The World Anti-Doping Code (WADA Code) was first adopted in 2003 and took effect in 2004. Revisions to the World Anti-Doping Code were adopted by the World Anti-Doping Agency Foundation Board on November 17, 2007 and took effect as of January 01, 2009.
This document is the translation of the English version of the 2009 World Anti-Doping Code English version. The Russian translation of the World Anti-Doping Code is a working legal document applicable to practice of sport organizations.
The official text of the World Anti-Doping Code is executed in English and French and is published on the website of the World Anti-Doping Agency pursuant to the established procedure. In the event of any conflict between the English and French versions, the English version shall prevail.