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The Laws of Sirius
An index of the laws and regulations imposed by House governments.
Contained herein are the Laws governing the House Colonies as set forth by their duly appointed governing bodies.
Each Colonial Government is entitled to one submission detailing all applicable laws within their sovereign territories.
All such submissions should include a table of contents at the beginning of their submission.
Unlike the CNS press release service, which contains time sensitive information that may become out of date, these submissions are concrete and permanent, and open only to the House governments.

An index of the laws and regulations imposed by non-House organisations.
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The Laws of Liberty


Disrespect the law or those enforcing them, and severe consequences will follow.


--------------------------- INTRODUCTION ---------------------------


For the purposes of this document, the terms below have the following meanings:
Liberty forces means the Liberty Police Incorporated, the Liberty Navy, and the Liberty Security Force.
Primary fleets means any [LN], 5th|, =LSF= or LPI- tagged vessels.
Liberty Corporations means Ageira Technologies, Deep Space Engineering, Universal Shipping, Interspace Commerce, Synth Foods, Cryer Pharmaceuticals, and Orbital Spa & Cruise.
The house of Liberty means the systems of
New York, California, Colorado, Texas, Virginia, Ontario, Alberta, Pennsylvania, Kansas and any immediately connecting independent systems, such as but not limited to Magellan and Hudson. Note, this is not a territorial claim to the referenced independent systems, which are widely recognized as neutral space.



--------------------------- SECTION ONE: CRIME ---------------------------


Individuals found to be associated with, condoning or conducting criminal activities will be subject to on-site punishment by any officer of the Liberty forces present, ranging from a verbal warning to immediate use of lethal force. Legal action may follow if applicable.

In the house of Liberty, the following are classed as crimes:

I. Contraband possession and restricted commodities.

It is illegal to have any amount of these goods on your person at any time, unless you permitted shipper listed in parentheses:

Ageira White Boxes (Ageira Technologies, Deep Space Engineering, Universal Shipping)
Artifacts
Black Market Light Arms
Black Market Munitions
Blood Diamonds
Cardamine
Counterfeit Software
Gallic Gate/Lane Parts
Human Organs (Cryer Pharmaceuticals)
Kemwer Munitions
Liquid Cardamine
Military Salvage (Liberty and Bretonia corporations, Junker Congress)
Nomad Remains and other Nomadic materials
Nox
Slaves
Sorted Artifacts
Stabiline (Cryer Pharmaceuticals)
Synthetic Marijuana (Cryer Pharmaceuticals)
Xeno Relics

This does not apply to the Primary Fleets, as personnel of the primary fleet may confiscate the above goods to deliver them to a safe and secure destination.

The possession of Civilian pilots and Liberty personnel is not permitted. Any ships found to have these pilots aboard will be ordered to release them to the nearest ranking Liberty officer, or to the nearest lawful base or planet.

II. Piracy.

This is described as:

Traffic disruption of any ship with intent to conduct acts of piracy.

Intent is shown by the accused party being present in the close vicinity of a disrupted traffic.

Attempts at extortion, successful or not, for sums of money, equipment, cargo, or personnel in exchange for their immediate or future safety or that of theirf friends, family, or colleagues.

The destruction of any civilian trading vessel not breaking the law due to an act of piracy.

III. Assault.

The assault of any member of the Liberty forces for any reason is illegal, unless specific verbal exemption is given for a particular instance by a member of the high command structures of the Primary Fleets only.

The assault of any civilian for any reason is illegal. The only case that this is allowed is if that civilian has breached the law, and only if permitted by a representative of the Liberty forces.

Bounty Hunters and Freelancers are allowed to collect against those already part of groups that the Liberty forces consider hostile.


For the full list of entities considered hostile by the government of Liberty, please visit the Liberty Navy Faction Status document, located here.

Self-defence is permitted. That is the primary use for civilian weaponry in the house of Liberty.

IV. Non-violent crimes.

In addition to the most common crimes as outlined above, it is illegal to commit the following in Liberty:

Impersonating an officer.
This is defined as falsely claiming to be part of any branch of the Liberty forces and acting in a manner which would vindicate such a claim.

Fleeing from an officer when stopped.
This is defined as fleeing any officer when he or she is attempting to question you. If an officer stops you using a cruise disruptor, that is an expression of his or her will to stop you. Ignoring this is a crime.

Gross indecency in a public place.
This includes, but is not limited to, committing a massively inconsiderate act affecting those around you, such as being nude or semi-nude, participating or instigating an act of a sexual nature with or without consent and displaying sexually explicit material in the public domain.

Improper passenger conditions.
This is defined as the crowding of people into a ship not designed for such tasks. Transporting more than 650 passengers, VIPs, delegates, or any other classification of people in any ship not listed here is to be considered unlawful. Officers may demand that said people be disembarked at the nearest station or transferred to their own vessel as well as demand a fine.

Liners and Yachts (minus the "Pilgrim" liner which is deemed improper for this task) and Armored Transports are exempt from the passenger limit regulations as they are designed for human transportation.

Flying whilst intoxicated or under the influence.
This is defined as flying a ship whilst the pilot is being affected by the use of alcohol or narcotic substances, which impair his or her ability to fly the ship in a safe and respectable manner.

Causing, contributing to or participating in a public disturbance.
This is defined as encouraging or being a part of a public disturbance, which includes, but is not limited to, verbal or physical altercation between individuals, polluting the house of Liberty by dumping toxic waste into space and destroying property under ownership such as cargo depots.

Inciting violence.
This is defined as convincing or attempting to convince others around you to commit acts of violence against any lawful entity within the house of Liberty.

Military espionage.
This is defined as obtaining and then sharing, without the consent of the Liberty Government, classified information on any matter deemed to contribute to national security.

Corporate espionage.
This is defined as obtaining and then sharing, without the consent of the relevant parent corporation, classified information on any matter deemed to contribute to their smooth operation. This includes possessing, salvaging, purchasing, distributing or trying to reverse-engineer Liberty corporations' proprietary research, technology or products, including but not limited to Ageira White Boxes, without their express written consent.

Of note, if coercion has taken place in order to force someone to breach one of the above, that will be taken into account when judgment is passed.

V. Obstructing the course of justice.

Any individual preventing, evading or delaying the administration of punishment on to an individual found to be breaking the law will be subject to any punishment deemed necessary by the ranking officer on duty.

Destroying or stealing cargo from the wreck of an individual who has been destroyed for breaking the law counts as obstructing the course of justice. Evidence must be confiscated by the Primary Fleets, with secondary priority going to the rest of the Liberty forces. Attempts to prevent this action will be considered accordingly. The only exception to this is when the commanding officer on the scene gives verbal exemption to those wishing to scavenge the wreck of a criminal's ship.

Allowing criminals to dock on a neutral station within the House of Liberty is also deemed to be obstructing the course of justice, as is any attempt to protect or hide them from the Liberty forces.

VI. Reporting individuals flouting the law.

Law abiding corporations and individuals within Liberty can report instances of crime, defined above, where officers of the law were not present to assist civilians against criminal entities. Please follow the instructions listed here to file a complaint against any parties that have broken the law but evaded detection by the Liberty forces.

VII. Known Criminals.

All those possessing following identification or affiliation:
Battlegroup Harmony
Blood Dragons
Coalition
Corsairs
Farmers Alliance
Gaians
Gallic Brigands
Gammu Artificial Intelligence
Golden Chrysanthemums
Hellfire Legion
Landwirtrechtbewegung
Lane Hackers
Liberty Rogues
Liberty Separatists
Mollys
Order
Outcasts
Pirates
Red Hessians
Unioners
Xenos

Individuals which are also considered to be enemies of the state are indicated on the Liberty Criminal Database and the Liberty Bounty Board.


--------------------------- SECTION TWO: LICENSURE ---------------------------


I. Base Licenses.

Due to the high interest of individuals and groups wishing to set up their own private installations within the Republic of Liberty, we have decided to introduce a licensing procedure for these bases.

In order to legally register a base in the Republic of Liberty, it is required that the owner lease the part of space that the base will occupy for the duration of its existence. The following lease plans and their fees are possible:
50.000.000 per month
500.000.000 per year
1.000.000.000 one-time

Further conditions:

As you are leasing space from the Republic of Liberty, we must be provided with the location of your installation. This can be done privately to The Republic of Liberty, and will be kept secret if required to respect its potential sensitivity.

Each application will be considered on a case-by-case basis. There may be problems with certain base positioning, such as in the middle of a trade lane route or directly across an area of space that sees heavy traffic or being in close proximity to established station. As such, we reserve the right to refuse or request that you modify your application for leasing space.

If you are planning to construct modular base within 5 clicks of existing station, you will be required to obtain written permission from official representatives of such station(s). For example, building near Pueblo Station would require permission from Ageira Innovations.

If vessels belonging to groups that the Republic of Liberty considers hostile, such as the Liberty Rogues or Gallic Royal Navy, use your base, you will be liable for any consequences that follow. It is your responsibility to make sure that you do not provide safe harbor for criminals and parties that the Republic is at war with. Failure to do falls under obstructing the course of justice, as described in Section One.

You will be advised as to the destination of the fees when you apply to lease space from the Republic of Liberty.


II. Ship-board Technology.

Pursuant to providing the utmost freedom and defensive capability to citizens of Liberty, the use of Cloaking Technology for law-abiding entities(private and corporate) is hereby approved. Misuse of this technology for illegal purposes, i.e. piracy, fleeing a lawful order, or engaging in combat against the Forces of Liberty, is a crime. Citizens or groups found to be doing such will have a warrant for their arrest issued and their docking privileges revoked pending resolution of the matter.

There are no other licensing procedures as yet for actions such as arms dealing (legal currently) and the transportation of nomad material (illegal currently).


--------------------------- SECTION THREE: EQUIPMENT ---------------------------


I. Restricted technology.

Affiliating with, working for or possessing identification, ship, equipment or weaponry from following organisations is forbidden:
Battlegroup Harmony
Blood Dragons
Coalition
Corsairs
Farmers Alliance
Gaians
Gallic Brigands
Gallic Civilian
Gallic Royal Navy
Gallic Royal Police
Gammu Artificial Intelligence
Golden Chrysanthemums
Hellfire Legion
Landwirtrechtbewegung
Lane Hackers
Liberty Rogues
Liberty Separatists
Marinenachrichtendienst
Mollys
Nomads
Order
Outcasts
Pirates (Z-line)
Red Hessians
Unioners
Xenos

Anybody in possession of these weapons will be asked to dismount them and hand them to any station authority for transportation to a secure location. All civilian installations are equipped to handle nomad material.

Pilots flying these ships must either exit the house of Liberty immediately by the route specified by the officer on duty or turn the ship in for research or destruction purposes at the nearest station able to provide a replacement ship. Any resistance will result in the ship being destroyed.

There are, however, exceptions. Address any plea for exceptions to this law to the Republic of Liberty. The current list of exceptions can be found in this registry.

Captains of transports of illegal make and model will be forced to drop any cargo they are carrying and exit the house of Liberty by the route specified by the officer on duty. An additional fine may be levied if previous infractions have occurred. Any resistance or evasion will result in the transport ship being destroyed.

Pitbulls, Bullmastiffs, and Bactrians may be authorized if the owner(s) can prove the vessel was not obtained from the Liberty Rogues or the Mollys, and must additionally provide proof of friendly standing with Liberty Navy and Liberty Police.

Couriers and l’Anes may be authorized if the owner(s) can prove the vessel was not obtained from the Gallic Brigands, and must additionally provide proof of provide proof of friendly standing with Liberty Navy and Liberty Police.

The possession of small ships designed and produced under contract by the Liberty Navy is also not permitted unless authorized. These ships are:


Liberator Light Fighter.
Executioner Heavy Fighter.
Guardian Very Heavy Fighter.
Avenger Very Heavy Fighter.
Defiant Liberty Gunboat.

