3.9 FOREIGN OBJECT OFF THE TABLE (8-BALL RULE)

Causing any ball to be jumped off of the table, come into contact with any foreign object while off of the table,then lands back onto the playing surface is a foul.The incoming shooter has cue ball in hand. The table is to remain in its current position where the balls came to a final rest. If the 8-ball is pocketed during this foul it is a loss of game for the shooter.