14.1 Dress: The judges shall be dressed the same as the referee. Appropriate jackets may be worn when authorised. Eye glasses can be used if required.
14.2.1 Each judge shall independently judge the merits of the 2 contestants and shall decide the winner according to the rules.
14.2.2 A judge shall not speak to a contestant (or competitor. see point 3) or to another judge, nor to anyone else except the referee during the contest, but may, if it is necessary, at the end of a round, bring to the notice of the referee any incident which (the referee) may appear not to have noticed, such as the misconduct of a second, loose ropes etc.
14.2.3 The number of points awarded to each competitor shall be entered by a judge on his/her scoring paper immediately after the end of each round.
14.2.4 At the end of the bout a judge shall total the points, nominate a winner and sign his/her scoring paper and his /her verdict shall be made known to the public.
14.2.5 The judge shall not leave his/her seat until the verdict has been announced to the public.