High Law

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The Imperial High Laws establish the hierarchy of the Nobility with the Emperor, of course, at the peak of the power structure.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

The High Laws secondly establish the Imperial Military Forces (Navy, Marines, Army) and the Imperial Interstellar Scout Service and the laws/rules of war/expansion.

Thirdly the High Laws establish the system of taxes and tribute.

Finally the High Laws describe the authority that has been delegated to Archdukes, Subsector Dukes, Counts and Barons.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

The basis of the High Law is the Warrant of Restoration issued by Cleon I.

Since that time, the detail of the Imperial Law has been established by various acts and decrees of multiple Emperors leading to the complex state of law as it currently exists.

For a full understanding of how the Imperial Law affects your circumstances, you are seriously advised to consult with a member of the Imperial Bar Association.

See also[edit]

Third Imperium[edit]

References & Contributors (Sources)[edit]

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