Anti-match-fixing policy template

2. Application

Page last updated: 01 August 2016

2.1 Application of Policy

  1. This Policy is made by the Board and is binding on all Relevant Persons. It may be amended from time to time by the Board.
  2. The Board may, in its sole discretion, delegate any or all of its powers under this Policy, including but not limited to the power to adopt, apply, monitor and enforce this Policy.
  3. By virtue of their ongoing membership, employment or other contractual relationship with the Sport, Relevant Persons are automatically bound by this Policy and required to comply with all of its provisions.

2.2 Relevant Persons

Outline those specific categories of people within the control of the Sport to whom the Policy will apply. The below list is intended as a guide, and any categories irrelevant to the Sport should be deleted.

  1. This Policy applies to any Relevant Person as defined from time to time by the Board. For clarity this includes, but is not limited to:
    1. Player Agents

The applicability of the Policy to Player Agents by the Sport may depend on the accreditation of agents within the Sport. Where Player Agents are not accredited by the Sport, it remains important that where possible, Player Agents be captured by the National Policy to further strengthen sport integrity. This may require consultation with the Players/Athletes’ Association within the Sport.

    1. Athletes
    2. Coaches
    3. Officials
    4. Personnel
    5. persons who hold governance positions with the Sport or its Member Organisations
    6. Selectors, and
    7. Squad Support Staff.

2.3 Education

  1. All Relevant Persons must complete appropriate education and training programs as directed by the Sport from time to time.
  2. All Relevant Persons as at the commencement of this Policy must undertake the Sport’s education program.
  3. All persons who become Relevant Persons after the commencement of this Policy must undertake the Sport’s education program as part of their induction:
    1. prior to competing in any Event or Competition, or
    2. within two months of commencing employment (whether paid or voluntary).

As a minimum, the Sport should have all Relevant Persons undertake the online education program available at National Integrity of Sport Unit.

2.4 Code of Conduct

  1. In addition to this Policy, all Relevant Persons are bound by the Sport’s Code of Conduct (see Annexure D), as amended from time to time, which is underpinned by the following principles:
    1. Be smart: know the rules
    2. Be safe: never bet on your sport
    3. Be careful: never share sensitive information
    4. Be clean: never fix an event
    5. Be open: tell someone if you are approached