Yarra Junior Football League Player Transfer System 2008 This System applies to players who are under 16 years and 17 years of age as at 1st January 2008 (ie Colts players). A player’s transfer from one Club to another can only be refused if the player is indebted to the previous Club or is in possession of Club property (eg jumper) that needs to be returned or the player wishes to withdraw their transfer application. The previous Club will have six (6) clear business days to respond, once notified of the transfer application. The transfer will occur automatically following the expiry of the six days. There is provision for the previous Club to approve the transfer within the six-day period. Forms to be utilised are as follows: 1. Yarra League – Player Transfer Form. For completion by players wishing to transfer from one Club to another in Yarra League or transfer from a Club in another League to the Yarra League (Attached) 2. Football Victoria (Appendix 2) Player Transfer Refusal Form. To be completed where the previous Club refuses the transfer application and can substantiate that the player owes money to the Club or is in possession of Club property that needs to be returned or where the player wishes to withdraw their transfer application. 3 Football Victoria (Appendix 3) Player Withdrawal of Transfer Form. To be completed when the player wishes to withdraw their Transfer application. Player Under 15 Years of Age and Younger All players who have not reached 12 years of Age (Under 12) as at the 1st January are subject to unrestricted (automatic) transfer. Players who are 12,13 or 14 years of age (ie Under 13, 14 or 15) as at the 1st January are subject to unrestricted (automatic) transfer provided that the application is lodged between 1 February and 30 April. Appeals Where the player disputes the reason for a transfer refusal the player and new Club must resolve the dispute with the former Club. Where the dispute cannot be resolved the Player/new Club can appeal against the refusal of transfer. It is not normal for player clearances for junior players to be refused. However, if this does occur, the appeal rights of players and Player Appeal Form are available from the League’s Office.