RULE 6 — PASSING

SECTION 2 — HANDOFF PASS

A handoff pass is made on a scrimmage play when the ball is handed, but not thrown, by one Team A player to another behind the line of scrimmage. There is no restriction on the number of handoff passes on any one play.

The player receiving the handoff pass must not be occupying the position of an interior lineman at the instant of receiving the ball.

PENALTY: L5 PLS DR

THE OFFICIAL PLAYING RULES FOR THE CANADIAN FOOTBALL LEAGUE 2019

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