ISCC Approved List of International Players
Terms of Reference
1. Definitions and Interpretation
1.1 The following words and expressions shall have the following meanings:
(A) Approved List shall mean the ISCC Approved List of International Players as updated and amended from time to time.
(B) Executive Committee shall mean the directors of the ISCC or any of them acting as the Executive Committee of the ISCC and holding office by virtue of Constitution of the INOC and ISCC.
(C) ISCC Disputes Committee shall mean a Disputes Committee established in accordance with the ISCC Disputes Resolution Committee Terms of Reference as amended from time to time.
(D) International Player shall mean any super-cricket player who is selected or has been selected to play super-cricket for a Member Country.
(E) Ineligible International Player shall mean a player who has been removed from the ISCC Approved List of International Players in accordance with these Terms of Reference.
(F) Member shall mean a Member, Associate or Affiliate Member and "Member Country" shall be construed accordingly.
(G) Official Enquiry shall mean a body established in accordance with the ISCC Code of Conduct Commission Terms of Reference.
(H) Re-instatement shall mean re-instatement on the ISCC Approved List of International Players which will render the International Player eligible to play Representative Super-Cricket.
(I) Removal shall mean removal from the ISCC Approved List of International Players which will render the International Player ineligible to play Representative Super-Cricket.
(J) Representative Super-Cricket shall mean any super-cricket match or matches in which a team represents a Member Country in an ODISC Match, an ISCC Event match, a Tour Match or an U19 match.
1.2 Unless the context otherwise requires, words or expressions contained in these Terms of Reference shall bear the same meaning as in the Constitution of the INOC and ISC Committee or in the Code of Conduct or in any Regulation of the Committee in force as at the date hereof.
1.3 These Terms of Reference shall be deemed to come into effect on 1st July 2004.
1.4 These Terms of Reference shall be governed by and construed in accordance with INOC Constitution and Indian law
1.5 If any dispute shall arise concerning the interpretation of these Terms of Reference, then, the dispute shall be determined by an ISCC Disputes Committee in accordance with ISCC Disputes Resolution Committee Terms of Reference
2. Relationship with the ISCC Members
2.1 The ISCC has been established with the object of administering, developing, co-ordinating, regulating and promoting the game of super-cricket worldwide in co-operation with its Members and to do all such things as are incidental to, or as the ISCC may think conducive to, the attainment of all or any of the above objects.
2.2 In pursuance of the objects set out in 2.1 the ISCC has taken serious measures to combat corruption and conduct which is prejudicial to the interests of the international game of super-cricket and the establishment of an Approved List is in furtherance of such measures.
2.3 In recognition of the purpose of the Approved List all Members have agreed to submit to the jurisdiction of, and co-operate with, the ISCC in the establishment and maintenance of an Approved List and to do all such things as are reasonably within their power to facilitate the daily operation of an Approved List.
2.4 All Members agree that no International Player shall be eligible to play Representative Super-Cricket unless they are on the Approved List.
3. The Establishment and Maintenance of the Approved List
3.1 Subject to Clause 3.2 every International Player who is currently actively playing super-cricket (i.e not retired) or who is newly selected to play Representative Super-Cricket shall automatically be placed on the Approved List.
3.2 Clauses 3.1. shall not apply to those International Players who are or have been the subject of a ban which falls into the categories described below in Clause 4.1. (A) and Clause 4.1 (B). In those circumstances where the International Player is subject to such a ban/conviction then he shall be required to make an application for re-instatement in accordance with Clause 5 of these Terms of Reference.
4. Removal from the Approved List
4.1 An International Player shall be automatically removed from the Approved List if he is:-
(A) Banned from International Super-Cricket following an Official Enquiry constituted by the ISCC Code of Conduct Commission and/or
(B) Banned from International Super-Cricket by his National Super-Cricket Federation following an Official Enquiry.
4.2 The International Player shall be removed from the Approved List for the period of time that the relevant ban is imposed.
5. Application for Re-instatement on the Approved List
5.1 An Ineligible International Player who wishes to play Representative Super-Cricket, before the expiry of the period of time for which the relevant ban was imposed, shall be required to apply for re-instatement on the Approved List before he shall be eligible to play Representative Super-Cricket.
5.2 The Ineligible International Player shall write to the ISCC Chairman making a formal request that he be re-instated on the Approved List.
5.3 The ISCC Chairman shall consider the formal request and shall have the absolute discretion to re-instate an Ineligible International Player without an Official Enquiry if he is satisfied that it is appropriate to do so.
5.4 Where the ISCC Chairman is not satisfied that he should exercise his discretion as in Clause 5.3 above he shall request that the Chairman of the Code of Conduct Commission establishes an Official Enquiry in accordance with the Terms of Reference of the Code of Conduct Commission.
5.5 The Official Enquiry established shall consider the application and shall make a recommendation to the Executive Committee accordingly as to whether or not the Ineligible International Player should be re-instated on the Approved List. The Official Enquiry shall have the full power and authority of the Executive Committee, the President and the Chairman, or any of them, necessary or incidental to the proper performance of its duties subject to such restrictions or requirements as the Executive Committee may deem necessary or appropriate.
5.6 The process for conducting the Official Enquiry shall be left in the discretion of the Chairman of the Official Enquiry. If they decide to hold a hearing then the Ineligible International Player shall be given the opportunity to be present at or listen to all of the evidence and to question any witnesses and the process shall be conducted in accordance with the Principles of Natural Justice as set out in the ISCC Playing Handbook as amended from time to time.
6. The Decision
6.1 The Official Enquiry shall carry out its duties expeditiously and should be in a position to present a formal report with recommendations to the Executive Committee three months from the date of its establishment.
6.2 The Executive Committee shall consider the report and recommendations of the Official Enquiry and shall make a decision on whether or not the Ineligible International Player should be re-instated on the Approved List. The Executive Committee decision shall be finding and binding and there shall be no right of appeal.
6.3 At the conclusion of the Executive Committee meeting the ISCC Director shall notify the relevant International Player of the decision.
Approved at INOC meeting, Lucknow, India 14th October 2004