Anti-match-fixing policy template

1. Introduction

Page last updated: 01 August 2016

Outline the Sport’s position on match-fixing here, with the below wording setting out what would be expected at a minimum.

  1. The Sport recognises that betting is a legitimate pursuit, however illegal or fraudulent betting is not. Fraudulent betting on sport and the associated Match-Fixing is an emerging and critical issue globally, for sport, the betting industry and governments alike.
  2. The Sport and its Member Organisations have a major obligation to address the threat of Match-Fixing and the corruption that flows from that.
  3. The Sport and its Member Organisations have a zero tolerance for illegal gambling and Match-Fixing.
  4. The Sport will engage the necessary technical expertise to administer, monitor and enforce this Policy.
  5. The purpose of the National Policy on Match-Fixing is to:
    1. protect and maintain the integrity of the Sport
    2. protect against any efforts to impact improperly the result of any match or event
    3. establish a uniform rule and consistent scheme of enforcement and penalties, and
    4. adhere to the National Policy on Match-Fixing in Sport as agreed by Australian Governments on 10 June 2011.
  6. The conduct prohibited under this Policy may also be a criminal offence and/or a breach of other applicable laws or regulations. This Policy is intended to supplement such laws and regulations. It is not intended, and should not be interpreted, construed or applied, to prejudice or undermine in any way the application of such laws and regulations. Relevant Persons must comply with all applicable laws and regulations at all times.