Pilots gain authorization automatically with the possession of Liberty Navy, Liberty Security Force, or Liberty Police Incorporated identification papers. Pilots may also gain authorization through applying to the Liberty Surplus Requisitioning Center if they are not operating within the scope of the Liberty Navy, Liberty Security Force, or Liberty Police Incorporated.

Pilots flying these ships without authorization are to turn in their ship for a publicly available model immediately or face possible destruction and later court action.

It may be necessary to pay out a refundable deposit to ensure the good intentions of those seeking exemption to the relevant sections of this law. This deposit will be refunded if the pilot in question announces, with reasons, that he or she no longer requires the agreement to be in place. For example, this could include the permanent relocation of a mercenary pilot flying a Wraith from Liberty to another house. The deposit will not be refunded if the agreement is broken in any way. For example, actions such as the pilot assaulting civilians in the house of Liberty or pilots of the Liberty forces anywhere during their operations.

II. Foreign Warships.

No warships except those in service within the ranks of the Liberty forces are permitted within the house of Liberty. Warships are classed as any ship of destroyer, cruiser, or larger.

Exceptions: The Corvo Civilian Deep Space Explorer and Bustard Civilian Light Carrier are permitted within Liberty, provided they are utilized solely for lawful activities.

However, permission can be obtained from the ranking officer on duty present for warships of these classes to enter Liberty space. Where possible, these ships will be given an armed escort during their trip through Liberty space. Some reasons for this permission being given may be:


Diplomatic talks with the government of Liberty or a corporation based within Liberty.
The warship in question needing urgent repairs or resupply.
Flight through Liberty to avoid a warzone.

If a ranking officer is not present, entrance into the house of Liberty is denied. Warships found within the house of Liberty without prior permission will be, depending on the conditions, escorted out of the house of Liberty or boarded and diverted to moor on Norfolk shipyard in New York. Any resistance will result in the warship being destroyed.

Permission can only be granted by a member of the Primary Fleets.

Permanent clearance for foreign warships to operate in the house of Liberty is not available.

III. Homeland Warships.

Capital ships of the Liberty forces are not allowed in the hands of those without Liberty Navy, Liberty Security Forces or Liberty Police identification papers unless prior permission is given by the High Command of the Liberty Navy. Anybody found to be selling these ships commercially to those not within the LN, LSF or LPI will face prosecution.


IV. Systems and areas with restricted access.

Cold Lake Nebula in Alberta (with exception of cargo transports moving between Camrose Supply Depot and Leduc Station), Zone-21 minefield in New York and entire Virginia system (with exception of Texas Jump Gate-Richmond Military Academy stretch) are restricted to all those without proper authorization. Those who have this authorization know that they do. There are no exceptions or exemptions. Trespassers will be dealt with using lethal force.


--------------------------- SECTION FOUR: WARTIME AND FOREIGN MILITARIES ---------------------------


I. Hostile Entities

- EFL Oil & Machinery (EFL)
- Gallic Metal Service (GMS)
- Gallic Royal Intelligence (GRI)
- Gallic Royal Navy (GRN)
- Gallic Royal Police (GRP)
- Ile-de-France Shipping (IDF)
- Independent Miners Guild (IMG| only)

Any vessels belonging to the above factions that are caught breaching the borders of the Republic will be treated as enemy combatants and either forced to leave or shot down. These vessels will also have to forfeit the contents of their cargo hold if the officers on the scene deem such an action to be conducive to national security.

III. Foreign Militaries and Intelligence Agencies

- The Republic of Liberty does not allow foreign militaries to access to its space for any reason.
- The Forces of Liberty will ask the entities to retreat from Liberty space once. Failure to comply with such will result in unconditional arrest or shooting down of said entities.
- The Forces of Liberty have the right to unconditionally arrest or shoot down any ship found to be operating within Liberty space under a Foreign Intelligence Agency.

An exception from this policy are Militaries and agencies of Allied Nations, Such as the Bretonia Armed Forces and the Bretonia Intelligence Service.


IV. Embargoes

- Bering
- Vespucci

No cargo is allowed to pass through into these systems with the exception of "human cargo" in accordance to proper passenger conditions.

--------------------------- SECTION FIVE: NOTES ---------------------------


The following are addendums and clarifications of the laws specified above:

Where punishment for infractions is unspecified, it is up to the officer on duty to decide punishment. This can range from a verbal warning to summary execution. All officers are subject to judicial review of their actions, and will be answerable to a criminal court of law if their punishments are found to be unjustly harsh or lenient.

In all cases, the judgment of the ranking officer on duty is to be abided by. This judgment, and any consequences of that judgment can be challenged by contacting the superior of the officer in question. The aggrieved individual has the right to state that they will do this as a means of informing the officer on duty, not as a warning to cease activities that have yet to be justified as appropriate.

No-fire zones put in place in the space surrounding the Zoner installations of Freeport 2, Ames research station and Bethlehem station do not obstruct the course of justice as detailed in the treaty of Bethlehem. Gather evidence of a chase before entering the no-fire zone, and evidence of a battle taking place within and if applicable, any attempts by the criminal party to claim asylum in the no-fire zone. If any Zoner vessels fire on vessels belonging to the Liberty forces within the no-fire zone without direct provocation, report this immediately to Liberty Navy High Command with attached visual evidence.

The Treaty of Curacao dictates the relevant laws involved with suspect apprehension and combined fleet (Liberty Navy and Bretonian Armed Forces) protocols in the Magellan and Cortez systems.

Fines levied on the spot in space may be up to ten million credits. Fines levied elsewhere, such as via the neural net communications array, can be of any value, but must be issued by a member of the High Command of the Liberty Forces (5th|, [LN], =LSF= and LPI-)

Hacking communication channels is illegal. Punishment for this crime will be dealt with on a case by case basis.

Those found to be breaking the law in the house of Liberty, whether in the presence of the Liberty forces or not, forfeit all protection that the law provides. If individuals are found to be breaking the law, a civilian must record irrefutable evidence of a law being broken, whether it be piracy, assault, and so on. This is in case the pirate attempts to deceive authorities by falsely claiming to be the victim, and not the aggressor.

The law of Liberty is to be adhered to at all times by civilians. It is not to be interpreted in any way. Attempts to lecture Primary Fleet personnel on the meaning (note, not the content) of any section of any legal document falls under section one, paragraph four of this document and will be dealt with accordingly.




Bretonian Charter of Interstellar Law



Within the Domain of Her Majesty Carina I, Queen of Bretonia, Empress of the Taus, Sovereign of the stars of Orkney, Inverness, Poole, New Holland and the Near Omegas, the following Rules and Regulations shall be enforced by the agents of Her Majesty, the Crown.

Fines, detention or lethal force may be levied against persons or organisations found to be acting in contravention to the law. The sum of any potential fines, the length of detention or the degree of force utilized will depend entirely on the severity of the situation in question.

Primarily, all persons and organisations are granted - so far as they conduct themselves in a manner that does not inhibit these same rights in others - the rights of protection under the law, freedom of assembly, passage, and transport, with the following restrictions:




1. Definition of Entities

1.1 The following Entities, Factions and Organisations are recognised as being native to the Kingdom of Bretonia and afforded the status of Native Citizens:

Bretonian Entities
Borderworld ExportsBretonia Armed ForcesBretonian Intelligence ServicePlanetform, Inc.
Bretonia Police AuthorityBretonia Mining and ManufacturingGateway Shipping


1.2 Allied Entities
The following Entities, Factions and Organisations are recognised as being stalwart friends and allies of the Queen, the Realm and all its peoples:

The Republic of Liberty
Ageira TechnologiesDeep Space EngineeringInterspace CommerceLiberty Navy
Liberty Police IncorporatedLiberty Security ForceUniversal Shipping


1.3 Friendly Entities
The following entities, Factions and Organisations are considered to be viewed favourably by the Kingdom of Bretonia:

Bounty Hunters GuildColonial RepublicThe CouncilCryer Pharmaceuticals
Gas Miners GuildGolden ChrysanthemumsOrbital Spa & CruiseSamura
Synth Foods Inc.Queen Carina's Privateers


1.4 Neutral Entities
The following Entities, Factions and Organisations are considered to be viewed indifferently by the Kingdom of Bretonia:

CoreBlood DragonsIndependent Miners GuildJunkers
KishiroNatio OctavariumNation of MaltaZoners
Federal Republic of Rheinland
ALG Waste DisposalDaumann Heavy ConstructionKruger MineralsMarinenachrichtendienst
Republican ShippingRheinland Federal PoliceRheinland MilitarySirius Coalition Revolutionary Army


1.5 Unfriendly Entities
The following Entities, Factions and Organisations have earned the ire of the Kingdom of Bretonia though prior action or undertaking:

BundschuhGallic BrigandsHellfire LegionLandwirtrechtbewegung
MaquisOrderUnione CorseUnioners
XenosGaians
Democratic Republic of Kusari
KempeitaiKusari Naval ForcesKusari State Police


1.6 Hostile Entities
The following Entities, Factions and Organisations are considered to be responsible for direct attacks on the Realm, and are to be treated with due contempt and reprisal:

CorsairsFarmers AllianceHogoshaNomads
Lane HackersLiberty RoguesMollysRed Hessians
ReaversPirates
Kingdom of Gallia
EFL Oil and MachineryGallic Metal ServiceGallic Royal NavyGallic Royal Police
Ille-de-France Shipping

//Bretonia's stance, publicly, to QCP appears to be as if listed one section down ie a Neutral Entity


2. Gallic Nationals and Prohibition of Access
2.1 - Closed Border Policy
Due to the state of war between the Kingdom of Gallia and the Kingdom of Bretonia, all transit rights have been stripped and access prohibited. All Gallic Trade Ships (see: 1.5 - Definition of Entities; Kingdom of Gallia) found within Bretonian Borders are to have their cargo confiscated or destroyed. Failure to comply will lead to the destruction of said Ship.


3. Restricted Items
3.1 - Fines For The Transport of Contraband
The minimum fine for all fully restricted contraband items is 500,000 credits per 1000 units. The cargo in question may be confiscated and destroyed, or impounded.
Restricted goods have separate fines found within the BPA Licensing transmission. Violations of 3.1 may also be combined with 4.2, based on the circumstances and contraband in question.

3.2 - Goods Classified as Fully Restricted Contraband
  • Ageira White Boxes
  • Artifacts
  • Black Market Munitions
  • Cardamine
  • Counterfeit Software
  • Kenwer Munitions
  • Liquid Cardamine
  • Nox
  • Royal Marines
  • Slaves
  • Sorted Artifacts
  • Xeno Relics

3.2.1 - Artifacts, Sorted Artifacts and Xeno Relics
Shipments of Artifacts, sorted or otherwise or Xeno Relics, will be seized and transported to Planet Cambridge for safekeeping. Should this be impractical, the cargo is to be destroyed.

3.2.2 - Black Market Munitions
Shipments of Black Market Munitions will be seized and transported to the nearest BAF or BPA Installation for sorting and the controlled demolition of hazardous materials. Should this be impractical, the cargo is to be destroyed.

3.2.3 - Cardamine, Liquid Cardamine
The possession and use of Cardamine for those afflicted by it is not illegal in Bretonia, with a maximum of five units (5) allowed to be carried per ship at one time.
Cardamine shipments above five units (5) will be seized and transported to licensed pharmacies on CRS, Cambridge, New London or the Liner Shetland. Should this be impractical, the cargo is to be destroyed.
Liquid Cardamine is not tolerated in any quantity, and is to be confiscated or destroyed immediately.

3.2.4 - Counterfeit Software
Smuggling of Counterfeit Software is covered under Article III, Clause 5 of the Treaty of Curacao:
'Treaty of Curacao - Article III, Clause 5: The trafficking of Counterfeit Software from Liberty to Bretonia is to be considered a serious offence by both Houses. Any vessel caught with Counterfeit Software anywhere in Liberty Space, Bretonian Space, Magellan or Cortez Space, shall be considered guilty of a crime against both Liberty and Bretonia. Any Lawful Agents, of either Government, catching such offenders are to seize and destroy all such Software, and impose a fine of 500 credits per unit upon the vessel, half payable to the Government of each Nation. This to be done regardless of where the vessel, in question, was apprehended.'

