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AMENDMENTS TO THE BY-LAWS OF THE BOARD OF CONTROL FOR CRICKET IN

INDIA ADOPTED AT THE ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING HELD ON 9TH DAY OF


NOVEMBER, 2015

Bylaw
No
1
(f)

(l)

(m)

(o)

(t)

Existing

As Amended

INTERPRETATION
INTERPRETATION
SECRETARY means the Honorary SecretarySECRETARY means the
and Honorary Joint Secretary, if any, of theHon. Secretary, of the
Board.
Board in his absence the
Hon. Jt. Secretary of the
Board.
TOURNAMENT RULES means rules governing TOURNAMENT RULES
the conduct of Tournament such as Irani, Ranji, means rules governing the
Duleep, Vijay Hazare, Deodhar, C K Nayudu,
conduct of various
Cooch-Behar, Vijay Merchant, Polly Umrigar and Domestic tournaments
Mushtaq Ali Trophy Tournaments and such organised by the Board for
other Tournaments conducted by the Board its members or the Indian
from time to time.
Premier League and such
other Tournaments that the
Board may conduct from
time to time.
Junior Tournament shall mean any tournament Junior Tournaments shall
meant for cricketers under the age of 22 years.
mean any age group
Tournaments conducted by
the Board for its members.
MATCH OFFICIALS shall include Umpires, MATCH OFFICIALS shall
Match Referee, Observer and Scorer and any
include Umpires, Match
other person appointed by the Board from time Referees, Video Analysts,
to time.
Scorers and such other
persons appointed by the
Board from time to time to
conduct the Domestic
Tournaments.
OMBUDSMAN:
An
Ombudsman shall mean an

individual appointed at the


Annual General Meeting of
the Board to deal with
complaints of conflict of
interest and any act of
indiscipline or misconduct
or violation of any rules
and regulations of the
Board by an administrator.
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VOTE, ANNUAL SUBSCRIPTION, ACCOUNTS


OF TOURNAMENTS
(i) Every Full Member and Chairman of (i) Every Full Member
meeting shall have one vote. An Associate shall have one vote. An
Member or Affiliate Member shall be eligible Associate
Member
or
to attend and participate in the meetings of Affiliate Member shall be
the Board but shall have no vote, nor shall eligible to attend and
he be eligible to be elected as a member of participate in the meetings
the Working Committee or as an Office- of the Board but shall have
bearer or Vice President of the Board.
no vote, nor shall he be
eligible to be elected as a
member of the Working
Committee or as an Officebearer or Vice President of
the Board.
(iii) A member or an Associate Member or
Affiliate Member required under the Rules of (iii) A Member, Associate
the tournament or under the resolutions or Member or an Affiliate
decision of the Board or Working Committee Member shall submit the
failing to submit the accounts or the statement of accounts for
statements connected with accounts of any the
Tournaments
they
tournament, match or otherwise within the participate in within 30
period stipulated thereunder, shall not be days of the completion of
entitled to vote at a meeting provided that a the Tournament.
notice in writing for submission of such
accounts and statements has been given
before 31st July of that year and such
accounts and statements are not submitted

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with 15 days after the receipt of the notice.


PROCEDURE FOR ADMISSION AS AN
AFFILIATE MEMBER AND PROMOTION AS AN
ASSOCIATE MEMBER
(i) The Central Controlling Body for cricket in (i) The
Central
any state within the territory of India other Controlling Body for cricket
than union territory which is not covered by in any state within the
a Full Member or Associate Member, territory of India other than
desirous of being admitted as a Affiliate union territory which is not
Member shall submit an application to the covered by a Full Member
Secretary for affiliation along with a copy of or Associate Member and
its Rule Regulations, its lists of members which is duly registered/
mentioning the areas or regions over which it incorporated as per statute,
exercises jurisdiction. The application shall desirous of being admitted
be considered by the Board at a General as a Affiliate Member shall
Body Meeting and the applicant shall be submit an application to
admitted as a Affiliate Member if 3/4 th of thethe Secretary for affiliation
majority of the members present at a General along with a copy of its
Body Meeting and entitled to vote so decide. Rules Regulations, its lists
The Board may reject any application for of members mentioning the
membership without assigning any reason. areas or regions over which
it exercises jurisdiction.
The application shall be
considered by the Board at
a General Body Meeting
and the applicant shall be
admitted as a Affiliate
Member if 3/4th of the
majority of the members
present at a General Body
Meeting and entitled to vote
so decide. The Board may
reject any application for
membership
without
assigning any reason.
COMPOSITION OF THE BOARD:

