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- "All Quidditch matches are hereby cancelled. Broomsticks will be turned in to the High Inquisitor for safe keeping."
- —The Decree[src]
The Educational Decree Number Forty-Nine was one of the Educational Decrees created by Dolores Umbridge, then-Hogwarts High Inquisitor. This Educational Decree cancelled Quidditch matches and forced students to hand their broomsticks in to the High Inquisitor.
Behind the scenes
- As the numbering for this Educational Decree is not consistent with the numbering established, nor the events featured in Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, it cannot be considered canonical.
- This Decree explains why Quidditch matches are cut from the film altogether.