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Schedule P

Schedule P – Penalties

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Appendix One – Schedule P
Penalties on Competitors, Entrants and Drivers, Officials, Member Clubs and Officers

Contents

Article 1 Introduction
Article 2 Scales of Penalties for Meetings and Events
Article 3 Penalties for Serious Offences
Article 4 Scales of Penalties for Officials, Member Clubs, Officers,
Licence Holders, members of affiliated clubs or other members of MotorSport NZ
Article 5 Table of Penalties for Competitors, Entrants and Drivers
Article 6 Table of Penalties for Officials, Member Clubs, and Officers
Note: Text changes from the previous issue of this Schedule are highlighted such. Text changes for grammatical and/or formatting reasons are not highlighted.

1.
Introduction:
1.1
Article 90(1) of the National Sporting Code sets out who is entitled to discipline and penalise Competitors, Entrants and Drivers for breaches of the Code, or the Standing or Supplementary Regulations (if any) of a Meeting or Event.
1.2
Any Championship or Series penalty (if any is prescribed in the Championship or Series Articles) is to be in addition to and not in substitution for any Meeting or Event penalty. Pursuant to Article 97(1) of the National Sporting Code all Championship or Series fines are to be paid to MotorSport NZ.
1.3
Article 91 of the National Sporting Code sets out who is entitled to discipline and penalise Officials for breaches of the Code, or the Standing or Supplementary Regulations (if any) of a Series, Meeting or Event.
1.4
Article 92 of the National Sporting Code sets out who is entitled to discipline and penalise Member Clubs, Officers, Licence Holders, members of Affiliated Clubs or other members of MotorSport NZ for breaches of the Code, or the Standing or Supplementary Regulations (if any) of a Series, Meeting or Event.
2.
Scales of Penalties for Meetings and Events:
2.1
Pursuant to Article 90(3) of the National Sporting Code, MotorSport NZ has, subject to the following clauses, prescribed in Article 5 of this Schedule, penalties to apply to Competitors, Entrants and Drivers in Series, Meetings and Events.

(1)
Championship or Series penalties may also, if prescribed in the Articles of a Championship or Sanctioned Series of which the Meeting or Event is a round, apply to some of these breaches.
(2)
GST is not payable on fines.
(3)
Standard and Additional Penalties:

(a)
In all cases the Standard Penalty shall be applied except those marked with an asterix (*) where the provisions of Article 2.1(4) of this Schedule may be utilised as an alternative.
(b)
The Standard Penalty in many cases consists of a fine and penalty. The chart (Article 5) lists a maximum fine, the minimum fine being no less than 20% of the maximum listed in all cases.
(c)
The penalties in the column Additional Penalties are for use in conjunction with the Standard Penalty when deemed appropriate.
(d)
For Championship and Sanctioned Series events the deduction of series points for the Championship or Series may also be imposed as an additional penalty.
(4)
In the cases of breaches marked with an asterix (*), the breach may be penalised by a Drive Through Penalty instead of the Standard Penalty prescribed.
If a Drive Through Penalty is imposed, any Standard Penalty prescribed for the breach may not be imposed as well but any Additional Penalty prescribed for the breach may still be imposed if the breach is serious. All Drive Through Penalties are to be administered in accordance with the procedures set out in Appendix Four Schedule Z.
(5)
In the case of fines imposed by the Stewards following the hearing of a protest pursuant to Part IX of the National Sporting Code, any Maximum Fine prescribed for the breach may be increased to an amount up to $5,000.00 or such higher figure as may be contained in any Appendix or Schedule to the Code.
(6)
In the case of fines imposed by:

(a)
The Judicial Committee of MotorSport NZ following a Judicial Hearing held pursuant to Part X of the National Sporting Code; or,
(b)
The National Court of Appeal following the hearing of an appeal pursuant to Part XI of the National Sporting Code;
There shall be no limit to any Maximum fine prescribed for the breach and any or all of the fine may be suspended for a determined period.
At the conclusion of the period the suspended portion of the fine may be released or called at the discretion of the Committee or Appeal panel whoever imposed the suspended fine.
(7)
With the exception of automatic suspension as detailed in Article 98 of the National Sporting Code, the penalty of licence suspension (reserved for serious breaches) may only be imposed by:

(a)
The Stewards following the hearing held pursuant to Part IX of the National Sporting Code.
In which case any Licence Suspension is limited to a maximum of three(3) months; or,
(b)
 

