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[rpd] Appeal Committee Terms of Reference (Version 1)
amelnaud at gmail.com
Thu Aug 3 08:56:11 UTC 2017
+1 @Alain, If it was me, I would be even more harder with the Chair. I
support all your observations and suggestions.
2017-08-02 10:25 GMT+00:00 ALAIN AINA <aalain at trstech.net>:
> Dear Mr Chairman of the Board,
> I thank the board for this proposal to setup an appeal committee to fill
> this old gap.
> It shall be simple and straightforward for the board to fulfil this role
> directly or through a sub-committee.
> The board is involved in policy process.
> Section 15.3(*) of the bylaws entitles board to determine the guidelines
> for the allocation of address space to members in line with the member
> driven Policy Development Process.
> Section 11.4(*) of the same bylaws allows board to adopt policies for the
> management of Internet Number resources when necessary and urgent.
> The current PDP in its section 3.4.4(**), requires board approval for
> policy proposals which reach consensus before implementation.
> Board decision to approve and reject a proposal is mainly about making
> sure the PDP has been followed as it shall be. Board decision here is not
> The board is deeply involved in the policy development and is in good
> position to fulfill this role of the appeal committee which is about
> processes, and this, at least until we conclude PDP-BIS discussions.
> But in case, the board persist in considering a external committee, i call
> the board to appoint people from the AFRINIC Community.
> Hope this helps
> 11.4 Notwithstanding, the provisions of Article 11.2 the Board may adopt
> such policies regarding the management of internet number resources where
> it considers that the same is necessary and urgent, having regard to the
> proper and responsible usage of these resources.
> 15.3 Without prejudice to the generality of Articles 15.1 and 15.2 above,
> the Directors shall be entitled to:
> (i) determine the guidelines for the allocation of address space to
> members in line with the member driven Policy Development Process;
> (ii) consider broad Internet policy issues in order to ensure that the
> policies and strategies of the Company fully respond to the changing
> Internet environment;
> 3.4.4 Approval
> The Working Group Chair(s) shall recommend the draft policy to the AFRINIC
> Board of Directors for approval if it has the consensus of the Policy
> Development Working Group. The recommendation shall include a report of
> the discussions of the draft policy and feedback from the Last Call. The
> draft policy shall be ratified by the AFRINIC Board of Directors.
> > On 19 Jul 2017, at 12:51, Sunday Folayan <sfolayan at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Dear PDWG,
> > The AFRINIC Board of Directors intends to establish an Appeal Committee
> to give effect to the requirements in section 3.5 of the Consolidated
> Policy Manual (that is, the Conflict resolution portion of the Policy
> Development Process).
> > The Appeal Committee Terms of Reference (version 1) is published at
> > The Board calls for comments on the Terms of Reference for a 30 day
> period, ending on 19 August 2017. Comments may be sent to the RPD mailing
> list <rpd at afrinic.net>.
> > The Board intends to appoint an interim Appeal Committee without delay,
> to cater for the possibility that an appeal might be filed before the
> comments on the Terms of reference can be taken into account. We seek the
> cooperation of the community in this regard.
> > Sunday Folayan
> > Chair of the AFRINIC Board of Directors
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