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The Ibrox club and its previous owners, Oldco, face a four-day inquiry to determine whether transactions to players breached Scottish Premier League rules

The hearing relating to alleged undisclosed payments by Rangers FC will commence on November 13, a date set by a Scottish Premier League-appointed commission.

The three-man panel are investigating Employment Benefit Trust (EBT) transactions to Rangers players between 2000 and 2001, which may have breached SPL rules.

Rangers did not attend the initial hearing which took place on Tuesday and Wednesday and have so far refused to aid the investigation.

“The commission will proceed with its inquiry in the terms of the Notice of Commission and will now set a date for the hearing and give directions,” an SPL statement read.

"Oldco and Rangers FC, who are named in the Issues contained in the Notice of Commission and alleged to have been in breach of SPL rules, will continue to have the right to appear and be represented at all hearings of the commission and to make such submissions as they think fit.
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"Newco, as the current owner and operator of Rangers FC, although not alleged by the SPL to have committed any breach of SPL Rules, will also have the right to appear and be represented at all hearings of the commission and to make such submissions as it thinks fit."

The hearing will run over four days, from November 13 to November 16, with additional dates of November 20 and 21 allocated should they be required.

The SPL have until 4pm on October 19 to lodge documents, a list of witnesses and an outline argument, while Oldco and Newco Rangers have until November 1.

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