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The Laws of Stormwind City

Note: This is a document produced as part of the Purple Monday project, borrowed for the purpose of enhancing Stormwind City's roleplay on Moon Guard US. All credit should be given to the Purple Monday group of the Earthen Ring EU server. Everything presented is only a proposition.

Section I. Criminal Offenses

Common Assault

A citizen shall be guilty of Common Assault, if

I. while having the capacity or ability to do so,

II. he should unlawfully

(a) threaten, or

(b) attempt

III. to commit a violent injury upon another; or

IV. if he should strike or otherwise cause intentional harm to them.

V. If he should inflict grievous injury on the victim, his crime will be the worse.



Assault on an Agent of the Crown

A citizen shall be guilty of Assaulting an Agent of the Crown, if

I. while having the capacity or ability to do so,

II. he should unlawfully

(a) threaten, or

(b) attempt

III. to commit a violent injury upon

(a) an agent of the Crown in either military or civilian matters who is on duty, or

(b) one of His Majesty's soldiers, whether on or off duty; or

IV. if he should strike or otherwise cause intentional harm to such a person.

V. If he should inflict grievous injury on the victim, his crime will be the worse.



Assault on a Noble

A citizen shall be guilty of Assaulting a Noble, if

I. he should unlawfully

(a) threaten, or

(b) attempt

II. to commit any injury against a citizen of noble birth; or

III. if he should strike or otherwise cause intentional harm to them; or

IV. if he should lay his hands upon them with intention to restrain or to harm them.

V. The greater the injury he should inflict upon the victim, his crime shall be the worse.



Affray

Citizens shall be guilty of making an Affray, if

I. they are engaged in a fight or brawl upon the premises of a tavern; or

II. if a citizen is found to have willfully begun such an affray.

III. Offences of attack (such as assault) committed during an affray may be charged separately.

IV. Offences against property (such as criminal damage) committed during an affray may be charged separately.

V. If an affray causes damage against property, the participants must pay back the cost of the damages.



Rape

A citizen shall be guilty of Rape, if

I. he should force himself in sex upon a woman against her will; or

II. he should pierce in sex a girl younger than the age of 12, and knowing her age.

III. The presumption lies upon the woman to protest.



Rape of a Lady

A citizen shall be guilty of Raping a Lady, if

I. he should force himself in sex upon a lady of noble birth against her will; or

II. he should pierce in sex a lady of noble birth younger than the age of 12, and knowing her age.

III. The presumption lies upon the lady to protest.



Murder

A citizen shall be guilty of Murder, if

I. he should unlawfully kill another with malice aforethought; and

II. do so within any country of the realm, under the King's peace; or

III. if, the party wounded or hurt, etc, should die of said wounds or hurts, etc, within a year and a day.

IV. Malice shall be regarded to be

(a) knowing intention to cause another's death; or

(b) intention to cause grievous hurt or injury, and

(c) recklessness as to whether a death would occur.



Manslaughter

A citizen shall be guilty of Manslaughter, if

I. indicted for murder, he should prevail in some minor defence to that crime (such as provocation, heat of passion, etc); or

II. he should, while committing any other crime, with recklessness as to whether a death is caused, cause the death of another, within a year and a day of the crime; or

III. while oweing a duty to protect or care for another, he

(a) breaches this duty, and

(b) the breach causes the death of another, and

(c) he acted recklessly as to whether a death would be caused.



Murder of an Agent of the Crown

A citizen shall be guilty of Murdering an Agent of the Crown, if

I. he should unlawfully kill a servant of the Crown with malice aforethought; or

II. if said servant wounded or hurt, &c, should die of said wounds or hurts, &c, within a year and a day.

III. A servant of the Crown shall here be regarded to be

(a) any servant of His Majesty appointed to execute his will or to keep the King's Peace, or

(b) any soldier of His Majesty, whether on or off duty.



Murder of a Noble

A citizen shall be guilty of Murder of a Noble, if

I. he should unlawfully kill a citizen of noble birth with malice aforethought; or

II. if the noble citizen wounded or hurt, etc, should die of said wounds or hurts, etc, within a year and a day.

III. Malice shall be regarded to be

(a) knowing intention to cause another's death; or

(b) intention to cause any hurt or injury, or

(c) a crime committed, and

(d) recklessness as to whether a death would occur.



