Rules of the Sports Tribunal of New Zealand
Notice to be Endorsed
on Application Served on Athlete
This is a copy of the application ﬁ led by the Applicant with the Sports Tribunal.
The Tribunal has an obligation to promptly hear this application. Your rights are:
(a) To defend the application.
(b) To admit the violation but advise you wish to participate in a hearing to make submissions on any
penalty which may be imposed; or
(c) to admit the violation and advise you do not wish to participate in a hearing and understand that a
penalty will be determined by the Tribunal based on the application.
You must by 5.00pm on a date not later than seven working days from the service of this notice on you
complete, sign and return the attached Form 2 if you wish either to defend the Application or to admit the
violation but to participate in the hearing to consider the penalty. If you do not take such action the Tribunal
has the right to hear and determine the application in your absence and impose a penalty on you.
If you need more time to complete and return the attached form, you should immediately apply to the Registrar
for an extension of time.
A copy of the relevant Rules of the Tribunal is enclosed for your information. If you have questions regarding
this matter, please contact the Registrar on 0800 55 66 80 or email on firstname.lastname@example.org.