PART 4 - PROHIBITED SUBSTANCES - (C)50 to (C)63
50. Strict liability of trainers
50.1 The requirements of this Part apply to
- 50.1.1 any Person who holds a licence or permit to train which is granted by the Authority,
50.1.2 any Person whose authorisation by a Recognised Racing Authority corresponds to such a licence or permit, and
50.1.3 any Person who is treated as a trainer in accordance with Rule 1.2.
50.2 Such Persons are referred to in this Part as Trainers.
50.3 Each Trainer is strictly liable for ensuring that Prohibited Substances are not administered to their horses by any Person.
50.4 On each occasion that a Sample taken from a horse in a Trainer's care and control tests positive for a Prohibited Substance
- 50.4.1 the Trainer shall be taken to have contravened a requirement imposed on him by these Rules, and
50.4.2 a mandatory financial penalty shall be imposed on the Trainer.
50.5 The Authority may waive such a penalty in the circumstances specified in this Part.
50.6 For the purposes of this Part, it is irrelevant whether the Person who administers a Prohibited Substance is in any way connected with the Trainer.