ART. 1 . . . A rule is one of a group of regulations which governs the game.
ART. 2 . . . A game regulation, commonly called a rule, sometimes states or implies that the ball is dead or a foul or violation is involved. If it does not, it is assumed the ball is live and no foul or violation has occurred to affect the situation.
ART. 3 . . . A single infraction is not complicated by a second infraction unless so stated or implied.