2.1. The ICC Chair shall review the letter of appeal from the appellant and a copy of the decision of the BCRU-DC that is being appealed.
2.2. The ICC chair shall determine if there are sufficient grounds for an appeal, if it is determined that there are not sufficient grounds for an appeal the ICC Chair shall so inform the appellant by letter and the bond shall be returned to the appellant’s club.
2.3. If the ICC Chair determines that there are sufficient grounds for an appeal, a date for an appeal hearing shall be set. This date will normally be within ten days of the receipt of the notice of appeal.
2.4. The ICC Chair shall appoint an ICC Appeal Committee of at least three members of the BCRU to hear the appeal.
2.5. The ICC Appeal Committee shall hear the matter de novo, considering such evidence as it deems fit including new evidence.
3.1. If the appeal is successful the ICC Chair shall provide written reasons for the decision and send copies to the appellant and to the BCRU-DC and the bond shall be returned to the appellant’s club.
3.2. If the appeal is unsuccessful the ICC chair shall provide written reasons for the decision to the appellant and the BCRU-DC and the bond shall be forfeited by the club.
4.1. If the appellant and his/her club are not satisfied with the decision of the ICC Appeal Committee a further appeal may be made to the BCRU in accordance with Sections 13.07 through 13.09 of the By-Laws of the BCRU. The bond posted for the first appeal will remain in trust pending the result of the appeal to the BCRU.
4.2. If the appeal to the BCRU is successful the forfeited bond shall be returned to the appellant’s club.