Appeal Commission: A panel of three persons appointed by BCCI to perform the functions assigned to the Appeal Commission under the Code of Conduct.
BCCI: The Board of Control for Cricket in India.
BCCI Chief Executive The person appointed by BCCI from time to time to act as Chief Executive
Officer: Officer (or his/her designee).
BCCI Honorary The person, from time to time, holding the office of BCCI Honorary Secretary.
Code of Conduct: This Code of Conduct as the same may be amended from time to time by BCCI.
Code of Conduct for
Players and Team The IPL Code of Conduct for Players and Team Officials as amended from
Officials: time to time by BCCI.
Commission: The IPLCode of Behaviour Committee established by BCCIto perform the functions of the Commission under the Code of Conduct.
Franchisee: An entity which owns and operates a Team.
IPL Event: Any event or function taking place in relation to the League which is designated by BCCI as an official event or function including, without limitation, any opening ceremonies/concerts, closing ceremonies, opening dinners, closing dinners, press conferences, interviews, press launches, receptions, award dinners or ceremonies, promotional events and development clinics.
League: The Twenty20 cricket league (known at the date of adoption of this Code of Conduct as the VIVO Indian Premier League) which has been established by BCCI and which shall take place in March/April/May of each year (or such other time as may be determined by BCCI).
Match: Any cricket match in the League including for the avoidance of doubt the Play-Off Matches.
Operational Rules: The operational rules adopted by BCCIrelating to the League, as amended by BCCIfrom time to time.
Play-Off Matches: The matches which take place at the end of the season to determine the winner, runner-up, third and fourth placed teams in the League.
Referee: A person appointed by BCCI and empowered to act as the referee in respect of any Match.
Team: Any team participating in the League from time to time.
Team Manager: The person appointed as manager of a Team for a Match.
Umpire: Any umpire officiating at a Match.