a meeting may apply to enter the meeting. The application must:

  1. Be in the prescribed form and contain the prescribed information,
  2. Be accompanied by the prescribed fee,
  3. If required by the Relevant Controlling Body, be accompanied by a medical certificate that the applicant is fit to participate in the meeting,
  4. Contain no false or misleading information,
  5. Comply with the supplementary regulations for the meeting.
4.2.8.2 The Promoter to whom such an application is submitted may accept or reject it. In the case of rejection of entries, the promoter must get prior approval from the Relevant Controlling Body to reject entries. If the application is rejected, the Promoter must inform the applicant of the rejection. The applicant can protest the rejection in accordance with GCR 7.2.1.1 a) & GCR 7.2.1.2 d) i).

4.2.9 Responsibilities of Promoters

4.2.9.1 A Promoter, on or before the day of the meeting must:

  1. Publish a program which must contain:
    1. The names of all competitors and the identity of each competitor’s entrant, club and State,
    2. The identification number of each competitor and motorcycle,
    3. Any applicable starting position and handicap,
    4. The status and identity of all key officials,
    5. All relevant information about the events to be conducted.
    6. A welcome message from an MA Representative for Australian Championships.
  2. Provide copies of the program to all key officials, entrants and competitors.
  3. Appoint officials and in so doing may appoint assistant pit and flag marshals who need not be the holders of officials’ licenses. No assistant pit or flag marshal may carry out any duty unless directly supervised by a licensed official.
  4. Provide 2kg (minimum) dry powder fire extinguishers for immediate use at the Start/Finish line and at officials points. There should also be extinguishers at the re-fueling points. Provision of Fire equipment is to be at at the satisfaction of the Relevant Controlling Body,
  5. Where MA is the Relevant Controlling Body, at any event where speed is the determining factor, provide an ambulance which is,
    1. Permitted to transport injured persons on public roads, Legally authorised by its relevant State/Territory Government Authority to transport on public roads, under emergency conditions (lights and sirens) any persons to hospital, and
    2. Staffed by at least two paramedics who are able to provide advanced life support inclusive of providing analgesia.
  6. At all other events where speed is the determining factor provide, to the satisfaction of the State Controlling Body:
    1. An ambulance, or
    2. First aid vehicle, or
    3. A medical room, which may be mobile.
  7. Ensure medical facilities are operated by qualified first aid personnel.
  8. Ensure that:
    1. At Speedway / Track events spectators are not permitted inside the circuit,
    2. At all other events spectators are not permitted in areas which may endanger themselves or riders.
    3. Both the nearest police station and the nearest hospital to the event are notified that the event is to take place. This notification must be given at least 21 days prior to the event.
4.2.9.2 A Promoter must, no more than 21 days after a meeting, pay all fees, travel and accommodation expenses due to Controlling Bodies, riders and officials in respect of that meeting.
4.2.9.3 A Promoter is responsible for the payment of all officials’ fees and expenses other than the Steward’s fee and any costs associated with the Race Director.
4.2.9.4 Unless otherwise instructed by the Relevant Controlling Body, a Promoter must, no more seven (7) days after the results have been declared official, pay all prize monies and prizes due to the riders.
4.2.9.5 At events where drug or fuel testing has taken place a Relevant Controlling Body may instruct the Promoter to delay payments of prize monies until the results of those tests are published.

4.2.10 Betting at Meetings

4.2.10.1 No person involved in the conduct of any meeting may conduct any bet or wager in respect of that meeting.

4.2.11 Results

4.2.11.1 As soon as practicable and no more than five (5) days after the completion of a meeting, the Steward must send the results to the Relevant Controlling Body.
4.2.11.2 Unless and until all protests and appeals arising from a meeting are finally determined, the results will be provisional.
4.2.11.3 In respect of any provisional results, any public announcement or advertisement concerning those results must state that they are provisional and are subject to official confirmation.
4.2.11.4 As soon as practicable and no more than five (5) days after the final determination of all protests and appeals in relation to any meeting, the Relevant Controlling Body must announce that the results are final.
4.2.11.5 A meeting will commence and conclude at the times fixed by the Steward.

4.2.12 Results in Australian Championships and MA Series

4.2.12.1 Results in any Australian titled event or MA series event:

  1. Must be faxed or emailed to MA by the Steward by 0900 on the Monday next following the event, and
  2. Must include the names of all finishers in the event.

4.2.13 Supplementary Regulations [SR]

4.2.13.1 A Relevant Controlling Body may make SR, which must be consistent with these Rules, for the purposes of the promotion and conduct of any competition.
4.2.13.2 The SR:

  1. Have the force and effect of these Rules,
  2. Must comply, as closely as possible, with the model SR in Appendix 3;
  3. Must be printed and in the prescribed form,
  4. Must be delivered to those persons or bodies, whom the Relevant Controlling Body considers necessary to enable the competition to be conducted fairly and efficiently,
  5. Must be published and displayed in a place to which officials and competitors have reasonable access,
  6. Must not be amended after delivery and publication in accordance with this GCR unless, in the opinion of the Steward, exceptional circumstances arise requiring amendments.
4.2.13.3 SR for competitions must prescribe:

  1. Venue descriptions,
  2. Dates, times and places of competitions,
  3. Entry times, methods and forms,
  4. Competitor and other numbers and number plates,
  5. Methods of machine examination,
  6. Methods of practicing and qualifying,
  7. Methods of starting and finishing,
  8. Flags and signals,
  9. Competition officials,
  10. Entry and other fees,
  11. Prizes and trophies,
  12. Competition formats,
  13. Methods of scoring,
  14. Timetables,
  15. Such other facts, matters or things as are necessary to ensure the fair and safe conduct of competitions.
4.2.13.4 SR bind support persons. Delivery, publication or display of SR in accordance with GCR 4.2.13.2(d) or (e) shall be deemed delivery, publication and display of the SR to support persons

4.2.14 Supplementary Regulations for Australian Championships & MA Series

4.2.14.1 A draft of proposed SR for an Australian Championship and MA Series must be sent to MA in electronic form (disc or email) at least three (3) months prior to the date of the event