Kidnapping

A citizen shall be guilty of Kidnapping, if

I. he should with malicious intent confine another citizen against their will; or

II. should, through violence, threat of violence, or any other means, compel another citizen to accompany him against that citizen's will,

III. A citizen shall not be said to have malicious intent, if

(a) he moves an injured citizen, who is unconscious or incapacitated, to a church or other such place where he may receive healing.



Hijacking

A citizen shall be guilty of Hijacking, if

IV. he should commandeer

(a) a steed, or

(b) a vehicle

V. against the will of its owner, or righted driver.



Kidnapping of an Agent of the Crown

A citizen shall be guilty of Kidnapping an Agent of the Crown if

I. he should with malicious intent confine a servant of the crown against their will; or

II. should, through violence, threat of violence, or any other means, compel such a servant to accompany him against that citizen's will,

III. A citizen shall not be said to have malicious intent, if

(a) he moves an injured servant of the crown, who is unconscious or incapacitated, to a church or other such place where he may receive healing.

IV. A servant of the Crown shall here be regarded to be

(a) any servant of His Majesty appointed to execute his will or to keep the King's Peace, or

(b) any soldier of His Majesty, whether on or off duty.



Kidnapping of a Noble

A citizen shall be guilty of Kidnapping a Noble, if

I. he should with malicious intent confine a citizen of noble birth against their will; or

II. should, through violence, threat of violence, or any other means, compel a citizen of noble birth to accompany him against that citizen's will,

III. A citizen shall not be said to have malicious intent, if

(a) he moves an injured noble citizen, who is unconscious or incapacitated, to a church or other such place where he may receive healing.



Slavery

A citizen shall be guilty of Slavery, if

I. he should unlawfully cause another citizen, against his will, to work for him,

without pay or the prospect of pay; or

II. keep a citizen against his will, with the intention to force him into work as per II.



Trespassing

A citizen shall be guilty of Trespass, if

I. he steps upon the land belonging to another, or any part of that land; and

II. knowing that the land belongs to another, is without permission of the owner; or

III. while upon such land, and upon or after being made aware that he is unwelcome, does not leave with all reasonable swiftness.



Breaking and Entering

A citizen shall be guilty of Breaking and Entering, if

I. by force or by stealth, he enters into a private property that does not belong to him; and

II. is without the invitation of the owner.



Theft

A citizen shall be guilty of Theft if

I. he dishonestly takes possession of property belonging to another; and

II. is without proven intent to return it.

III. A citizen's usurpation of property belonging to another citizen is not to be regarded as dishonest,

(a) if he should take possession of property belonging to another, but believes that the citizen to whom the property belongs cannot be discovered by a reasonable course, or

(b) if he should take possession of property belonging to another, but believes that he has a right in law to deprive the other of it.

IV. A citizen's taking possession of property belonging to another may be dishonest even though he is willing to pay or make recompense for the property.

V. Property shall be regarded as belonging to any person having possession or control of it.

VI. If the offense is committed against an agent of the Crown, the crime shall be the worse.



Burglary

A citizen shall be guilty of Burglary, if

I. he enters a house, or part of a house, as a trespasser; and

II. with intent to steal from within that house; or

III. having entered a house, or part of a house, as a trespasser,

IV. he steals or attempts to steal any thing in that house; and

V. if he is in possession of any weapon, which he intends to use, the crime shall be the worse.

VI. Stealing shall here be regarded as any theft or attempt at theft.

VII. A house shall be regarded as any building, dwelling, or standing structure.



Robbery

A citizen shall be guilty of Robbery, if

I. he makes a theft, and, at the time of the theft, and in order to complete it, he should use force on any citizen; or

II. he should puts, or seeks to put, any citizen in fear of being subjected to immediate force.

III. If the offense is committed against an agent of the Crown, the crime shall be the worse.



Theft of a Noble

A citizen shall be guilty of this sort of Theft, if

I. he dishonestly takes possession of property belonging to citizen of noble birth; and

II. is without proven intent to return it.

III. A citizen's usurpation of property belonging to a citizen of noble birth is not to be regarded as dishonest, if he should take possession of property belonging to another, but believes that the citizen to whom the property belongs cannot be discovered by a reasonable course.

IV. A citizen's taking possession of property belonging to a citizen of noble birth may be dishonest even though he is willing to pay or make recompense for the property.

V. Property shall here be regarded as belonging to a citizen of noble birth if said citizen has possession or control of it.

VI. Theft of a noble by force shall be regarded as Robbery of a Noble, and subject to all the conditions of Robbery, with the appropriate adjustments.



