Yes. There are circumstances where if the NWC believes it would be preferable for an athlete to be granted an exemption from competing in an event in order that they are able to compete in another event an exemption can be granted with the agreement of the HPM. If the NWC and the HPM cannot agree then the HPPC Chairperson will mediate the decision. (It is considered unlikely that the HPPC Chairperson would need to be called on to assist with this type of decision).