There is no specific legislation although some regulations on the organization and management of country code top-level domain names do exist. The Trademark Law also provides some regulations regarding famous marks used by third parties as a domain name.
Country code top-level domain name: .ni
Sub-domains: .com.ni; .edu.ni; .gob.ni; .org.ni; .nom.ni; .net.ni, .mil.ni; .co.ni; biz.ni; .web.ni; .int.ni; .ac.ni; .in.ni; .info.ni
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: yes.
Duration: one year.
Renewal/maintenance: one year, renewable.
Dispute about ownership: to be brought before the court or Arbitrator. The director of NIC.ni has the legal authority to cancel domain names in conflict with famous marks.
Uniform dispute resolution procedure: none.
Authority name: Universidad Nacional del Ingenieria (UNI) Centro de Computo.
Internet address: www.nic.ni