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Ethics commission, recommendation body.

When a case is referred to it, the ethics commission formulates measures or sanctions recommendations that are submitted to the IOC Executive Board.

Procedure
  • The IOC President refers a case to the ethics commission.
  • A confidential investigation is undertaken.
  • The investigation outcomes are written down in a report presented to the members of the Commission, after deliberation, a decision is adopted by the means of conclusions and recommendations.
  • This decision is delivered to the IOC Executive Board, through the IOC President, and remains confidential until the IOC Executive Board has reached a decision.
  • The decision of sanction is made by the Executive Board; in the most serious cases, the final decision is made by the Session, according to the Olympic Charter.
  • The decision is published.

The conclusions and recommendations of the IOC Ethics Commission published hereafter were approved.

Concerning the IOC Members

 Decision n°02/13 dated 29.11.2013
Mr. Dae-sung Moon - Decision by the IOC Executive Board, Lausanne, 10.12.13  to approve the IOC Ethics Commission conclusions and recommendations.

 Decision n°01/13 dated 23.05.2013
  Mr Pál Schmitt – Decision by the IOC Executive Board, 30.05.2013
  “After carefully considering the facts and recommendations of the IOC Ethics Commission, the IOC Executive Board today took a decision on IOC member Pál Schmitt.
Considering Mr Schmitt’s self-suspension for a year, his previous extraordinary service to sport and the Olympic Movement, his resignation as head of state of Hungary, and his voluntary and permanent suspension from membership on any IOC Commission, the Executive Board decided to issue a warning to Pál Schmitt.”

 Decision n°02/11 dated 03.10.2011
Mr Issa Hayatou - Decision by the IOC Executive Board, Lausanne, 08.12.11  to approve the IOC Ethics Commission conclusions and recommendations.

  Decision n°01/11 dated 03.10.2011
 Mr Lamine Diack - Decision by the IOC Executive Board, Lausanne, 08.12.11  to approve the IOC Ethics Commission conclusions and recommendations.

  Decision n°02/10 dated 20.04.2010
Mr René Fasel  - Decision by the IOC Executive Board, Dubai, 28.04.10, to approve the IOC Ethics Commission conclusions and recommendations.

  Decision n°01/10 dated 25.01.2010
Mr Kun-hee Lee   - Decision by the IOC Executive Board, Vancouver, 07.02.10, to approve the IOC Ethics Commission conclusions and recommendations.

  Decision n°4/08 dated 17.11.08 
Mr Kun-hee Lee - Provisional measure. 

  Decision n°3/08 dated 18.07.08 
Mr Kun-hee Lee - Provisional measure.   

 Decision n°1/08 dated 21.01.08
Mr Floyd Landis v/ Mr Richard Pound, IOC Member. Decision by the IOC Executive Board, Athenes, 05.06.08, to approve the IOC Ethics Commission conclusion and recommendation.

 Decision n° 3/07 dated 30.10.07
Mr Henri Sérandour - Decision by the IOC Executive Board, Lausanne, 12.12.07, to approve the IOC Ethics Commission conclusion and recommendation. [Reprimand and suspension of the right to sit on any IOC commission for five years].

 Decision n°2/07 dated 20.03.07
Mr Yong Sung Park – Decision by the IOC Executive Board, Pékin, 26.04.07, to approve the IOC Ethics Commission conclusion and recommendation. [Reprimand and suspension of the right to sit on any IOC commission for five years].

  Decision n° 1/07 dated 02.02.07
Mr Lance Armstrong v/ WADA, Mr Richard Pound [Decision by the IOC Executive Board, Lausanne, 07.02.07, to approve the IOC Ethics Commission conclusion and recommendation].

 Decision n° 4/06 dated 15.12.06
Mr Franco Carraro - [Decision of no recommendation to the IOC Executive Board].

 Decision n° 3/06 dated 05.09.06
Mr Yong Sung Park - [Recommendation to maintain the provisional measure adopted on 11.02.06].

 Decision n° 2/06 dated 15.06.06
Mr Guy Drut - Decision by the IOC Executive Board, Lausanne, 23.06.06, to approve the IOC Ethics Commission conclusion and recommendation  [Reprimand and suspension of the right to chair any IOC commission for five years].

 Decision n° 1/06 dated 11.02.06
Mr Yong Sung Park - [Provisional deprivation of all rights, prerogatives and functions deriving from the membership of the IOC, following criminal proceedings].

