BCCI is the body responsible for the operation of the League and this Anti-Racism Code for Players and Team Officials (the “Anti-Racism Code”) is adopted and implemented as part of BCCI’s continuing efforts to maintain the public image, popularity and integrity of the League by providing: (a) an effective means to deter any participant from conducting themselves in a manner that may be construed as racially and/or religiously offensive; and (b) a robust disciplinary procedure pursuant to which all matters of improper conduct of this nature in relation to the League can be dealt with fairly, with certainty and in an expeditious manner.

Unless otherwise indicated, references to Articles and the Appendix are to articles and the appendix of the Anti-Racism Code.