(iii) A Member, Associate Member or anA


member,
Associate
Affiliate Member shall inform annually toMember or an Affiliate
the Board the names of its Office BearersMember
shall
annually
and the members of their Executiveinform to the Board the
Committee and the tenure during whichnames of its Office Bearers
they shall remain as Office-Bearers andand the names of its
members of the Executive Committee, andExecutive Committee and
shall send the Audited statement ofthe tenure during which
Accounts and the Balance Sheet to the they shall remain as Office
Board. In case of a Member, AssociateBearers and members of
Member, Affiliate Member failing to submitthe Executive Committee
Audited statement of Accounts and theand shall send the Audited
Balance Sheet, the Board may take such Statement of Accounts and
action against the Member or Associatethe Balance Sheet to the
Member, Affiliate Member as it deems fit. Board. In case of a Member,
Associate Member or an
Affiliate Members failing to
submit
the
Audited
Statement of Accounts and
the Balance Sheet, the
Board may take such action
against
the
Member,
Associate Member or an
Affiliate Member. The Board
shall
appoint
an
independent
auditor
to
scrutinize the statement of
accounts with regard to the
payments made by the
Board to the member and
all further payments due to
a
Member,
Associate
Member and an Affiliate
Member shall be released
after the audit report.
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(e)

POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE BOARD


To arrange, control and make rules, regulationsTo arrange, make rules and

(g)

(p)

or bye-laws for the National Championship forregulations for the conduct


Irani Trophy, Ranji Trophy, Vijay Hazare Trophy,of various Tournaments
Deodhar Trophy, C K Nayudu Trophy, Coochplayed under the auspices
Behar Trophy, Vijay Merchant Trophy, Polly of the Board for its
Umrigar Trophy and Mushtaq Ali Trophy, members. The rules and
Twenty20 or for University, Schools or other
regulations include those of
Tournaments or for any Exhibition matches travel,
accommodation,
between Member and Member and/or betweenallowances and match fees
the several Universities in India, includingpayable to the players and
rules, regulations and bye-laws in respect of match
officials
travel, accommodation, allowances to be paid toparticipating
in
such
players participating in such matches.
matches.
To frame the Laws of Cricket in India and toTo
frame
the
Playing
make alteration, amendments or additions to Conditions for Cricket in
the Laws of Cricket in India whenever desirable India and to make such
or necessary.
alterations, amendments or
additions to the Playing
Conditions
whenever
desirable.
To employ, appoint Executive Secretaries,
To employ Administrative
Administrative
Officers
and
ProfessionalStaff, Ground Staff, Peons
Cricketers, Umpires, Scorers, Statisticians,and other Service Personnel
Groundsmen, Peons, Servants and other service and to pay them Salaries
personal and staff and to pay to them and other and other service benefits.
persons in return for their services
To appoint match officials
rendered to the Board, salaries, wages,from time to time for the
gratuities,
pensions,
honorariums,conduct of the tournaments
compensations, any ex-gratia payment and/orand fix their fees from time
provident fund and to remove or dismiss such to time.
employees;
POWER AND CONTROL OVER PLAYERS,POWER AND CONTROL
SUPPORT STAFF, UMPIRES AND MATCH OVER PLAYERS, SUPPORT
OFFICIALS
STAFF,
UMPIRES
AND
MATCH OFFICIALS
The Board shall have
The Board shall have jurisdiction and control jurisdiction and control
over a player, support staff, umpires and matchover a player, support staff,

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(b)

officials within the jurisdiction of a Member ormatch officials within the


an Associate Member or Affiliate
jurisdiction of a Member or
Member. A player playing cricket under thean Associate Member or
aegis of a Member or an Associate Member or Affiliate Member. A player
Affiliate Member shall be deemed ipso facto to playing cricket under the
submit to the jurisdiction of the Board.
aegis of a Member or an
Associate
Member
or
Affiliate Member shall be
deemed
ipso
facto
to
submit to the jurisdiction
of the Board.
WORKING
COMMITTEE
(COMPOSITION,
POWERS AND DUTIES):
Representatives
of
(1)
Mumbai
CricketRepresentatives
of
(1)
Association, (2) Tamil Nadu Cricket Association,Mumbai
Cricket
(3) Cricket Association of Bengal, (4) Delhi andAssociation, (2) Tamil Nadu
District Cricket Association, (5) Uttar Pradesh Cricket
Association,
(3)
Cricket Association shall be permanentCricket
Association
of
members of the Working Committee.
Bengal, (4) Delhi and
District Cricket Association,
If an Association who has been allotted a Test (5) Uttar Pradesh Cricket
Match and after a period of two years is on the Association
shall
be
normal rotation the following year, thepermanent members of the
association will continue to be a member of the Working Committee.
Working Committee. However, if the normal
rotation merges with the two years period for If an Association other than
having been allotted a Test match, then the those mentioned above, has
Association concerned will have to wait and getbeen allotted a Test match
elected on principle of rotation in the respective during a cricket season
zone.
(1st October of a year to
30th September
of
the
following year) they will be
elected to be on the
Working Committee for the
next two years. However,
the
Association
may
continue to be a member of

(h)

(f)

