Approved by Members’ Meeting 24th February 2019

All references within these Rules to the make gender are purely for brevity. Women and girls are as welcome as men and boys as members, players, umpires, scorers and administrators with the SCIO.

1. Administration of Competitions

2. Composition of Leagues

3. Promotion and Relegation

4. Fixtures

5. Trophies and Prizes

6. Playing Conditions

7. Residential Eligibility and Registration of Players

8. Other Player Eligibility Criteria

9. Expenses

10. Hours of Play

11. Format of League Matches

12. Bowling Restrictions

13. Fielding Restrictions

14. Award of League Points

15. Forfeiture of Points

16. Reporting of Results

17. League Placings

18. Senior Cup Ties

19. Protests

20. Umpiring and Scoring

21. Video and Photographic Material

22. Indiscipline

23. Age Group Competitions

24. Amendment of Rules

ANNEX A – SPECIFICATION OF STANDARD BALL [Rule 1.3]

ANNEX B – CURRENT COMPOSITION OF GRADES [Rules 2.1 and 4.1]

ANNEX C – WET WEATHER GUIDELINES AND CRITERIA [Rule 4.10]

ANNEX D – ECB RESTRICTIONS FOR JUNIOR PLAYERS

ANNEX E – SPECIAL REGULATIONS FOR SUPPLEMENTARY CUP COMPETITIONS [Rule 18]

ANNEX F – OPERATIONAL CODE OF PRACTICE FOR IMPLEMENTATION OF DISCIPLINARY PROCESSES [Rule 22]