DISCIPLINARY HEARING PANEL referred to as the DHP
The DHP shall consist of at least three (3) people from each section appointed by the LHA Board of Management.
No member of the LHA Management Committee may be a member of the Disciplinary Panel.
The LHA Executive Officer shall act as convener of the Panel and will determine the date and venue for the hearing and if present act as Secretary.
The LHA Executive Officer shall inform the Club(s) or individual(s) involved in a hearing of the date and venue and also inform the relevant Section Chairperson.
When required to sit the LHA Executive Officer shall convene a DHP of a minimum of three (3) members. If practical there shall be a minimum of two (2) from the Section concerned.
This DHP shall then elect one of their numbers as Chairman, and in the absence of the LHA Executive Officer, a Secretary for the specific disciplinary hearing.
DHP decisions will be published from the 2018-19 season. Note, where suspensions are applied by the DHP, unless stated otherwise, they will apply to all hockey on the match days the suspension applies to (including playing, coaching and umpiring).
Breaches of LHA Code of Practice will be investigated per Statutory Regulations.
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Updated 07th January 2018