3.2.5 - Nox
Shipments of Nox will be immediately seized, samples taken to Cambridge Research Station, the rest being destroyed on the spot.

3.2.6 - Royal Marines
Shipment of any number of Gallic Royal Marines within Bretonian Territory will have their detachment placed under arrest and transferred to a Lawful Transport if one is available, or escorted to the nearest Bretonian Facility to off-load them.

3.2.7 - Slaves
Shipment of Slaves in any number will be forced to transfer them to a Lawful Transport if one is available, or escorted to the nearest Bretonian Facility to off-load them.

3.2.8 - Pilots of Lawful Affiliation
Any person that is carrying Pilots of Lawful Affiliation will be forced to transfer them to a Lawful Transport if one is available, or escorted to the nearest Bretonian Facility to off-load them.

3.2.9 - Ageira White Boxes
Ageira White Boxes are only allowed to be transported, within Bretonia's Territories by Ageira Technologies, Deep Space Engineering, Universal Shipping and their Affiliates.

3.3 - Goods Classified as Partially Restricted, Requiring Licences
  • APM Advanced Hardware
  • Armaments
  • Criminals
  • Gaian Wildlife
  • Human Organs
  • Light Arms
  • Maltese Light Arms
  • Marines
  • Med-Stasis Bands
  • Military Vehicles
  • MOX
  • Munitions
  • Nomad Remains
  • Nuclear Devices
  • Plutonium
  • Prisoners
  • Side Arms
  • Stabiline
  • Synthetic Marijuana

3.4 - Equipment Produced by Hostile Nations
Anyone found utilising equipment produced by Bretonia's enemies will be halted and questioned about their activities. Mere possession of such equipment without corresponding ID papers constitutes as sufficient grounds for fines, prosecution or arrest. Vessels acting in contravention of this order will face a minimum fine of 2,000,000 credits and immediate expulsion from Bretonian borders or impounding. Banned equipment lines include:
  • Corsair equipment
  • Gaian Equipment
  • Farmers Alliance/Hogosha Equipment
  • Gallic Military Equipment
  • Gallic Civilian Equipment (unless used by the Council)
  • Lane Hacker Equipment
  • Liberty Rogue Equipment
  • Molly Equipment

3.5 - Ships Manufactured by Hostile Nations
Anyone found flying Ships produced by Bretonia's Enemies will be halted and questioned about their activities. Mere possession of such a Ship without corresponding ID Papers constitutes as sufficient grounds for fines, prosecution or arrest. Vessels acting in contravention of this order will face a minimum fine of 2,000,000 credits and immediate expulsion from Bretonian Borders or impounding. Banned ship lines include:
  • Corsair Ships
  • Gaian Ships
  • Gallic Military Ships
  • Gallic Civilian Ships (unless flown by The Council)
  • Hogosha/Farmers Alliance Ships.
  • Pirate Transport and Train (unless flown by Friendly, Allied or Junker Entities)

3.6 - Cloaking Devices, Jump Drives, Survey Modules and Docking Bays
Cloaking Devices, Jump Drives, Survey Modules and Docking Modules are not illegal to possess.
Cloaking Devices and Docking Modules are open for use by any lawful ship.
The use of Jump Drives or Survey Modules and the ships required to use them are illegal by the laws laid out in the following section, unless registered in the Bretonian Office of Jumpdrive and Hyperspace Scanning Registry and Reporting.


4. Crimes and Illegal Conduct

4.1 - Assault on a Lawful Entity
Anyone who fires on any Lawful Entity will be fined a minimum of 4,000,000 credits. Failure to immediately cease hostilities will result in the use of lethal force. This pertains to firing on Individuals, Ships, Installations or Infrastructure, i.e. a BAF Templar, Isle of Skye, Kensington's Cargo Depots.

4.2 - Assisting Hostile Forces
Assisting any party declared hostile to the Kingdom of Bretonia (see: 1.5 - Definition of Entities), either through direct hostile action, association with a hostile entity or trading on their bases will result in a minimum fine of 2,000,000 credits. Violations of 4.2 may also be combined with 3.1, based on the circumstances and the nature of the cargo traded.

4.3 - Espionage
It is prohibited to publish or sell scans of Military or Police Equipment, Ships, Operations or Installations. Members of Foreign Intelligence Agencies, Militaries and Police Forces are also hereby prohibited from entering the Kingdom of Bretonia, save with explicit permission via Government, Treaty, BAF Admiralty Board, BPA High Commission, SIS Directorate, or Liberty Navy Vessels stationed in defence against the Gallic Invasion. This applies but is not strictly limited to: KNF, KSP, KTP; LSF, LPI; RM, RFP, MND, BDM.
Espionage within Bretonia will result in a minimum fine of 50,000,000 credits, immediate expulsion from Bretonian Borders and diplomatic repercussions in the case of an unsanctioned House incursion.

4.4 - Piracy
Piracy constitutes as the attempted or successful coercion or extortion of money, cargo, services or information from any party not declared hostile to the Kingdom of Bretonia (see: 1.5 - Definition of Entities) within the borders of the Kingdom. Attempted piracy within Bretonia results in a 2,000,000 credit minimum fine - this may be combined with assault if shots have been fired.

4.5 - Inciting Violence
Anyone found to be attempting to instigate violence against any other party not declared hostile to the Kingdom of Bretonia (see: 1.5 - Definition of Entities) will face a minimum fine of 2,000,000 credits, and the use of lethal force, dependent on the severity of the situation. Attempting to incite violence can include but is not limited to; hiring third parties to attack others, verbally encouraging violence, deliberately instigating conflict, publishing sensitive information.

4.6 - Use of Hostile or Unfriendly Transponders or Papers
Those ships found to be identifying themselves either by their IFF transponders or paperwork and identification as an unwelcome or hostile entity in Bretonia shall be subject to a minimum fine of 2,000,000 credits.

4.7 - Foreign Warships
Foreign warships are banned from Bretonian borders, without prior permission of the Bretonian Government or The Bretonian Police Authority. Capital ships may also be escorted through Bretonian-claimed space by a ranking officer of the BPA) or BAF|.
Vessels acting in contravention of this order will face a minimum fine of 5,000,000 credits and immediate expulsion from Bretonian borders. Warships are classified as Cruisers/Destroyers and larger.

4.8 - Unregistered Jump-Trading
Those using Hyperspace Jump Drives to without prior registry are to be further fined. Any capital vessel with an unregistered Jumpdrive will be fined an additional 20,000,000 credits. Each transport being jumped will be fined 10,000,000 credits.

4.9 - Unregistered Hyperspace Coordinate Scanning
The unregistered use of Hyperspace Scanners, inviting the entrance of foreign capital vessels into Bretonia, is prohibited.
Any capital vessel with an unregistered Scanning device will be fined an additional 10,000,000 credits.

Any other vessel supplying a Jump or Scanner Ship with fuel before, during or after jumping/scanning will be fined 5,000,000 credits.

4.10 - Disrupting the Smooth Flow of Trade
A smooth running Trade Lane system is essential to the Bretonian economy, so anyone found disrupting Trade Lanes in Bretonian space will face a minimum fine of 1,000,000 credits, if not found to be engaged in piracy. Should the offender be engaged in piracy, they will be treated as an enemy combatant and the authorities will respond accordingly.

4.10.1 - Bustards
All Bustards are considered warships and must be registered with the Bretonian Police Authority as individual warships, or in the case of organisations, as warships belonging to a specific organisation. If wanting to use Jump Drives, please refer to the Bretonian Police Authority application page.

4.11 - Miscellaneous Offences
The Bretonian government retains the right to alter the laws of the Realm to suit developing situations. Similarly, law enforcement agencies may levy fines for actions considered detrimental to the realm, which are not otherwise specifically mentioned in the Laws of Bretonia. These fines can be appealed by petitioning a government delegate.


5.1 - Powers of Lawful Entities in Enforcing Base Regulations
All bases must be registered before construction commences. Any unregistered base will be deconstructed as soon as possible, following a declaration of intent through the public channels. If, during these operations, the base administrators are present or otherwise contact us, they will be given one chance to register and comply with Bretonia's demands. The base may be placed under siege to ensure compliance.
Bretonia does not accept liability for loss of life or property due to the construction of an illegal installation. Best effort shall be made to recover the crew of any station outfitted with escape pods - stations commanders which fail to fit life pods to their stations will also be charged with gross negligence and manslaughter. Crews who surrender themselves to the Crown's justice will be held by the BPA, prior to a sentence being passed.
Installations operated by Hostile entities (see: 1.5 - Definition of Entities) will be given no quarter and destroyed on sight.
Registered bases may be subject to consequences, up to and including deconstruction after a declaration of intent, for breaching any of the below or above conditions.

5.2 - Registration Conditions for Bases
Permission for base construction is to be granted by writ of the War Cabinet, and is considered on a case-by-case basis. For a base to be registered, the following conditions must be met. Failure to provide any of the points listed below will result in the immediate non-reimbursable voiding of the registration process.
  • The owner must not belong to an entity considered Hostile or Unfriendly to the Kingdom of Bretonia (see: 1.4, 1.5 - Definition of Entities).
  • The location and name of the base must be explicitly detailed (can be broadcast privately for the sake of confidentiality).
  • The base's intended purpose and duties must be explained.
  • Entities to be permitted docking rights must be listed.
  • A 50,000,000 credit deposit must be filed with the QCG|HMS-Victory or QCG|HMS-Endeavour (subtracted from zoning costs)

5.3 - Registration Zones for Bases
Bases already permitted at the time of these zoning regulations coming into effect will not be required to pay further licensing fees. The cost of registering a new installation varies, depending on the cartographic region the structure is located in. This registration fee is paid only once. Systems not mentioned below - i.e. Leeds, Salisbury, Edinburgh, the near Taus - are not open for public construction. Pricing is as follows:
  • Zone 1: Cambridge, New London - 350,000,000 credits.
  • Zone 2: Dublin, Manchester, Newcastle, Poole - 300,000,000 credits.
  • Zone 3: Inverness, Omega-3, New Holland - 250,000,000 credits.
  • Zone 4: Cortez, Magellan - 150,000,000 credits and permission from the Libertonian Government.
For existing bases which are not currently registered and thus deemed illegal, an additional fine up to the registration fee will also be put in place. Permission must always be sought prior to construction being initiated.

5.4 - Base Operational Regulations
The following regulations are expected to be consistently and permanently observed by all station owners, in regards to their installations. Failure to comply with these regulations may result in the structure's siege and destruction. Regulations are as follows:
  • Bases must be no closer than 10K from any existing base or jumpgate, unless special permission is granted by the War Cabinet.
  • No Hostile entities (see: 1.5 - Definition of Entities) may be permitted to land on the station. Authorities may request evidence of docking permission logs at any time to confirm this. Unfriendly Entities will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
  • No station may leave their docking rights unrestricted - "defencemode 2" - due to potential abuse by unlawful parties.
  • All stations must have docking permission at all times for Bretonian law enforcement agencies: this includes the BAF|, [SIS] and BPA).
  • All bases must be fitted with sufficient evacuation equipment to prevent the loss of life of residents and crew, should the base become compromised via circumstances artificial or natural.
  • Bases are to be no nearer than 10k from any Mining Field.

5.5 - Base Modification Protocols
Station owners are free to make whichever internal station modifications they see fit, including the construction of shield relays, storage berths and factories. Despite this, permission must be sought from the War Cabinet or the BAF Admiralty Board before the placement of weapon platforms, due to the highly dangerous nature of the structures. Once permission has been granted, the owners of the structure may only place up to four platforms unless given special permission.

