By-Laws

Updated: September 2021

SMCA FINANCIAL BY-LAWS & FINES

69. Fines

Rule Description Penalty
1 Non-return of office bearers to the Association at or before the  Annual General Meeting $100
2 Non-attendance of member club at a General meeting – first occurrence $50
3 Non-attendance of member club at General meeting – second consecutive occurrence $100
4 Withdrawal of team after nomination (per team) $200
5 Failure to follow correct clearance procedures, playing an uncleared player

$50 & loss of game points. Player suspended for 4 playing days

6 Playing an unregistered or unqualified player (per player) $50 & loss of
match/points
7 Failure to submit player scores by deadline - first offence doubling with any subsequent offence to a maximum of $100.00

$50

8 Playing a player in a grade in which that player is not entitled to play (per player)

$50 & loss of

match/points

9

Late submission of completed match report

A further $10 fine per week applies for each week this report remains outstanding.

$100

$10

10 Late submission of completed match report – not submitted within five (5) days after the completion of the match Loss of
match/points
11

Non-return or late return of captain’s report on umpire - 8pm Monday.

A further $10 fine per week applies for each week this report remains outstanding.

$20

$10

12 Forfeiture of game – first offence doubling with any subsequent offence to a maximum of $100.00

$50

13 Late notification of forfeiture - first offence doubling with any subsequence offence to a maximum of $200.00

$100

14 Failure to notify of forfeiture - first offence doubling with any subsequence offence to a maximum of $400.00

$200

15 Players wearing incorrect attire (per player)

$20

16 Inadequate pitch or ground markings (home team)

$50

17 Failure to advise of venue change

$50

18 Failure to submit team list on MyCricket before the commencement of the match - first offence doubling
with any subsequent offence to a maximum of $100.00

$50

19 Any other contravention of Association rules or by-laws

$50

See By-Law 66b for appeal process