Within the scope of the NSFA, the Protests, Disputes & Disciplinary Committee (P.D. & D.C.) and the association Appeals Board and operate in conjunction with the Football NSW Grievance and Disciplinary Regulations.
The P.D. & D.C. shall:
- Receive all send-off reports, caution reports and incident reports submitted by referees and assistant referees, club officials or any other person acting as a referee or assistant referee and determine any action to be taken.
- Hear all formal protests, disputes and complaints by affiliated clubs and organisations and matters referred to it by the Board, against clubs, players, officials and supporters arising from incidents occurring under the jurisdiction of the Association and determine appropriate action, including sanctions, where required.
- Hear all protests by affiliated clubs against decisions of any NSFA competition committee.
- Hear all matters referred to it by the Association MPIO under NSFA Regulation 6 – “Member Protection”
The Appeals Board shall hear appeals against determinations of the P.D. & D.C.
Please use the full P.D. & D.C. and Appeals regulations below during proceedings.