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58 Pa. Code § 21.12. Judges.

§ 21.12. Judges.

 (a)  Professional boxing judges shall be licensed by the Commission. Three licensed judges shall be appointed by the Executive Director to officiate in each professional contest under the jurisdiction of the Commission. A licensed boxing referee may be appointed at any time to officiate in the capacity of boxing judge.

 (b)  To qualify as a professional boxing judge and to obtain a license in that capacity, an applicant shall conform to the following requirements:

   (1)  Be at least 21 years of age, of good moral character and reputation and of a level of intelligence and degree of attainment as a student of boxing satisfactory to the Executive Director.

   (2)  Serve an apprenticeship of at least 3 months, during which the applicantshall diligently study the Athletic Code and this part, especially the portions that pertain to boxing and to the duties of boxing judges, and shall work with and undergo instruction under the direction of the Executive Director.

   (3)  Have the intention to be qualified for duty as a professional boxing judge after undergoing observation and written or oral examination, or both, on the techniques and requirements of the position at the discretion of the Commission.

   (4)  Attend at least one seminar per year as directed by the Commission.

 (c)  It shall be the duty of a professional boxing judge to observe carefully and expertly the performance of the boxers in each contest to which he is appointed; to appraise the performances fairly and accurately in the light of Subpart B of the Athletic Code (relating to boxing), the judge’s manual and this part; to inscribe the results of the appraisal after each round on the official scorecard according to the scoring system adopted by the Commission; and at the conclusion of each round to complete and sign each official scorecard and deliver the completed, signed scorecard to the referee.


   The provisions of this §  21.12 amended under the Athletic Code, 5 Pa.C.S. §  103(b)(1).


   The provisions of this §  21.12 adopted March 11, 1946; amended through November 1, 1966; amended April 10, 1992, effective April 11, 1992, 22 Pa.B. 1760; amended May 17, 2002, effective May 18, 2002, 32 Pa.B. 2443. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (242860).

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