The Combat Sports Authority of NSW (the Authority) regulates combat sports in accordance with the Combat Sports Act 2013 (the Act), the Combat Sports Regulation 2014 (the Regulation) and the rules made under section 107 of the Act (the Authority Rules).
The objectives of the Act are to:
- promote the health and safety of combat sport contestants
- promote the integrity of combat sport contests
- regulate combat sport contests on a harm minimisation basis
- promote the development of the combat sport industry
Persons engaging or participating in combat sports must be registered under the Act in the appropriate Combatant, Promoter or Industry Participant registration class.
Combat sport contests must be held in accordance with a permit granted under the Act.