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LAWS OF BOWLS

.Section 2.3 – Bowl and Jack Displacement   Jack Displacement

38.1 Jack displacement by another player.
        38.1.1 Displacement of a jack in its original course
                    38.1.1.1 If a jack in its original course is displaced by a member of the team that
                                  delivered the jack, the  opposing lead must place the mat as described in law
                                  6.1.1 and re-deliver the jack, making sure that it is centred, but must not play
                                  first.
                   38.1.1.2 If a jack in its original course is displaced by an opponent, it must be redelivered
                                  by the same player.
         38.1.2 Displacement of a jack in motion
                     If a jack in motion is displaced by a player, the opposing skip or opponent in Singles 
must choose whether                         to:
                   38.1.2.1 place the jack where they believe it would have come to rest and replace any                                                                              part of the head disturbed by the displaced jack; or
                   38.1.2.2 declare the end dead.
         38.1.3 Displacement of a jack at rest.
                     If a jack at rest within the rink of play is displaced by a player, the opposing skip or opponent in Singles                               must put the jack back to its former position.
38.2 Jack displacement by a disabled player’s equipment or assistant.
         If a jack is displaced by a disabled player’s equipment or assistant as described in law 41, the
        equipment or assistant must be treated as if it was the player for all purposes under law 38.1.
38.3 Jack displacement by a neutral person or neutral object.
         38.3.1 Displacement of a jack in its original course
                    If a jack in its original course is displaced by a neutral person or neutral object, it must
                    be re-delivered by the same player.
         38.3.2 Displacement of a jack in motion.
                     If a jack in motion is displaced by a neutral person or neutral object, the skips or
                    opponents in Singles must place the jack where they believe it would have come to rest.
                    If they cannot agree on the jack’s final position, the end must be declared dead.
         38.3.3 Displacement of a jack at rest
                     If a jack at rest within the rink of play is displaced by a neutral person or neutral object,
                    it must be put back to its former position. If the skips or opponents in Singles cannot
                    agree on the jack’s former position, the end must be declared dead.
38.4 Jack displacement during measuring
         38.4.1 If the jack is displaced by the equipment being used by a player during measuring, an
                     opponent must put it back to its former position.
38.4.2 If the jack is displaced by the equipment being used by the marker during 
measuring,
                     the marker must put the jack back to a position agreed by the opponents. If the
                     opponents cannot agree, the marker must put the jack back to its former position.
38.4.3 If the jack is displaced by the equipment being used by the umpire during measuring,
                     the umpire must put the jack back to its former position.
38.5 Jack displacement by a non-toucher
        38.5.1 If a jack in motion is displaced by a non-toucher rebounding from the face of the bank,
                     the skips or opponents in Singles must put the jack where they believe it would have
                     come to rest. If they cannot agree on the jack’s final position, the end must be declared
                     dead.
        38.5.2 If a jack at rest on the rink is displaced by a non-toucher rebounding from the face
                    of the bank, an opponent or the marker must put it back to its former position.
        38.5.3 If a jack at rest in the ditch is displaced by a non-toucher entering the ditch, an
                    opponent or the marker must put it back to its former position.
38.6 Jack displacement by a bowl from a neighbouring rink.
         If a jack at rest on the rink is in danger of being moved by a bowl from a neighbouring
         rink, any player at the head or the marker must stop the bowl. If the bowl was in its original
         course and was delivered on a bias that would have taken it back into its own rink, it must be replayed.