Harness Racing Victoria
Local Rules VLR 1-2
 

Clubs
VLR1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(1)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A club shall take all action and provide all assistance considered by the Controlling Body to be necessary to enable the Controlling Body to fulfil its obligations under the Racing Program Agreement and the Product Supply Agreement, including without limiting the generality of the foregoing :

Assist the Controlling Body in the timely preparation of :

(a) the racing program as it relates to harness racing in Victoria; and

(b) an annual marketing program as it relates to harness racing in Victoria;

(c) performing the racing program to the extent that it relates to the club; and

(d) providing to the Controlling Body the racing product (as defined in the Product Supply Agreement) in respect of all races conducted by the club.

A club which fails to comply with sub-rule (1) is guilty of an offence.

VLR2

(1)

A club shall obey and comply with all directions of the Controlling Body that the Controlling Body considers to be reasonably necessary or desirable to ensure that the Controlling Body is able to comply fully with its obligations under the Racing Program Agreement and the Product Supply Agreement.
 

  (2) A club which fails to comply with a direction given under sub-rule (1) is guilty of an offence.
 
  (3)

Notwithstanding any other penalty which may be imposed on a club or an officer or employee of the club pursuant to these Rules, if a club is in breach of any provision of sub-rule (1) then the Controlling Body may in its discretion :

(a) withhold financial grants, payments and assistance to the club;

(b) revoke or suspend the club’s registration for such period as the Controlling Body thinks fit.

For the purposes of VLR1 and VLR2 –

"PRODUCT SUPPLY AGREEMENT" means the agreement of that name dated 24 May 1994 (as amended from time to time) entered into between Racing Products Victoria Pty Ltd (as agent for the Controlling Body) and Vic Racing Pty Ltd, TABCORP Holdings Limited and certain subsidiaries of TABCORP Holdings Limited, relating to the supply by the Controlling Body of certain information regarding harness racing and the performance by the Controlling Body of a program for marketing harness racing.

"RACING PROGRAM AGREEMENT" means the agreement of that named dated 24 May 1994 entered into between Racing Products Victoria Pty Ltd (as agent for the Controlling Body) and Vic Racing Pty Ltd, TABCORP Holdings Limited and certain subsidiaries of TABCORP Holdings Limited relating to the program of harness racing".

PLEASE NOTE:
Rules Effective from 1st September 1999
 

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