Obstruction when the ball is dead

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9[LAWS].6 A player must not obstruct, or in any way interfere with an opponent while the ball is dead.[/LAWS]

I just noticed that. .. is this new?? Or is it just me

Really can't be arsed to dig out my 2017 book again
 

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9[LAWS].6 A player must not obstruct, or in any way interfere with an opponent while the ball is dead.[/LAWS]

I just noticed that. .. is this new?? Or is it just me

Really can't be arsed to dig out my 2017 book again

The spirit has been there for a while, I think. I was penalised for it when I was still playing!

IIRC the wording pertained to stopping an opponent using a zombie ball, but I don't even know where my 2017 lawbook is!
 

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[LAWS]10.4 Misconduct while the ball is out of play. A player, must not, while the ball is out of play,commit any misconduct, or obstruct or in any way interfere with an opponent.
Sanction: Penalty kick[/LAWS]
 
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