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the Working Committee


after two years due to the
normal rotation in their
zone or else they will have
to wait for their turn as per
normal rotation in the zone.
POWERS
AND
DUTIES
OF
WORKINGPOWERS AND DUTIES OF
COMMITTEE
WORKING COMMITTEE
The Hon. Secretary shall keep the minutes of The Hon. Secretary shall
every Meeting in a book which shall be signed keep the minutes of every
by the Chairman when approved. Notice of theMeeting in a book which
meetings of the Working Committee and theshall be signed by the
minutes shall be sent to all affiliated members Chairman when approved
who may submit their opinions in writing in at the following meeting.
respect of any business to be transacted at theNotice of the meetings of
meeting
the Working Committee and
or transacted at the meeting.
the minutes shall be sent to
all affiliated members who
Subject to conditions laid down by the Board,may submit their opinions
the Working Committee may permit or refuse to in writing in respect of any
permit a visit by a team of a Member or a team business to be transacted
sponsored by a Member to a foreign country orat
the
meeting
or
to India.
transacted at the meeting.
The Working Committee shall have further The Working Committee
powers as under:
shall have further powers
as under:

To frame the Laws of Cricket in India and toTo


frame
the
Playing
make alteration, amendment or addition to theConditions for Cricket in
Laws of Cricket in India whenever desirable or India and to make such
necessary.
alterations, amendments or
additions to the Playing
Conditions
whenever
desirable.
POWERS AND DUTIES OF OFFICE- BEARERS POWERS AND DUTIES OF
OFFICE- BEARERS

(b)

THE SECRETARY:

THE SECRETARY:

The Secretary shall :


The Secretary shall:
(ii) Sign all contracts for and on behalf of the (ii) Signed all contracts,
Board and carry on all correspondence in pleadings and documents
the name of the Board save as otherwise for and on behalf of the
directed by the President or the Working Board and undertake
Committee.
correspondence in the
name of Board save as
otherwise directed by the
President or the Working
Committee.

(c)

THE HONORARY JOINT SECRETARY:

(xii)
To
approve
all
payments to be made by
the Board.
THE HONORARY JOINT
SECRETARY:

The Honorary Joint Secretary shall:


The
Honorary
Secretary shall:

(d)

THE HONORARY TREASURER:

Joint

(iii) To sign the cheques


along
with
the
Honorary Treasurer.
THE
HONORARY
TREASURER:

The Honorary Treasurer shall:


(ii) Make payments and incur expenditure out of The Honorary Treasurer
the funds of the Board in accordance with the shall:
decisions of the Board, the Working Committee (ii) Subject to the approval
or any other Sub-Committee appointed by theof the Hon. Secretary and
Board;
in his absence the Hon.
President, make payments
and incur expenditure out
of the funds of the Board in
accordance
with
the
decisions of the Board,

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(iii)

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(i)

(ii)

Working Committee or any


other Standing Committee.
ADMINISTRATION:
ADMINISTRATION:
The bankers to the Board shall be appointed by The bankers to the Board
the Working Committee and may be changed shall be appointed by the
from time to time, as the Board may deem Working Committee and
expedient. The bank account of the Board shall may be changed from time
be operated by the Honorary Treasurer and into time as the Board may
his absence by the President.
deem expedient. The bank
account of the Board shall
be operated by the Hon.
Treasurer along with the
Joint Secretary and in the
absence of one of them by
the President.
ELECTION OF OFFICE- BEARERS AND VICE-ELECTION OF OFFICEPRESIDENTS
BEARERS
AND
VICEPRESIDENTS
The election of the Office Bearers and the ViceThe election of the Office
Presidents shall be held at the Annual GeneralBearers and Vice Presidents
meeting of the Board. The Office Bearers and shall be held at the Annual
Vice Presidents elected in the Annual GeneralGeneral Meeting of the
Meeting in 2011 will hold office for a period of 2 Board. The Office Bearers
years which may be further renewed by electionand Vice Presidents so
for a period of one year by the General Body. elected will hold office for
Successful candidates at this election held inthree years.
2013 shall hold office for a period of one year.
The Office Bearers and the Vice Presidents
elected from
Annual general Meetings from 2014 shall hold
the office for a period of three years.
The following persons shall be eligible to be The following persons shall
considered for the post of Office Bearers or Vice be eligible to be considered
Presidents excepting for the President :for the post of Office
(a) Past or present Office Bearers or Vice
Bearers or Vice Presidents
Presidents of the Board.
excepting for the President:OR
(a) Past or present Office
(b) Any person who has represented a full
Bearers
or
Vice

member in at least two Annual General


Meetings of the Board as a representative of
such member.

(v)

Presidents
of
the
Board.
OR
(b) Any person who has
represented
a
full
member in at least two
Annual
General
Meetings of the Board
as a representative of
such member.
(c) For being eligible to
contest as a Vice
President from a zone,
the candidates should
have represented a full
member of the same
zone for atleast two
Annual
General
Meetings.
In case of vacancy occurring in the office ofIn
case
of
vacancy
President by reason of death or by him being occurring in the office of
adjudged insolvent or by him being convicted inPresident by reason of
a criminal case by a competent Court or by death or by him being
resignation or otherwise, The Hon. Secretary adjudged insolvent or by
shall within fifteen days convene a Special him being convicted in a
General Body Meeting to elect the President whocriminal
case
by
a
shall be nominated by at least one Full Member competent Court or by
from the zone which proposed the name of the resignation or otherwise,
President
whose
term
was
cut
shortThe Hon. Secretary shall
prematurely. Such person who is so elected within thirty days convene
shall hold office till the next elections.
a Special General Body
Meeting
to
elect
the
President who shall be
nominated by at least one
Full Member from the zone
which proposed the name
of the President whose term
was cut short prematurely.

