ARTICLE 3 - REPORTING AN ALLEGED OFFENCE UNDER THE ANTI-RACISM CODE

3.1 Any one of the following individuals can report an alleged offence under the Anti-Racism Code by lodging a report in the manner described in Article 3.2, below (a “Report”):

3.1.1 an Umpire that officiated in the Match during, or in relation to which, the alleged offence was committed;

3.1.2 the Match Referee that was appointed to officiate in the Match during, or in relation to which, the alleged offence was committed;

3.1.3 the Team Manager or duly authorized senior representative of either of the two Franchisees whose representative Teams participated in the Match during, or in relation to which, the alleged offence was committed; or

3.1.4 the BCCI Honorary Secretary

it being acknowledged that the individual lodging any such Report need not have witnessed the alleged offence.

3.2 All Reports must be completed, signed and dated by the person lodging the Report and must be lodged with the IPL’s Chief Operating Officer as soon as reasonably practicable, and in any event no later than thirty-six (36) hours after the later of: (a) the commission of the alleged offence; or (b) the alleged offence was brought to the attention of the person lodging the Report. Any such Report shall contain as much information in relation to the alleged offence under the Anti-Racism Code as is practicable.

3.3 Where it is alleged that a Player or Team Official has committed more than one offence under the Anti-Racism Code during, or in relation to, a Match (whether arising out of the same set of facts or otherwise), then a separate Report should be filed in accordance with this Article 3 for each of the offences alleged to have been committed.

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