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The Orders and Rules of Racing

Horse & Owner Manual (E)


PART 4 - SUPPLEMENTARY

97. Interpretation: general

97.1 Definitions of

97.1.1 terms used in only one Rule are set out in that Rule,
97.1.2 terms used in only Part 2 or 3 of the Manual are set out at the beginning of that Part, and
97.1.3 terms used in more than one Part of the Manual are set out in Rule 96 and in the following provisions of this Rule.

97.2 In this Manual, unless the context otherwise requires

Authorised agent

97.2.1 in the case of a recognised company, means the registered agent of the company under Rule 41;
97.2.2 otherwise, means any person authorised by the Authority to act as agent or sub-agent for another person in exercise of the Authority's powers under Rule (A)94;

the Authority means the British Horseracing Authority;
the Authority's Office means the office for the time being appointed by the Authority as the office of the British Horseracing Authority (the present address is 75 High Holborn, London, WC1V 6LS);

Clear Day means, in determining the number of days:

97.2.2A The day on which the period begins; and
97.2.2B If the end of the period is defined by reference to an event, the day on which that event occurs

are excluded.

Clear Working Day means, in determining the number of days:

97.2.2C The day on which the period begins; and
97.2.2D If the end of the period is defined by reference to an event, the day on which that event occurs; and
97.2.2E Saturday, Sunday, Bank Holiday, or day on which the Authority's office is not open for non-automated commercial business

are excluded.

Disciplinary Action means any action taken by the Authority under Part (A)6 or by the Stewards under Part (B)1;
the Forfeit List means the list maintained by the Authority under Rule (A)87;
Person includes a body corporate;
Prescribed means prescribed by the Authority;
Racing Administration Internet Site means the internet based administration service provided by the Authority, which can be accessed at www.racingadmin.co.uk;
The Racing Calendar Office means the office appointed for the time being as The Racing Calendar Office by the Authority (the present Racing Calendar Office is at Weatherbys, Sanders Road, Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, NN8 4BX);
Recognised Racing Authority means a racing authority of a country which is for the time being recognised by the Authority under Rule (A)93;
these Rules means all the Rules of Racing, including provisions which are contained in any other Manual;
Trainer

97.2.3 means any Person who holds a licence or permit to train which is granted by the Authority or whose authorisation by a Recognised Racing Authority corresponds to such a licence or permit; and
97.2.4 includes any Person who is treated as a trainer in accordance with Rule(C)1.2.

97.3 Words importing the masculine gender include the feminine.
97.4 The singular includes the plural (and vice versa).