EUROPEAN BOXING UNION asbl Wien, June 01-2O13
AGREEMENT BETWEEN EBU-AFFILIATED FEDERATIONS
In order to ensure medical protection, drug-free boxing, competent and safe refereeing, correct and neutral judging and generally as much safety as possible for all boxers involved, the undersigned EBU-Affiliated Federations agree herewith independently from the EBU to observe the following standards for all the contests they approve of:
- Boxers will always be licensed by the EBU-Affiliated Federation of the country in which the boxer is living, provided there is such a Federation. Exceptions are possible only with the written authorization of that Federation.
This principle is applicable from …1st September 2013 on.
In case of queries art. 4 will apply.
- No EBU-Affiliated Federation will license a boxer nor an official who has been licensed before by another EBU-Affiliated Federation or who is living in another country without the written authorization of that Federation.
- No EBU-Affiliated Federation will allow a boxer nor an official to take part in a contest (in their home country or abroad) that does not fulfil the medical or federal requirements or is not under supervision of an EBU-Affiliated Federation, provided there is one in the country where the contest is scheduled to take place.
- No EBU-Affiliated Federation will allow a boxer, who is licensed by another EBU-Affiliated Federation, to box under its supervision without having checked his license and his authorization to fight, issued by his licensing Federation.
- No EBU-affiliated Federation will take care of any contest taking place in a foreign country within the jurisdiction of another EBU-Affiliated Federation, provided there is such a Federation, unless that local Federation agrees in writing to collaborate. In any case the boxing-rules of the local EBU-Affiliated Federation will apply on all non-title-contests.
- The competence for antidoping-rules and –controls lies always with the independent and recognized antidoping institution in the country in which the contest takes place, provided there is such an institution.For antidoping controls independent of any contest the competence lies with the local institution in the country in which the boxer is living.
- No EBU-Affiliated Federation will allow a boxer to take part in a contest from the EBU-suspension list, provided there is a valid reason for the suspension.
- All EBU-Affiliated Federations will inform the EBU within 10 working days of all suspended boxers (full name, nationality, affiliated Federation, reason of suspension, expiration date of suspension have to be indicated)
The EBU-Office will keep up a suspension list for medical reasons (stoppage
defeats, medical problems), for having been found doping positive or for criminal reasons (having been sentenced to prison). Financial or contractual issues are no reasons for suspension. Exeptions may be agreed by the EBU council
1.9 All EBU-Affiliated Federations will inform the official record-keeper <> within 10 working days of all results of contests held under their supervision and of all results of their licensed boxers.
- MINIMAL MEDICAL STANDARDS
- No EBU-Affiliated Federation will allow a boxer to participate in a contest that has not respected at least the 28 days rest after having been KO or TKO in his last contest.
- No EBU-Affiliated Federation will allow a boxer to participate in a contest that has not respected all other rest periods directed by order of any doctor of an EBU-Affiliated Federation and in co-operation with the boxer’s licensing Federation for any other medical reason.
- All EBU-Affiliated Federations will apply at least the following same minimum medical standards on the yearly examinations (at least once a year) of their licensed boxers:
- Physical examination to include full explanation of any adverse medical history
past or present;
- MRI-scan of the head;
- Blood tests for HIV and other venereal infections;
- Detailed examinations of the eyes by an ophthalmic opticion or surgeon (retina);
- Vaccination against Hepatitis B or negative attestation and negative attestation for Hepatitis C
3.1 we recommend that all boxers should have an insurance for major injuries at home or abroad.
- The EBU is not responsible for the fulfilment nor for the enforcement of this present agreement.
All EBU-Affiliated Federations agree that any queries regarding the
agreement may be submitted to the arbitration of the EBU-