6. New Holland

6.1 - New Holland Legal status
Under the Sydney Accords, the system of New Holland is subject to a different set of legal restrictions that varies from the rest of Bretonia. This is known as Joint Law, which is defined in brief as Law which occurs in both the Bretonian Charter of Interstellar Law and the Laws of the SCRA. Below are points considered to be part of ‘Joint Law’

6.2 - The following commodities are outlawed in the system of New Holland

  • Cardamine of any variety
  • Slaves
  • Coalition or Bretonian Pilots
  • Artifacts
  • Nox
  • Hypnotainment Bands
  • Nomad equipment and remains
  • Ageira White Boxes (no exceptions)


6.3 - The following actions are outlawed in the system of New Holland
  • Assault on a Lawful Entity - Defined in this circumstance as an officer of the BAF, BPA, SIS or the Coalition Military.
  • Assisting Hostile Forces
  • Espionage
  • Piracy
  • Inciting Violence
  • Use of Hostile or Unfriendly Transponders or Papers
  • Disrupting the Smooth Flow of Trade
  • Miscellaneous Offences - The Bretonian and Coalition Law enforcement agencies retain the right to alter the laws to suit developing situations. Similarly, law enforcement agencies may levy fines for actions considered detrimental to the system of New Holland, which are not otherwise specifically mentioned in this article
  • Foreign Warships - Foreign warships are banned from the system of New Holland without prior permission of the Bretonian Government and the SCRA Military.


7. Appendix

7.1 - Newcastle Restricted Zone
By Order of the Military Governor of the Newcastle System, as authorized by Whitehall and the Director of Military Intelligence, Planet Darlington is henceforth considered a Restricted Military Zone. Any vessel found within, shall be neutralized/impounded and the Pilot arrested under Bretonia's Official Secrets Act.


7.2 - Ban on Suing the Government and Armed Forces
Under the Articles of War, it is now illegal in Bretonia to file civil or criminal actions against the Armed Forces or the Crown during a time of war. This is to prevent distractions from the war effort. Any such attempt shall incur a hefty fine to the person breaking this law, and be subject to arrest.
Other Information


If possible, BPA/BAF will respond to distress calls from any Bretonians and ships in Bretonia so long as they are of a Lawful Faction.
The BAF and the BPA will cooperate in full with any other Lawful Agencies regarding terrorism and piracy.
Failing to obey the instructions of a Law Enforcement Officer may result in force being used.

Gallic Royal Charter


Definitions
Any mention of Gallic Space or the Kingdom of Gallia includes the systems of Ile-de-France, Picardy, Lyonnais, Orleanais, Auvergne, Provence, Champagne, Burgundy, Dauphine, Lorraine, Lyonnais and Languedoc.

Additionally, the Kingdom of Gallia has just territorial claims over - and will enforce its laws within - the entirety or certain sectors of the systems of Rishiri, Tau-23, Tau-29, Tau-31, Tau-37, Tau-44, Orkney, Edinburgh, New London, Magellan, Dublin, Manchester, Newcastle and Leeds.

Gallic Forces are the pilots of the Gallic Royal Navy and Gallic Royal Police - and in some trade related matters, Gallic Corporations.

Gallic Corporations are Ile-de-France Shipping, Gallic Metal Service and EFL Oil & Machinery



Communication
Direct military matters should in the first instance be directed at the Royal Navy, and any other type of query to The Kingdom of Gallia via normal Diplomatic Channels. If unsure which applies or with matters of a more complicated nature contacting The Kingdom of Gallia will ensure that the correct parties are involved.


Section 1 - Powers of the Kingdom

1.1 Gallic Forces have the power to:
  • Restrict access to secure areas.
  • Maintain the security of Gallia.
  • Deny or restrict entrance into Gallic space by non-Gallics and persons under suspicion of illegal activities.
1.2 Gallic Forces can impose punishments and restrictions on pilots and Organisations for violating Gallic laws or any actions that could be deemed illegal/harmful, to the Crown, or its interests, at the enforcing Officer's discretion.

1.3 Possible punishments for violating the law include:
  • Confiscation of certain equipment or cargo from the pilot's ship.
  • Fining credits from a pilot's account.
  • Denial of entry to Gallic Space.
  • Destruction of ships and equipment or property.
Section 2 - Trade and Entry Regulations

2.1 No cargo may be shipped out of Gallia or her claimed Territories into Bretonia or Liberty, regardless of the origin or the intended final destination of the cargo..

2.2 The export of the following cargo is restricted, and can only be exported by Gallic Forces or Corporation Trade vessels
  • Munitions
  • Military Vehicles
  • Cryocubes
  • Ore

    2.3 The following items are considered contraband within the Kingdom of Gallia.
    • Black Market Munitions
    • Cardamine
    • Counterfeit Software
    • Exotic Entertainers
    • Fugitives
    • Human Organs
    • Hydrogen Cyanide
    • Hypnotainment Bands
    • Kemwer Munitions
    • Liquid Cardamine
    • Marines
    • Nox
    • Nuclear Devices
    • Propaganda
    • Royal Marines (when not carried by Gallic Forces or Corporations)
    • Slaves
    • Stabiline
    • Sunbucks Coffee and Donuts
    • Synth Gel
    • Synth Paste
    • Synthetic Marijuana

    2.4 All non-Gallic vessels are banned from entering Gallia. Exceptions to this Law are Trade vessels from Lawful Rheinland and Kusari Corporations. Molly, Corsair, LH, OSI and Zoner vessels are also tolerated but may be asked to leave if local conditions dictate.

2.5 Mining within the Kingdom of Gallia and its Territories is prohibited for all non-Gallic Corporations. The Independent Miners Guild have a dispensation to mine in Tau 23 and Mollys in Dublin.



Section 3: Ships and Equipment


3.1 Sirian Military Grade Weapons are restricted inside Gallic Space. In addition, use of Gallic Military Grade Weapons and Ships is restricted to the Royal Navy , Police as well as Gallic Corporations.

3.2 The following ship classes are banned within Gallia and her claimed Territories (see above):
  • Bretonian Military (e.g. Templar, Challenger)
  • Council (e.g. Agama, Stellion)
  • Libertonian Military (e.g. Guardian, Upholder)
  • Colonial Republic ships (e.g. Nyx, Pytho) - except those in use by the primary Independent Miners Guild fleet (IMG|)
  • Outcast/Maltese (e.g. Rapier, Falcata)
  • Gallic Brigands (e.g. Cuirassier, Asco)
  • The Order (e.g. Bastet, Nephthys)
  • Sirius Coalition (e.g. Insurgent, Revolution)
  • Sirian Bounty Hunters Guild (e.g. Manta, Moray)
  • Hellfire Legion (e.g. Prosecutor)
  • Kusari Exiles (e.g. Tora, Kaibyo)
  • Commonly used Sirian pirate vessels (e.g. Pirate Transport, Pirate Train)
  • ALL vessels of Cruiser-class or higher except for Obstinates and Valors operated by the Royal Navy or Royal Police.


Section 4 - Piracy and Terrorism


4.1 Disrupting Gallic Corporate, Military, Police, Civilian and legal Kusari and Rheinland actions with the intent to terrorize, profit or harm said groups is illegal.


Section 5 - Behavior and Respect


5.1 All persons within Gallic Controlled Space are required to behave in a polite and civil manner towards all other persons.

5.2 Insulting Agents of the Crown will result in punishments ranging from a monetary fines to destruction of the offender's vessel if it is a repeat occurrence.

5.3Insulting remarks about any members of His Majesty's Family or other Royalty will result in the offender's immediate execution.



Section 6 - Base Construction

6.1 Gallic Forces and Corporations are encouraged to build Bases. Any other Bases constructed are subject to immediate termination.

Any legally recognised group is entitled to construct Bases/Extensions to any existing permanent Bases they own.

6.1.1 Running a Base can be rescinded and the Base liable to destruction if the Base Owner breaks any Terms of the Base RRegulations.

6.2Base Owners are required to grant docking permissions to all Gallic Forces.



Section 7 - Jump Drives and Cloaking Devices


7.1 Jump Drives may only be used by Gallic Forces or Gallic Corporations.

7.2 Cloaking Devices are not to be used on any ship other than Gallic Forces. Any ship found with one onboard is subject to destruction.
THE LAWS OF RHEINLAND


>>Article One: The definition, territorial jurisdiction and enforcement of the Rheinland laws

§1. The supremacy of Rheinland laws is absolute in Rheinland space.

§2. Rheinland space is defined as the combination of the following systems: Cologne, Dresden, Frankfurt, Hamburg, New Berlin, Munich, Omega-7, Sigma-15, Stuttgart and Thuringia, and also the southern part of the Hudson system (sectors A-H 5,6,7,8 with exception of 15 kilometres perimeter around planet Atka).

§3. Following systems are considered as a war zone where respective Rheinland forces are allowed to act in the interest of the Bundesrepublik, including arresting or eliminating all enemy or hostile entities: Omicron Xi, Sigma-13, Sigma-17, Sigma-21 and also the southern part of the Bering system (sectors A-H 5-8).

§4. Rheinland law-enforcement authorities are represented by the Rheinland Military (Rheinwehr), the Rheinland Federal Polizei (Bundespolizei) and the Büro des Marinenachrichtendiensts (BDM and MND).

§4.1. The authority of the Rheinland Military [RM] is superior to any other Rheinland affiliated vessels in a combat situation in Rheinland house space and border worlds.

§5. Ignorance of the Rheinland laws does not exempt from liability.




>>Article Two: The Rheinland criminal code

§1. Rheinland Criminal Code is fundamental and the only source of penal law in Rheinland. It describes activities subject to punishment by law-enforcement authorities and regulates responsibility for the perpetration of them.

§2. The following activities are defined as unlawful in Rheinland Space:


§2.1. Contraband smuggling and/or trafficking: Possession, shipping, trading or any manipulation with the following goods in general is illegal in Rheinland space (note the exceptions below):
  • Artifacts of any sort
  • Black Market Arms of any sort
  • Black Market Munitions
  • Blood Diamonds
  • Cardamine of any sort
  • Counterfeit Software
  • Human Organs
  • Kemwer Munitions
  • Nomad Materials of any sort
  • Slaves
  • Stabiline when transported in quantities more than 10 cargo units per ship
  • Xeno Relics

Exceptions are as follows:

§2.1.1. Cryer Pharmaceuticals and its affiliates are for medical purposes licensed to carry an unlimited amount of Human Organs and Stabiline.

§2.1.2. Rheinland law-enforcement authorities are allowed to transport confiscated contraband to relevant stations or planets for further investigation.

§2.1.3. Other regulations regarding the shipping of certain goods may be implemented after official publication on the Communication channel.

§2.1.4. The following regulations are implemented in case of contraband possession:

§2.1.4.1. All contraband must be always confiscated and handed over to a relevant station or in case of non-human contraband destroyed on site.

§2.1.4.2. Violator is obliged to pay 1.000 SC fine for every cargo unit of contraband, however minimum sum is 250.000 credits regardless of the amount of contraband.

§2.1.4.3. In the case of 5 cargo units of contraband or less, law enforcer may waive from issuing fine and use only formal warning, if he sees fit.


§2.2. Possession of following illegal equipment:

§2.2.1. Restricted equipment specified in Rheinland restricted technology registry such as Firekiss or Hornviper weapons or Rheinwehr and Bundespolizei combat vessel (e.g. Wraith, Bergelmir, Fafnir, Mjolnir, Oder class gunboat and capital ships), when obtained by anyone else other than members of the Rheinland law-enforcement authorities without a permission. Items marked as "BDM/MND property" can be used by anyone else other than members of this organization only with permission of the Büro der Marineintelligenz (BDM|).

§2.2.2. Nomad equipment or equipment constructed on basis of it, except experimental technology used by the Büro des Marinenachrichtendiensts (BDM and MND).

§2.2.3. Equipment and ships that belong to or are manufactured by terrorist groups and criminal organisations such as Bundschuh, Corsairs, Landwirtrechtbewegung, Red Hessians or Unioners, as well as foreign pirate parties, defined in Article Five, §1.

