RULE 7 — FOULS & PENALTIES

SECTION 3 — DISQUALIFICATION

A player shall be disqualified from the game, and substitution permitted, for any act of serious misconduct, including but not limited to:

  1. Rough Play against an opponent,
  2. two Grade 2 Unnecessary Roughness fouls,
  3. physical abuse of an official,
  4. excessive objectionable conduct against an opponent or an official,
  5. wearing of hazardous equipment.

A player who has been disqualified from the game shall be required to leave the bench area and not permitted to return.

THE OFFICIAL PLAYING RULES FOR THE CANADIAN FOOTBALL LEAGUE 2019

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