(A) Team rankings within the Competition will be decided by points with three points being awarded for a win and one point for a drawn match. The teams gaining the highest number of points in their respective Divisions at the conclusion of a season, shall be adjudged the winners. Matches must not be played for double points. Double-header games maybe scheduled at the discretion of the League Match Secretary.
In circumstances where two or more teams are equal on points team rankings shall be determined by goal difference where the goals scored against by each
Club shall be deducted from the goals scored by that Club and the largest positive difference shall be placed the highest. In the event of the goal difference being equal the highest placed Club shall be the Club which has scored the most goals. In the event that two or more Clubs have the same goal difference and have scored the same number of goals then the highest placed Club shall be the Club which has won the most matches.
In the event of the two Clubs still being equal the Club which has the better playing record against the other Club in their head to head Competition matches during the Season will be the highest placed Club.
In the event of the two Clubs still being equal, a special championship match played under conditions determined by the Management Committee will be arranged. If scores remain level at the end of the game, 30 minutes extra time shall be played in two equal periods of 15 minutes. If the scores remain level at the end of extra time, the winners will be determined by the taking of kicks from the penalty mark in accordance with the International Board Decision contained in the Laws of Association Football.
(B) Automatic promotion and relegation shall be applied for the first two
and the last two teams in each Division except as provided for hereunder, subject to the provisions of Rule 1(b). Ultimately the League Management Committee has the power to change the number of teams within any Division at their discretion.
(i) Should one or more teams withdraw from any one Division after the fixtures have commenced, an equal number of teams to those withdrawing in that Division shall not be automatically relegated.
(ii) Vacancies occurring after the conclusion of the season, may be filled on any of the following ways:-
(a) retention of otherwise relegated team(s)
(b) additional promotion of the next ranked team(s) from the Division below
(iii) At any time a Member Club shall shall not be permitted to have more than two teams playing in the same division unless agreed by the League Management Committee who will treat each case on its own merits.
(iv) The Management Committee shall have discretion to amend the above procedures to cater for withdrawals or new entries of teams and Clubs.
(C) If during a season a Club fails on five occasions to fulfil any of its teams' fixtures the bottom side of that Club may be withdrawn at the discretion of the League Management Committee.
(D) In the event of a team not completing 75% of its fixtures for the season, all points obtained by or recorded against such defaulting team shall be expunged from the Competition table.