[council] Constituency representatives required by 15 Dec 2003

Bruce Tonkin Bruce.Tonkin at melbourneit.com.au
Wed Dec 3 06:08:49 UTC 2003

Hello All,

As an outcome of the decisions made at the Council meeting today, under
section 8(a) of the Policy Development Process
 (see http://www.icann.org/general/bylaws.htm#AnnexA)

"a. If the Council decides not to convene a task force, the Council will
request that, within ten (10) calendar days thereafter, each
constituency appoint a representative to solicit the constituency's
views on the issue. Each such representative shall be asked to submit a
Constituency Statement to the Staff Manager within thirty-five (35)
calendar days after initiation of the PDP."

Thus each constituency must select a representative to gather the
constituency's views on the procedure for use by ICANN when ICANN is
required to give consent or a contractual amendment is required to allow
changes in the architecture or operation of a gTLD registry into a
constituency statement, and provide this to the ICANN staff manager.

I recommend that each constituency endeavour to appoint their
representative by Monday 15 Dec 2003, and provide the constituency
statement to the ICANN staff manager by 5 January 2004.  Given the
proximity to the holiday period around end of December/early January in
many countries, the sooner this work can commence the better.

Bruce Tonkin

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