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H)

K)
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Such person who is so


elected shall hold office till
the next elections.
ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING:
ANNUAL
GENERAL
MEETING:
i)
Consideration
of
the
Report
and i) Consideration
of
the
recommendations of the Working Committee,
Report
and
Standing committee and Sub Committees.
recommendations of the
Working Committee.
ii) Consideration of any amendments to the
Rules and Regulations of the Board provided no ii) Consideration of any
amendment to the Rules and Regulations of the
amendments
to
the
Board proposed by a Member or an Associate
Rules and Regulations of
Member shall be considered unless
the Board proposed by a
the amendments are received by the Honorary
Full Member at least 30
Secretary before 31st July.
days before the date of
the
Annual
general
Meeting.
To appoint a Administrative Manager for theTo appoint an Ombudsman
Indian Team.
VOTING AT ANNUAL GENERAL AND SPECIAL
GENERAL MEETINGS:
i) At the Annual General Meeting / Special i) At the Annual General
General Meeting each member shall have oneMeeting/ Special General
vote. The Chairman of the meeting shall have Meeting each Full member
one vote which shall be in addition to theshall have one vote. The
casting vote as provided in Clause 21. The other Chairman will have the
Office Bearers and Vice Presidents shall have no casting vote as provided in
right to vote unless they represent fullClause 21. The other Office
members. The Associate and Affiliate Members Bearers and Vice Presidents
shall have no vote.
shall have no right to vote
unless they represent Full
members. The Associate
and Affiliate Members shall
have no vote.
FINALITY IN CASE OF DISPUTE REGARDING AFINALITY IN CASE OF
VOTE:
DISPUTE REGARDING A

VOTE:

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A)

In case of any dispute as to admission orIn case of a dispute as to


rejection of a vote the Chairman shall decide theadmission or rejection of a
same and such decision shall be final andvote the House will decide
conclusive.
by a simple majority and
the same shall be final and
binding.
THE STANDING COMMITTEES:
THE
STANDING
COMMITTEES:
All India Senior Selection Committee:
All India Senior Selection
Committee:
(i) The All India Senior Selection Committee(i) The All India Senior
shall consist of five persons to be appointed atSelection Committee shall
the Annual General Meeting, one from eachconsist of five persons to be
zone, on such terms and conditions as may be appointed at the Annual
decided by the Working Committee from time to General Meeting, one from
time. One of them shall be appointed as theeach zone, on such terms
Chairman The Selection Committee shalland conditions as may be
appoint a Captain, who shall be an ex-Officio decided by the Working
member of the Committee. The Captain,Committee from time to
however, shall not be entitled to vote. In thetime. One of them shall be
event of there being an equality of votes for the appointed as the Chairman
appointment of a Captain, the Chairman shall The Selection Committee
have a casting vote. In the event there being no shall appoint a Captain,
majority agreement over the selection of thewho shall be an ex-Officio
players, the Captain's wishes in that regardmember of the Committee.
shall prevail.
The Captain, however, shall
ii) On an overseas tour the Cricket not be entitled to vote. In
Manager/Coach, Captain and Vice Captain shallthe event of there being an
form
the
Selection
Committee.
Theequality of votes for the
Administrative Manager shall convene theappointment of a Captain,
meeting and keep record of the proceedings.
the Chairman shall have a
casting vote. In the event
there being no majority
agreement
over
the
selection of the players, the

B)

All India Junior Selection Committee:

Captains wishes in that


regard shall prevail.
(ii) On an overseas tour, the
Cricket
Manager/Coach,
Captain and Vice Captain
shall form the Selection
Committee. If a member of
the Selection Committee is
present on the tour, he will
be a part of the Selection
Committee.
The
Administrative
Manager
shall convene the meeting
and keep record of the
proceedings.
All India Junior Selection
Committee:

i) The Junior Selection Committee will select all i) The Junior Selection
age group teams upto Under-22 years for Committee will select all
purpose of coaching camps, playing againstage
group
teams
for
foreign teams within India or Abroad.
purpose of coaching camps,
ii) The All India Junior Selection Committeeplaying
against
foreign
shall consist of five persons to be appointed atteams within India or
the Annual General Meeting, one from eachAbroad.
Zone, on such terms and conditions as may be ii) The All India Junior
decided by the Working Committee from time to Selection Committee shall
time. One of them shall be appointed asconsist of five persons to be
Chairman.
appointed at the Annual
iii) On an overseas tour, the Captain, ViceGeneral Meeting, one from
Captain and Cricket Manager/Coach shalleach Zone, on such terms
constitute the Selection Committee. Theand conditions as may be
Administrative Manager shall convene thedecided by the Working
meeting and keep record of the proceedings.
Committee from time to
time. One of them shall be
appointed as Chairman.
iii) On an overseas tour, the
Captain, the Vice Captain

