Prior to the last 3 Minutes of either half, after a Replay Review, the clock will start on the Referee's ready for play signal, with a full 20 second clock.
In the last 3 minutes of each half, the normal special timing rules will apply.
The clock would start at the prescribed time depending on the previous play, including the result of a challenge overturning a ruling on the field
e.g. If ball was carried out of bounds — on the snap
If replay results in pass now ruled incomplete — on the snap
If replay results in pass now ruled completed and downed in field of play then clock would start on Referee's ready for play signal.
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