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==Update approved by SCA Ltd Australia, published July 2021==
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:In response to feedback, the additional requirements for inspections during COVID in Australia have been updated.
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==Version 2.0 - Changes approved for publication 10 July 2021==
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On July 10th, after announcement by the Crown, changes to the Armoured Combat Fighter's Handbook and Marshal's Handbook come into effect.
 
==Introduction==
 
==Introduction==
 
*1.1 - Now that Rapier combat also includes war, 1.1 has had the phrase "those disciplines which interact on the war field, so these rules apply only to" removed.
 
*1.1 - Now that Rapier combat also includes war, 1.1 has had the phrase "those disciplines which interact on the war field, so these rules apply only to" removed.

Latest revision as of 20:19, 25 July 2021

Update approved by SCA Ltd Australia, published July 2021

4.4 - Update to COVID inspections
In response to feedback, the additional requirements for inspections during COVID in Australia have been updated.

Version 2.0 - Changes approved for publication 10 July 2021

On July 10th, after announcement by the Crown, changes to the Armoured Combat Fighter's Handbook and Marshal's Handbook come into effect.

Introduction

  • 1.1 - Now that Rapier combat also includes war, 1.1 has had the phrase "those disciplines which interact on the war field, so these rules apply only to" removed.
  • 1.2 - Updated to include the Kingdom Armoured Combat Marshal

Structure of the Marshallate

Throughout changed name of "Auxiliary Marshals" to "Assistant Marshals" to better reflect their role, and changed "Marshal-in-Charge of the field" to "Responsible Marshal" to prevent confusion with Marshal-in-Charge of the event or practice. Changed heavy combat to armoured combat throughout.

2.1. Outline

  • 2.1.1 - Added General heading to deal with numbering collision.
  • 2.1.1.1 - Added bullet points, Earl Marshal reference removed (covered elsewhere)
  • 2.1.1 (now 2.1.2) - Added explanatory text.
  • 2.1.2 (now 2.1.3) - Made explicit to this rule set, so refers to the Kingdom Armoured Combat Marshal.

2.2 Ranks of authorised marshals

  • Table 2.2.1 updated for names and to reflect that assistant marshals can inspect equipment under supervision of a rostered marshal
  • 2.2.1 - some lettered rules changed to bullet points as they are still part of the rule.
  • 2.2.1.1 - Removed no longer relevant
  • 2.2.1.2-3 - merged to become 2.2.1.1
  • 2.2.1.4 - Updated with a reminder that the rostered marshal supervising an assistant marshal inspecting equipment is responsible for the decisions.
  • 2.2.1.5 - Removed as not relevant in this rule set
  • 2.2.1.6-8 - renumbered
  • 2.2.2 - separated responsible marshal and Marshal-in-Charge of event or practice for clarity
  • 2.2.3.2 - added Kingdom Armoured Combat Marshal

2.3 Marshals as officers

  • 2.3.1 Updated throughout to refer to Group Armoured Combat Marshal to remove implication that all other martial activities are subservient to Armoured Combat
  • 2.3.1.1 highlighting that the Group Marshal from any one of the combat forms, it doesn't have to be armoured combat
  • 2.3.1.5 highlighting that the Group Armoured Combat Marshals is only looking after armoured combat.
  • 2.3.1.6 updated reporting line to go through the Kingdom Armoured Combat Marshal
  • 2.3.1.7 made specific to armoured combat
  • 2.3.2 Updated to Kingdom Armoured Combat Marshal and made specific to armoured combat.
  • 2.3.3.5 Updated heavy to armoured combat

2.4 Marshals for events and practices

  • 2.4.3 updated to clarify that you need a responsible marshal for pick-ups.
  • 2.4.4.1 added to clarify that every armoured combat event or practice must have a designated Marshal-in-Charge.
  • 2.3.4.2 Separated into three rules, and specifying armoured combat, and adding the Kingdom Armoured Combat Marshal.

2.5 Requirements to act as a marshal

Simplified language and updated for armoured combat and assistant/responsible marshal as needed.

Authorisation of Marshals

  • 3.1.2 - Updated to refer to Kingdom Armoured Combat Marshal rather than the Earl Marshal
  • 3.1.2 - updated to refer to you as the audience.
  • 3.2.1 - Renewing as a Marshal is the same process as authorising as a Marshal, though recent experience that the authorising Senior Marshal has seen can be used for the practical component.
  • 3.2.2 - updated to Assistant Marshal and to reflect that the renewal process for an armoured combat authorisation is to redo the authorisation.
  • 3.3 - Updated to Assistant Marshal throughout.
  • 3.4 - updated to be specific to armoured combat
  • 3.5 and 3.6 Updated heading to match format of others
  • 3.5 - Updated to clarify the process if you don't have current senior marshals available
  • 3.5.4.a - added that a senior marshal needs to understand the responsibilities of the role
  • 3.6.1 - simplified language.