(i)
The Judicial Committee of MotorSport NZ following a Judicial Hearing held pursuant to Part X of the National Sporting Code, or
(ii)
(in the case of alleged violations under the Sports Anti-Doping rules) The Sports Tribunal of New Zealand following a Hearing held pursuant to Part X of the National Sporting Code, or
(iii)
The National Court of Appeal following the hearing of an appeal pursuant to Part XI of the National Sporting Code.
(c)
(in the case of a breach of NSC.1 and NSC.2 only) the Clerk of the Course following a hearing held pursuant to Part VIII of the National Sporting Code.
3.
Penalties for Serious Offences:
3.1
If at the conclusion of any hearing held pursuant to Part VIII of this Code before the Clerk of the Course, or Event Director, or Race Director, or Stewards of the Meeting or Event, or separately appointed Stewards panel, the Official or Stewards hearing the matter considers that the complaint has been proved and the penalty prescribed in this Schedule or Standing Regulations is insufficient given the serious nature of the offence then in such instances the matter may be passed on for a sentence befitting the serious nature to be applied:

(1)
By the Stewards appointed to the Meeting or Event in the case of an Event Director and/or Race Director and/or Clerk of the Course Hearing.
Note: The Stewards will call a further hearing using the same parameters that apply to Protest Hearings, Part IX of the Code. They will re-hear the matter in its entirety.
(2)
By MotorSport NZ in the case of a Stewards Hearing.
Note: MotorSport NZ will call a further hearing using the same parameters that apply to Inquiries, Preliminary Hearings and Judicial Hearings in Part X of the Code.
4.
Scales of Penalties for Officials, Member Clubs, Officers, Licence Holders, members of affiliated clubs or other members of MotorSport NZ:
4.1
Pursuant to Articles 91 and 92 of the National Sporting Code, MotorSport NZ has, subject to the following clauses, prescribed in Article 6 of this Schedule, penalties to apply to Officials, Member Clubs, Officers, Licence Holders, or other members of MotorSport NZ.

(1)
GST is not payable on fines.
(2)
In the case of fines imposed by:

(a)
The Judicial Committee of MotorSport NZ following a Judicial Hearing held pursuant to Part X of the National Sporting Code; or,
(b)
The National Court of Appeal following the hearing of an appeal pursuant to Part XI of the National Sporting Code; or
(c)
(in the case of alleged violations under the Sports Anti-Doping rules) The Sports Tribunal of New Zealand following a Hearing held in accordance with the provisions of Article 118(3) of the Code.
There shall be no limit to any Maximum fine prescribed for the breach and any or all of the fine may be suspended for a determined period.
At the conclusion of the period the suspended portion of the fine may be released or called at the discretion of the Committee or Appeal panel whoever imposed the suspended fine.
(3)
With the exception of automatic suspension as detailed in Article 98 of the National Sporting Code, the penalty of suspension or downgrading or termination of Officials licences may only be imposed by:

(a)
The Judicial Committee of MotorSport NZ following a Judicial Hearing held pursuant to Part X of the National Sporting Code, or
(b)
The National Court of Appeal following the hearing of an appeal pursuant to Part XI of the National Sporting Code.
(c)
(in the case of alleged violations under the Sports Anti-Doping rules) The Sports Tribunal of New Zealand following a Hearing held in accordance with the provisions of Article 118(3) of the Code.
Any Licence Suspension issued from a decision of any of these bodies, with the exception of a positive drug doping test of an Official, being limited to a maximum of two(2) years. For a positive drug doping test the suspension period has a minimum period of two(2) years with no maximum limitation.
(4)
The penalty of refusal of permit issue, suspension of membership or termination of membership on Member Clubs may only be imposed by the Judicial Committee of MotorSport NZ following a Judicial Hearing held pursuant to Part X of the National Sporting Code.
(5)
The penalty of suspension of, or termination of, term of office on Officers may only be imposed by the Judicial Committee of MotorSport NZ following a Judicial Hearing held pursuant to Part X of the National Sporting Code.
5.
Table of Penalties – Competitors, Entrants and Drivers:

