Any who break the following laws and avoid due punishment or fail to present themselves for duties agreed are exiled, blacklisted, and all of their rights shall be forfeit; they shall be considered enemies of the state.
Illicit acts not expressly mentioned are to be reported to the Silan’siol
Repeated offenses ought to render the offender subject to incremental increases in punishment up to level four, to a maximum of one level increase per repeated incident.
Multiple offenses ought to render the offender subject to multiple punishments within the given range.
Judgment of any form, be that trial, conclave, or singular decision, shall consist of three stages:
An accusation of a crime
A determination of guilt or innocence
A determination of punishment
Punishment shall fall within the listed range of appropriate levels, or below it if deemed appropriate.
The Halerir may at any time make amendments, additions, or changes to hereby stated laws.
The Primarch and High Priestess reserves the right to overrule the Halerir, Silan’siol, Heial’tahu, and the laws stated herein.
Jurisdictions and Classifications -
Under this legal codex, offenders are to be classified as citizens, co-citizens, or outsiders.
Citizens are defined as all Mali’Ker, residents, and soldiers of the Silan’siol.
Citizenship may be stripped from an individual by the Heial’uell at Penal Levels 3-4, and by the Primarch and High Priestess at their discretion.
Citizens shall have the right to trial for offenses at Penal Levels 1-4, to be judged by the Heial’uell.
Malinorians are defined as listed residents or soldiers of the Principalities of Amaethea, Celia’nor, and Nor’asath
Malinorian Citizenship is determined by the respective leaders of the allied Principalities
The Primarch and High Priestess of Nor’asath and the respective Prince/Princess of a Malinorian Citizen must be informed once one of their citizens are detained/arrested/imprisoned and are up for trial.
Said outside Council can decide to extradite the citizen to their own courts or allow them to be subject to the courts of Nor’asath with no recourse.
Outsiders are defined as all those who do not fall into one of the above categories.
Outsiders have no right to trial; for all Penal Levels, authority is granted to the Silan’siol to assign and enforce punishment.
If the Outsider is a member of an ally settlement/nation, they will be treated in a similar capacity to those of Malinorian Citizens.
The law is to be enforced by ranking members of the Silan’siol, to include all ranks barring Initiate. Offenders are subject to judgment by the Heial’uell.
Citizens and Malinorians are subject to arbitrary detainment, to be released after one Elven hour if a criminal accusation cannot be formally leveled by a ranking member of the Silan’siol, whereupon they are to be imprisoned or released to await trial at the discretion of the ranking member of the Silan’siol.
Citizens are subject to indefinite arbitrary detainment by Night blades of the Silan’siol. The matter is to be brought before the Primarch and High Priestess at the earliest possibility in order to be resolved.
In the absence of a Primarch and High Priestess , the matter is to be brought to the Halerir.
In the absence of a Halerir, they are to be brought to any member of the Hieal’uell
Malinorians are subject to the discretion of their respective leadership whether to be tried in Nor’asath or their homeland’s courts.
Outsiders are subject to indefinite arbitrary detainment.
The law is to be enforced by ranking members of the Silan’siol, to include all ranks barring Initiate. Offenders are subject to judgement by Sable gaurd, and Night blades of the Silan’siol.
Penal Levels -
0: Verbal warnings.
1: Fines, hard labor, repossession, temporary and area banishment, stripping of posts.
2: Lashings, imprisonment, extended banishment.
Notices are to be left to all members of the Silan’siol.
3: Eviction, extended imprisonment, exile, stripping of citizenship.
Notices are to be left to all members of the Silan’siol.
Notices are to be left to all members of the Silan’siol. For citizens and co-citizens, the Primarch and High Priestess must consent.
Repeated offenses grant a maximum punishment level increased by 1, in the case of every crime.
Section 1, General Conduct -
Section 1.1, Infraction
Disturbing the peace: Level 0-1 [1.1A]
The crime of disorderly conduct, willingly creating a public disturbance.
Section 1.2, Misdemeanor
Vandalism of property: Level 1-2. [1.2A]
Defacement of property, alteration without express permission be it with the exception of publicly distributed objects, ex flyers.
Breaking and entering: Level 1-2 [1.2B]
Entering a building through any amount of force ex, breaking windows and lock picking doors.
Trespassing: Level 1-2 [1.2C]
The lack of knowingly entering another's property without express permission.
Minor shoplifting or theft: Level 1-2 [1.2D]
The action of stealing or shoplifting possessions valued at or under 40 mina.
Defamation: Level 1-2 [1.2E]
Defamation is defined as statements of such that are reasonably susceptible of defamatory connotations, targeted towards an individual, organization or bloodline, intent on daming their name, reputation, social status or otherwise. Statements twisted to fit a narrative, and biased presentation of events are included under this.
Public use of drugs: Level 0-1 [1.2F]
Use of restricted or specific substances in a public setting are prohibited and must be used in government approved areas only. (Quartz, Hookah, Tobacco, etc.)
