South opened 1C out of turn when North was dealer

This incident happened at Benoni Northerns. I was approached the next day about the ruling given. The facts were -

Board 5: North is the dealer, but SOUTH bids 1C out of turn.   DIRECTOR!

The ruling given was outdated (it was based on the pre-2017 laws). The revised laws (post May, 2017) dictate as follows :-