Laws of Duplicate Bridge 2017 
WBF official Laws of Duplicate 2017 
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  The following are copies taken from WBF site  and published here to help bridge community. 
  These are only copies, have no legal status and not  substitute for official Laws of W B F. 
  For reference regarding disputes, decisions, etc, the official  W B F Laws alone are to be used.
  
  Opening page   
  
  Preface  
  
  Table of contents  
  
  Introduction   
  
  Definitions   
  
  Law 1 The Pack  
  
  Law 2 Duplicate Packs   
  
  Law 3 Arrangement of Tables   
  
  Law 4 Partnerships  

  Law 5 Assignment of seats  
  
  Law 06 The Shuffle and Deal  
  
  Law 07 Control of Boards and cards  
  
  Law 08 Sequence of Rounds  
  
  Law 09 Procedure following an irregularity  
  
  Law 10 Assessment of Rectification.pdf  
 
  Law 11 Forfieture of the Right to Rectification   
  
  Law 12 Director's Discretionary Powers  
 
  Law 13 Incorrect number of cards   
  
  Law 14 Missing cards  
  
  Law 15 Wrong Board or Hand  
  
  Law 16 Authorized and Unauthorized information  
  
  Law 17 The Auction period  
  
  Law 18 The Bids  
  
  Law 19 Doubles and Redoubles   
  
  Law 20 Review and explanation of calls  
  
  Law 21 Misinformation  
  
  Law 22 End of Auction  
  
  Law 23 Comparable call   
  
  Law 24 Card exposed or led during Auction  
  
  Law 25 Legal and illegal changes of call  
  
  Law 26 Call withdrawn, Lead restrictions   
  
  Law 27 Insufficient Bid  
  
  Law 28 Calls considered to be in Rotation  
  
  Law 29 Procedure after a call out of Rtation  
  
  Law 30 Pass out of Rotation  
  
  Law 31 Bid out of Rotation  
  
  Law 32 Double or Redouble out of Rotation  
  
  Law 33 Simultaneous call  
  
  Law 34 Retention of Right to call  
  
  Law 35 Inadmissible calls  
  
  Law 36 Inadmissible Doubles and Redoubles  
  
  Law 37 Action violating obligation to pass  
  
  Law 38 Bid of more than seven  
  
  Law 39 Call after the final Pass  
  
  Law 40 Partnership understandings  
  
   Law 41 - Commencement of play.pdf  
  
  Law 42 - Dummy's Rights  
  
  Law 43 Dummy's limitations   
  
  Law 44 Sequence and procedure of play  
  
  Law 45 Card played  
  
  Law 46 Incomplete or invalid designation of a card from dummy   
  
  Law 47 Retraction of a card played  
  
  Law 48 Exposure of declarer's cards  
  
  Law 49 Exposure of a defender's cards   
  
  Law 50 Disposition of a penalty card   
  
   Law 51 - Two or more penalty cards.pdf  
  
  Law 52 Failure to lead or play a penalty card  
  
  Law 53 Lead out of turn accepted  
  
  Law 54 Faced opening lead out of turn  
  
  Law 55 Declarer's lead out of turn  
  
  Law 56 Defendar's lead out of turn  
  
  Law 57 Premature lead or play  
  
  Law 58 Simultaneous leads or plays  
  
  Law 59 Inability to lead or play as required  
  
  Law 60 Play after an illegal play  
  
  Law 61 Failure to follow suit - Inquires concerning a Revoke  
  
  Law 62 Correction of a Revoke  
  
  Law 63 Establishment of a Revoke  
  
  Law 64 Procedure after establishment of a Revoke  
  
  Law 65 Arrangement of Tricks  
  
  Law 66 Inspection of Tricks  
  
  Law 67 Defective Trick   
  
  Law 68 Claim or Concession of Tricks  
  
  Law 69 Agreed claim or concession  
  
  Law 70 Contested claim or concession  
  
  Law 71 Concession cancelled  
  
  Law 72 General Principles  
  
  Law 73 Communication, Tempo and Deception  
  
  Law 74 Conduct and Etiquette  
  
  Law 75 Mistaken explanation or Mistaken call  
  
  Law 76 Spectators   
  
  Law 77 Duplicate Bridge scoring table  
  
  Law 78 Methods of scoring and conditions of contest  
  
  Law 79 Tricks won  
  
  Law 80 Regulation and organization  
  
  Law 81 The Director   
  
  Law 82 Rectification of errors of procedure   
  
  Law 83 Notification of the Right to Appeal   
  
  Law 84 Rulings on agreed facts   
  
  Law 85 Rulings on disputed facts   
  
  Law 86 Team play   
  
  Law 87 Fouled Board   
  
  Law 88 Award of Indemnity Points   
  
  Law 89 Rectification in Individual events   
  
  Law 90  Procedural penalties   
  
  Law 91 Penalize or Suspend   
  
  Law 92 Right to Appeal    
  
  Law 93 Procedures of Appeal   
  
  More to come.