1. The obligations of referees are governed by the EBEL in cooperation with the ÖEHV.

  2. The referee team for each EBEL | EBYSL & EBJL season is to be nominated by the EBEL Officiating Directorate prior to the start of the season.

  3. Referees are to be nominated by the EBEL | EBYSL & EBJL’s responsible referent.

  4. The rules of the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) shall apply in this context in its relevant version, with eventual additions by EBEL | EBYSL & EBJL.