Under section 62A of the Combat Sports Act 1987
all combat sports contests must be held in accordance with rules
approved by the Minister for Sport and Recreation. Copies of all the
approved rules are available for viewing during office hours at the
Department's office. Combat Sports Commission rules apply to all
contests in Western Australia unless the Commission approves the use the
rules of an approved sanctioning body.
Padding requirements for Muay Thai and Kickboxing contestants
From 1 March 2013 padding requirements will be enforced for
contestants under the age of 18 and for adult contestants making their
debut. Details of these padding requirements can be found in the Muay
Thai and Kickboxing rule books.