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Enforcement of current Law
June 2012

At a meeting in May 2012, the Laws Representation Group (LRG) considered the areas of the Game where, it had been agreed by the LRG/Rugby Committee/IRB Council, Law amendments were not required but that current Law was to be enforced by match officials including:


Ball ripped from a ball carry not to be considered a knock-on


Offside when the ball is kicked to touch thereby preventing quick throw ins


Squeeze ball and the need to ensure the ball is immediately available

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