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13. Other Committees

Bye-Law 13 : OTHER COMMITTEES

BYE-LAW 13. OTHER COMMITTEES

13.1  Establishment of Other Committees

13.1.1 The Executive Committee and/or Standing Committees with the approval of the Executive Committee will establish Other Committees from time to time which will include:

(i) The Women’s Rugby Advisory Committee;

(ii) The Anti-Doping Advisory Committee;

(iii) The Rugby Athlete’s Commission;

(iv) The Finance Committee; and

(v) The Laws Clarification Group.

The Other Committees shall have such remit and terms of reference as set out in this Bye-Law 13 or as otherwise approved by the Executive Committee. The Other Committees shall meet with such frequency as approved by the relevant committee to whom they report.

13.2 Women’s Rugby Advisory Committee

13.2.1 Following a recommendation from the Nominations Committee after consultation with the chairperson of the Rugby Committee – High Performance Game, the Rugby Committee – High Performance Game shall appoint the members of the Women’s Rugby Advisory Committee including a chairperson who shall be a Representative who is also a member of the Rugby Committee – High Performance Game. Such appointments shall be confirmed annually.

13.2.2 The Women’s Rugby Advisory Committee shall report to the Rugby Committee – High Performance Game and is responsible for the supervision of, and recommendations in relation to, the women’s rugby strategy as formulated by the Rugby Committee – High Performance Game. 

13.3 Anti-Doping Advisory Committee

13.3.1 Following a recommendation from the Nominations Committee after consultation with the chairperson of the Regulations Committee, the Regulations Committee shall appoint the members of the Anti-Doping Advisory Committee including a chairperson who shall be a Representative who is also a member of the Regulations Committee. Such appointments shall be confirmed annually. 

13.3.2 The Anti-Doping Advisory Committee shall report to the Regulations Committee.

13.4 Rugby Athlete’s Commission

13.4.1 The Rugby Committee – High Performance Game shall appoint the members of the Rugby Athlete’s Commission in accordance with the composition confirmed by Council including a chairperson who shall be a Representative, who is also a member of the Rugby Committee – High Performance Game. Such appointments shall be confirmed annually.  

13.4.2 The Athlete’s Commission shall report to the Rugby Committee – High Performance Game. 

13.5  Finance Committee

13.5.1 The Executive Committee shall appoint the members of the Finance Committee including a chairperson who shall be a Representative.  

13.5.2 The Finance Committee shall report to the Executive Committee. 

13.6 Laws Clarification Group 

13.6.1 The Rugby Committee – High Performance Game shall appoint the members of the Laws Clarification Group including a chairperson who shall be a Representative who is also a member of Rugby Committee – High Performance Game. Such appointments shall be confirmed annually. 

13.6.2 The Laws Clarification Group shall report to the Rugby Committee – High Performance Game.