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Lord Ve’ehala appointed to FIFA Disciplinary Committee.

This follows the 63rd FIFA Congress held in Mauritius late last month, that sees the appointment of several Oceania Football Confederation member association representatives to the judicial bodies of football’s governing body.
These bodies are the Disciplinary Committee, Appeal Committee and the Ethics Committee.
Ve’ehala is joint by New Caledonia Football Federation president, Edmond Bowen and Norman George of the Cook Islands in the 20 member Disciplinary Committee. This committee is task with enforcing infringements of the rules in FIFA regulations, determines the sanctions incurred, and regulates the organization and function of the bodies responsible for taking decisions and the procedures to be followed before these bodies.
Meanwhile Nik Davidson of New Zealand has joined the Investigatory chamber of the Ethics Committee while Jack Kariko of Papua New Guinea has been elected to the Adjudicatory chamber of the Ethics Committee.
When there is a breach to the FIFA Code of Conduct the Ethics Committee, often drawing on precedents and principles already established by sports doctrine and jurisprudence, make recommendations for appropriate sanctions.
Dan Kakaraya of Papua New Guinea was elected along with Samuel Ram of Fiji to the Appeal Committee while Fiji Football Association President Rajesh Patel has joined the Audit and Compliance Committee.

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