The definition in the FRPA describes an agent as an intermediary who ensures that supply and demand for labour within sport is met.
These functions fall outside the scope of FRPA and also the scope of this thesis.
Although FRPA does regulate the issue directly one may assume that such activity will be caught by the agents professional code of conduct that inter alia prescribes that an agent is required to perform his activities in "a manner worthy of respect and benefiting the profession".
There was also no shortage of cheerleaders when the House Committee on International Relations held hearings on the FRPA in September.
New York Times columnist Anthony Lewis argued that the FRPA is "an attempt to impose a simple, mechanical solution on a complicated problem: a recipe for unintended consequences."
Buckley published a column that said Wolf-Specter "would invite chaos." The Cato Institute, a conservative Washington think-tank, released a statement arguing that the FRPA could "make life worse for the very believers the lobbying groups want to help."
Ott says the Alaska Department of Natural Resources (DNR) - the lead agency in enforcing the FRPA - has not been giving enough credence to the opinions of the Alaska Departments of Fish and Game (F&G) and Environmental Conservation (DEC).
On the industry side, there is skeptical praise for the FRPA. Although timber operators have stories to tell about bureaucratic gridlock during the timber sale process and afterward, several operators, such as Rick Harris, Sealaska Corp.'s vice president of resource planning and administration, say the FRPA is a workable document.
That is partially why, say some FRPA critics, the final result came out skewed toward the timber industry.
generally coincides with the provisions of the FRPA, these matters will not be addressed in this contribution.
This rule has its parallel in article 1 subparagraph 3 of the FRPA and implies that services rendered to coaches and managers fall outside the scope of the regulations.