Inspecting equipment

  • 4.2.1-2 - Hyphenated Marshal-in-Charge
  • 4.2.4 - updated to refer to you as the audience
  • 4.3 - updated to refer to you as the audience throughout
  • 4.4 - added COVID-safe inspection requirements for the duration of the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • 4.5 updated the shoulds to musts

Marshalling combat

  • Simplified language and updated for assistant marshal and responsible marshal where relevant throughout
  • 5.3.1 clarified that you need a responsible marshal for pick-ups.

Combat injury procedures

  • Created headings, updated and simplified language.
  • 6.3 - adds information about when someone can return to the field after injury, in particular concussion assessment
  • 6.4 - clarifies reporting requirements

Experimental weapons and materials procedure

  • Updated to Earl Marshal, rather than Kingdom Earl Marshal throughout, for consistency
  • 6.1 - made specific to this rule set for armoured combat. Added that experimental programmes must be approved by the Board and Committee (and the Aus insurer), because the Board and Committee hold the liability if it goes wrong.
  • 6.10 - made specific to armoured combat.

Chain of Command and reporting

8.1 Marshallate chain of command

  • updated to be specific for armoured combat
  • updated name of SCA Australia Ltd
  • updated Society Marshal to match actual title
  • added Society Armored Combat Marshal as they are separate roles
  • updated title to Earl Marshal for consistency
  • added Kingdom Armoured Combat Marshal to make it specific to this rule set
  • updated to Group Armoured Combat Marshal to make it specific to this rule set
  • updated marshal-in-charge of the field to responsible marshal for the field

8.2 Reporting requirements

  • 8.2.1.1- update to refer to Group Armoured Combat Marshals and Kingdom Armoured Combat Marshal
  • 8.2.1.2 - updated to refer to Kingdom Armoured Combat Marshal
  • 8.2.2 - clarified for page name
  • 8.2.3 - updated reporting dates and relevant officer names
  • 8.2.4 - Updated to bullet points and numbered rules and made specific to Group Marshal for Armoured Combat
  • 8.2.5 - Updated to Group Armoured Combat Marshal, and made specific to armoured combat, made into numbered rules, updated for existence of Kingdom Armoured Combat Marshal.
  • 8.2.6 - Updated to be relevant for this rule set and refer to the Kingdom Armoured Combat Marshal, added new reporting dates and Society Armoured Combat Marshal
  • 8.2.7 - Updated to Earl Marshal for consistency. Updated reporting dates.

Sanctions and appeals

9.1 Chain of appeals at events

  • 9.1.1 - Updated to be relevant for this rule set.
  • 9.1.2.a - updated to responsible marshal
  • 9.1.2.c - updated Group Armoured Combat Marshal
  • 9.1.3.d - added the Kingdom Armoured Combat Marshal
  • 9.1.3.e - changed to Earl Marshal for consistency
  • 9.1.3.g - Due to our organisation structure with the Board of SCA Australia Ltd and Committee of SCA NZ Inc signing off on our combat rules, our appeals process goes to them rather than Society.

Society Marshal is notified, but is not part of the decision-making process.

  • 9.1.5 - charged to suspension from revocation to match current terminology. Changed to Kingdom Armoured Combat Marshal

9.2 Suspension of authorisation

  • Updated to suspension from revocation as relevant throughout
  • 9.2.1 - updated to be explicit to Lochac
  • 9.2.3.a - added the Kingdom Armoured Combat Marshal
  • 9.2.3.b - changed to Earl Marshal for consistency
  • 9.2.3.d - Due to our organisation structure with the Board of SCA Australia Ltd and Committee of SCA NZ Inc signing off on our combat rules, our appeals process goes to them rather than Society.

Society Marshal is notified, but is not part of the decision-making process.

  • 9.2.4 and 9.2.6 - changed to Earl Marshal for consistency

9.3 Managing incidents

  • 9.3.4.b - updated to responsible marshal
  • 9.3.4.e - added the Kingdom Armoured Combat Marshal
  • 9.3.4.f - changed to Earl Marshal for consistency
  • 9.3.4.i - Due to our organisation structure with the Board of SCA Australia Ltd and Committee of SCA NZ Inc signing off on our combat rules, our appeals process goes to them rather than Society.
  • 9.3.5 - made specific to armoured combat
  • 9.3.6 - changed to the Kingdom Armoured Combat Marshal

9.4 Sanctions

  • 9.4.2 - updated to reflect dispute resolution process, and add the Kingdom Armoured Combat Marshal to the chain
  • 9.4.3.a - updated to armoured combat
  • 9.4.3.a and b - added suspension as an option (may be shorter term than requiring a reauthorisation)
  • 9.4.4 - updated to reflect who does our revocation and denials of membership.
  • 9.4.8 - simplified language.

Procedures for changing these rules

  • Previous content entirely replaced by the wording from the Fighters Handbook (is actually the same page)