South African Institute of Intellectual Property Law © 2017
PRECEDENTS (PREVIOUS DECISIONS)
Extract from the Regulations (para 13 relating to Precedent)
13. (1) An adjudicator must consider and be guided by previous decisions made in terms of these Regulations, hereinafter referred to as 'national decisions', and decisions by foreign dispute resolution providers, hereinafter referred to as 'foreign decisions'.
(2) An adjudicator must be guided by national, foreign and international law.
(3) An adjudicator must provide in his or her decision the full reference to national and foreign decisions as well as national, foreign and international law that he or she considered.
World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) decisions based on the Uniform Dispute Resolution Procedure (UDRP) and others:
The National Aribitration Forum (NAF) decisions based on the Uniform Dispute Resolution Procedure (UDRP):
Nominet UK (.UK) decisions based on the .UK DRS:
New Zealand (.NZ) Office of the Domain Name Commissioner:
South African Department of Communciations (DOC)
The .ZA Domain Name Authority (ZADNA)
UniForum SA (CO.ZA Administrator)
Domain Name Dispute Resolution Portal (Hon. Neil Brown QC)
DOMAIN NAME DISCUSSION FORUMS
AcornDomains.co.za (.UK Registrar)