C)

All India Womens Selection Committee

and
Cricket
Manager/Coach
shall
constitute the Selection
Committee. If a member of
the Selection Committee is
present on the tour he will
be a part of the Selection
Committee.
The
Administrative
Manager
shall convene the meeting
and keep record of the
proceedings.
All India Womens Selection
Committee

The Committee shall consist of 5 (five) members(i) The Committee shall


one from each zone. All India Womens Selection consist of 5 (five) members
Committee shall be appointed by the Board onone from each zone. All
such terms and conditions as may be decided India Womens Selection
by the Working Committee from time to time. NoCommittee
shall
be
person/woman shall be eligible to be appointed appointed by the Board on
on the All India Womens Selection Committee such terms and conditions
unless she has represented and played Testas may be decided by the
Match against foreign teams or has played Working Committee from
sufficient number of domestic matches oftime to time. No person/
womens senior national championship, One ofwoman shall be eligible to
them shall be appointed as Chairman.
be appointed on the All
India Womens Selection
Committee unless she has
represented and played Test
Match
against
foreign
teams
or
has
played
sufficient
number
of
domestic
matches
of
womens senior national
championship, One of them
shall be appointed as
Chairman.

D)

E)

Zonal Selection Committee:

(ii) The Committee shall


select the U-19 and Senior
team to play international
matches in India or Abroad
and for the NCA Camps.
(iii) On an overseas tour,
the Coach, Captain and
Vice Captain will form the
Selection Committee. If the
National Selector is present
she will also be a part of
the Selection Committee.
The
Administrative
Manager shall convene the
meeting and record the
proceedings.
Zonal Selection Committee:

i) For all Zonal Selection


i) For all Zonal Selection Committees, theCommittees, the member of
member of that zone on the National Selection that zone on the National
Committee shall be the Chairman of Zonal Selection Committee shall
Selection Committee. He/She will also representbe the Chairman of Zonal
the state to whom he belongs.
Selection
Committee.
ii) No person shall be eligible to beHe/She will also represent
representative of a state on the Zonal Selection the state to whom he/she
Committee unless he/she has played atleast 10belongs unless he/she is
first class games.
not a state selector.
ii) No person shall be
eligible to be representative
of a state on the Zonal
Selection Committee unless
he/ she has played atleast
10 first class games.
Umpires Committee:
Umpires Committee:
i) The Committee shall consist of a Chairmani) The Committee shall
and five persons - One from each Zone and two consist of a Chairman and
umpires, who have retired in last 10 years.
five persons - One from

ii) The function of the committee shall be to


each Zone and two Umpires
standardize umpiring throughout India and thewho have retired in last 10
Committee shall draw up and maintain a panel years.
of Umpires to umpire matches in India and shallii) The function of the
classify such Umpires into Elite Panel, All Indiacommittee shall be to
Panel and Ranji Trophy Panel of Umpires, standardize
umpiring
according to the merits of the Umpires, as per throughout India and the
criteria worked out by the Committee andCommittee shall draw up
reclassify the Umpires from time to time. Theand maintain a panel of
Committee shall hold examinations from time toUmpires to umpire matches
time for this purpose. The Committee shallin India. The Committee
appoint
umpires
for
all
National
andshall hold examinations
International matches. The Committee shallfrom time to time for this
assist Members and Associate Members andpurpose. The Committee
Affiliate Members in the formation of the panel shall appoint umpires for
of Umpires in their respective areas.
all
National
and
iii) The Committee shall draw a format to obtainInternational matches. The
confidential reports from captains on umpires, Committee
shall
assist
match referee or any other designated persons Members and Associate
to assess the merits / de-merits of the Umpires. Members
and
Affiliate
iv) The Committee may hold, organize andMembers in the formation
arrange seminars and conventions of umpires toof the panel of Umpires in
discuss the laws of the game, experimental their respective areas.
rules and suggestions of International Cricket iii) The Committee shall
Council in regard to amendments, alterations, appoint an Umpire Review
additions to the laws of the game.
Committee to assess the
performance of the Umpires
in the Domestic matches
and based on their report
grade the Umpires for
allotment of matches.
iv) The Committee may
hold, organize and arrange
seminars and conventions
of umpires to discuss the
laws
of
the
game,
experimental rules and
suggestions of International

F)

H)

