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COMBAT SPORTS ACT 2013

- As at 28 February 2019
- Act 96 of 2013

TABLE OF PROVISIONS

           Long Title

   PART 1 - PRELIMINARY

   1.      Name of Act
   2.      Commencement
   3.      Objects of Act
   4.      Definitions
   5.      Professional combat sport contests
   6.      Industry participants
   7.      Serological clearances
   8.      Approval of amateur combat sport bodies

   PART 2 - REGISTRATION OF COMBATANTS AND INDUSTRY PARTICIPANTS

           Division 1 - Registration of combatants

   9.      Requirement for registration
   10.     Registration classes of combatants
   11.     Application for registration as combatant
   12.     Minors not entitled to professional registration
   13.     Determination of application
   14.     Conditions of registration
   15.     Duration of registration
   16.     Effect of registration as professional
   17.     Register of combatants

           Division 2 - Medical record books

   18.     Issue of medical record books
   19.     Provisions relating to medical record books

           Division 3 - Registration of industry participants and promoters

   20.     Industry participants and promoters must be registered
   21.     Unauthorised persons must not hold themselves out as being industry participants or promoters
   22.     Registration classes of industry participants and promoters
   23.     Application for registration as industry participant or promoter
   24.     Minors not entitled to certain kinds of registration
   25.     Determination of application
   26.     Security determinations
   27.     Conditions of registration
   28.     Duration of registration
   29.     Register of industry participants and promoters

           Division 4 - Disciplinary and other provisions

   30.     Grounds for disciplinary action
   31.     Notice to show cause why disciplinary action should not be taken
   32.     Suspension during show cause process
   33.     Disciplinary action may be taken
   34.     Cancellation of registration on security grounds
   35.     Conditions on suspension or cancellation
   36.     Effect of suspension
   37.     Surrender of registration

   PART 3 - REGULATION OF COMBAT SPORT CONTESTS

           Division 1 - Permits to hold combat sport contests

   38.     Application of Division
   39.     Requirement for permit to hold particular combat sport contest
   40.     Application for permit
   41.     Determination of application
   42.     Conditions of permit
   43.     Notification to police of permits
   44.     Revocation of permits by Authority
   45.     Revocation of permits by Commissioner of Police

           Division 2 - General conduct of combat sport contests

   46.     Conduct of combat sport contests
   47.     Combat sport contests prohibited at certain places
   48.     Promoter and match-maker must ensure eligibility of combatants and industry participants
   49.     Requirement for current serological clearances
   50.     Unfit combatant not to engage in contests or sparring
   51.     Obligation of promoter--unfit combatant
   52.     Obligation of promoter--protective clothing and equipment
   53.     Obligation of promoter--attending medical practitioner
   54.     Obligation of promoter--notice of injury or death
   55.     Unauthorised entry into contest area
   56.     Records of professional combat sport contest results

           Division 3 - Medical examinations of combatants

   57.     Functions of medical practitioner
   58.     Pre-contest medical examination
   59.     Post-contest medical examination
   60.     Obligation of promoter--combatant rendered unconscious or unable to submit to medical examination
   61.     Medical examinations directed by Authority

           Division 4 - Directions not to hold contests and ending of contests

   62.     Direction not to hold or participate in combat sport contest
   63.     Direction by attending medical practitioner to stop contest
   64.     Direction by combat sport inspector to stop contest
   65.     Direction by police officer to stop contest
   66.     Referee's duty to stop contest

   PART 4 - PROHIBITION ORDERS

           Division 1 - Procedure before orders are made

   67.     Notice to show cause why order should not be made
   68.     Consultation required for licensed premises
   69.     No contest or sparring where health and safety show cause notice

           Division 2 - Health and safety prohibition orders

   70.     Health and safety prohibition orders
   71.     Authority may make health and safety prohibition orders
   72.     Effect of health and safety prohibition order on registration
   73.     Review of health and safety prohibition orders

           Division 3 - General prohibition orders

   74.     General prohibition orders
   75.     Authority may make general prohibition orders
   76.     Effect of general prohibition order on registration

   PART 5 - ADMINISTRATIVE REVIEW BY CIVIL AND ADMINISTRATIVE TRIBUNAL

   77.     Administrative review of decisions by Civil and Administrative Tribunal
   78.     Administrative reviews of decisions based on security determinations or criminal intelligence

   PART 6 - COMBAT SPORTS AUTHORITY

   79.     Constitution and status of Authority
   80.     Members of Authority
   81.     Functions of Authority
   82.     Appointment of advisory committees
   83.     Requirement for legal member of Authority to be present

   PART 7 - ENFORCEMENT POWERS

   84.     Appointment of combat sport inspectors and exercise of inspectorial powers by others
   85.     Functions of combat sport inspectors
   86.     Provision of information to Authority
   87.     Abrogation of privilege against self-incrimination
   88.     Provision of information to Commissioner of Police
   89.     Information offences
   90.     Obstruction
   91.     No liability for supply of information under Act

   PART 8 - MISCELLANEOUS

   92.     False or misleading information
   93.     Delegation
   94.     Authority may consider criminal information
   95.     Disclosure of criminal intelligence information
   96.     Service of documents
   97.     Recovery of fees or other money by Authority
   98.     Evidence
   99.     Proof of certain matters not required
   100.    Personal liability
   101.    Supply of information
   102.    Exemptions for persons not resident in the State
   103.    Offences by corporations
   104.    Nature of proceedings for offences
   105.    Penalty notices
   106.    Regulations
   107.    Rules
   108.    Notification and taking effect of decisions
   109.    (Repealed)
   110.    Review of Act
           SCHEDULE 1
           SCHEDULE 2
           Schedule 3 (Repealed)


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