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ERC Disciplinary Hearings
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ERC Disciplinary Hearings
Here you can download PDF's of recent decisions by Independent Disciplinary Committees with regard to ERC games. Click on the name of hearing to download.      

2006/07 Season

1 June 2007             Trevor Brennan Independent Appeal Committee Decision 

16 March 2007        Trevor Brennan Independent Disciplinary Committee Decision

7 February 2007      David Couzinet Independent Disciplinary Committee Decision  

7 February 2007      Daniel Larrechea Independent Disciplinary Committee Decision

1 February 2007      Gareth Thomas Independent Disciplinary Committee Decision


10 January 2007        Alan Quinlan Independent Appeal Committee Decision


20 December 2006    Ben Gissing Independent Disciplinary Committee Decision


20 December 2006    Alan Quinlan Independent Disciplinary Committee Decision


8 November 2006      Owen Finegan Independent Disciplinary Committee Decision


8 November 2006      Ross Ford Independent Disciplinary Committee Decision


6 November 2006      Salvatore Perugini Independent Disciplinary Committee Decision


31 October 2006       Brent Cockbain Independent Disciplinary Committee Decision

2005/06 Season

6 February 2006         Epi Taione Independent Disciplinary Committee Decision


10 January 2006         Gavin Henson Independent Appeal Committee Decision


23 December 2005     Ian Evans Independent Disciplinary Committee Decision


23 December 2005     Gavin Henson Independent Disciplinary Committee Decision


 


Notes re ERC Disciplinary Procedures:


(i) Citing Commissioner
a) for live televised games a Citing Commissioner will be appointed by ERC and shall be entitled to cite a Player for any act or acts of Foul Play that in the Citing Commissioner's opinion warranted a citing.
b) Clubs will not have the power to cite a player but may refer incidents to the Citing Commissioner within 24 hours of the conclusion of the match.
c) The Citing Commissioner will have 50 hours from the start of the game to make a citing and the determination of the Citing Commissioner will be final and binding.
d) Should the Citing Commissioner decide there is a case to answer he will notify the Disciplinary Officer and the Disciplinary Officer will then bring a charge against the cited player.
e) This case will then proceed to a disciplinary hearing.


(ii) Citing Officer
a) for games not on live television, where a player is cited by either of the clubs competing in the match, his case shall be immediately referred to the Citing Officer.
b) The citing must be submitted in writing and received by the Citing Officer within 50 hours of the start of the match. The Citing Officer will consider the citing and decide whether the player cited has a case to answer.
c) After this review, if the Citing Officer determines there is no case to answer, no further action will be taken. The determination of the Citing Officer will be final and binding.
d) Should the Citing Officer decide there is a case to answer he will notify the Disciplinary Officer and the Disciplinary Officer will then bring a charge against the cited player.
e) This case will then proceed to a Disciplinary Hearing.


(iii) Independent Disciplinary Committee
a) Citings / Misconduct complaints will be heard by an independent Disciplinary Commitee as soon as is practicable. Until the hearing a cited player is eligble to play in ERC tournaments
b) The independent Disciplinary Committee is chosen by the Chairman of the independent Disciplinary Panel, Professor Lorne Crerar.
c) The ERC Disciplinary Officer, Roger O'Connor, presents the case against any cited player.



 

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