Senior Tournament Committee

Cricket Council in regard to


amendments,
alterations,
additions to the laws of the
game.
Senior
Tournament
Committee

i) The Committee shall consist of a Chairmani) The Committee shall


and five Members, one from each Zone byconsist of a Chairman and
rotation.
five Members, one from
ii) The Committee shall, subject to anyeach Zone by rotation.
directions of the Board from time to time, make ii) The Committee will meet
such arrangements as may be necessary for theto decide on the protest if
conduct of :
any during the BCCI Senior
a) National Championship of India for the tournaments and shall levy
Ranji Trophy;
penalty as deemed fit.
b) Match between the National Champions The
Committee
shall
and the Rest of India for the Irani Trophy;
recommend changes if any
c) National Zonal Championship for the in the format or schedule of
Duleep Trophy;
the Senior Tournaments to
d) Limited Overs Zonal Tournament for Prof.the Technical Committee.
D.B.Deodhar Trophy.
iii) The Committee shall
e) Limited Overs One Day Inter State decide
any
dispute
Tournament for Vijay Hazare Trophy.
regarding
these
iii) The Committee shall decide any dispute Tournaments.
regarding these Tournaments.
iv) The Committee shall
iv) The Committee shall also decide anyensure that these
disputes/ protests with regard to any otherTournaments
are
Tournament approved by the Board.
conducted in accordance
v) The Committee shall ensure that these
with the Rules framed by
Tournaments are conducted in accordance withthe Board from time to
the Rules framed by the Board from time to time.
time.
Tour Programme and Fixtures Committee:
Tour
Programme
and
Fixtures Committee:
i) The Committee shall consist of a Chairman,i) The Committee shall
five persons one from each Zone, Honorary consist of a Chairman and

I)

Treasurer, Honorary Joint Secretary andone representative from


Honorary Secretary as Convenor.
each zone.
ii) The Committee shall, subject to anyii) The Committee shall:directions of the Board, make draws, fix dates (i) finalize the schedule
and the venues in respect of the following:
for the BCCI Domestic
a) Tours of Indian Team visiting abroad;
matches.
b) Tours of foreign teams visiting India;
(ii) shall allot matches for
c) All matches and Tournaments conducted/ the International matches
organized by the Board.
of the Bilateral Series or
iii) The Committee shall, subject to anyTri-Series to be played in
directions of the Board, perform the following India as per the Rotation
duties during tours of foreign teams in India.
Policy decided by the Board
a) Appoint Observers for Tests and other from time to time.
matches.
(iii) shall finalise the
b) Take all decisions as may arise in relation itinerary for the above
to the tour.
series.
Technical Committee
Technical Committee
i) The Committee shall consist of a Chairman,i) The Committee shall
five persons one from each Zone, Chairman of consist of a Chairman, five
the All India Selection Committee, a former Test persons one from each
Cricketer and a former Test Umpire. No personZone,
a
former
Test
would be elected to the Technical Committee Cricketer and a former Test
from any zone unless he has played 25 FirstUmpire. No person would
Class Matches.
be elected to the Technical
ii) The Committee shall consider the laws of the Committee from any zone
game and amendments thereto. Experimentalunless he has played 25
laws, technical matters that may be referred toFirst Class Matches. The
it by the Board and matters regarding the LawsChairperson of the National
of the game to be discussed at the International Selection Committee shall
Cricket Council.
be a special invitee for the
iii) The Committee shall frame and finalize the meeting.
playing conditions for all tours to and from ii) The Committee shall
India.
consider the laws o of the
game and amendments
thereto. Experimental laws,
technical matters that may
be referred to it by the

Board
and
matters
regarding the Laws of the
game to be discussed at the
International
Cricket
Council.
iii) The Committee shall
frame and finalize the
playing conditions for all
Domestic
matches
and
International matches of
the bilateral Series to be
played in India.
Junior Cricket Committee

J)

Junior Cricket Committee

M)

i) The Committee shall


i) The Committee shall consist of a Chairmanconsist of a Chairman and
and five persons one from each Zone.
five persons one from each
ii) The Committee shall:
Zone.
a) draw programme of coaching at Zonal and ii) The Committee shall
national levels;
meet to decide on the
b) appoint Coaches as required from time toprotests if any relating to
time;
the Junior Tournaments of
c) establish Coaching Centers at Zonal and
the Board.
national levels;
iii) The Committee will
d) organize and conduct junior tournaments discuss the formats of the
of the Board;
Junior Tournaments and
e) Organise junior tours of foreign countries; suggest changes if any,.
f) decide any dispute in regard to junior
tournaments.
g) generally have control over junior cricket (i.e
for players under the age of 22 years).
Governing Council
IPL Governing Council
The Governing Council shall comprise of theThe IPL GC shall consist of
following:
five members appointed by
1) Chairman
the Board of which one
2) Five members appointed by the Board
shall be the Chairman.
3) Two Ex-Cricketers of repute
The Office Bearers of the

N)

The Office Bearers of the Board during their Board during their tenure
tenure would be ex-officio members of thewould
be
ex-officio
Governing Council.
members of the Governing
All decisions relating to the League would beCouncil.
taken by the Governing Council by majority and All decisions relating to the
in case of equality of votes the Chairman shall League would be taken by
have a casting vote.
the Governing Council by
The Governing Council shall maintain amajority and in case of
separate Bank Account which shall be operated equality
of
votes
the
by the Treasurer, BCCI.
Chairman shall have a
The Governing Council shall submit a report casting vote.
along with all decisions taken by it at every next The
Governing
Council
Working Committee Meeting for approval.
shall maintain a separate
Bank Account which shall
be
operated
by
the
Treasurer
and
Joint
Secretary of the BCCI.
The
Governing
Council
shall submit a report along
with all decisions taken by
it at every next Working
Committee
Meeting
for
approval.
National Cricket Academy
Board
The
National
Cricket
Academy
Board
shall
consist of a Chairman, 5
members and two retired
cricketers.
The Committee shall:
(i) draw up a program for
the activities of the NCA
including Cricket Coaching
and Academic Programs
(ii) shall coordinate the
activities of NCA and that of

