Domain Registration Requirements for .navy

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What are the eligibility criteria for registering this domain name?

I confirm that I am not misrepresenting or falsely implying that the Registrant (or agent) is affiliated with, sponsored or endorsed by one or more country’s or government’s military forces if such affiliation, sponsorship or endorsement does not exist.

Safeguards for Military TLDs. Registrant must take steps to ensure against
misrepresenting or falsely implying that the Registrant or its business is affiliated with,
sponsored or endorsed by one or more country’s or government’s military forces if such
affiliation, sponsorship or endorsement does not exist.

You should be aware that Australian Defence Regulation 1957, No. 16, individuals and
businesses, who are subject to Australian law, are prohibited from using the words “Navy” and
“Air Force” in connection with a trade or business. Consequently, Australian based Registrars
are advised that it may be illegal to sell or distribute domain names under this law and selling or
distributing domain names to consumers based in Australia may also be prohibited. Australian
Registrars are advised to consult with their legal counsel prior to selling or distributing any
.NAVY or .AIRFORCE domain name or any domain name that could be connected to defence.

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