allow play to continue until the ball is out of play if a player is, in his opinion,     only slightly injured
  ensure that any ball used meets the requirements of Law 2
  punish the more serious offence if a player commits more than one     offence at the same time
Decisions of the referee

The decisions of the referees regarding facts connected with play are fi nal.

The referee and second referee may only change a decision if they realise that it is incorrect or if they deem it necessary to do so, provided
that play has not restarted or the match has not ended.
Decisions

1 If the referee and the second referee signal a foul simultaneously and there is a disagreement as to which team is to be penalised, the referee’s decision shall be fi nal.

2 Both the referee and the second referee have the right to caution or send off a player, but in the case of a disagreement between them, the referee’s decision shall be fi nal.

 
 
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