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The Orders and Rules of Racing

Equine Anti-Doping Manual (G)


15. Final Provisions

15.1 Equine Anti-Doping Rules are, by their nature, competition rules governing the conditions under which the sport of Horseracing in Great Britain is to be conducted. They are not intended to be subjected to or limited by the requirements and legal standards applicable to criminal and civil proceedings or employment matters. The policies and standards set out in these Equine Anti-Doping Rules as a basis for the fight against doping in Horseracing in Great Britain represent a broad consensus of those with an interest in fair sport and should be respected as such by all courts and adjudicating bodies.
15.2 These Equine Anti-Doping Rules shall apply to all Samples collected, and all other equine anti-doping rule violations committed, on or after 2 March 2015 (the "Effective Date").
15.3 These Equine Anti-Doping Rules shall not apply retroactively to matters pending before the Effective Date.
15.4 These Equine Anti-Doping Rules may be amended by decision of the Authority and the amendments shall become effective as stipulated therein.
15.5 The computation of time limits and deemed service of notices, directions and other documents under these Equine Anti-Doping Rules shall be as provided for in the Rules.
15.6 The Definitions and Schedules shall be considered integral parts to these Equine Anti-Doping Rules.
15.7 In case of any conflict between these Equine Anti-Doping Rules and the Rules, these Equine Anti-Doping Rules shall prevail.