What we do / Sanctions and Disciplinary Action

The Commission may take disciplinary action if a person is in breach of any of the following:

  • Greyhound Racing Act 2017,
  • The Greyhound Racing Regulations
  • The Code of Practice for the Welfare of Greyhounds
  • The Greyhound Racing Rules

The Commission will notify the person in writing of the proposed disciplinary action and give them a reasonable opportunity to be heard and make submissions about the matter.

The Commission will have the power to impose a wide range of penalties including the following:

  • Suspending or cancelling a person’s registration, registration of a greyhound, registration of a greyhound trial track
  • Imposing a condition on the person’s registration of a greyhound or greyhound trial track
  • Imposing a fine on a person
  • Disqualifying or warning off a person
  • Disqualifying or warning off any specified greyhound
  • Prohibiting a person from participating in greyhound racing in any specified capacity
  • Prohibiting a specified greyhound from competing in any greyhound race or trial