Disputes

 

A. Dispute Resolution

A.1 Registrants of domain names with KNNIC are subject to the policy and procedures of the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP).

A.2 KNNIC and registrars shall implement a decision of an Administrative Panel established under the UDRP in accordance with the UDRP. The Panel’s decision shall be implemented as follows:

A.2.1 The domain name will be purged from KNNIC’s database on the implementation date (i.e. ten (10) working days after KNNIC is informed of the panel’s decision).

A.2.2 The UDRP secretariat and the existing Registrar of the domain name will be informed accordingly once the domain name is purged.

A.2.3 KNNIC will reserve the disputed domain name for the Complainant for thirty (30) days beginning from the implementation date.

A.2.4 The Complainant is required to register the disputed domain name with a Registrar of the Complainant’s choice within the period of thirty (30) days beginning from the implementation date.

A.2.5 If the Complainant fails to register the disputed domain name within the period of thirty (30) days beginning from the implementation date, the domain name will be made available for registration by any person on a first-come-first served basis.

B. Under Court Order

In the event that KNNIC is ordered by a court of law in Saint Christopher and Nevis to transfer a domain name, the court’s order shall be implemented as follows:

a) The domain name will be purged from KNNIC’s database on the receipt of the court order (the implementation date).

b) The Registrant of the domain name, its Registrar and the Complainant will be informed accordingly once the domain name is purged.

c) KNNIC will reserve the disputed domain name for the Complainant for thirty (30) days beginning from the implementation date.

d) The Complainant is required to register the disputed domain name with a Registrar of the Complainant’s choice within the period of thirty (30) days beginning from the implementation date.

e) If the Complainant fails to register the disputed domain name within the period of thirty (30) days beginning from the implementation date, the domain name will be made available for registration by any person on a first-come-first served basis.

B.1 Charges relating to a domain registration would not be refunded to the registrar if the registration is deleted under UDRP or by order of court to do so.