Domain Names

There is no specific legislation although some regulations on the organization and management of country code top-level domain names do exist.

Filing

Country code top-level domain name: .ml 

Sub-domains: none. 

Applicant: individuals and legal entities.

Restriction as to nationality: none.

Local presence: not required.

Domestic trademark right: not required for obtaining domain name registration.

Domain name can be registered as a trademark: n.a.

Registration, Protection

Duration: one year.

Renewal/maintenance: one year, renewable.

Dispute about ownership: to be brought before the court.

Uniform dispute resolution procedure: none, but an administrative procedure other than UDRP is available before Point ML Registry.

Registration Authority

Authority name: Point ML Registry, an initiative of Agence des Technologies de l’Information et de la Communication (AGETIC).

Internet address: www.point.ml