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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

7.3 Appellate Bodies


7.3.1 The Appointment of Appellate Bodies

7.3.1.1 Each Controlling Body must appoint a suitably qualified person or persons as an appellate body. A person is suitably qualified if:

  1. In the case of an appellate body consisting of one (1) member, that person is an admitted practitioner of the Supreme Court of any State or Territory of Australia, or
  2. In the case of an appellate body of three (3) members, the chair is held by an admitted practitioner of the Supreme Court of any State or Territory of Australia and the other members have knowledge of, and experience in, any aspect of the sport.
7.3.1.2 No person may sit as a member of an appellate body, hearing any appeal, if that person has an interest in the outcome of the appeal.

7.3.2 Hearings by Appellate Bodies

7.3.2.1 An appellate body must hear and determine each appeal and in so doing:

  1. Is not bound by the rules of evidence,
  2. May inform itself in such manner as it thinks fit,
  3. Must act according to equity, good conscience and the substantial merits of the case,
  4. May affirm, quash or vary the decision appealed against in such manner and subject to such conditions as it thinks fit,
  5. May not impose any fine greater than that prescribed in by-laws,
  6. Must publish reasons for its decision,
  7. May, at its discretion, award such costs to any party as it thinks fit.
7.3.2.2 An appellate body may not direct that an event be re-run.

7.3.3 Decisions by Appellate Bodies

7.3.3.1 Unless otherwise ordered:

  1. Every decision made by an appellate body will take effect from the moment of pronouncement of the decision,
  2. The operation of a decision of an appellate body will be suspended upon the lodging of a notice of appeal against the decision,

7.3 Appellate Bodies


7.3.1 The Appointment of Appellate Bodies

7.3.1.1 Each Controlling Body must appoint a suitably qualified person or persons as an appellate body. A person is suitably qualified if:

  1. In the case of an appellate body consisting of one (1) member, that person is an admitted practitioner of the Supreme Court of any State or Territory of Australia, or
  2. In the case of an appellate body of three (3) members, the chair is held by an admitted practitioner of the Supreme Court of any State or Territory of Australia and the other members have knowledge of, and experience in, any aspect of the sport.
7.3.1.2 No person may sit as a member of an appellate body, hearing any appeal, if that person has an interest in the outcome of the appeal.

7.3.2 Hearings by Appellate Bodies

7.3.2.1 An appellate body must hear and determine each appeal and in so doing:

  1. Is not bound by the rules of evidence,
  2. May inform itself in such manner as it thinks fit,
  3. Must act according to equity, good conscience and the substantial merits of the case,
  4. May affirm, quash or vary the decision appealed against in such manner and subject to such conditions as it thinks fit,
  5. May not impose any fine greater than that prescribed in by-laws,
  6. Must publish reasons for its decision,
  7. May, at its discretion, award such costs to any party as it thinks fit.
7.3.2.2 An appellate body may not direct that an event be re-run.

7.3.3 Decisions by Appellate Bodies

7.3.3.1 Unless otherwise ordered:

  1. Every decision made by an appellate body will take effect from the moment of pronouncement of the decision,
  2. The operation of a decision of an appellate body will be suspended upon the lodging of a notice of appeal against the decision,