NRPM Policies 4.6 and 4.7 Suspended by ARIN Board

Posted: Tuesday, 21 January 2014

On 6 January 2014 the ARIN Board of Trustees, in accordance with the ARIN Policy Development Process (Part Two, Section 10.2 - Policy Suspension) suspended Number Resource Policy Manual sections (NRPM) "4.6 Amnesty and Aggregation Requests" and "4.7 Aggregation Requests".

From the Board's minutes: "The ARIN Board of Trustees suspends Sections 4.6 and 4.7 of the Number Resource Policy Manual, and refers the matter to the ARIN Advisory Council per the Policy Development Process."

Per the PDP, the ARIN Advisory Council will review this matter and make a recommendation to the Board. The AC's recommendation will be posted to the Public Policy Mailing List for discussion.

The suspensions have been marked with notes from the editor in a new version of the policy manual- NRPM version 2014.2, dated 21 January 2014, supersedes the previous version.

Board minutes are available at:

The ARIN Number Resource Policy Manual is available at:

The ARIN Policy Development Process is available at:


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