BREACH (OFFENCE) STANDARD ADDITIONAL
PENALTIES
MAXIMUM
FINE
PENALTIES
NSC.1
(a) Failing to submit, when required, to testing for banned substance (as prescribed by Art. 38(1) of National Sporting Code)
(Refer Art 3 of this Schedule)
$5000.00 Immediate suspension of competition licence and referral to MotorSport NZ
(b) Returning a positive drug test. $5000.00 Immediate suspension of competition licence and referral to MotorSport NZ
(c) Returning a positive alcohol breath test. $1000.00 1. Minimum 12 hour stand down period
2. Endorsement of competition licence for minimum of 3 months and maximum of 12 months
NSC.2
Any of the specific behaviour set out in Art. 94(1) of National Sporting Code (ie. Bribing or attempting to bribe)
(Refer to Art 5 of this Schedule)
$500.00 Endorsement of competition licence for minimum of 1 month and maximum of 12 months Suspension of Competition Licence. (Refer Article 2.1(7) of this Schedule)
NSC.3
Any of the specific behaviour set out in Art. 94(2) of National Sporting Code (i.e. Behaviour concerning entry of competing vehicle or competitor) $500.00 1. Endorsement of competition licence for minimum of 1 month and maximum of 12 months: and/or
2. Exclusion from Series, Meeting or Event
NSC.4
Breach of any specific requirement or obligation of Driver or Entrant for which no other penalty is specified in this Schedule under:
(a) National Sporting Code or
(b) Any Appendix or Schedule to an Appendix thereof; or
(c) The Standing Regulations or Supplementary Regulations (if any) of Meeting or Event;
$500.00 1. Exclusion from Series, Meeting or Event or part of the Series, Meeting or Event: and/or
2. Endorsement of competition licence for minimum of 1 month and maximum of 12 months.
NSC.5
Failure to attend drivers briefing (if any). $50.00 Endorsement of competition licence for minimum of 1 month and maximum of 3 months
NSC.6
Competing in a Series, Meeting or Event (except for a Series, Meeting or Event on private property or on a permanent race venue) without a valid Civil Drivers Licence, or submitting a false declaration relating to the validity of the licence. $1000.00 1. Exclusion from Series, Meeting or Event.
2. Suspension of Competition Licence for a minimum of 1 year.
(Refer Article 2.1(7) of this Schedule)
NSC.7
Any of the specific behaviour set out in Art. 94(7) of National Sporting Code (i.e. abuse or threatening of an official or competitor). $5000.00 1. Endorsement of competition licence for minimum of 3 month and maximum of 12 months. 1. Suspension of Competition Licence. (Refer Article 2.1(7) of this Schedule)
2. Exclusion from Meeting or Event
NSC.8
Failure to produce a valid competition licence when required to do so. $50.00 mandatory
BREACH (OFFENCE) STANDARD ADDITIONAL
PENALTIES
MAXIMUM
FINE
PENALTIES
A 2A.1
Failure to produce:
(a) Vehicle logbook on request at documentation or scrutineering audit inspection.
(i) ClubSport Events. $50.00
(ii) All other Events $50.00 mandatory
(b) Vehicle identity papers (Vehicle or Roll cage / bar Homologation, MotorSport/LVVTA Authority Card) when required to do so. n/a First offence:
Reprimand and entry in vehicle log book.
Second offence:
$50.00 mandatory
1. Exclusion from Series, Meeting or Event or part of the Series, Meeting or Event: and/or
2. Endorsement of competition licence for minimum of 1 month and maximum of 12 months
A 2A.2
Competing in or entering competing vehicle not eligible for Meeting or Event under Schedule of Appendix 2 or Appendix 6 or under Articles of Championship or Sanctioned Series applying to Meeting or Event. Performance and /or reliability. (Refer Article 3 of this Schedule) $500.00 1.Exclusion from Meeting or Event or part of the Meeting or Event, and
2.Endorsement of competition licence for minimum of 1 month and maximum of 12 months.
Suspension of Competition Licence. (Refer Article 2.1(7) of this Schedule)
A 2A.3
Competing in or entering competing vehicle not eligible for Meeting or Event under Schedule of Appendix 2 or Appendix 6 or under Articles of Championship or Sanctioned Series applying to Meeting or Event. Non- performance and/or reliability. $100.00 1.Exclusion from Meeting or Event or part of the Meeting or Event: and/or
2. Endorsement of competition licence for minimum of 1 month and maximum of 3 months.
A 2A.4
(a) Failure to produce Certificate of Description when required to do so $50.00 mandatory Exclusion from Series, Meeting or Event.
(b) Minor non-compliance with vehicle Certificate of Description.
(First Offence) Reprimand and entry in vehicle logbook
(Second Offence) $100.00 mandatory
(c) Serious non-compliance with vehicle Certificate of Description $500.00 1. Exclusion from Series, Meeting or Event
2. Endorsement of competition licence for minimum of 1 month and maximum of 12 months.
A 2A.5
Failing to present competing vehicle;
