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 ERSTE BANK Eishockey Liga Disciplinary Senate

    1. The ERSTE BANK Eishockey Liga Disciplinary Senate decides on incidents happening in ERSTE BANK Eishockey Liga | Alps Hockey League | ERSTE BANK Young Stars League & ERSTE BANK Juniors League.

    2. The Disciplinary Senate consists of ERSTE BANK Eishockey Liga Justice Commission (Off-Ice) and the Department of Player Safety as described in §2(4). The members of the Justice Commission are announced by the ERSTE BANK Eishockey Liga Presidency according to the statutes. The chair of the board is perceived by the respective Director of Hockey Operations. He also will be sent as a member to the international Player Safety Committee.

  4. Responsibilities of the ERSTE BANK Eishockey Liga -Disciplinary Senate

    1. In all cases where ERSTE BANK Eishockey Liga | Alps Hockey League | ERSTE BANK Young Stars League & ERSTE BANK Juniors League‘s Fundamental Rules and it’s integrating agreements (see Fundamental Rules Part I §2), the ERSTE BANK Eishockey Liga Disciplinary Senate is responsible to set penalties against offenders by way of a ruling. The ERSTE BANK Eishockey Liga Disciplinary Senate is divided into two levels. The ERSTE BANK Eishockey Liga 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 ERSTE BANK Eishockey Liga Director of Hockey Operations, the Commissioner of the ERSTE BANK Young Stars League & ERSTE BANK Juniors League 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 ERSTE BANK Eishockey Liga Disciplinary Senate following the end of the payment period.

  5. Decisions by the ERSTE BANK Eishockey Liga Disciplinary Senate

    1. The ERSTE BANK Eishockey Liga Disciplinary Senate will generally determine penalties by a ruling based on the available documentation. If considered necessary, it is at the discretion of the ERSTE BANK Eishockey Liga 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 ERSTE BANK Eishockey Liga 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 ERSTE BANK Eishockey Liga Disciplinary Senate at its own obligatory discretion.