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[rpd] AFRINIC Board ratifies Policy Proposal AFPUB-2016-V4-003-DRAFT03: IPv4 Resources transfer within the AFRINIC Region

Ernest ernest at
Fri Jul 21 12:19:14 UTC 2017


As we implement the "IPv4 Resources transfer within the AFRINIC
Region" policy - a quick clarification is sought from authors (and
community) on whether a transfer can be partial - or must be the
entire block as allocated/assigned.

For example, if a LIR is allocated a /17, can the LIR opt to
transfer a /22 out of the /17?

This is not clearly indicated in the proposal:


AFRINIC Communication wrote on 03/05/2017 11:15:
> Dear Colleagues,
> The community is hereby informed that at its regular meeting held on
> 19 April 2017, the AFRINIC Board resolved to ratify the policy
> proposal AFPUB-2016-V4-003-DRAFT03 (IPv4 Resources Transfer within
> the AFRINIC region).
> Having received and considered a detailed report from the Policy
> Development Working Group Co-chairs on discussions and life cycle
> through the Policy Development Process (PDP), the Board determined
> that the proposal properly followed the PDP and considered the
> Co-Chairs’ recommendation to ratify it immediately.
> The policy will be implemented by AFRINIC starting with the process
> to modify the current Registration Services Agreement (RSA) in order
> to remove the current restrictions that prohibit number resource
> transfers.
> A draft RSA, when ready, will be shared with AFRINIC members for
> comments before it is considered for adoption by the Board.
> Any comments or inquiry about the implementation plan for this
> policy can be sent to  contact at <mailto:contact at>
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