Documents relating to the hearing of appeals 'de novo' by International and Australian sports tribunals

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Changes to the WADA Code in 2015 expressly provided for ‘de novo’ appeals. These changes were reflected across Australian Sports organisations, including the AFL's 2015 Anti-Doping Code.

World Anti-Doping Codes, AFL Anti-Doping Code, Code of Sports-related Arbitration.