I've seen enough badminton matches to know that if, during play, the shuttle falls in my court (probably because I was unable to reach to one side of my court in time), it's my "fault" and the opponent team gets a point and the service.
But, then I was reading Law 13 - Faults in World Badminton. Interestingly enough, they don't cover this case in their list. Here's the complete list for reference:
If in play, the shuttle:
- lands outside the boundaries of the court (i.e. not on or within the boundary lines);
- fails to pass over the net;
- touches the ceiling or side walls;
- touches the person or dress of a player;
- touches any other object or person outside the court;
- is caught and held on the racket and then slung during the execution of a stroke;
- is hit twice in succession by the same player. However, a shuttle hitting the head and the stringed area of the racket in one stroke shall not be a "fault";
- is hit by a player and the player's partner successively; or
- touches a player's racket and does not travel towards the opponent's court;
I couldn't find any reference or metaphors for anything analogous to "touches the floor inside the boundary lines".
Surely, I must be mistaken in interpreting this document. If so, then what is my mistake?