4. REGISTRABLE NAMES
4.1. Only the names that meet the following cumulative conditions can be registered as a Domain Name:
4.1.1. Names that are available; a name is available when:
22.214.171.124. it is not already registered as a Domain Name;
126.96.36.199. it is not reserved or prohibited in accordance with the Rules, unless otherwise provided for herein;
4.1.2. Names that meet the following technical requirements:
188.8.131.52. Domain names (which are case insensitive) may only contain alpha numerical ASCII characters, digits and a hyphen [a-z,A-Z,0-9,-]. Domain names may not contain accentuated characters nor start or finish with a hyphen. 184.108.40.206. Domain names may not be more than 63 characters long.
4.1.3. Names that comply with the following non-exhaustive rules:
220.127.116.11. The respective terms do not violate legislation in force and notably do not infringe third-party rights, including but not limited to rules prohibiting discrimination on the basis of race, language, sex, religion or political views, competition rules and proper business conduct.
18.104.22.168.A name identical or confusingly similar to a name protected by national or international intellectual property rights can only be chosen as Domain Name, if the Registrant has a right or legitimate interest in respect of said Domain Name and acts in good faith.
22.214.171.124. A name identical to a surname can only be chosen as Domain Name, if the Registrant has a right or legitimate interest in respect of said name and acts in good faith.
126.96.36.199. The respective terms do not contravene public decency or order, and in particular do not include any word likely to be detrimental to the physical, mental or moral development of minors.
188.8.131.52. The respective terms do not damage the name, image or reputation of the Angolan Republic or of its national institutions, national public services, regional or local authorities or groups of regional or local authorities.
184.108.40.206. The respective terms do not have as aim or effect to create likelihood of confusion with the Angolan Republic or its national institutions, national public services, regional or local authorities or groups of regional or local authorities its national institutions.
5. PROHIBITED TERMS
5.1. Prohibited terms cannot by their own nature be Domain Names.
5.2. Prohibited terms include notably abusive terms; racist terms; cpr144449003101 coarse terms and terms related to crimes or offences.
5.3. Terms may be considered prohibited following a decision from the Registry, an application for registration of a Domain Name, a complaint by third parties or instructions received from the Angolan Government, through the competent Minister.
5.4. Any refusal or revocation of the registration of a Domain Name due to the inclusion of prohibited terms can be contested by sending a motivated presentation to the competent body of the Registry within 15 (fifteen) days as of the communication of the refusal or revocation. In case the Registry does not answer within a maximum of 45 (forty five) days following the receipt of the presentation, the request for review of the Registry's initial decision will be deemed to have been rejected.
6. RESERVED TERMS
6.1. Certain terms are, due to their nature, reserved for certain entities. In case a Domain Name including said terms is registered in favour of a Registrant that does not meet the applicable eligibility requirements, as set forth in this article, any entity meeting the applicable eligibility requirements may apply for a forced change of Registrant pursuant to article 20.
6.2. Reserved terms include terms such as:
6.2.1. Technical Internet terms, such as internet protocols or names of gTLD, which registration is reserved for the Registry;
6.2.2. The name of Angolan or its national institutions, national public services, by itself or combined with words making reference to said institutions or services, which registration is reserved for said institutions or services.
6.2.3. Without authorisation of the Parliament, the name of regional or local authorities or of groups of regional or local authorities by itself or combined with words making reference to said authorities or groups, which registration is reserved for said authorities or groups.
6.2.4. The name of an elected public officer, combined with words making reference to the function for which he/she was elected, which registration is reserved for said person.
6.2.5. Other terms related to the mechanism of the State, which registration is reserved for the corresponding organ or entity;
6.2.6. The names of recognised terms of international organisations, which registration is reserved for the corresponding organ or entity;
6.2.7. The names of Angolan provinces, regions, counties or municipalities, which registration is reserved for the corresponding province, region, county or municipality.
6.3. The Registry may, at all time, decide to reserve for itself domain names deemed of interest for the functioning of the Angolan internet, provided these are not already registered.
7. VIOLATION OF RULES APPLICABLE TO DOMAIN NAMES
7.1. If the Registrant does not comply with the conditions referred to in the Rules and notably in articles 4 to 6 hereof, the Registry is entitled to reject a request for registration.
7.2. If the Registrant is able to register a Domain Name without meeting the conditions referred to in the Rules and notably in articles 4 to 6 hereof, the Registry is entitled, at any time, after occasional verifications further to article 12 or following the initiative of third parties, to revoke the Domain Name concerned in accordance with the Rules.