In order to better serve its function, the Anti-Doping Rules of Hong Kong Anti-Doping Committee (HKADC) has been modified and the new version is in force with immediate effect.
The HKADC Anti-Doping Rules (the Rules) were the foundation of the anti-doping programme in Hong Kong. The Rules were firstly drafted in 2009 upon HKADC accepted the World Anti-Doping Code (the Code) in January 2009. The Rules were confirmed by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) that they are in line with the Code and later endorsed by HKADC and Sports Federation and Olympic Committee of Hong Kong, China (SF&OC) in March 2009 and May 2009 respectively.
After publicly made available, comments were received. These comments were carefully reviewed and modifications to the Rules were proposed. The modified version of the Rules was subsequently endorsed by HKADC and was confirmed its compliance to the Code by WADA.
In the Council meeting of SF&OC on 1 April 2010, the modified Rules were endorsed. With immediate effect, the original version of the Rules is now being replaced by the modified one.
View the modified Anti-Doping Rules of HKADC