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In respect of Disciplinary Hearings and Motor Prosecutions:

TERRITORIAL LIMITS – Worldwide

Disciplinary Proceedings: Provided that any Disciplinary Hearing takes place at a tribunal within Great Britain, Northern Ireland, the Channel Islands or the Isle of Man or in the Republic of Ireland, if it is a hearing of the Irish Turf Club.

Indemnity Limit:

£9,000 + Vat for three or more Members charged with the same offence arising from the same Event.

Interference Max. £1500 + Vat arising from an Event
Whip Max. £1500 + Vat arising from an Event
Non Triers Max. £3000 + Vat arising from an Event
£6000 + Vat for two Members making claims arising from the same event
£9000 + VAT for three or more Members making claims arising from the same event
Failling to Weigh-in £3,000 + VAT per Event
Failing breathalyser test £3,000 + VAT per Event
Pre-Hearing £800 + VAT (integrity)
£1,800 + VAT (integrity)
Other Appeals Max. £3000 + Vat arising from the same Event
£6000 + Vat for two Members arising from the same Event
£9,000 + vat for three or more members arising from the same event
Motor Prosecution Defence £800 + Vat arising from an event (Excludes drink-driving/banned substances). Cover is for incidents which occur during the course of your work, i.e. travelling to or from racecourses or place where riding out, etc.t

 

IMPORTANT

In the event of a Member wishing to claim on this Scheme for either Disciplinary or Motoring offences they should contact the PJA immediately. Please note it is necessary for the PJA to agree to a solicitor’s appointment before any work is undertaken on behalf of the Jockey.

In the event of a motoring prosecution outside your home area, you may be able to use your own solicitor initially but an Agent in the area the offence occurred may be appointed to handle the case on the day. This is normal procedure to cut excessive costs.