Poaching

A citizen shall be guilty of poaching, if

I. he should, while upon the land of a citizen of noble birth; and

II. without the permission of that owner,

III. take away game or animals from that land; or

IV. slay any animals upon that land, except for purpose of self-defense.



Vandalism

A citizen shall be guilty of Vandalism, if

I. he should deface or damage public or His Majesty's property; or

II. Any items contained therein; and if

III. he does so with intent to incite a riot, sedition, or otherwise damage His Majesty, the act shall be considered constitutive of the appropriate offense.



Criminal Damage

A citizen shall be guilty of Criminal Damage, if

IV. he should, without lawful excuse, destroy or otherwise damage any property belonging to another; and

V. intending to destroy or damage any such property; or

VI. being reckless as to whether any such property would be damaged or destroyed.

VII. Lawful excuses shall include

(a) if the citizen destroyed or damaged the property in question in order to protect the property, and

(b) truly believed at the time that the property was in immediate need of protection, and

(c) that the means of protection were reasonable, having regard to the circumstances.



Arson

A citizen is guilty of Arson, if

I. he should cause a fire to start; or

II. should maintain a fire already started,

III. upon or within the dwelling of, domicile of or building owned by another; and

IV. with malicious intent.

V. Malicious intent shall be held to include recklessness as to the consequences of the fire.



Criminal Defoliation

A citizen shall be guilty of Criminal Defoliation, if

I. he should cut down or fell any tree within the limits of the city, for they are His Majesty's.

II. A tree shall be regarded as being any free-standing plant that matches or exceeds the height of one man.



Possession of Illegal Goods

A citizen shall be guilty of Possession, if

I. he is found to be in knowing possession of substances, literature, or any other items considered contraband by His Majesty.



Distribution of Illegal Goods

A citizen shall be guilty of Distribution, if

II. he is found to be in knowing possession as per I; and

III. with the intent of selling, trading or otherwise distributing said contraband.

For a list of goods considered contraband, consult HM Proclamation LXII Against The Trading of Illegal Goods.



Illegal Gambling

A citizen is guilty of Ilegal Gambling, if

I. he is found playing a game of chance for money; and

II. is within the bounds of the city.



Pimp Law

A citizen shall be guilty of Gross Bawdery, if

I. he should

(a) organise,

(b) manage, or

(c) materially assist

II. in the selling of sex for money or good; or

III. he should run or assist in the running of a house or brothel for such purposes.



Public Indecency

A citizen shall be guilty of Public Indecency if

I. he is found upon the streets of Stormwind in a state of nudity; or

II. he is witnessed to engage in lewd conduct in public; or

III. he is found relieving himself in a public place.



Blasphemous Defamation

A citizen is guilty of Blasphemy, if

I. he should be witnessed to mock or defile the name of the Holy Light; and

II. within the grounds of the Holy Cathedral; or

III. otherwise in public, either

(a) in a published work, or

(b) before nine or more persons gathered in a public place, or

(c) before one or more persons gathered in a private place.



Drunk and Disorderly

A citizen shall be guilty of being Drunk and Disorderly if

I. found in the street after the hour of 10 o'clock, and suspected to be drunk, and

II. engaged in behaviour that is wont to cause a breach of the peace, and

III. is unable to walk ten yards upon a straight line when commanded.



Riding Dangerously

A citizen shall be guilty of Riding Dangerously if

I. while riding his horse he causes injury to any person; or

II. while riding his horse he causes damage to any property; and

III. he is reckless as to whether his conduct might cause injury and damage; or

IV. he is found riding his horse in such a way as is held to be reckless as to whether injury or damage might be caused; or

V. he is found riding his horse while drunk or under some other chemical influence.

VI. A horse shall hereby be regarded as any animal employed for the purpose of carrying a citizen.

VIII. The injuries and damages caused in his conduct shall be charged seperately.



Vagrancy

A citizen shall be guilty of Vagrancy, if

I. though able to work for a living, he

II. is found to wander upon the street, having no home, and either

(a) no employment, or

(b) no source of income; or

III. gets his income by begging.



Loitering

A citizen shall be guilty of Loitering, if

I. he should be found staying near for more than an hour to a property

(a) belonging to a private individual, or

(b) belonging to His Majesty; and

II. should be unable to acquit himself of a reason to be waiting so; or

III. should refuse a demand by the lawful authorities to remove himself.

IV. The Lawful authorities shall be regarded as any servant of His Majesty appointed to keep the King's Peace.



Eavesdropping

A citizen shall be guilty of Eavesdropping, if

I. he is found to be listening to the private affairs of

(a) a citizen of noble birth, or

(b) an agent of the Crown,

II. without the knowledge of said person; and

III. the court finds that a reasonable man would be aware of the privacy of what he hears.



Fraud

A citizen shall be guilty of Fraud, if

I. he willfully deceives another citizen, or

II. makes false representation of a true fact, or

III. he should incite other persons to make such deceptions towards a citizen,

IV. for the purpose of damaging them or

V. for the purpose of obtaining from them

(a) services, or

(b) goods.



