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Code of Conduct Policy


CODE OF CONDUCT

 

 

1. A Person or Persons must not behave in a manner detrimental to the spirit of the game of Cricket, or to bring the club or the game into disrepute.

 

2. Those Persons referred to can be either participants in the game, Spectators, Parents or Partners of Players.

 

3. That a Person or Persons must not;

 
A. Assault or attempt to assault an Umpire, another player or a spectator, be it a senior or junior person.

B. Abuse, either verbally or physically, another player, Umpire or a spectator, be it a junior or senior person or use language that is discriminative on the basis of race, gender or sexuality.

C. Dispute, as distinct from question, an Umpires' decision or react in an obviously provocative or disapproving manner towards an Umpire, his decision, or generally following an Umpires' decision.

D. Use crude or abusive language, or engage in any form of conduct detrimental to the spirit of the game, or likely to bring the game into disrepute.

E. Use crude or abusive hand signals or other gestures.

F. Abuse, mentally or physically a child under their care, by use of physical force, coercion, verbal and bullying manner.

G. Participate in the use of Alcohol or any other substance that is detrimental to theirs or others performance, whilst playing, especially in front of Juniors under the age of 18 years.

H. Refuse to supply his or her full name and registered address, to the local or District Cricket Association, such as a Club official, Association official or local Council officials or members of the Police Force, when required by that person who is eligible to lodge a report of an incident concerning conduct that is unbecoming of the Club or Association.  

I. The person or persons who are in breach of this code will be dealt with, firstly, by the Club Committee, and then if required by the appropriate Cricket Association under whose jurisdiction the competition is conducted.

J. Use of electronic media to engage in actions that would be detrimental to the conduct of the game or against the spirit of Cricket or to bring the game into disrepute.

 Either of these authorities will administer the appropriate penalty handed according to the severity of the Breach.