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The Orders and Rules of Racing

PART 1 - THE STEWARDS - (B)1 to (B)18


16. Making referrals to the Authority

16.1 The Stewards may report a matter to the Authority when they consider that

16.1.1 there is a reasonable suspicion that a Person has contravened a requirement imposed on him by or under these Rules in a way that they consider ought to be considered by the Authority;
16.1.2 a Person has contravened a requirement imposed on him by or under these Rules and

16.1.2.1 the contravention ought to be considered by the Authority, or
16.1.2.2 a penalty, order or sanction ought to be imposed which exceeds the range available to the Stewards;

16.1.3 a Person present at the meeting (whether or not subject to these Rules) has behaved in a manner that the Stewards consider to be unacceptable.

16.2 The Stewards must refer any matter to the Authority in circumstances which the Authority has specified as being such as to require a referral.
16.3 On considering any matter referred to the Authority under this Rule, the Authority is not bound by any finding of the Stewards.