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FAQ 1
What is the role of the Hockey Rules Board?
FAQ 2
Why is the Hockey Rules Board always changing the rules?
FAQ 3
What are rules 'trials'?
FAQ 4
What is a 'mandatory experiment'?
FAQ 5
Can I put forward ideas for a change of the rules and how?
FAQ 6
Where can I find out who the members of the Hockey Rules Board are?
FAQ 7
What is the hockey background of the Hockey Rules Board members?
FAQ 8
What rules are especially under discussion at the moment?
FAQ 9
Why do we have so many different interpretations?
FAQ 10
What is the use of a 'briefing' for players and umpires?
FAQ 11
How many rules changes can be implemented at the same time?
FAQ 12
Have any suggestions for a rules change ever been rejected?
FAQ 13
Where can I find a translation of the Rules Book?
FAQ 14
Who is responsible for a proper translation of the Rules Book?
FAQ 15
Can I find an overview of the rules changes over the last 10 –15 years?
FAQ 16
Why are developments in the Rules of Indoor Hockey not important?
FAQ 17
I have a question on the rules where can I get an answer?
FAQ 18
What kind of situations involving rules or interpretations have actually occurred in matches and how have they been handled?
FAQ 19
How can I contact the Hockey Rules Board?
FAQ 20
Do I have to contact my National Association first in case of a rule question/remark?
FAQ 21
Can I put questions on rules/interpretations or practical situations on the FIH website?
FAQ 22
Are the rules invented and/or developed only round the table at Hockey Rules Board meetings?
FAQ 23
My National Association is not supporting trials, does this affect the changes of rules?
FAQ 24
Is it true that the “minor” hockey countries have no input on the rules or its development?
FAQ 25
Why do we play with the same rules for every level?
FAQ 26
What is the influence of sponsors/television on the development of the rules?
FAQ 27
Interpretations of the rules seem to be inconsistent and therefore confusing for players, coaches, umpires, spectators and so on. Is the Hockey Rules Board doing anything about this?
FAQ 28
Some rules are difficult to understand for spectators, television, etc. Is the Hockey Rules Board thinking about this?
FAQ 29
What is the procedure for developing a rules change?
FAQ 30
When does a rules change become effective?
FAQ 31
Who is ultimately responsible for rules changes?
 
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