REGULATIONS CONCERNING THE
ADOPTION OF THE IOC MEDICAL CODE
The UIAA being an Intermember federation recognized by the IOC
herewith adopts the IOC Medical Code, the purpose of which is namely to
fight and finally eliminate doping from sport. The adoption includes the
present Code as well as future changes that might be decided by the IOC
The IOC Medical Code applies to all competitions that are organized
under the authority of the UIAA. Any person who enters, prepares for or
participates in any manner - as athlete, coach, trainer, official, medical
or para-medical personnel -
in such competitions, is presumed to have agreed to comply with the IOC
Competent body within UIAA
The ICC (International Council for Competition Climbing) is the
competent body responsible for the application of the IOC Medical Code.
The ICC can, however, delegate his competence to a permanent working group
formed in part of its members together with experts. Preferably from the
Prohibited classes of substances and prohibited methods
The list of prohibited classes of substances and prohibited method
contained in Chapter II of the IOC Medical Code as well as future
amendments to said list are applicable without restriction.
Penalties for infractions
The penalties for infractions as outlined in the ICC Disciplinary
Competent organs to impose sanctions and right of appeal
The Disciplinary Commission of the ICC is the exclusive body
competent to impose sanctions for infractions of the IOC Medical Code.
Any person afflicted by a decision rendered by the Disciplinary
Commission in application of the IOC Medical Code has the right of appeal
as described in the ICC Disciplinary Regulations.