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OFFICIAL RULES
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Table 10 - Rule 23 - Game Misconduct Penalties
Summary of Game Misconduct Fouls Included in the "General Category"

 Descprition

Rule

(i)  Charging

Rule 42

(ii)  Clipping

Rule 44

(iii)  Elbowing

Rule 45

(iv)  Fighting off the playing surface

Rule 46

(v)  Head-butting

Rule 47

(vi)  Inciting an opponent into incurring a penalty

Rule 75

(vii)  Interference

Rule 56

(viii)  Intervening in an altercation

Rule 46

(ix)  Kneeing

Rule 50

(x)  Not properly tied down during an altercation

Rule 46

(xi)  Obscene language or gestures

Rule 39
Rule 75

(xii)   Persists in continuing an altercation

Rule 46

(xiii)  Removing jersey prior to an altercation

Rule 46

(xiv)  Resisting a Linesman in the discharge of his duties

Rule 39

(xv)  Secondary altercation

Rule 46

(xvi)  Third major penalty in a game

Rule 20

(xvii)  Throwing stick outside the playing area

Rule 53

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