Thispublication, containing the general arbitral anddisciplinary rules and regulations of the international Olympic sportsorganisations, isthethird oneoftheAsserInstitute's series of collections ofbasicdocuments on international sportslaw. Inthe previous volumes the statutes and constitutions as well asthedoping rules and regulations ofthe international Olympic sportsorganisationswerepublished. Thesubject ofthisvolume, 'theadministration ofjustice', isa corner-stone of theorganisational network of international sports in general andof the Olympic Movement in particular, culminating intheCourtof Arbitration for Sportin Lausanne the responsibility of which isto resolve disputes referred to it through ordinary arbitration anddisputes concerning the decisions of thedisciplinary bodies ofthesporting worldthrough its appeals procedure. A reference worksuch asthisisa mostvaluable toolfor legalpractice as well as research purposes inthefieldof sportandthelaw. Francois Carrard Director-General, International Olympic Committee Lausanne, Switzerland June2001 VII TABLE OF CONTENTS List of Acronyms ...XIX Introduction XXI DOCUMENTATION 1. INTERNATIONAL 'UMBRELLA' ORGANiSATIONS 3 1. 1 International Olympic Committee (IOC) Olympic Charter: Chapter 2 - the International Olympic Committee (IOC): 25. Measures and sanctions; Chapter 5, IV. Protocol: 74 Arbitration 5 1.
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