The Judge selected was Terry Boon.
JudgementI state and choose the following statement: "P97 is not a rule change, and is therefore neither a legal rule change nor an illegal rule change."
Ratio105(0) defines what a rule change is; I merely check the definition.
ObiterI believe that it is acceptable for a Proposal not to be given explicitly as a (finite, non-empty, ordered) list (of rule changes and motions), provided that it can unambiguously be transformed to such a list.
It is natural to transform the above proposal to the following list:
P97 is, I believe, a valid Proposal, consisting of two rule changes.
- Enact the following new rule: [snip]
- Repeal the uniquely defined rule with the following text: [snip].