Further Help

Advice & Signposting

What is the Strict Liability Principle?

Strict liability means that you are solely responsible for any banned substance you use, attempt to use, or is found in your system, regardless of how it got there or whether there was any intention to cheat. In anti-doping, not knowing is not an excuse!





Need more advice on whether your medication is permitted under the code?

The Global Drug Reference Online (Global DRO) provides athletes and support personnel with information about the prohibited status of specific medications based on the current World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Prohibited List.


How do I know if my supplements are permitted under the Code?

UKAD provide valuable information on managing the risk of taking supplements. Go to: Managing Supplement Risks


Additionally, you can find further information at:





How can I apply for a Therapeutic Use Exemption and do I need to apply in advance?


Theraputic Use Exemption (TUE)



How do I report a doping violation?

Protect the sport of rounders. Raise your concern in confidence with UKAD

Alternatively, you can speak confidentially to your NGB Anti-Doping Lead: [email protected]