CODE OF ETHICS FOR MEMBERS

ACTION............. CONSEQUENCE................
Failure to purchase or be provided permanently with (by other members) mandatory refereeing “gear” essential for match officials. Suspended from appointments until requirement met. Mandatory gear shall consist of a Referee’s Jumper & Radio.
Note: Socks, first set of touch judge flags, & shorts are provided free.
Failure to wear sponsors’ logos on shorts or match official’s jumper. Suspended from appointments until requirement met.
Wearing of any match officials’ apparel that has sponsorship other than promoting the sponsors of this Association. Suspended from the Association for a minimum period of two weeks. If this occurs on more than two occasions the member will not be appointed to matches under the control of the CRL until such time as he/she agrees to cease wearing such apparel
Any action that is of a lewd or sexual nature whilst acting as a match official Suspended from the Association for a minimum period of 5 weeks
Any foul or abusive language directed at players or spectators whilst acting as a match official, Suspended from this Association for a period of 5 weeks.
Failing to fulfil appointments without a reasonable excuse. Suspended for appointments for minimum period of 2 weeks. If this happens on more than three occasions in a season the member will not be appointed to any match for the rest of the current season.

Failing to attend a match without the following sanctioned equipment:
Touch Judge: Flags, Shorts, Socks, Boots, Judiciary Book, Radio
Referee: Whistle, Socks, Shorts, Boots, Judiciary Book, Radio
Suspended from appointments for a minimum period of 1 week.

Suspended from appointments for a minimum period of 1 week.
Attends any Group 2 fixture dressed in a manner that could bring himself and this Association into disrepute. Suspended from this Association for a minimum period of two weeks. This includes the wearing of thongs, inappropriate T/Shirts, trousers or jumpers.
Failing to attend matches at least 30 minutes prior to the advertised starting time of the game without a reasonable excuse on at least two occasions. Suspended from appointments for a period of one week.
Failure to advise the Chairman of the Appointment’s Board of being unable to fulfil an appointment within 24 hours of advertised starting time of a game without a reasonable excuse. Suspended from appointments for aminimum period of 2 weeks.
Wearing of sponsors’ logos that have not been appropriately attached to the match officials gear. Suspended from appointments until logos are satisfactorily attached to gear. This includes “pinning”, etc of logos to gear.

NOTE: Members who are suspended for a breach of the Code Of Ethics of this Association will have the right of appeal.

RIGHT OF APPEAL
A member may appeal to the association against a resolution of a committee within 7 days after notice of resolution is served on the member, by lodging with the Secretary a notice to that effect.