Terms of Reference
8.15.6 The Commission shall independently exercise the functions allocated to it. Regulation 8.5 does not apply to the Commission, but it shall report to the Executive Committee on how it has carried out its functions.
8.15.7 The Commission shall adopt and publish its own rules of procedure to govern its meetings, hearings and operations. The Commission shall publish its decisions unless it believes it is inappropriate to do so.
8.15.8 The Disciplinary Commission shall:
(a) exercise ISAF's disciplinary functions under the Racing Rules of Sailing and the ISAF Regulations (where those functions are allocated to it by ISAF Regulation and in particular Regulations 19, 35, 36 and Appendix 5);
(b) publish guidance on dealing with misconduct and discipline in the sport of sailing and guidelines for sanctions for misconduct;
(c) ensure ISAF's disciplinary procedures are fit for purpose and kept up to date, reflecting best practice across other Olympic sports;
(d) operate in a transparent and fair manner;
(e) issue advice and guidance to MNAs and ISAF Race Officials on the investigation and hearing of misconduct cases;
(f) promote fair sailing and the principles of sportsmanship; and
(g) when requested to do so, advise other ISAF bodies and committees on disciplinary matters.