§2.2.4. Cloaking Devices, Jump Drives and Hyperspace Survey Modules mounted on ships that do not belong to the Rheinland Military, the Büro des Marinenachrichtendiensts/MND, the Rheinland Federal Police or permitted individuals which are registered in Extraordinary equipment registry.

§2.2.5. The following regulations are implemented in case of illegal equipment possession:

§2.2.5.1. Unmounted equipment is to be confiscated in space.

§2.2.5.2. Ships with mounted equipment are to be banned from Rheinland until the equipment is demounted or they are cleared to re-enter. Law enforcers are also allowed to issue fine from 500.000 to 10.000.000 SC according to the severity of the committed crime.

§2.2.5.3. Illegally possessed ships may be destroyed.

§2.3. Piracy and Terrorism:

§2.3.1. Piracy is described as performing or attempting to perform actions such as the disruption of trade lane rings, and/or extortion for sums of money, equipment, cargo or personnel in exchange for the immediate or future safety of the target of the said actions.

§2.3.2. The intent is shown by the accused party being present in the close vicinity of a trade lane ring when the disrupted party drops out of the lane.

§2.3.3. The following regulations are implemented in case of piracy.

§2.3.3.1. Persons suspected of committing acts of piracy or terror are to be put under arrest.

§2.3.3.2. Persons spotted committing acts of piracy or terror are to be arrested or executed.

§2.3.3.3. In case of hostages being held by pirate or terrorist, an attempt to negotiate and rescue the hostages before elimination of pirate should be performed.


§2.4. Disorderly conduct:

§2.4.1. Violation of orders given by law-enforcement authorities’ representatives.

§2.4.2. Denial to provide law enforcement authorities’ representatives with information concerning your identification, documents on your cargo or your intentions in Rheinland space.

§2.4.3. Public swearing or threatening as well as using channels with “//” encryption.

§2.4.4. Insulting the Kanzler, the Republic, the representatives of law enforcement authorities

§2.4.5. Flying ship as captain or pilot while being under influence of alcohol or other drugs which affect the ability to control the ship or communicate properly with law enforcement authorities.

§2.4.6. Moving persons with symptoms of Planet Harris syndrome in Rheinland space as well as attempting to land on planets and stations with such persons onboard.

§2.4.7. Disrupting trade lanes or any other action disrupting the smooth flow of trade or execution of law enforcing.

§2.4.8. Assault on civilians or representatives of law enforcement authorities.

§2.4.9. Offering a bribe to a law enforcer. This action may be punished by issuing an additional fine in the same sum of money as an offered bribe was.

§2.4.10. The following regulations are implemented in the case of disorderly conduct:

§2.4.10.1. In any above case, the pilot should be warned once.

§2.4.10.2. If the pilot continues to disobey the authority of law enforcement authorities’ representatives, a reasonable force can be used.

§2.4.10.3. In case of successfully resolving the issue by reasonable force without destroying the vessel, the violator is to pay from 500.000 to 1.000.000 SC fine for every point of disorderly conduct.

§2.4.10.4. Assault on civilians or representatives of law enforcement authorities may be punished by a fine up to 100.000.000 SC or by death sentence.


§2.5. Violations of information security regulations:

§2.5.1. Hacking into secure channels on the Neural Net or transferring information from secure channels to third parties.

§2.5.2. Hacking into docking and mooring control systems.

§2.5.3. Hacking into government databases or transferring information from them to third parties.

§2.5.4. All the aforementioned violations are a reason for arrest and future investigation. Violators can be also fined from 1.000.000 to 100.000.000 SC according to the severity of a crime.


§2.6. Corporate violations:

§2.6.1. Any of the aforementioned crimes if performed by employees of a corporation, company or any organized group marked by the same identification tag, are a subject for multiplied fines or sanctions against the whole organization.

§2.6.2. Any of aforementioned crimes if performed by the administration of a corporation, company or any organized group marked by same identification tag, may be a subject to an arrest of all vessels of that organization present in Rheinland space for the time of the investigation as well as a subject for multiplied fines or sanctions against the whole organization.



>>Article Three: Trade regulations

§1. Cargo classified as restricted:

§1.1. Following cargo can be transported only by ships of the Rheinland law-enforcement authorities and organizations listed next to the respective cargo type:
  • Ageira White Boxes - Ageira Technologies, Deep Space Engineering, Universal Shipping and their affiliates
  • Armaments - Rheinland corporations and ships tagged BAF|MN-
  • Azurite Gas - ships tagged [ALG]-, DHC-, Kruger|, <RS> and [*USI*] under conditions specified below in §1.1.2.
  • Blue Jillies - Rheinland corporations, Orbital Spa and Cruise
  • Criminals
  • DT Fuel - Kruger Minerals and its affiliates
  • Hydrogen Cyanide - Rheinland corporations
  • Light Arms - Rheinland corporations, ships tagged BAF|MN- and EFL|
  • Military Salvage - Rheinland corporations
  • Military Vehicles - Rheinland corporations, ships tagged BAF|MN- and EFL|
  • Munitions - Rheinland corporations and ships tagged BAF|MN-
  • Nuclear Devices - Rheinland corporations
  • Plutonium - Rheinland corporations
  • Prisoners
  • Side Arms - Rheinland corporations, ships tagged BAF|MN- and EFL|

§1.1.1. Following organizations are considered as Rheinland corporations: ALG Waste Disposal, Daumann Heavy Construction, Kruger Minerals, Republican Shipping and their affiliates.

§1.1.2. Transports carrying the Azurite Gas must be equipped with at least basic armour upgrade (formerly known as Armor Upgrade Mark 8) and accompanied with at least one fighter, bomber or gunboat class escort or scout ship per every transport ship during transit through the Rheinland territory. The cargo may not be under any circumstances handed over to anyone else except for the Rheinland law enforcement authorities or another permitted ship.

§1.2. A small amount of weapons and ammunition may be transported for the purpose of a crew and passenger defence. Freighters and transports with cargo size of less than 2500 units are allowed to carry 1 cargo unit of Munitions and Light Arms or Side Arms. Gunboats, permitted civilian carriers, yachts and transports with cargo size of 2500 units and more are allowed to carry up to 3 cargo units of Munitions and Light Arms or Side Arms. Liners are allowed to carry up to 5 cargo units of Munitions and Light Arms or Side Arms.

§1.3. Restricted cargo transported without a license is declared as contraband and will be handled according to §2.1.4 of Article Two, however fine is set as half of the sum defined by §2.1.4.2.

§1.4. Transportation of more than 100 persons is restricted only to liners and ships of size up to 3.000 cargo units.

§1.4.1. Fine for violation is set as half of the sum defined by §2.1.4.2. of Article Two.

§1.4.2. All ships caught within Rheinland space violating this regulation will be detained and passengers will be reloaded in space if a ship of law enforcement authority suitable for their transportation is available. Alternatively, detained ships may be either returned to the spaceport where they loaded passengers or to the nearest station or planet. After that, captains of these ships are obliged to unload all passengers and then undock for leaving check to make sure no one stayed aboard. In extreme cases, law enforcement units are authorized to use necessary force. If such an event happens, responsibility for any possible injuries of passengers lies fully on uncooperative captains.

§1.5. Temporary restrictions until further notice (see NeuralNet links for details and handling guidelines): None at this moment.

§2. The supremacy of Rheinland corporations in Rheinland space and measures to maintain it:

§2.1. Administration of mining fields: Rheinland corporations maintain the right to modify, trade, lend, gift, and sell the rights to their respective mining fields to any party.

§2.2. In the Munich system, all mining fields are administrated of the Daumann Heavy Construction.

§2.3. In Omega-7 system, all mining fields are under the joint administration of the Daumann Heavy Construction and the Kruger Minerals. Both have equal rights and are obliged to respect agreements made by the other party related to the fields. In case of conflict, the Bundestag is to be contacted which will deliver the decision.

§2.4. Only vessels belonging to the company that administrates the area, in addition to Rheinland law enforcement vessels, can patrol and/or mine in said areas. This holds true unless an agreement has been reached between the visiting vessel and the area’s administrator.

§2.5. Area administrator has the right to forbid entrance completely to the said zones to any entity, group, company, corporation or individual except members of the Rheinland law enforcement and ships of Rheinland corporations and their affiliates. This must be announced in Rheinland Government Channel. In specific situations temporary on-spot entrance denials may be issued by the owner party vessels without the formal announcement in the government channel.

§2.6. In case of violation by ship which is not allowed to enter the area, the violator will be ordered to leave the area once, then reasonable force may be used. Repetitive violators may be also fined up to 50.000.000 SC fine.

§2.7. If ore theft is revealed, stealing party is obligated to pay equal to stolen ore’s worth compensation to the field administrator which will calculate exact value according to market prices.

§3. Trade embargo is declared against The Kusari Empire:

§3.1. Transportation of following commodities towards border systems with Kusari is forbidden with the exception of supplies for Rheinland forces:
  • Ablative Armor Plating
  • APM Advanced Hardware
  • Armaments
  • Azurite Gas
  • Beryllium
  • Cobalt
  • Cobalt Ore
  • DT Fuel
  • Fluorine
  • High-Temperature Alloy
  • Iridium
  • Light Arms
  • Military Vehicles
  • MOX
  • Nuclear Devices
  • Ship Hull Panels
  • Side Arms
  • Thorium MOX

§3.2. Traders found heading towards Kusari in Frankfurt, Munich or Sigma systems with forbidden cargo will be ordered to turn back to Rheinland or to drop cargo according to circumstances, and also may be fined up to 5.000.000 SC fine. Ships which will not comply or will be found violating the trade embargo repeatedly may be destroyed.

§3.3. Supplies of materials restricted by trade embargo may be delivered to Rheinland forces in the Sigmas war zone by themselves or by ships of the Rheinland corporations. Every corporate supply ship or convoy must be escorted by at least one ship which belongs to the Rheinland law enforcement organizations.

§3.4. All ships registered under IDs of the Hogosha, the Kishiro Technologies and the Samura Heavy Industries are banned from The Bundesrepublik Rheinland. If mentioned ships are found inside Rheinland space or Sigmas war zone, they are to be stopped, their cargo confiscated and then will be escorted out of the mentioned territories. Ships which will not comply will be destroyed.



>>Article Four: Directives for foreign capital ships and law enforcement vessels

§1. All Battleship, Carrier and Cruiser class vessels that do not belong to the Rheinland law enforcement are banned from Rheinland space unless they are permitted by the Rheinwehr primary fleet admiral or by the Bundestag, or listed in the exceptions below.

§1.1. Rheinland corporations and their affiliates are allowed to use the "Bustard" Civilian Light Carrier.

§1.2. Permanently permitted ships: [ALG]-Erdbeben ("Sagarmatha" class Battlecruiser, ALG ID and IFF).

§1.3. The "Corvo" Civilian Deep Space Explorer is not considered as a capital ship.

§2. Violators of §1. may be fined up to 15.000.000 SC fine for Cruiser class vessels and up to 30.000.000 SC fine for Carrier and Battleship class vessels and are to be escorted out of Rheinland space by the shortest way. Ships which won´t comply may be destroyed.

§3. Any vessel that doesn’t belong to law-enforcement authorities may be ordered to move away from planetary orbit.

§4. All foreign police, military and intelligence agency spaceships of any size are banned from Rheinland space unless permission to enter is given by a High Command member of the Rheinwehr primary fleet ([RM]) or the Bundestag. In case of conflict, the decision of the Bundestag carries more weight.

§4.1. Following organizations are considered as foreign police, military and intelligence agency:
  • Battlegroup Harmony
  • Bretonia Armed Forces
  • Bretonia Intelligence Service
  • Bretonia Police Authority
  • Council
  • Crayter Republic
  • Gallic Royal Intelligence
  • Gallic Royal Navy
  • Gallic Royal Police
  • Liberty Navy
  • Liberty Police Inc.
  • Liberty Security Force
  • Liberty Separatists

§4.2. Violators may be fined up to 10.000.000 SC fine and are to be escorted out of the Rheinland space by the shortest way. Ships which will not comply or commit violation repeatedly may be destroyed.

