Date Amendment/s
April 2016 13.12 ( c) – Additional clause to clarify that the Referee is to immediately respond to reported safety concerns. Changes to enable all officials to immediately suspend competition if a catastrophic event occurs. 13.28 ( c) – Additional clause to clarify that the Safety and Emergency Management Coordinator is to immediately respond to reported safety concerns and to record such concerns and actions taken. The SEMC is to also liaise as appropriate with the Referee and/or the Competition Committee. 13.29 (b) (iv) – Amended clause so that ARRO’s immediately escalate any reports of safety concerns including lifesaving/lifeguarding personnel directly with the Emergency Services Management Coordinator and the Referee.
August 2016 New 13.2 (e) – Addition of wording to allow unaccredited officials to assist in support tasks.
February 2017 13.29 – Additional sub-clause (b) (iv) ARRO’s role amended to additionally act as Statistician, if no separate Statistician is appointed. 13.35 – New Clause inserted to define the role and duties of a Statistician.
August 2017 13.2 (e) – Added Judge in Boat timekeeper and recorder to the list of roles that personnel without formal judging qualifications can be appointed to assist at competitions