(a) For eligibility inspection when required to do so, or
(b) To Race Event Parc Fermé when required.
$1,000.00 Exclusion from Meeting or Event. Endorsement of competition licence for minimum of 1 month and maximum of 12 months.
A 2A.6
Found to have a Schedule A or AA Article 4 safety critical item defect. $100.00 Exclusion from Meeting or Event or part of the Meeting or Event. Endorsement of Competition licence for minimum of 1 month and maximum of 3 months.
A 2A.7
Found to have a Schedule A or AA Article 5 or Article 6 defect. $50.00 Exclusion From Meeting or Event
A 2A.8
(a) Failure to have MotorSport NZ official seals fitted. $500.00 Exclusion from Meeting or Event or part of Meeting or Event.
(b) Found to have broken, tampered with or removed MotorSport NZ Official Seals applied in accordance with Appendix Two Schedule A. $1000.00 1. Exclusion from the Series, Meeting or Event, and
2. Deduction of all Championship or Series points since seal application date
Endorsement of Competition licence for a minimum of 1 month to a maximum of 12 months.
(c) Found to be ineligible following removal of official seal(s) for technical compliance inspections by an appointed technical Officer or series Technical Officer. $500.00 1. Exclusion from the Series, Meeting or Event, and
2. Deduction of all Championship or Series points accrued since the seal application date / time as detailed in vehicles MotorSport NZ logbook.
Endorsement of Competition licence for a minimum of 1 month to a maximum of 12 months.
A 2A.9
Using tyres on competing vehicle not permitted by the Appendix or Schedule to an Appendix or the Supplementary Regulations. n/a Exclusion from Meeting or Event or part of Meeting or Event.
A 2A.10
Using auxiliary lights on public roads/touring stages of a Rally or Targa event that are not mounted in a dipped position. $500.00 First Offence:
An addition of 5 minutes to total event time.
Second Offence:
Exclusion from Event and cancellation of MSNZ/LVVTA Authority Card
A 2A.11
Found to be using a non-complying fuel $500.00 1. Exclusion from Meeting or Event.
2. Endorsement of competition licence for a minimum of 3 months and maximum of 12 months.
Penalties Applicable to Rally and Rallysprint Events
BREACH (OFFENCE) STANDARD ADDITIONAL
PENALTIES
MAXIMUM
FINE
PENALTIES
A 3R.1
Exceeding the maximum speed on Special Stages in a tarmac rally as defined in Appendix Three Schedule R Section 2, Article 1.2 (first offence during the rally). n/a Addition of 30seconds to stage time
(second offence (subsequent stage) during the rally) $500.00 Addition of 5 minutes to stage time
(third offence (subsequent stage) during the rally) $500.00 Exclusion from the Event Endorsement of Competition Licence for a minimum of 3 months and maximum of 6 months.
A 3R.2
Failure to correctly display vehicle identification or vehicle advertising. $500.00 Exclusion from Meeting or Event
A 3R.3
Failing to report issue of a traffic offence notice during a rally $500.00 Exclusion from Event Endorsement of Competition Licence for a minimum of 1 month and a maximum of 3 months.
A 3R.4
Crew of competing vehicle receiving a traffic offence notice during a rally (first offence during the rally) $100.00
(second offence during the rally) $500.00 Addition of 5 minutes to total Event time Exclusion from Meeting or Event.
(third offence during the rally) $1000.00 Exclusion from the Event Endorsement of competition licence for minimum of 1 month and maximum of 12 months.
A 3R.5
Failing to report an accident involving damage to property or personal injury during a rally. $1000.00 Exclusion from Event Endorsement of Competition Licence for a minimum of 1 month and a maximum of 3 months.
A 3R.6
Towing or transporting competing vehicle during a rally n/a Exclusion from Meeting or Event
A 3R.7
Blocking the passage of or preventing the passing of competition car or cars. $500.00 Addition of 5 minutes to stage time. Exclusion from Meeting or Event
A 3R.8
Servicing competing vehicle during a rally in no-servicing or no-access areas (first offence during the rally) n/a Addition of 5 minutes to Total Event time. Exclusion from Meeting or Event.
(second offence during the rally) $100.00 Addition of 15 minutes to Total Event time. Exclusion from Meeting or Event.
(third offence during the rally) $500.00 Exclusion from Event Endorsement of competition licence for minimum of 1 month and maximum of 12 months.
A 3R.9
Exceeding maximum speed designated for a Rally Service Park
(First Offence)
$20.00 per kph over maximum permitted speed limit
(Second offence) $500.00 Exclusion from Event
A 3R.10
(a) Breach of pre-event Reconnaissance and Pace Note regulations. $1000.00 1. Exclusion from Meeting or Event.
2. Endorsement of competition licence for minimum of 12 months.
(b) Breach of on-event reconnaissance regulations. $500.00 1st offence Fine
