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Conditions of registration

Conditions of registration for a Combatant

For the purposes of section 14 (3) of the Act, the following conditions are specified as conditions that must be imposed by the Authority on the registration of a combatant:

  1. the combatant must undergo an annual medical check, no later than the anniversary of the combatant’s registration,
  2.  the combatant must provide the Authority with an updated certificate of fitness, provided by a medical practitioner in the approved form, no later than 1 month after each annual check,
  3. the combatant must complete any drug education program required by the Authority,
  4. the combatant must submit to any drug testing regime required by the Authority,
  5. the combatant must ensure that the combatant’s medical record book is updated by a medical practitioner in attendance following every contest in which the combatant is engaged, including any contest held interstate or overseas,
  6. the combatant must complete any sport integrity program required by the Authority,
  7. the combatant must not place a bet on any combat sport contest in which the combatant is engaged,
  8. the combatant must not cause any bet to be placed on the combatant’s behalf on any combat sport contest in which the combatant is engaged,
  9. the combatant must abide by the Combatants Code of Conduct published by the Authority and given to the combatant by the Authority

Conditions of registration for an Industry Participant or Promoter

For the purposes of section 27 of the Act, the following are conditions that must be imposed on the registration of a person as an industry participant or promoter:

  1. the registered participant or promoter must complete any education programs required by the Authority for the class or classes of registration that the participant or promoter holds,
  2. in the case of a match-maker or a promoter—the match-maker or promoter must not bet on, or cause any bets to be placed on, any contest in relation to which the match-maker or promoter is undertaking the role of match-maker or promoter,
  3. in the case of a manager—the manager must not bet on, or cause any bets to be placed on, any contest in which a combatant managed by the manager is a participant,
  4.  in the case of a trainer or second—the trainer or second must not bet on, or cause any bets to be placed on, any contest in which a combatant whom the trainer trains, or for whom the second acts as a second, is a participant,
  5. in the case of a judge, referee or timekeeper—the judge, referee or timekeeper must not bet on, or cause any bets to be placed on, any contest in which the judge, referee or timekeeper is undertaking the role of judge, referee or timekeeper,
  6. in the case of a judge, referee or timekeeper registered in the class of professional combat sport contests—the judge, referee or timekeeper must not undertake the role of trainer or second at a professional contest for which he or she is judge, referee or timekeeper,
  7. the registered participant or promoter must abide by the Industry Participants and Promoters Code of Conduct published by the Authority and given to the registered participant or promoter by the Authority.

Note: A registered participant or promoter will also be required to comply with the requirements of child protection legislation applicable to persons engaged in a combat sport contest or engaged in other activities at the premises used by the registered participant or promoter.