 Decision n° 7/05 dated 25.11.05
Mr Yong Sung Park - [Defer making a recommendation decision].

 Decision n° 6/05 dated 29.11.05
Mr Guy Drut - [Provisional deprivation of all rights, prerogatives and functions deriving from the membership of the IOC, following criminal proceedings].

 Decision n° 2/05 dated 11.04.05
Mr Yoshiaki Tsutsumi - [Provisional deprivation of all rights, prerogatives and functions deriving from his honour membership of the IOC, following criminal proceedings] – Decision by Mr Yoshiaki Tsutsumi, 25.04.05, to resign his honour membership of the IOC.

 Decision n° 1/05 dated 04.02.05
Mr Un Yong Kim - Decision by Mr Un Yong Kim, 20.05.05, to resign his IOC membership.

 Decision n° 5/04 dated 25.10.04
Mr Ivan Slavkov - Decision by the 117th IOC Session, Singapore, 07.07.05, to expel Mr Ivan Slavkov from the IOC.

 Decision n° 3/04 dated 06.08.04
Mr Ivan Slavkov - Decision by the IOC Executive Board, Athens, 07.08.04, to provisionally suspend Mr Ivan Slavkov from the IOC.

 Decision n° 1/04 dated 22.01.04:
Mr Un Yong Kim - [Provisional deprivation of all rights, prerogatives and functions deriving from the membership of the IOC, following criminal proceedings].

 Decision n° 1/02 dated 07.05.02
Mr Mohamad (Bob) Hasan - Decision by the 116th IOC Session, Athens, 10.08.04, to expel Mr Mohamad (Bob) Hasan from the IOC. 

Concerning the NOCs or Members of NOCs

 Decision n° 03/12 dated 11.07.2012
Sunday Times – Illegal Sale of tickets for the Olympic Games

 Decision n° 4/04 dated 07.08.04
FIFA / Mr Farah Addo - [Provisional deprivation of all rights, prerogatives and functions deriving from the membership of the IOC, for having seriously tarnished the reputation of the Olympic Movement]. 

 Decision n° 1/03 dated 21.10.03
Indict / Iraqi NOC - [suspension of a NOC following extremely serious facts].

Concerning the IFs

 Decision n° 1/2012 dated 04.04.12
BBC Newsnight / AIBA - Decision by the IOC Executive Board, Quebec, 24.05.12, to approve the IOC Ethics Commission conclusions and recommendations.

 Decision n° 2/08 dated 15.02.08
Mr Nat Indrapana, IOC member and Vice-President of the World Taekwondo Federation v/Mr Jin-suk Yang, Secretary General of the World Taekwondo Federation.

 Decision n° 7/03 dated 21.10.03
Mr Goijman / FIVB - [Reminder of the principle: the money from sport must go to sport].

 Decision n° 3/03 dated 21.10.03
ODEPA / FIVB - [The right to sport and the right to the practise of sport must be applied without discrimination].

Concerning the Olympic Games

 Decision No. D 04/2012 dated 26.11.12
Mr Peter O’Leary -  Decision by the IOC Executive Board, Lausanne, 05.12.12  to approve the IOC Ethics Commission conclusions and recommendations

Concerning a third party

 Decision n° 4/07 dated 7.12.07
Mr John Krimsky - [Resignation from all his functions within the IOC Olympic Philately, Numismatics and Memorabilia Commission].

 Decision dated 16.02.06
Mr Pat Beldotti, Turin 2006 Olympic Games Ethiopian NOC Chef de Mission - [Expulsion from the Olympic Games in Turin and exclusion from all future Olympic Games; withdrawal of his accreditation with immediate effect] – C.A.S. decision dated 07.11.06, to limit the expulsion to 2008 and 2010 Olympic Games.

 Decision n° 3/04 dated 06.08.04
BBC One Panorama - [Withdrawal of their accreditations for four «agents» (Messrs Goran Takac, Gabor Komyathy, Mahmood El Farnawani and Muttaleb Ahmad) during the Games of the XXVIII. Olympiad for facts having seriously tarnished the reputation of the Olympic Movement]. On 7 August 2004, the IOC Executive Board moreover declared these “agents” personae non gratae within the Olympic Movement and recommended to all the members of the Olymic family not to provide them with accreditations nor to deal with them.