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BAN ON PARTICIPATION
TOURNAMENTS:

IN

the
zonal
and
state
academies
(iii)
shall
appoint
the
support staff for the NCA
and zonal camps
(iv)
shall
approve
the
budget for the working of
NCA.
UNAPPROVEDBAN ON PARTICIPATION IN
UNAPPROVED
TOURNAMENTS:

No Member, Associate Member or AffiliateNo


Member,
Associate
Member shall participate or extend help of any Member or Affiliate Member
kind to an unapproved Tournament.
shall participate or extend
help of any kind to an
No player (Junior & Senior) registered with the unapproved Tournament.
BCCI or its Member, Associate Member or
Affiliate Member shall participate in anyNo player (Junior & Senior)
unapproved tournament.
registered with the BCCI or
its
Member,
Associate
No Umpire, Scorer on the BCCI Panel shallMember or Affiliate Member
associate with an unapproved tournament.
shall participate in any
unapproved tournament.
Any individual deriving financial or any other
benefit shall not associate himself with an No Match Official on the
unapproved
tournament.
The
WorkingBCCI Panel shall associate
Committee would take appropriate actionwith
an
unapproved
including suspension and stoppage of financialtournament.
benefits and any other action against
individuals/members contravening these rules. Any
individual
deriving
financial or any other
benefit shall not associate
himself with an unapproved
tournament. The Working
Committee
would
take
appropriate
action
including suspension and

stoppage
of
financial
benefits and any other
action
against
individuals/members
contravening these rules.

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MISCONDUCT AND PROCEDURE TO DEALMISCONDUCT


WITH:
PROCEDURE TO
WITH:

AND
DEAL

(ii)

In the event of any complaint being received In the event of any


from any quarter or based on any report complaint being received
published or circulated or on its own motion, in from any quarter or based
the subject mater of any act of indiscipline oron any report published or
misconduct or violation of any of Rules andcirculated or on its won
Regulations by any Player, Umpire, Teammotion, in the subject
Official, Selector or any person appointed ormater of any act of
employed by BCCI, the President shall refer the indiscipline or misconduct
same within 48 hours to a Commissioner or violation of any of Rules
appointed by the President to make aand Regulations by any
preliminary enquiry.
Player, Match Official, Team
Official, Selector or any
The commissioner shall forthwith makeperson
appointed
or
preliminary inquiry and call for explanations employed by BCCI, the
from the concerned person(s) and submit hisPresident shall refer the
report to the President not later than 15 dayssame within 48 hours to a
from the date of reference being made by the Commissioner appointed by
President. On receipt of the report, the the President to make a
President shall forthwith forward the same topreliminary enquiry.
the Disciplinary Committee.
The commissioner shall
forthwith make preliminary
inquiry
and
call
for
explanations
from
the
concerned person(s) and
submit his report to the
President not later than 15

days from the date of


reference being made by
the President. On receipt of
the report, the President
shall forthwith forward the
same to the Disciplinary
Committee.

(iii)

All complaints of Conflict of


Interest shall be referred to
the Ombudsman.
(a) Immediately on receipt of a Report as(a) Immediately on receipt
contained in Clause 32 (ii) above, the committee of a Report as contained in
would call for all particulars and unless it Clause 32 (ii) above, the
decides, that there is no prima facie case and becommittee would call for all
accordingly dropped, commence hearing theparticulars and unless it
subject case and complete the same asdecides, that there is no
expeditiously as possible and decide the subjectprima facie case and be
issues by providing reasonable opportunity toaccordingly
dropped,
the parties of being heard. None of the partiescommence
hearing
the
shall be entitled to be represented by any subject case and complete
Lawyer. If, despite due notice, any party fails tothe same as expeditiously
submit any cause or submits insufficient cause,as possible and decide the
the Committee shall after providing reasonable subject issues by providing
opportunity of hearing to the parties concerned, reasonable opportunity to
take appropriate action. In the event any party the parties of being heard.
refuses and or fails to appear despite notice, the None of the parties shall be
Committee shall be at liberty to proceed ex- entitled to be represented
parte on the basis of the available records and by any Lawyer. If, despite
evidence. The Place of hearing shall be decided due notice, any party fails
by the Committee from time to time. The to submit any cause or
Committee shall have the power to imposesubmits insufficient cause,
penalities as provided in the Regulations forthe Disciplinary Committee
players, Team officials managers and Umpires ofshall
after
providing
the Board.
reasonable opportunity of
(b) The decision of the Committee shall be final hearing to the parties
and binding and shall come into force forthwith concerned,
take
on being pronounced and delivered.
appropriate action. In the

event any party refuses and


or fails to appear despite
notice, the Committee shall
be at liberty to proceed exparte on the basis of the
available
records
and
evidence. The Place of
hearing shall be decided by
the Committee from time to
time. The Committee shall
have the power to impose
penalities as provided in
the Regulations for players,
Team officials managers
and Match Officials of the
Board.