Underaged use of drugs: Level 0-1 [1.2G]
Use of restricted or addictive substances as a minor or juvenile under Nor’asath law (Under thirty)
Section 1.3, Felony
Formation of a criminal organization: Level 3-4 [1.3 A ]
A group or organization associated with 3 or more persons with a history of disturbing the peace, vandalism, or any actions with criminal intent.
Shoplifting & Theft: Level 2-3 [1.3 B ]
Any instant of stealing possessions over 50 mina
Extortion: Level 2-3 [1.3 C ]
Any person who communicates threats onto another with the intention of obtaining value, for themselves, other interested parties. Alternatively, forcing an individual's hands into actions.
Bribery / Accepting Bribes: Level 1-3 [1.3 D ]
Any person who offers or accepts bribes to officials and/or soldiers.
Kidnapping: Level 3-4 [1.3 E ]
Any person who unlawfully seizes, abducts and holds ransom any person within the lands of the Nor’asath.
Inter-racial relationships: Level 2-4 [1.3 F ]
Entering into a relationship where a child of anything other than pure mali blood (ex, half valah, half bortu) can be produced.
Manslaughter: Level 3-4 [1.3 G ]
The unlawful killing of an individual, without malice
Murder: Level 3-4 [1.3 H ]
The unlawful killing of an individual with malice or premeditation.
Assault: Level 2-3 [1.3 I ]
Unlawful force or violent intention to do bodily harm to any individual within Nor’asath’s borders.
Attempted murder: Level 3-4 [1.3 J ]
Any person who attempts to kill another individual with malice or forethought.
Assault on military or government officials: Level 3-4 [1.3 K ]
Any attempt to use unlawful force to dissuade military or government officials from performing their duties.
Arson & Major destruction of property: Level 3-4 [1.3 L ]
An attempt to willfully and maliciously set fires, intent on destruction, or mass defamation, destruction, or alteration of property.
Impersonation of royalty, military, or government officials: Level 3-4 [1.3 M ]
Willingly, falsely represents themselves as a member of such denoted organizations as the Silan’siol, the Clan Lords, or any government position recognized by the Primarch and High Priestess.
Slavery: Level 3-4 [1.3 N ]
The state, condition, or practice of trafficking live persons, or claiming ownership of an individual. Enslaved persons are to be liberated.
Treason: Level 4 [1.3 O ]
Aiding and abetting a hostile nation or group.
Section 1.4, Entry and Martial Areas.
Entry into Nor’asath [1.4 A ]
One may not cover one’s face, or enter with ‘tools of destruction’
Tools of destruction are devices specifically oriented to the destruction of the landscape, or such devices that would bring specific destruction to the surrounding landscape if used.
Citizens or organizations or nations, enemies of Nor’asath, are not to be granted entry and are to be detained.
Martial Areas [1.4 B ]
Entry into military areas without the express permission of an Silan’siol Sable Gaurd, or Nightblade is trespassing. This includes the walls or the bastion.
Section 2, Military Conduct and War -
Section 2.1, Silan’siol Conduct
Desertion: Level 3-4 Punishment
Willingly, knowingly, and in the right mind departing from your post without deception.
Abuse of power: Level 1-3
To abuse your rank to knowingly belittle or arrest a citizen, non-citizen, or outsider upon false charges
Insubordination: Level 1-3
To knowingly, willingly, and in the right mind disobey the orders, direct or otherwise of a superior officer of the Silan’siol.
Repeated offenses are subject to level 4 punishment
Fraudulent Enlistment: Level 1-4
Any person who enlists into the Silan’siol by knowingly, falsely representing their desires, or deliberately concealing their qualifications and or history.
Section 2.2, War Laws
Citizenship of a hostile nation: Level 3
To be a citizen of a nation or group with which the Principality of Nor’asath is at war.
Military service or official service to a hostile nation: Level 3-4
To be a soldier or official of a nation or group with which the Principality of Nor’asath is at war.
Section 3, Rights & Clarifications -
Section 4.1, Citizen Expectations & Rights
A citizen or co-citizen shall not be subject to unfair or inhumane treatment if in violation of the law.
Citizens, co-citizens, and outsiders have the right to challenge and refuse the challenge of duels with other citizens, co-citizens, and outsiders to settle disagreements.
Such duels are not to be taken to death. Should a combatant die or be mortally wounded, a charge of manslaughter or murder may be filed.
A citizen or co-citizen is granted the right of assumed innocence.
A citizen or co-citizen has the right to appeal to the Primarch or High Priestess of Nor’asath in case of a punishment equal to level 4.
A citizen or co-citizen is granted the right to a trial.
Citizens are not subject to extradition.
The Primarch or High Priestess of Nor’asath must directly agree to extradition.
Citizens are expected to serve Nor’asath in their duties. This can include:
Enlisting in the Silan’siol
Labor for the state without pay
Attend the Temple