§4.3. Following organizations are permitted to enter the Rheinland space for the purpose of trading with freighters, liners and transports, which may be accompanied by escort of the same affiliation in size of one fighter or bomber per every ship and one gunboat per every two ships: Bretonia Merchant Navy (BAF|MN-), Council and Crayter Republic.

§4.4. Following organizations are permitted to enter the Rheinland space for the purpose of trading with freighters, liners and transports, which may be accompanied by escort of the same affiliation in size of one fighter or bomber per every ship and one gunboat per every two ships in the Rheinland zone in the Hudson system and in size of one fighter per every ship in rest of the Rheinland territory: Battlegroup Harmony and Liberty Separatists.



>>Article Five: Enemies of the state and undesirable entities

§1. A number of organizations is declared extremely dangerous and all the members of those organizations are to be arrested or eliminated:
  • Bundschuh for attempts for coup d’etat and repeated acts of piracy and terror
  • Coalition for repeated acts of terror
  • Corsairs for repeated acts of piracy
  • Das Wilde for treason
  • Gas Miners Guild for support of criminal and terrorist groups, allying with Red Hessian Army and attack on the Fulda Border Station (see war declaration)
  • Kusari Naval Forces, Kempetai and Kusari State Police for hostile actions against Rheinland forces
  • Landwirtrechtbewegung for repeated acts of piracy and terror
  • Orion Corps mercenary group for repeated attacks on Rheinland forces and law enforcement
  • Red Hessians for repeated acts of piracy and terror
  • The Order for repeated hostile acts against MND and cooperation with terrorist organizations
  • Unioners for sabotage and repeated acts of piracy and terror
  • Xeno Alliance for repeated acts of piracy, terror, and genocide

§2. Any aliens identified as Nomads as well as any other alien life forms or sentient beings are to be treated with caution and to be destroyed if any hostile intentions are experienced.

§3. Providing any help to any member of the above-mentioned organizations is punishable by fine up to 50.000.000 SC, imprisonment or death sentence according to circumstances and severity of the crime.

§4. Following entities are not welcome due to their dubious reputation:
  • Blood Dragons
  • Farmers Alliance
  • Gaians
  • Gallic Brigands
  • Golden Chrysanthemums
  • Hellfire Legion
  • Lane Hackers
  • Liberty Rogues
  • Mollys
  • Outcasts

§4.1. If ships of mentioned entities are found in the Rheinland territory, their cargo may be confiscated and are to be escorted out. Ships which will not comply or repeatedly return may be destroyed.



>>Article Six: Restricted areas and security zones

§1. Entry to following areas is allowed only to ships of the Rheinland law-enforcement:

§1.1. Sectors A-B 4-5 and the entire area of the Westerwald nebula in the Frankfurt system.

§1.2. Sectors G-H 2-4 in the Hamburg system.

§1.3. Thuringia system in its entirety.

§2. Unauthorized entry to restricted areas or revealing any information related to them is considered as a serious crime which is punishable by fine up to 25.000.000 SC, imprisonment or death sentence according to circumstances.

§3. The area of 10 kilometres around the Omicron Rho jump hole, which is located at the border of sectors E3-F3 in Sigma-15 system, is considered as The Core´s Security Zone where The Core is allowed to enforce its laws. The Rheinland law-enforcement is allowed to patrol in this zone and act in situations when both Rheinland and The Core laws are violated simultaneously.




>>Article Seven: Modular bases

§1. All modular bases within Rheinland have to be registered in the Modular bases registry before the construction begins. The registration fee is 50.000.000 SC.

§1.1. Every organization or individual, which wants to construct a station in Rheinland, has to answer the following points truthfully:
§1.1.1. Name of the base
§1.1.2. Name of the station administrator
§1.1.3. Affiliation
§1.1.4. The purpose of the station
§1.1.5. Existing trade agreements
§1.1.6. Location of the base

§2. Any deviation in the information provided by paragraph §1.1. and its subsections is subject for an official investigation and may be sanctioned.

$3. Affiliation rules:

§3.1. The affiliation of the station administrator has to be at least neutral to the law-enforcement authorities.

§3.2. The affiliation of the station administrator has to be hostile to the Rheinland unlawful groups.

§3.3. Paragraphs §3.1. and §3.2. apply also to the station security members.

§3.4. Conditions mentioned in paragraphs §3.1. and §3.2. have to be proven if the station is owned by the non-Rheinland entity or upon request of the law-enforcement authority.

$4. The law-enforcement authority has the right to restrict the trade to any station if it´s necessary to interrupt the violating of Rheinland laws. Any contraband found available to be sold on the station is a reason for the start of official investigations and may be sanctioned.

§5. A violation of the Rheinland laws may result in suspending or revoking of the permission.

§6. Trade agreements with restricted goods have to be approved by the Rheinland Bundestag.

§7. Criminal database:

§7.1. If an entry in the criminal database declares a member of the security of the station as criminal, the fine for amnesty is to be paid either from the violator or the station administrator.
Failing to do so may result in a revoking of the permission and/or the removing of the violator from Rheinland space.

§7.2. In case the arrest warrant is issued, the station administrator has to replace the member of the security of the station.

§8. Responsibilities of the station owner and administrators:

§8.1. The station administrators have to ensure that the official law-enforcement authorities ([RM], BDM|) have docking rights all the time.

§8.2. The station administrators have to ensure that trading on the base is not in any violation of the Rheinland laws including not supporting any illegal, criminal or terrorist groups or individuals.

§8.3. Construction of weapon platforms must be approved by at least one of the official law-enforcement authorities ([RM], BDM|) before construction begins.

§8.4. Construction of manufacturing facilities which produce cloaking devices, hyperspace jump drives or hyperspace survey modules must be approved by at least one of official law-enforcement authorities ([RM], BDM|) before construction begins. The law-enforcement authority has the right to specify conditions for distribution or sale of manufactured equipment which must be adhered.

§9. Construction of base without proper registration as well as any other law violation related to modular bases is punishable by fine up to 250.000.000 SC fine or by eviction and deconstruction of the structure by law enforcement forces.
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Laws of the Corsair Empire


Agreed upon by the honorable Corsair Council of Elders, the following legislature is essential reading for all Corsairs and must be adhered to by all who are privileged to wear Corsair uniforms and fly Corsair ships. These laws are in place to promote the advancement of the Corsair Nation and promote prosperity of its people.

The laws herein apply to all Corsair territory and beyond and are enforced by the combined forces of all factions and pilots loyal to the Corsair Empire, including but not limited to the The Brotherhood, other Corsair groups and represented independents.

Offenders who breach the laws herein will be subject to be sent into the Corsair Supreme Court. The Court reserves the right, upon conviction, to punish offenders with sanctions which include but are not limited to:

  • Financial penalties.
  • Punitive destruction of property and ships
  • Punitive confiscation of property and ships
  • Incarceration
  • Torture
  • Execution
  • Deportation to the custody of allies
  • Exile from Corsair territory
The Corsair Supreme Court reserves the right to utilize the services of allies and mercenaries to hunt down fugitives.



I. Administrative laws and regulations (articles 1 to 5)



1. The Corsair Empire represents the following collection of star systems:
  • Sparta (a.k.a Omicron Gamma)
    Attica (a.k.a Omicron Theta)
    Castile (a.k.a Omega 41)
    Andalusia (a.k.a Omega 5)
    Maghreb (a.k.a Omega 47)
    Aegea (a.k.a Omicron Xi)

1.a) The following star systems shall be recognized as Corsair protectorates:
  • The currently occupied Canarias (a.k.a Omega 49)

The Empire will respect the mentioned star systems' autonomy for as long as their inhabitants will respect the Corsair laws and regulations and the Empire shall offer it's full support to the citizens of the protectorate star systems, be it military or economic. It will also strife to remove foreign occupation to guarantee autonomous rule.


1.b) The Heraklion region of Omicron Gamma holds a special status within the Corsair empire, ruled by the Custodi government.
The Empire will respect Custodi autonomy for as long as they will respect the Corsair laws, diplomacy and regulations. In return the Empire shall offer it's full support to the Custodi, be it military or economic.


2. The Leadership of the Corsair Empire is exercised by the Corsair Council of Elders and it alone.


3. Corsairs must not attack other Corsairs unless;

An order has been issued by a Corsair Council Elder.
The target is in violation of Corsair law AND is a threat to other pilots.
A warrant for the execution of the target has been issued by the Council of Elders.
The target has failed to comply with a sanction issued by the Council of Elders.

4. The current Corsair Council of Elders is headed by:

Elder Hector Beltran of the Brotherhood
Elder Rodrigo de la Guerra of the Brotherhood
Elder Juanez Buonocore of the Brotherhood
The Council of Elders welcomes an ambassador of the Custodi to observe and debate imperial matters.


5. Corsair citizenship may only be acquired via birth to a majority Cretan heritage. Outstanding and exceptional individuals may be offered residence on Crete by the Council of Elders, to further the strength of the Empire.



II. General rules for Corsair Pilots (articles 6 to 12)


6. Corsairs must not breach the Sirius Codex

7. Corsairs have a duty to defend Corsair territory, bases, colonies and assets. Corsairs must, when possible, aid the defense of the empire. Enemy or hostile vessels that enter Corsair territory or the proximity of Corsair bases must be destroyed.

7.a) Corsairs must not commit acts of treason against the Empire. Acts of treason include, but are not limited to:

Fraternizing with known enemies of the Empire. (does not include official negotiations)
Flying alongside enemies of the Empire. (with the exception of when in battle against a greater threat or common enemy)
Providing goods or services to enemies of the Empire.
Disclosing classified information to enemies of the Empire. Such information includes the coordinates of hidden bases, ship blueprints, Corsair technology schematics and more.
Threatening the liberty of the Corsair people through acts of terrorism.
Plotting or conspiring to overthrow the government of The Corsair Empire. (does not include bids to win political power through legitimate processes)
Initiation of hostilities with Corsair allies*.
Deliberate sabotage of good relations with Corsair allies*.

7.b) Corsairs and allies* must be allowed to dock on Corsair bases (unless fugitives of Corsair law, or suspected of nomad infection).
Wether a neutral vessel may dock is at the discretion of whoever is guarding the base, and should be judged on a case-by-case basis. Neutral vessels bringing useful cargo should be allowed to dock. Neutral vessels not carrying cargo may be sent away, and told to return with useful cargo for the empire before they are allowed to dock.

7.c) The Corsair Empire recognizes the following organizations as allies: the Gaian Guard, the Farmers Alliance, the Hogosha and Samura Industries

7.d) The Corsair Empire respects the Custodi government's external diplomatic ties with entities non hostile towards the Corsair Empire

8. Corsairs must not attack other Corsairs unless;

An order has been issued by a Corsair Council Elder.
The target is in violation of Corsair law AND is a threat to other pilots.
A warrant for the execution of the target has been issued by the Corsair Council of Elders.
The target has failed to comply with a sanction issued by the Corsair Supreme Court.

9. Corsairs must not attack allied ships unless;

An order has been issued by a Corsair Council Elder.
The target is a threat to other Corsair or allied pilots.

10. Corsairs must comply with by-laws of individual territories or colonies belonging to the Corsair empire as long as these by-laws do not contravene Corsair Laws. Corsairs should try to, when possible, follow instructions of experienced pilots and commanders, in particular Elders of the Corsair Council.

11. Corsair ships must not enter Liberty, Kusari or the Tau Systems, except under the following conditions;

The mission has been approved by a Corsair Council Elder or deputy.
The Corsair is smuggling, or is a fighter/bomber escorting smugglers. (lawful forces must be avoided)

11.a) Corsair ships must not enter Gallia (or its bordering systems) or the upper Omicron Systems (beyond Omicron Delta) unless the mission has been approved by a Corsair Council Elder.

