Policies and Procedures


Laws of Badminton

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Child Protection

Badminton Ireland has a National Children’s Officer with the primary responsibility for the development and implementation of the Badminton Ireland policies for safeguarding children within the sport. It is a Badminton Ireland’s policy to review and update this document every three years.  The National Children's Officer (NCO) is available to help and support all members with the implementation of the document. The NCO also advises and guides Club Development Officers to assist Clubs in following the policies and procedures and is available for any difficulties that may arise.

The Badminton Ireland Childrens Officer is Cheryl Evans.

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Anti Bullying Policy

Badminton Ireland acknowledges the right of all it members, young players and leaders, to enjoy participating in the sport of Badminton in a secure environment.

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Anti Doping

Badminton Ireland's policy is that doping is contrary to the spirit of sport and every member has a duty to ensure that the sport is free of doping. Badminton Ireland fully subscribes to the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) procedures.  According to these, under the strict liability rule, athletes are responsible for any substance that may be found in their bodies.

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Complaints Management Procedures

Badminton Ireland has drawn up procedures to enable the organisation deal appropriately with complaints and with any concerns raised about the welfare of a young person. All groups affiliated to Badminton Ireland are required to put in place similar procedures.

These procedures are designed to ensure that:

  • The safety of the young person is the overriding priority.
  • The reputation of the person against whom the allegation is made is protected, as far as possible, while the process of dealing with the complaint is on-going.
  • That the process, while protecting the young person, is consistent and fair to everyone involved.

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