RYA NI Anti Doping Statement adopted by RYA NI Council November 9th 2009. The Executive Committee of the RYA NI herby resolves to adopt the anti-doping rules of RYA as and from 1st January 2009.
- In the area of anti-doping, the RYA NI defers to the jurisdiction of the Royal Yachting Association (RYA).
Further to clause 1:
- The anti-doping rules of the RYA (the ‘Anti-Doping Rules) apply to the sport of sailing in Northern Ireland; and
- Persons participating in the sport of sailing under the jurisdiction of the RYANI who qualify as ‘participants’ (as that term is defined in the Anti-Doping Rules) are bound by and must comply in all respects with the Anti-Doping Rules.
RYA NI shall recognise and take all necessary steps to give full force and effect within its jurisdiction (a) to the Anti-Doping Rules; and (b) to any sanction(s) imposed under the Anti-Doping Rules.