(a) These Regulations are made under Rule 24.4 of the GHFA Constitution and came into operation on 28 March 2014. They are intended to replace all aspects of grievance and disciplinary matters currently or previously set out in the GHFA By-Laws and any Regulation or instruments made under the By-laws.
(b) Football NSW has granted Gladesville-Hornsby Football Association a mandate to be responsible for the organisation, promotion and regulation of football (including Summer Soccer) in the Gladesville-Hornsby Football area.
(c) These regulations are supplementary to the Football NSW Grievance and Disciplinary Regulations (as amended from time to time).
(d) For the purposes of these Regulations, a reference to FNSW in the FNSW Code of Conduct will also be a reference to GHFA.
(e) GHFA reserves the right to deal with any Member in respect of any offence or complaint and other matters not specifically
(f) In the case of a Regulation being interpreted in two or more different ways, the Board of GHFA reserves the right to determine which interpretation is valid. Any such determination is final and not subject to appeal.
(g) GHFA may choose to not enforce a term of these Regulations in some cases, in its absolute discretion, without affecting its right to enforce that term in other cases.
(h) If any part of these Regulations is void that part shall be severable and shall not affect the enforceability of the remaining sections of these Regulations.
(i) Any capitalised terms used in these Regulations shall have the meaning given to them in Schedule 1.
(j) In these Regulations:
i. any use of the words "includes" or words such as "for example" or "such as" do not limit anything else that is included in general speech;
ii. "working day" means a day when the offices of GHFA are ordinarily open for business;
iii. any reference to "$" or "dollars" is to Australian dollars;
iv. a reference to a singular includes the plural and vice versa; and
v. a reference to any document is to that document as amended, supplemented, varied or replaced from time to time except to the extent expressly prohibited by that document or these Regulations.