Welcome to FindLaw's Cases & Codes, a free source of state and federal court opinions, state laws, and the United States Code. For more information about the legal concepts addressed by these cases and statutes, visit FindLaw's Learn About the Law.
The secretary of state shall supervise all boxing, kickboxing, mixed fighting style competitions, or sparring exhibitions held in the state and may:
1. Adopt combined rules governing the conduct of boxing, kickboxing, mixed fighting style competitions, and sparring exhibitions. In lieu of adopting combined rules the secretary of state may regulate the conduct of any boxing, kickboxing, mixed fighting style, or sparring match, competition, or exhibition through the use of the most recent uniform rules of boxing and the unified rules of mixed martial arts published by the association of boxing commissions.
2. Establish license fees for all boxers, kickboxers, mixed style fighters, boxing, kickboxing, and mixed fighting style competition promoters, managers, judges, timekeepers, cornerpersons, knockdown counters, matchmakers, and referees or other participants.
3. Charge a fee equal to the actual cost incurred to regulate the competitions and exhibitions.
4. Adopt rules allowing the secretary of state to perform screening tests for controlled substances, as defined in section 19-03.1-01, on boxers, kickboxers, and mixed style fighters participating in a competition or an exhibition.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - North Dakota Century Code Title 53. Sports and Amusements § 53-01-07. Duties of state commissioner of combative sports - last updated January 01, 2020 | https://codes.findlaw.com/nd/title-53-sports-and-amusements/nd-cent-code-sect-53-01-07.html
FindLaw Codes may not reflect the most recent version of the law in your jurisdiction. Please verify the status of the code you are researching with the state legislature or via Westlaw before relying on it for your legal needs.
Was this helpful?