(iv)

(b) The decisions of the


Commiittee shall be final
and binding shall come into
force forthwith on being
pronounced and delivered.
If any Member or Associate Member or any
If any Member or Associate
Administrator of the Board commits any act ofMember or an Affiliate
indiscipline or misconduct or acts in any Member of the Board
manner which may or likely to be detrimental tocommits
any
act
of
the interest of the Board or the game of cricket indiscipline or misconduct
or endanger the harmony or affect theor acts in any manner
reputation or interest of the Board or refuses or which may or likely to be
neglects to comply with any of the provisions ofdetrimental to the interest
the Memorandum and/or the Rules andof the Board or the game of
Regulations of the Board and/or the Rules ofcricket or endanger the
conduct framed by the Board, the Hony. harmony or affect the
Secretary of the Board, on receipt of any reputation or interest of the
complaint
and/or suo motu
shall, inBoard or refuses or neglects
consultation with the President, forthwith issueto comply with any of the
Show Cause Notice calling for explanation andprovisions
of
the

(vii)

on receipt of the same and/or in case of no Memorandum and/or the


cause or insufficient cause being shown, shallRules and Regulations of
refer the same to the Committee. The the Board and/or the Rules
Committee shall after providing opportunity ofof conduct framed by the
hearing to the parties concerned shall submitBoard, the Hony. Secretary
its findings to the Board. The Board shall at the of the Board, on receipt of
Special General Meeting specially convened takeany complaint and/or suo
appropriate decision by majority of 3/4thmotu shall, in consultation
members present and voting at the said with
the
President,
meetings.
forthwith issue Show Cause
Notice
calling
for
explanation and on receipt
of the same and/or in case
of no cause or insufficient
cause being shown, shall
refer the same to the
Ombudsman.
The
Ombudsman
shall
conduct an enquiry and
submit his report to the
President. The report shall
be
placed
before
the
General Body of the Board
which shall take a final
decision.
In
case
the
General Body decides to
inflict
punishment
as
proposed
by
the
Ombudsman, the same
shall have to be passed by
3/4th of
the
members
present.
Pending inquiry and proceeding into complaints Pending
inquiry
and
or charges or misconduct or any act ofproceeding into complaints
indiscipline or violation of any Rules and or charges or misconduct
Regulations, the concerned Member, Associateor any act of indiscipline or
Member, Administrator, Player, Umpire, Teamviolation of any Rules and
Official, Referee or the selector (including theRegulations, the concerned

33

34

privilege and benefits such as subsidies to theMember, Associate Member,


Member or Associate Member) may beAdministrator,
Player,
suspended by the President from participatingMatch
Official,
Team
in any of the affairs of the Board until final Official, Referee or the
adjudication. However, the adjudication should selector
(including
the
be completed with six months.
privilege and benefits such
as subsidies to the Member
or Associate Member) may
be
suspended
by
the
President
from
participating in any of the
affairs of the Board until
final adjudication. However,
the adjudication should be
completed with six months.
NOTICE:
NOTICE:
(i) Any notice required to be served on any(i) Any notice required to be
Member or an Associate Member of the Board served on any Member or
shall be posted under Certificate of Posting an Associate Member of the
addressed to such members to their registeredBoard shall be sent by
addresses.
email, courier or by speed
(ii) Any notice sent through the post shall bepost to such members to
deemed to have been served at the time when their registered addresses.
the letter containing the same is posted, and in (ii) Any notice sent through
providing such service, it shall
the post shall be deemed to
be sufficient to prove that the letter containing have been served at the
the notice was properly addressed and posted. time
when
the
letter
containing the same is
posted, and in providing
such service, it shall
be sufficient to prove that
the letter containing the
notice
was
properly
addressed and posted.
INDEMNITY:
INDEMNITY:
Every Member or an Associate Member of theEvery
Member
or
an
Board, every other official/office-bearer or aAssociate Member of the
member of a Committee for the time being of the Board,
every
other

Board and every Trustee thereof shall beofficial/office-bearer or a


indemnified out of the Board's funds against all member of a Committee for
losses and expenses incurred in the discharge the time being of the Board
of his duties, except those which have occurred and every Trustee thereof
through his own willful act or
shall be indemnified out of
default and if so, each one shall be chargeable the Board's funds against
only for so much moneys or properties as heall losses and expenses
shall himself actually receive for or in theincurred in the discharge of
discharge of the business of the Board and each his duties, except those
one shall be answerable only for his own act, which
have
occurred
neglects or default and not for those of any through his own willful act
other person.
or
default and if so, each one
shall be chargeable only for
so
much
moneys
or
properties as he shall
himself actually receive for
or in the discharge of the
business of the Board and
each
one
shall
be
answerable only for his own
act, neglects or default and
not for those of any other
person.
Losses
would
include
penalties, fines, damages,
or any other charges so
levied.