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AMENDMENTS TO THE RULES OF SNOOKER AND BILLIARDS

AMENDMENTS TO THE RULES OF SNOOKER AND BILLIARDS

AMENDMENTS TO THE RULES OF SNOOKER AND BILLIARDS TO TAKE EFFECT ON AUGUST 12TH 2014

SNOOKER
Section 2 Rule 6 Stroke. (a)
The addition of  “except whilst addressing the cue-ball (known as  feathering)”                     

Section 2 Rule 13 Free Ball
Now to include “other than the ball on”
This is not a rule change, but just a clarification of an existing rule.

Section 2 Rule 14 Forced off the table
The addition of “or intentionally moved by hand”

Section 3 Rule10 Penalties
The position of the push shot penalty has changed it’s position, from (b)(v) to (a)(x)

Section 3 Rule 10 Penalties
(d)(iii)  Now reads “touches any ball during consultation”.
This is now a seven point penalty.

Section 3 Rule 12 Snookered after a Foul
As above under Section 2 Rule 13 Free Ball

Section 3 Rule 14 Foul and a Miss.
The Foul and a Miss Rule has been re-written for ease of clarity, but in essence    
remains the same, however many of the cross references have changed positions.

Section 3 Rule 15 Ball Moved by Other than Striker
(a)  Remove the words “other than the strikers partner”

BILLIARDS

Section 1 Rule 2 Balls
(a) With the introduction of the spotted Pro-Cup balls, the words “which may have   
spots” has been added.

Section 3 Rule 20 Baulk line Crossing  An explanation


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http://www.worldsnooker.com/staticFiles/0/c3/0,,13165~180992,00.pdf

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