2nd offence Exclusion from Event
Endorsement of Competition Licence for a minimum of 1 month and a maximum of 12 months.
A 3R.11
False start of a special stage (first offence during the rally) n/a Addition of 20seconds to stage time
(second offence during the rally) Addition of 5 minutes to stage time
(third offence during the rally) Exclusion from Event
A 3R.12
Failure to complete time cards during a rally n/a Exclusion from Event
A 3R.13
Unauthorised amendment of the time card during a rally $500.00 Exclusion from Event Endorsement of Competition Licence for a minimum of 1 month and a maximum of 3 months.
A 3R.14
Failure to report to control or Parc Fermé of a rally at due time n/a Addition of 1 minute to rally time for each minute of lateness, towards exclusion time only, plus addition of 10seconds to stage time for each minute of lateness.
A 3R.15
(a) Failure to obey instructions of Control Post Chief(s).
(b) Failure to visit all controls in order on the route during a rally.
n/a Exclusion from Meeting or Event.
A 3R.16
Failure to display a warning triangle. $500.00 Endorsement of Competition Licence for a minimum of 1 month, and maximum of 12 months.
A 3R.17
Failure to stop for displayed Red SOS sign, or in-car electronic SOS signal. $1000.00 1. Exclusion from Meeting or Event.
2. Endorsement of competition licence for minimum of 12 months.
A 3R.18
Driving wrong or opposite direction on a special stage during a rally. n/a Exclusion from Event. Endorsement of competition licence for minimum of 1 month and maximum of 12 months.
A 3R.19
Breach of Parc Fermé regulations. $100.00 Minimum of 30 seconds added to Special Stage time. Exclusion from Meeting or Event or part of Meeting or Event.
A 3R.20
Exceeding total lateness during a rally. n/a Exclusion from Event.
A 3R.21
Failure to participate in Victory Ceremony or prize giving of a round of the NZ Rally Championship as detailed in the Championship Articles. Forfeiture of 10 Championship points.
A 3R.22
Failure to notify withdrawal from a rally $500.00 Endorsement of competition licence for minimum of 1 month and maximum of 12 months.
A 3R.23
(a) Breach of time control check in – early arrival. n/a One(1) minute per minute or fraction of a minute.
(b) Breach of time control check in – late arrival. n/a ten(10) seconds per minute or fraction of a minute.
Penalties Applicable to Race Events
BREACH (OFFENCE) STANDARD ADDITIONAL
PENALTIES
MAXIMUM
FINE
PENALTIES
A 4Z.1
Disregard of red flag or red lights $1,000.00 Exclusion from Meeting or Event. 1. Endorsement of Competition Licence for minimum of 3 months and maximum of 6 months: and/or
2. Suspension of Competition Licence for a maximum of 3 months.
A 4Z.2 *
Overtaking or failing to maintain position under yellow flag or yellow light(s) $1,000.00 1. Exclusion from practice / Qualifying session, or
2. Addition of up to a maximum of 60seconds to Race Time
1. Exclusion from Race; and/or
2. Endorsement of competition licence for minimum of 1 month and maximum of 6 months.
A 4Z.3
Disregarding black flag with number or drive through penalty board, or black flag with orange disc. $500.00 1. During any practice / Qualifying session – exclusion from the Qualifying results.
2. During any race – exclusion from the Race results.
1. Exclusion from Meeting and Event and/or
2. Endorsement of competition licence for minimum of 1 month and maximum of 12 months.
A 4Z.4
Causing a red flag or red lights to be displayed. 1. During any practice/ Qualifying session – to be moved three(3) places back in the starting grid of that competitor’s next race.
2. During any race that does not recommence – exclusion from the Race results.
A 4Z.5 *
Breach of Code of Driving Conduct $500.00 1. Exclusion from practice/ Qualifying session, or
2. Addition of up to a maximum of 60seconds to race time
1. Endorsement of competition licence for minimum of 1 month and maximum of 6 months; and/or
2. Exclusion from Race.
A 4Z.6
Careless driving causing or likely to cause an incident $500.00 1. Exclusion from practice / Qualifying session,
Or
2. Addition of up to a maximum of 60seconds to race time.
1. Exclusion from race;
and/or
2. Endorsement of competition licence for minimum of 1 month and maximum of 3 months.
A 4Z.7
Dangerous driving causing or likely to cause crash, including driving off the circuit. $1,000.00 1. Exclusion from practice/ Qualifying, or
2. Addition of up to a maximum of 120seconds to race time.
1. Exclusion from Race; and/or
2. Exclusion from Meeting or Event; and/or
3. Endorsement of competition licence for minimum of 1 month and maximum of 6 months.
A 4Z.8
Making a false start Addition of up to a maximum of 20seconds to race time. 1. Exclusion from Meeting or Event or part of the Meeting or Event: and/or
2. Endorsement of competition licence for minimum of 1 month and maximum of 3 months.
A 4Z.9 *
