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Rule 1. Playing Area 1.4.2 - Service Zone - The service zone is extended to include the full width of the 9 meter area behind the end lines. Rule 2. Net and Posts 2.4 - The height of the net may be varied for age-group competition. Rule 3. Ball 2 3.1 - Inside pressure of ball (stated in kg/cm ) corrected. Rule 5. Players' Equipment 184.108.40.206 - Required placement for uniform number by 1998 season. 5.3.1 - Jewelry prohibited; other equipment subject to judgement. Rule 8. Preparation for the Match 8.1.2 - In deciding game, the first referee may designate the second referee to make the coin toss. Rule 11. Substitution of Players 11.3 - Time allowed to determine if an injured player can continue in game extended from 15 to 30 seconds. Rule 12. Playing Actions 220.127.116.11 - Limiting heights for a ball striking objects above the playing area removed. Rule 14. Playing the Ball 14.4.1 - The ball may touch any part of the body. Limitation of knee and above removed. 14.4.2 - Restrictions regarding contact of the ball restated: The ball must be hit, not caught or thrown. Rule 16. Player at the Net 16.2.1 - "Inside the antennas" added to clarify rule regarding blocker reaching beyond the plane of the net. 16.2.3 - Addition: Provision made to allow player to contact ball over opponent's court in order to return it to player's own playing space. 16.4.1 - Rule expanded to allow insignificant contact with the net by a player not involved in the action of playing the ball. Rule 18. Attack-Hit 18.1 - Commentary - Definition of attack-hit excludes first or second team contact that is legally blocked as long as the ball does not completely pass the plane of the net untouched. 18.4 - Commentary - An attack-hit fault and a blocking fault committed simultaneously will result in a double fault. Rule 19. Block 19.3 - Any third team hit by the opponents may be blocked at any time after the contact. 19.4.2 - Contact with the ball during a block may be with any part of the body (See Rule 14.4.1) 19.5 - Commentary - A blocking fault and an attack-hit fault committed simultaneously will result in a double fault. Rule 20. Regular Game Interruptions 20.7 - Any improper request that affects of delays a game will be sanctioned as a team delay. Rule 24. Misconduct 24.2.4 - "Spectator area" added to the list of venues that must be vacated by a disqualified player. Rule 27. Second Referee 27.2.7 - The second referee is responsible for reporting third entry of a player to the first referee and coach/captain of the player's team. Rule 29. Line Judges 18.104.22.168 - Duties include reporting foot faults of players off the court at the time of service.
Under the net means that the whole foot is completely past the center line. It is legal if the foot or the vertical projection of the (underside of the) foot touches the line. Hands and other members (heh hehe) are illegal.
Shirt in the net is illegal; hair in the net is not.
If someone could have played the ball and it hits the curtain and they wouldn't have made a fault to play the ball (eg run onto other court) then it is a do-over.
Backrow players may hit in the front row as long as they contact the ball when it is not completely over the top of the net. For example the back row setter may jump and punch the ball over, but not be completely above the net and the point of contact. This would not be a fault.
You can never attack a ball which is completely on the opposing team's court. (But there are some cases when you can block it).
If all the players are bugging you, tell the captains that only they should address the referree.
If you have any questions, please let me know....