Queensland Bridge Association - Laws Discussion

Laws Discussion

 

LAW 24 - CARD EXPOSED OR LED PRIOR TO PLAY PERIOD

The troublesome words "declarer may treat every such card as a penalty card" of the 1997 Laws have been replaced with, "every such card becomes a penalty card (see Law 50)..."

There is no longer a need to wonder whether "may treat as a penalty card" means something different from "is a penalty card". The director will need to rule "major" or "minor" penalty card as per Law 50.

 

 

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