The disciplinary senate is divided into two boards:

  1. Department of Player Safety (DOPS)

  2. Justice Commission (Off Ice)

  3. Composition and Appointment of the EBEL Disciplinary Senate

    1. The EBEL-Disciplinary Senate decides on incidents happening in EBEL | AHL | EBYSL & EBJL.

    2. The Disciplinary Senate consists of EBEL Justice Commission (Off-Ice) and the Department of Player Safety as described in Part V. §3(1). The members of the Justice Commission are announced by the EBEL Presidency according to the statutes. The Chair of the Board is perceived by the respective Director of Hockey Operations. He also will be send as a member to the International Player Safety Committee.

  4. Responsibilities of the EBEL-Disciplinary Senate

    1. In all cases where EBEL | EBYSL & EBJL‘s Fundamental Rules and it’s integrating agreements (see Fundamental Rules Part I §2), the EBEL Disciplinary Senate is responsible to set penalties against offenders by way of a ruling. The EBEL Disciplinary Senate is divided into two levels. The EBEL Justice Commission (off-ice) is responsible for league disputes, for game authentication, Support of the League Presidency in common law questions, the written finalization (official copy) of Senates‘ decisions and to declare verdicts against team-officials. The Department of Player Safety (DOPS) is made up by the EBEL Director of Hockey Operations, the Commissioner of the EBYSL+EBJL and international Committee members of the Player Safety Committee (PSC).

    2. The Payment of the Fines for penalties handed and the respective arrival of the money will be announced to the EBEL Disciplinary Senate following the end of the payment period.

  5. Decisions by the EBEL-Disciplinary Senate

    1. The EBEL-Disciplinary Senate will generally determine penalties by a ruling based on the available documentation. If considered necessary, it is at the discretion of the EBEL Disciplinary Senate, to conduct an oral hearing and gathering of evidence.

    2. Especially TV-footage and Video-Footage, the referee’s view or alternatively the view of an EBEL Supervisor and Game-Delegate (if present) is generally considered evidence. Whether this evidence is considered conclusive for the relevant cause will be decided by the EBEL-Disciplinary Senate at its’ own obligatory discretion.