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Rules and Regulation

DC 14.2 Notice of Anti-Doping Rule Violation Decisions and Request for Files

DC 14.2.1 Anti-doping rule violation decisions rendered pursuant to DC 8, 10.4, 10.5, 10.6, 10.12.3 or 13.5 shall include the full reasons for the decision, including, if applicable, a justification for why the maximum potential sanction was not imposed. Where the decision is not in English or French, FINA or its Member Federation (or National Anti-Doping Organisation, as applicable) shall provide a short English or French summary of the decision and the supporting reasons. Decisions shall be reported to the Athlete or other Person and their Member Federations or National Anti-Doping Organisations, FINA and WADA within 20 days of the date the decision is rendered.

DC 14.2.2 An Anti-Doping Organization having a right to appeal a decision received pursuant to DC 14.2.1 or Article 14.2.1 of the Code may, within 15 days of receipt, request a copy of the complete case file pertaining to the decision.