Breach of Rolling Start or Safety Car regulations. Addition of up to a maximum of 20seconds to race time. 1. Exclusion from Meeting or Event or part of the Meeting or Event: and/or
2. Endorsement of competition licence for minimum of 1 month and maximum of 3 months.
A 4Z.10 *
Breach of Circuit Regulations. $500.00 1. If in practice / Qualifying, deletion of Qualifying times up to that point; or
2. If in race, addition of up to 30seconds to race time.
1. Exclusion from Meeting or Event or part of the Meeting or Event: and/or
2. Endorsement of competition licence for minimum of 1 month and maximum of 3 months.
A 4Z.11 *
Breach of Pit regulations. $500.00 1. Exclusion from practice / qualifying session or Exclusion from Meeting or Event or part of the Meeting or Event: and/or
2. Endorsement of competition licence for minimum of 1 month and maximum of 3 months.
A 4Z.12 *
Breach of pit lane speed limit. 1. During a practice/ Qualifying session, exclusion from Qualifying results.
2. If in a race, addition of up to 30seconds of race time.
1. Exclusion from Meeting or Event, or part of the Meeting or Event; and/or
2. Endorsement of competition licence for minimum of 1 month and maximum of 3 months.
A 4Z.13
(a) Crossing the pit entry line, or
(b) Crossing the pit exit blend line when leaving pit lane.
1. If in practice/ Qualifying, deletion of fastest Qualifying time up to that point; or
2. If in race, addition of 10seconds to race time.
1. Endorsement of competition licence for minimum of 1 month and maximum of 3 months.
A 4Z.14
Breach of Meeting Ride (Hot Lap) conditions $1,000.00 Endorsement of competition licence for minimum of 1 month and maximum of 6 months. 1. Exclusion from Meeting; and/or
2. Exclusion of participating in Meeting Ride sessions for minimum of 1 month and maximum of 6 months.
BREACH (OFFENCE) STANDARD ADDITIONAL
PENALTIES
MAXIMUM
FINE
PENALTIES
A 4TR.1
A truck exceeding the maximum allowable speed limit by less than 10kph. 1. During any practice/ Qualifying session – All times achieved in that session will be cancelled. The starting position for the first race shall be at the rear of the grid.
2. During any race –
(a) First infringement: an addition of 10seconds to race time.
(b) Second infringement in the same Race: an addition of 20seconds to race time.
(c) Third infringement in the same Race: exclusion from the Race results.
A 4TR.2
A truck exceeding the maximum allowable speed limit by more than 10kph at any time. Exclusion from the session / race on first infringement.
A 4TR.3
Emitting excess smoke 1. During any practice / Qualifying session – All times achieved in that session will be cancelled. The starting position for the first race shall be at the rear of the grid.
2. During any race –
(a) First infringement: addition of 10 seconds to race time.
(b) Second infringement: exclusion from the Race results.
Penalties Applicable to Drift Events
BREACH (OFFENCE) STANDARD ADDITIONAL
PENALTIES
MAXIMUM
FINE
PENALTIES
A 5D.1
Failure to maintain traction outside of the Drift Zone $200.00 Endorsement of competition licence for minimum of 1 month and maximum of 6 months. Exclusion from Series, Meeting or Event or part of the Series, Meeting or Event
A 5D.2
Disregard of Yellow Flag $500.00 1. Endorsement of competition licence for minimum of 1 month and maximum of 6 months; and/or
2. Loss of up to 4 qualifying positions.
1. Deduction of Series points equal to 1st place.
2. Exclusion from Series, Meeting or Event or part of the Series, Meeting or Event
A 5D.3
Disregard of Red Flag $1000.00 1. Endorsement of competition licence for minimum of 1 month and maximum of 12 months.
2. Loss of up to 4 qualifying positions.
1. Deduction of Series points equal to 1st place.
2. Exclusion from Series, Meeting or Event or part of the Series, Meeting or Event
A 5D.4
Breach of Code of Driver Conduct $500.00 1. Endorsement of competition licence for minimum of 1 month and maximum of 12 months.
2. Loss of up to 4 qualifying positions.
1. Deduction of Series points equal to 1st place.
2. Exclusion from Series, Meeting or Event or part of the Series, Meeting or Event.
A 5D.5
Breach of Pit regulations $500.00 Loss of up to 4 qualifying positions.
A 5D.6
Breach of Drift Zone regulations $500.00 1. Endorsement of competition licence for minimum of 1 month and maximum of 12 months; and/or
2. Loss of up to 4 qualifying positions.
Deduction of Series points equal to 1st place.
A 5D.7
Breach of any specific requirement or obligation of Driver’s (or Entrant’s) Crew or Team as set out in:
(a) The Standing Regulations, or
(b) The Supplementary Regulations of the Meeting or Event.
$500.00 1. Deduction of Series points equal to 1st place, and/or
2. Loss of up to 4 qualifying positions.
6.
Table of Penalties for Officials, Member Clubs, and Officers:
6.1
In the following table of penalties those marked;

