Suits shall be of one piece. Suits worn for competition must be non-transparent. Male suits shall not extend above the waist or below the top of the kneecap. Female suits shall not extend beyond the shoulders or below the top of the kneecap, nor cover the neck. When an official discovers a competitor wearing illegal attire the official shall;
1. when observed prior to the start of the heat/dive, notify the coach of the competitor to make the suit legal before becoming eligible to compete. If the competitor cannot comply without delaying the start of the heat/dive, the competitor is disqualified from that event/dive and shall not be eligible for further competition until in a legal suit
2. when observed after the heat/dive officially begins, disqualify the competitor at the completion of the heat/dive; nullify the competitor’s performance time/score and he/shall not be eligible for further competition until in a legal suit.