Appendix One – Schedule G
Notes for the Guidance of Officials of the Meeting
Contents Last Updated: 19 April 2022
|Article 1||Duties and Authority of a Steward|
|Article 3||Judicial Procedures|
|Article 4||Dealing with Accidents and Incidents|
|Article 5||Dealing with a Fatal or Serious Accident That May Later Result in Death|
|Article 6||Checklist for Stewards of Events|
|Article 7||Licence Endorsements|
|Article 8||Dealing with Eligibility Protests or Problems|
|Article 9||Stewards’ Report Form|
|Article 10||Forms which are Part of Stewarding|
|Table 1||Procedures for the Conduct of a Hearing|
|Table 2||Inquiry and Judicial Hearing Process|
|Table 3||Procedures for the conduct of a Judicial Hearing|
Note: Text changes from the previous issue of this Schedule are highlighted such. Text changes for grammatical and/or formatting reasons are not highlighted.
The International Sporting Code of the FIA and the Regulations for the event governs international events.
Important Note: This Schedule is not definitive or regulatory text, its purpose is to provide;
Ideally, Stewards should adopt a standard procedure in respect of every meeting, which they attend, and the following is intended as a guide to such a procedure:
The National Sporting Code, allows for any competitor who for any reason is unable to produce a valid competition licence when requested, to either:
Clerk of the Course / Event Director / Race Director Hearing:
Protest Hearing by Stewards:
The validity of the protest must be considered.
Event Director, Race Director, Clerk of the Course and Stewards Hearing Procedure: When holding an inquiry or dealing with a protest, ensure that:
Appeals to the National Court of Appeal:
Immediately on being advised of an accident which may involve injury, to proceed at all possible speed to the place of the accident, try to assess generally what has happened and then proceed to speak to as many witnesses as possible.
Where appropriate examine the road or track for any possible contributing cause of the accident, factors such as:
In this case, the Accident Investigator’s duties, working in close unity with the Clerk of the Course and Senior Steward of the Meeting or Event, are:
Prepare a report summarising all the information obtained:
To be prepared for the eventualities you may meet at an event, the following are offered as a guide to your preparation for the event. Prior to attending the Event read the relevant sections of the current MotorSport Manual and peruse the Supplementary Regulations for the event.
Equipment to take to the venue:
- The current MotorSport Manual and Officials Handbook (the most up to date version of which can be downloaded prior to the event from the MotorSport NZ website – www.motorsport.org.nz);
- Your Steward’s Licence and identification;
- Summons forms;
- Protest forms;
- Report forms;
- Writing and recording material;
- Steward’s copy of Permit and Supplementary Regulations;
Submit your expense claim (with GST Tax invoices) to;
A standard procedure for endorsement of competition licences has been devised as follows:
When encountering eligibility issues the Event Director, Race Director, Clerk of the Course or Stewards of the meeting should bear the following points in mind:
The following is designed to assist in a speedy determination of eligibility matters and to resolve the question of penalties at an early stage, if at all possible.
Where a protest is lodged in accordance with the National Sporting Code on an eligibility matter, arrangements should be made for the Technical Officer/Scrutineer to examine the vehicle.
The forms that are used for the Stewards’ various purposes are explained below: