Domestic Safety Law 2017

The 2017 New Zealand Domestic Safety Law Variations & Small Blacks Laws Booklet is now available.

The booklet is also is being printed sent direct to New Zealand provincial associations so you’ll be able to pick up a copy at an upcoming meeting.

Whenever you need it, you can download it below.

2017 Domestic Safety Law Variations

 

NZ DSLVs stipulate the game times to be played for all matches. The full list of match times are available to view here.

Below is a list of game times and if Domestic Safety Law Variations (DSLV) apply.

Level Duration DSLV Law application
Club    
Premier 1 / Premier Development 2 x 40   80min 3, 4, 9, 20 (NZRU Directive), 21
First Grade 2 x 40   80min 3, 4, 9, 20 (NZRU Directive), 21
U20 2 x 40   80min 3, 4, 9, 20 (NZRU Directive), 21
Women’s Premier 2 x 40   80min 3, 4, 9, 20 (NZRU Directive), 21
Rest 85kg 2 x 40   80min All
Women’s Division 2 2 x 40   80min All
Women’s 10 aside 2 x 25   50min All
Social 2 x 35   70min All
Presidents 2 x 30   60min All
U12-17 2 x 30   60min All
U8-11 2 x 25   50min All
U6-7 2 x 20   40min All
Secondary School / College    
1st XV Grade i.e. 1A / 1B grades 2 x 35   70min All
2nd Grade i.e. 2A, 2B etc. 2 x 35   70min All
3rd Grade and below i.e. 3A, down 2 x 30   60min All
School Girl 2 x 25   50min All
School Girl 10’s 2 x 20   40min All

 

The DSLV’s are applicable as set out below;

 

LAW TITLE APPLICABLE TO
Law 3 Number of Players All levels of Domestic Rugby
Law 4 Players Clothing All levels of Domestic Rugby
Law 9 Method of Scoring All levels of Domestic Rugby
Law 19 Touch and Line-out Domestic Rugby grades Under 13 and below
Law 20 Scrum

 

 

 

 

NZRU Directive

All levels except Premier 1, Premier Development, First Grade and Under 20
All levels of Women’s Rugby excluding National Women’s Representative Competition and Premier Womens
All levels of Domestic Rugby
Law 21 Penalty and Free Kicks All levels of Domestic Rugby

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