1.1 This document sets out the auDA-endorsed Code of Practice for registrars and resellers in the .au domain. The Code is at Schedule A of this document. It replaces the previous .au Domain Name Suppliers' Code of Practice (Policy No 2003-09).
1.2 The Code was reviewed by a Committee of industry and consumer representatives, following an open call for public comment in September 2004. The auDA Board formally endorsed this latest version of the Code on 11 October 2004.
2. COMPLIANCE WITH CODE OF PRACTICE
2.1 Compliance with the Code of Practice is mandatory for all auDA accredited registrars and their appointed resellers. A list of registrars and resellers is available on the auDA website at http://www.auda.org.au/registrars/accredited-registrars/.
2.2 auDA is responsible for enforcing the Code. Complaints about alleged breaches of the Code will be handled in accordance with auDA's Complaints Policy (Policy No 2002-21)
3. REVIEW OF CODE OF PRACTICE
3.1 The full Code, or parts of the Code, will be reviewed by the Committee on an ongoing ad hoc basis in response to market-driven demand. Membership of the Committee is open to all interested people. The review process will include public consultation.
3.2 Any suggested amendments to the Code as a result of the reviews, will be submitted to the auDA Board for approval.
.au DOMAIN NAME SUPPLIERS' CODE OF PRACTICE v1.2004 -
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2003-09 .au Domain Name Suppliers' Code of Practice; 2003-04 .au Domain Name Suppliers' Code of Practice; 2002-26 .au Domain Name Suppliers' Code of Practice; 2002-13 Interim Code of Practice for Registrars and Resellers in the .au Domain; 2002-02 Interim Code of Practice - Clarification of Paragraph 2;