12. Corsairs must not be in possession of, or make use of technology or ships stolen from our allies*. "Stolen" refers to any ship or technology obtained without the express permission of a faction's ruling body and without review by the Corsair Council of Elders. Items considered stolen must be returned to the appropriate faction.


III. Trading laws and regulations (articles 13 to 17)



13. Possession of the drugs Cardamine, Liquid Cardamine and NOX is forbidden. Possession of Blood Diamonds and Slaves are also forbidden. Those in possession of these commodities should be made to drop every unit or be executed. Confiscated commodities should be destroyed immediately, Slaves brought to the nearest Freeport or Junker base.

14. Transport of Tourists, VIPs, Passengers, Refugees, Slaves or Vacationers to Corsair bases (especially Planet Crete) is forbidden. Transports found bringing these cargoes in should be stopped, and sent out of Corsair territory or to offload their cargo on a nearby freeport. If the pilot refuses, Corsairs are authorized to destroy the offender, his ship and cargo.

15. Transport of Alien Artifacts throughout Sirius space is to be encouraged. Corsairs must not pirate allied, friendly or neutral vessels carrying a majority cargo of Alien Artifacts. (kos/hostiles should be destroyed)

16. Transport of Food Rations, Luxury Food, Synth Paste, Fertilizers, Pharmaceuticals or other useful materials to Corsair bases (especially Planet Crete) by allied, friendly or neutral vessels is to be encouraged.
Corsairs must not pirate transports bringing these goods to Corsair bases. (kos/hostiles should be destroyed)

16.b) Useful materials include but are not limited to raw or processed metals (including scrap metal), all types of fuel, vital supplies for space stations or battleships (Oxygen, Water, etc), ship components, electronic components, weapons or weapon components, ammo, consumer goods, etc. (kos/hostiles should be destroyed)

17. Piracy of Corsair, Hogosha, Farmers Alliance or Samura vessels is forbidden.

17.a) Corsairs must not pirate or attack a neutral, friendly or allied vessel under the protection of another Corsair pilot.

17.b) Neutral transports or freighters passing through Corsair territory empty or with insignificant amounts of cargo may be taxed. It is recommended to impose a reasonable tax (starting from 500 000 SC but it may be raised if they show hostility or refuse to cooperate) and to encourage their pilots to trade with the Empire, either by bringing us useful commodities or buying artifacts

17.c) Kusarian law enforcement and naval forces should neither be attacked or provoked into attacking as long as they do not threaten Corsair installations or vessels.


IV. Laws and regulations for Warship** Captains (articles 18 to 21)



18. Behavior of a warship captain must be befitting of such a vessel. Appropriate behavior for a warship captain excludes:

Violation of the Sirius Codex
Unintelligible communications chatter. (//oorp chat)

19. Warship captains must be responsible guardians of the Empire's asset that is in their keeping. Responsible guardianship excludes;

Unnecessarily placing their ship and crew in danger.
Entering battles that will almost certainly lead to their ships destruction unless the safety of Planet Crete is at stake.

20. Warship captains must not take their ship outside core Corsair territory*** unless;

They are accompanied by a balanced fleet, with at least as many fighters and bombers as there are warships.
Their operation has received the approval of a Corsair Council Elder or one of their deputies.

21. Warship captains must not waste fuel on unworthy endeavors, such as pirating, escorting smugglers, chasing individual enemy fighters, or other tasks that could be done by a smaller craft. Warships should only be deployed when necessary.



V. Laws and regulations for Visitors (articles 22 to 26)



22. Visitors to Corsair territory should follow the advice or instructions of experienced Corsair pilots.

23. Visitors to Corsair territory should obey by-laws for individual territories within the Empire.

24. Visitors to Corsair territory should, when possible, give advanced warning of their arrival in Corsair territory, and ask for docking clearance before docking, mooring or landing at Corsair bases.

25. Allied warships are welcome in Corsair territory. Allied warships should, when possible, be escorted and supervised by Corsair vessels.

26. Neutral warships (including Gunboat and Gunship classes) are not welcome in Corsair territory. Unless they have the Corsair Council of Elders’ approval, neutral warships should be escorted out of our space and the use of force is authorized if they refuse to comply.



VI. Laws and regulations regarding exotic devices (articles 27 to 28)



27. The use of cloaking device within the Core corsairs territory*** is limited for corsairs ships only, unless the Corsair Council of Elders emitted a permit for its use.

28. The use of jumping device within the Core corsairs territory*** is limited for corsairs ships only, unless the Corsair Council of Elders emitted a permit for its use.


*Allies: Gaians, Farmers Alliance, Hogosha, Samura Industries
**The term "Warship" is used to refer to ships of Destroyer, Cruiser, Battlecruiser, Battleship, Dreadnought and Carrier class.
*** "Core corsair territory" refers to the systems of Omicron Gamma, Omicron Theta, Omicron Lambda, Omicron Eta (south of minefield), Omicron 91, Omicron 94, Omega 5, Omega 41, Omega 47 and Omega 49.

Clarification
Hostiles are NOT defined as such because they appear red on a ship's radar. Ships such as Zoner or Junker Guard vessels, allied guard vessels, or incoming Samura trade-ships are NOT considered a threat to our security and should not be considered a target under Law 7, or an exception to Law 15 or 17. The laws 26, 27 and 28 are still to be applied to the vessels quoted before.


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Laws of the Crayter Republic



Article I - Introduction & Legal Statements

Section 1 [Key Principles, Structure]
  1. This Republic constitutes itself as a democratic society which employs liberty, justice, equality, and political pluralism as the superior values of its legal order.
  2. As an independent state, this Republic is governed through popular sovereignty.
  3. The structure upon which this Republic is set is that of a unitary representative republic.
  4. Sirius Standard, or English, is the official Crayterian language of this Republic. All official communications, statements, transactions, etc. are therefore supposed to use it accordingly.
  5. This Republic recognizes the freedom of religion, and thus no official church, temple, synagogue, or otherwise, has been created.


Section 2 [Uniformed Services]
The Uniformed Armed Services serve to uphold these laws, defend the independence of this Republic, and honor our citizens' proud way of life. Additionally, protection is extended to those maintaining cordial relations with the Crayter Republic. The Services include:
  1. Crayter Planetary Forces (ground army and "wet" navy)
  2. Crayter Marines (space ship or station foot soldiers)
  3. Crayter Military (space naval pilots, commanders, and crewmen)


Section 3 [Major Corporate Entities]
These are government sponsored, funded, and/or run companies. They are non-partisan, but subject to parliamentary oversight.
  1. Crayter Defense Industries (military engineering and construction)
  2. Ares Logistics (military transport)
  3. Integral Systems Engineering (civillian transport and maintenence)
  4. Conveyor Minerals Incorporated (civillian mining operations)
  5. Hephaestus Constructions (civillian construction and infrastructure)
  6. Yuma Robotics (civillian engineering and design)
  7. Felix Manufacturing (civillian goods production)
  8. Yuma Ocean Farming (food prouction and distribution)
  9. Intersun Luxury Liners (entertainment venue handling)


Section 4 [Territory]
The following regions are considered the sovereign territory of this Republic. As such, these laws are applicable in the following space
  1. Coronado: The entire star system. (15k around Planet Yuma, Sabah Shipyard is RESTRICTED SPACE. DO NOT Enter without authorization).
  2. Cortez: Within five kilometers of the Coronado jump point only.
  3. Tau-44: The entire system."


Section 5 [Citizenship]
Citizenship within this Republic is granted for those born to any current citizen or legal immigrant, provided the birth took place within
  1. Crayterian Territory (Tau-44 only prior to its loss), including consulates on foreign soil
  2. Barrier Gate Station
  3. The Crayter Sector
  4. Any Crayter Uniformed Services station or ship.

Legal immigration is permitted, and citizenship through it may be obtained by;
  1. Serving within the Crayterian Uniformed Forces for at least two years, then remaining there for at least one year after citizenship is granted.
  2. Registering as an immigrant, then actively seek employment within the workforce for a period of five years and taking a citizenship test upon completion of that phase.
Registered immigrants may have their status revoked for committing any felony offense, and both they and citizens will have their status stripped if convicted of treason.


Section 6 [Leadership]
  1. The president of the Crayter Republic is elected by secret vote at every three years.
  2. There is an unlimited number of mandates.
  3. The Vice-President and the Ministers are nominated by the President.




Article II – Crimes

Section 1 [Trade Interdiction, Contraband]
  1. The following goods are considered contraband:
    Counterfeit Software, Black Market Munitions, Synthetic Marijuana, Nox, Human Organs, Cardamine, Liquid Cardamine, Stabiline, Slaves, Colonial technology (Article VI), Hostile technology (Article VI). Alien technology (Article VI).
  2. Licenses for those commodities may be issued by Crayterian authorities for research purposes.
  3. Possession of contraband goods, for commercial purpose/personal use, Crayterian or not, while passing through Crayterian Territory is strictly forbidden.
  4. Crayterian Military pilots will never impose taxing to provide a safe passage to possessors of contraband goods.


Section 2 [Piracy/Seizure of Credits and Cargo]
  1. Piracy is described as;
    (A); The disruption of a trade lane ring with intent to conduct acts of piracy. Intent is shown by the accused party being present in the close vicinity of a trade lane ring when the disrupted party drops out of the lane.
    (B); Attempts at extortion, successful or not, for sums of money, equipment, cargo or personnel in exchange for their immediate or future safety.
  2. Members of the Crayterian Uniformed Services, along with individuals or groups entrusted by Crayterian authorities, are permitted to seize credits and cargo as defined by these laws or the agreement with said third parties.


Section 3 [Assault and aggression]
  1. The assault of any member of the Crayterian Uniformed Services for any reason is forbidden.
  2. The assault of any civilian within Crayterian Territory for any reason is forbidden, unless ordered by an officer of the Crayterian Uniformed Services.
  3. Assault by a Crayterian civilian or citizen against other party without legal justification is forbidden.


Section 4 [Obstructing of justice]
  1. Any individual preventing, evading or delaying the Crayterian Forces of punishment on to an individual found to be breaking the law will be subject to any punishment deemed necessary by the ranking officer on duty.


Section 5 [Slavery, kidnapping and hostage taking]
  1. All slaves or lawful pilots will be release at the will of Crayterian Armed Forces.


Section 6 [Murder]
  1. Murder of a Crayterian citizen is punishable by life in prison or death depending on the circumstances.


Section 7 [Terrorism]
  1. Terrorism is the deliberate use of violence aimed against civilians in order to achieve political, religious or ideological ends.
  2. Hacking into secured Crayterian transmissions and channels is considered a terrorist act.


Section 8 [Bribing]
  1. Crayterian Authorities are not allowed to accept any kinds of bribes to foster an illegal action.
  2. Attempts of bribing Crayterian Authorities and their representative is a crime.


Section 9 [Bounty Hunting without permission/registration]
  1. Crayterian Authorities are not allowed to allow anyone who is not registered on the Crayterian Republic Bounty Board to Bounty hunt within Crayterian space unless hired by a Crayterian to do. Crayter Republic Bounty Board Registration
  2. Attempts to bounty hunt without clearance is a criminal offense and will be dealt with accordingly.




Article III - International relations

Section 1 [States and groups]
  1. The following states are recognized by the Crayter Republic as independent and legal entities: Kingdom of Bretonia, Council of Gallia, Republic of Liberty, Republic of Rheinland, Sirius Coalition Revolutionary Army and Gas Miners Guild.
  2. The Crayter Republic is allied to the Council of Gallia, the Independent Miners Guild, and the Temporary Autonomous Zoners.


Section 2 [War]
  1. The Crayter Republic is in a state of war with an illegal and abusive regime, the Kingdom of Gallia.
    Additionally, the Crayter Republic is in conflict with another illegal regime that has taken a point to harass Crayter citizens, the Republic of Kusari.
  2. Finally, the Crayter Republic has waged a longstanding war against the sick, inhuman Maltese Nation.