(1)
OFFICIAL prescribes penalties to be applied after a hearing on matters relating to an offence involving an Official, and
(2)
MC prescribes penalties to be applied after a hearing on matters relating to an offence involving Member Clubs, and
(3)
OB prescribes penalties to be applied after a hearing on matters relating to an offence involving an Officer.
6.2
Table of Penalties:

BREACH (OFFENCE) STANDARD ADDITIONAL
PENALTIES
MAXIMUM
FINE
PENALTIES
OFFICIAL.1
Any of the specific behaviour set out in Art. 94(1) or (3) of National Sporting Code.
(Refer to Art 3 of this Schedule).
n/a Endorsement of Officials licence for minimum of 6 month and maximum of 24 months. Suspension of Officials Licence.
OFFICIAL.2
Any of the specific behaviour set out in Art. 94 (2) or (4) or (5) of National Sporting Code. n/a Endorsement of Officials licence for minimum of 1 month and maximum of 12 months. 1. Downgrading (if appropriate) of Officials licence grading.
2. Suspension or termination of Officials Licence.
OFFICIAL.3
Failure to adhere to or to carry out the specific duties required of an Official as detailed in Part VII of the National Sporting Code. n/a Endorsement of Officials licence for minimum of 1 month and maximum of 24 months. 1. Downgrading (if appropriate) of Officials licence.
2. Suspension or termination of Officials Licence.
MC.1
Any of the specific behaviour set out in Art. 92(1) of National Sporting Code. $5000.00 Refusal of Permit issue for a minimum of 1 month and a maximum of 12 months.
MC.2
Any of the specific behaviour set out in Art. 92(2) or Art. 94 (1) or (2) or (3) of National Sporting Code. $5000.00 Refusal of Permit issue for a minimum of 1 month and a maximum of 12 months. Suspension of membership.
OB.1
Any of the specific behaviour set out in Art. 92(1) of National Sporting Code. n/a Suspension from office for a minimum of 1 month and a maximum of 12 months.
OB.2
Any of the specific behaviour set out in Art. 92(2) or Art. 94 of National Sporting Code. n/a Termination of term of office.