52.1     A bye may be scheduled in each grade of the Senior Competition. Each team having a bye will provide competent umpires to umpire three games other than in their own grade.

52.2     Failure to provide the required umpires, or should any fail to appear at their appointed matches, will render the Club responsible to a fine of $250 for each occasion that each umpire offends. The Competition Committee will have the discretion to impose other conditions/sanctions in lieu of fines and suspensions.

52.3     A team that provides its full complement of three (3) umpires will be awarded an additional ten (10) competition points.

52.4     The player/umpire will be considered to be an Official Umpire and will officiate at the bowler’s end.

52.5     It is expected the player/umpires are dressed appropriately, with the following assumed to be the minimum: White shirt with a collar, dark trousers or shorts, white socks and white shoes or boots.

52.6     Player/umpires, if financial members of the Parramatta District Cricket Umpires Association, and compliant with the dress code, will be paid at the normal rate.

52.7     In the event of the Umpires Association not appointing umpires to officiate at a match, and no player/umpires are in attendance, the matter will be vested in the two Captains, with consideration to be given to any PDCUA Umpire present at the match.