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The Orders and Rules of Racing

PART 7 - MASTER VALETS, ASSISTANT VALETS AND AUTHORISED RIDERS' AGENTS - (D)68 to (D)78


77. Authorisation to act as agent for a particular rider

77.1 A Person who holds a licence to act an Authorised Rider's Agent may act on behalf of a particular Rider only if

77.1.1 he is appointed as an Authorised Rider's Agent by a document in the Prescribed form which is signed by the Rider,
77.1.2 that document is sent to The Racing Calendar Office,
77.1.3 the appointment is for the time being registered in the register of rider's agents, and
77.1.4 the appropriate fee is paid for

77.1.4.1 initial registration of the document, and
77.1.4.2 the renewal of the registration before the end of each 12 month period that starts on the anniversary date of the initial registration.

77.2 Where the Rider for whom the agent proposes to act is an Apprentice Jockey or a Conditional Jockey, no appointment may be made unless the Jockey's employer has consented in writing.
77.3 The fees payable under Paragraph 77.1.4 are specified in Schedule (A)1.
77.4 The Authority may waive any fee where the rider's agent

77.4.1 is the Rider's spouse, civil partner, parent, son or daughter, and
77.4.2 is acting for that Rider only.

77.5 A rider's agent's authorisation to act shall immediately cease to be valid if

77.5.1 his appointment is cancelled by the Rider,
77.5.2 the Authorised Rider's Agent resigns, or
77.5.3 the Authority cancels the registration referred to in Paragraph 77.1.3.

77.6 An Authorised Rider's Agent may appoint a sub-agent only if

77.6.1 he is appointed as a sub-agent by a document in the prescribed form which is signed by the rider's agent and the sub-agent, and,
77.6.2 the document is sent to the Racing Calendar Office and
77.6.3 the appropriate fee is paid for

77.6.3.1 initial registration of the document, and
77.6.3.2 the renewal of the registration before the end of each 12 month period that starts on the anniversary date of the initial registration.

77.7 Where a sub-agent is appointed by an Authorised Rider's Agent in accordance with this Rule, the sub-agent may make jockey bookings under these Rules only if he has been allotted a security code by the Authority.