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Section Eight: Stick Fouls
Rule 58. Butt Ending last rule next rule
58.1 Butt-ending - The action whereby a player or goalkeeper uses the shaft of a stick, above the upper hand, to check an opposing player in any manner or jabs or attempts to jab an opposing player with this part of the stick.
58.2 Double-minor Penalty - A double-minor penalty will be imposed on a player or goalkeeper who attempts to butt-end an opponent.
58.3 Major Penalty - A major penalty shall be imposed on a player or goalkeeper who butt-ends an opponent. (see section 58.5).
58.4 Match Penalty - A match penalty shall be imposed on a player or goalkeeper who injures an opponent as a result of a butt-end.
58.5 Game Misconduct Penalty - When a major penalty is imposed for butt-ending, a game misconduct penalty must also be assessed.
58.6 Fines and Suspensions - When a major penalty and game misconduct are imposed under this rule, an automatic fine of one hundred dollars ($100) will be imposed.
  If deemed appropriate, supplementary discipline can be applied by the Commissioner at his discretion (refer to Rule 28).
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