Article IV - Foreign Installations

Section 1 [Permission of construction]
  1. A foreign spatial installation (or facility) is defined as a space station of any size and form which is owned by anyone else other than the Crayter Republic.
  2. The construction of a foreign spatial installation is prohibited within Crayter sovereign space (Article I, Section 4), unless prior permission and licensing is acquired prior to its establishment.
  3. In order for an individual or group to legally obtain permission and a license to construct a station, they must issue a formal request to the Crayter Republic government. This request will be reviewed and the said license will only be granted if the installation will not violate any Crayter Laws.
    The following form must be included in the transmission to request a license;


Section 2 [Fees, Fines and sanctions]
  1. The acquiring of a construction license comes with a 50.000.000 Sirius Credits fee to be paid (Pay To: CR|-Treasury), and docking rights granted to all Crayter Republic vessels, after permission for establishment is granted. If the fee is not paid, the license will be revoked.
  2. After paying for the construction license there is a further payment to be made which was a monthly payment but is not a permanent price of 350,000,000 Sirius Credits. Failure to pay these fees will result in the license being revoked.
  3. Failure to notify the Republic government with regard to the establishment of a foreign installation, as well as not forwarding a request for license, prior to the construction of such a station is viewed as a crime and is punishable by fines or the destruction of the facility, depending on the circumstances. The same sanctions apply in the event of license revoking.
  4. The station owners once paid for construction licenses and was authorized to construct the installation, then is eligible to make whichever internal station modifications they see fit, including construction of shield relays, storage depots, and factories. But the station owners –must- seek permission from the Crayter Republic Government before the construction of weapon platforms, due to the highly dangerous nature of the structures. Once request has been reviewed and granted, the owner of the installation may only place up to four weapon platforms unless given special permission for more.




Article V - Foreign Capital Ships

Section 1 [Permission of access]
  1. A foreign capital ship is defined as a colony ship, battleship, dreadnought, carrier (Civilian Carrier), battlecruiser, cruiser, destroyer and siege cruisers which is in possession by anyone other than the Crayter Republic or Military.
  2. The foreign capital ship is prohibited within the Crayter Sovereign space (Article I, Section 4), unless prior permission and/or licensing is acquired to its entry.
  3. In order for an individual or group to legally obtain permission and a license to enter Crayter sovereign space (Article I, Section 4), they must issue a formal request to the Crayter Republic Government or Military Personnel. This request will be reviewed and the said license will only be granted if the is necessary reasons upon entry.
  4. Temporary access may be granted by a high ranking member of the Crayterian Primary Fleet or Government personal if present.
  5. If the license has been revoke, we demand all unlicensed vessels to leave Crayterian space within a 24 hour time frame. Refusal to comply with lead to having sanctions apply.


Section 2 [Fees, Fines and sanctions]
  1. The acquiring of a permit comes with a 50,000,000 Sirius Credits fee to be paid, If the fee is not paid, the license will be revoked.
  2. Failure to notify the Republic government with regard to the permit of a foreign capital ship, as well as not forwarding a request for license, prior to the entry of such a capital ship is viewed as a crime and is punishable by fines or the destruction of the ship in question, depending on the circumstances. The same sanctions apply in the event of license revoking.




Article VI – Technology

Section 1 [Crayterian technology]
  1. Crayterian military hardware consists of the following ships and weapons:
    A) Ships: "Eros" Crayterian Light Fighter, "Nyx" Crayterian Very Heavy Fighter, "Pytho" Crayterian Bomber, "Hydra" Crayterian Gunboat, "Thanatos" Crayterian Cruiser, "Zephyr" Crayterian Carrier.
    B) Weapons: Crayter TEW-C Gun, Crayter TEW-BT Turret, Crayter TEW-B Gun, Crayter TEW-AT Turret, Crayter TEW-A Gun, Crayter LKEW-10 Gunboat Turret, Crayter MKEW-32 Cruiser Turret, Crayter HKEW-51 Battleship Secondary Turret, Crayter HKEW-73 Battleship Primary Turret, TEW-OP Crayter Antimatter Cannon
    C) Equipment: Crayter Engines

  2. Crayterian civilian hardware consists of the following ships: "Atlas" Crayterian Transport, "Celestra" Crayterian Armed Transport.


Section 2 [Interdiction]
  1. Crayterian technology can be acquired only after meeting specific conditions set by the Crayterian Authorities.
  2. Possession of Crayterian equipment without the necessary licenses is forbidden.
  3. The use of Crayterian technology against Crayterian civilians and citizens is forbidden.
  4. Use of Crayterian Equipment against allies of the Crayterian Republic is forbidden.
  5. Use of Crayterian Equipment against states that hold diplomatic relations with the Crayterian Republic is forbidden.



Section 3 [Hostile technology]
  1. Any technology produced by states or groups that are hostile towards the Crayter Republic are considered Hostile Technology.
  2. Possession and trade of ships or weapons manufactured by a hostile parties is forbidden.




Article VII – Laws

  1. Legislative projects for the Crayterian Law may be proposed by any citizen of the Crayter Republic.
  2. The modifications must obtain a majority of votes in the Higher Commandments in order to become active.
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COALITION LAW


Glorious Premier Ben Warner, Hero of the Revolution, Chairman of the Communist Party of the Sirius Coalition (CPSC), hereby decrees that this testament shall be enshrined as law.

Prime Definitions:
1. Coalition Law is supreme and absolute in the areas hereby noted below.
2. SCRA| and Coalition pilots are the only enforcers of the laws hereby noted below.
3. Ignorance of these laws will result in immediate termination.

Area of effect:
The Sirius Coalition hereby decree that the laws passed down in this document shall cover wholly and completely the New Moscow (Omega-52) system , the system of Minsk (Omega-9), the Kiev System (Cayman) and a 10k exclusion area around the New Moscow jumphole in Omega-49.

Furthermore Coalition Law also applies in the entirety of the New Beijing system (Omega-55).

Any individual, regardless of nationality or affiliation, will be subject to these laws.

New Moscow is a restricted zones open only to allies and those holding a valid, registered Visa. Any non-authorized vessels in New Moscow will be pried open and have the atmosphere forcibly vented.


Claimed/Contested Territories:
The People's Republic of the Sirius Coalition contests the illegal claims made by foreign organizations/nations, the territories are according to the State Duma occupied Core Territories of the People's Republic or Sectors of interest to the Coalition.

Claimed Territories:
'* Kiev System (Cayman) (Occupied by the Terrorist Organization 'Reapers of Sirius')
'* The Kingdom of Bretonia [Excluding Dublin & Poole] (Occupied by the 'Kingdom of Bretonia')
'* Omega-3 (Occupied by the 'Kingdom of Bretonia')
'* Omega-5 (System of Interest, Contested by the 'Corsair Empire')
'* Minsk System (Omega-9)
'* Omega-41 (Occupied by the 'Corsair Empire')
'* Omega-49 (Coalition Protectorate, contested by the 'Corsair Empire')
'* New Beijing [Omega-55 in Sirian Standard] (Contested by The Core & 'CLASSIFIED')
'* Omega-58 (Occupied by 'CLASSIFIED')
'* Omicron Gamma* (Occupied by the 'Corsair Empire')

Due to the intense hostile presence the Sirius Coalition cannot guarantee the safety of civilian traffic/locals so long as these belligerent entities control these territories.

* The Coalition additionally lays claim upon linked 'Corsair' systems in order to ensure the Primary territories are secured from further attempts at hostile occupation by Corsair pirates.


Restricted area:
In addition to the aforementioned restriction over New Moscow, The following areas are declared as OFF LIMITS to all Non-Coalition vessels. Any vessels or individuals caught in an area declared as OFF LIMITS will be subject to immediate termination.
'€* Planet JiangXi and Planet Volgograd are completely off limits to all traffic. Any vessels attempting to land on the planets will be shot down by the planetary defense grid.
'€* Equipment dealers onboard our stations. No technology is permitted to be traded or sold without a valid authorization.

In order to enforce these laws - Security Guards will escort you while you are docked at any Coalition controlled station. Do not provoke the guards, do not speak to the guards and do not wave at security cameras. Do not leave pets unattended. Do not leave personal belongings or children on our stations. Any individual left or any asset lost is subject to Communist decree and will be shared amongst the station crew.

We encourage you do drink from our bar, and enjoy our finest Vodka.

All vessels within Coalition space are subject to the directives of SCRA pilots. Failure to carry out any of their instructions will result in immediate termination.

Trade and Cargo:
Trade within the Sirius Coalition has been opened up to our allies. For the Sirius Coalition, its Revolutionary Army oversees a fleet of Transports crewed by Civilians.

All items aboard traders within our space must be of legal source and comply with the contraband regulations set below. Items of a non-legal source (ie stolen or embezzled) are not permitted. Items of Contraband found will subject to the offending vessel being destroyed without exception or exemption.

Contraband
The following items have been decreed as Contraband:
'€* Cardamine of any variety.
'€* Slaves (Unless proven to be liberated and to begin a new life within the Coalition)
'€* Coalition or Allied Pilots.
'€* Artifacts.
'€* Nox
'€* Hypnotainment Bands
'€* Nomad equipment and remains

Restricted
'* Scientists **

** These are the bright minds of our people, they represent the future of the Sirius Coalition and are subject to protection from unlawful employment [[Coerced Employment]], those who wish to transport these individuals must apply for Red Clearance from the Coalition Border Control.

Equipment and Identification:
Coalition equipment such as fighter craft, weapons and technology are not permitted to be traded or used on any craft except ones owned and operated by the Sirius Coalition. There are no exceptions to this law. Any pilot caught with Coalition technology, will be assumed to have stolen it, and will be subject to immediate termination.

Unauthorized vessels equipped with weaponry or technology belonging to vessels hostile to the Coalition will be subject to immediate termination. This is regardless of intention, affliction or nationality.

Capital class vessels of Cruiser size or larger are not permitted within our space, vessels of such size will be terminated with extreme prejudice. Exceptions to this are Capital ships bearing a diplomatic status and any Capital class vessels that the Premier approves to enter our space.

Diplomatic Relations:
All nations and individuals are considered hostile to the Coalition unless explicitly stated below.

Allied
'* Red Hessians
'* The Molly Republic
'* LWB
'* TAZ
'* Blood Dragons

Friendly
'* Bundschuh
'* Gaians
'* OSI
'* The Colonial Republic
'* The Independent Miners Guild
'* Zoners


Neutral
'* Gas Miners Guild
'* Junkers
'* The Council
'* The Order
'* Civilians not listed

Unfriendly/Hostile
'* Unioners

'* House Government Law Enforcers
'* Corsairs
'* Outcasts
'* Pirates
'* Bounty Hunter's Guild
'* The Core
'* Alien Forces/Infested Forces
'* Daumann Heavy Construction
'* Kruger Minerals
'* Bretonia Mining and Manufacturing
'* Ageira Technologies

Piracy and Terrorism:
There shall be no acts or attempted acts of Piracy or Terrorism within our space. Acts of Piracy or Terrorism will be met with your immediate execution.
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The Laws of The Gallic Council


§0: All vessels are forbidden to breach any point of the Laws of Sirius.




Article I: Introduction


This article is to define what The Laws of The Gallic Council are for and who and where will enforce it.






Article II: Diplomacy


This article is to define and categorize groups The Council have relations towards. Note that not all diplomatic categories are available for public sight.






Article III: Criminal Activities


This article is to define activities considered as crimes by The Council as well as defines the consequences for committing such acts.






Article IV: General Rules of Conduct


This article is to define the boundaries of accepted behaviour within Council Space.






Article V: Modular Stations


The following article contains regulations about the possession and administration of Modular Bases in Council Space.






Article VI: Roussillon Codex


To ensure the safety and discrecy of Roussillon system, this article defines an additional set of laws regarding this system only.





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