Impersonation

A citizen shall be guilty of impersonation, if

VI. He should be found assuming the identity of another person; and

VII. with intent to convince others that he is truly that other person.

VIII. Common law has established that the other person must be a real and living person.



Counterfeitting

A citizen shall be guilty of Counterfeitting, if

I. he makes false coinage, impersonating the stamp of His Majesty; or II. he should cause or employ others to make false coinage as per I; or III. he is found to be in possession of equipment which has no other purpose but the making of false coinage as per I.



Tax Evasion

A citizen shall be guilty of tax evasion, if

I. He should refuse to pay his taxes to the lawful authorities.

II. The lawful authorities shall be regarded as any servant of His Majesty appointed to collect or to handle taxes.

III. A citizen shall be regarded as refusing to pay his taxes if

a) he should openly refuse to pay when requested by His Majesty; or if

b) he should intentionally conceal information about his true state of affairs, to the purpose of paying less tax than asked by His Majesty.



Resisting Arrest

A citizen is guilty of Resisting Arrest, if

I. he is suspected by the lawful authorities to be in breach of the King's Peace; and if

II. said citizen refuses to surrender to said authorities when taken under arrest.

III. If said citizen, while resisting arrest,

(a) causes hurts or wounds; or

(b) otherwise breaches further the King's Peace,

IV. these crimes are to be considered and handled separately.

V. Lawful authorities shall be regarded as

(a) any servant sworn by His Majesty to keep the peace, and currently upon his duty

(b) any citizen lawfully making a citizens' arrest.



Obstruction of Justice

A citizen is guilty of Obstructing Justice, if

I. he should attempt to pervert the course of judicial proceedings, investigations, trials, &c; or

II. if he should fabricate or dispose of evidence relevant to such a proceeding; or

III. if he should seek to intimidate or threaten any persons relevant to such a proceeding; or

IV. if he should seek to prevent a lawful arrest, or inconvenience its execution.

V. The lawful authorities shall be regarded as including (a) any officer of the Guard or servant of His Majesty making a lawful arrest, or

(b) any citizen lawfully making a citizens' arrest.



Breaking Bail

A citizen shall be guilty of Breaking Bail, if

I. he is charged with an offence against the King's Peace, and released upon bail; and

II. at the time that he is ordered to submit himself for trial, he

(a) refuses, or

(b) fails without good reason

III. to present himself to the magistrate or legal authority in question; or

IV. while charged as per I. he should willfully disobey any conditions of bail which have been placed upon him, e.g. to not leave the city bounds, etc.



Gaol-breaking

A citizen shall be guilty of Gaol-breaking, if

I. having been

(a) arrested, or

(b) convicted,

II. he is held in custody by the Guard or armed forces of His Majesty, and willfully escapes, or removes himself, from that custody; or

III. he assists others in escaping from such custody.



Perjury, or, Giving False Witness

A citizen shall be guilty of Perjury, if

I. during the process of

(a) a trial in His Majesty's courts, or

(b) testifying under oath to a servant of His Majesty,

II. he should tell falsehoods; or

III. he should be found to have created or used false evidence; or

IV. he should have incited or caused others to create or use false evidence.



Malfeasance in Office

A citizen shall be held to be guilty of Malfeasance, if

I. He is employed

(a) in an official capacity by His Majesty, or

(b) in the discharge of some legal or public duty; and

II. while so employed, he should use his position to cause a breach in His Majesty's peace.



Bribery

A citizen shall be guilty of Bribery, if

III. he knowingly offers, gives, receives or solicits any item of value, and IV. in order to influence the actions of a person who is employed as per s.I.



Citizens' Arrests

A citizen shall be held to have made a lawful Arrest, if

I. he should take it upon himself to effect the capture of a criminal; and

II. has grounds to believe, at the time, that the captured has indeed offended against the King's Peace; and

III. openly declares that he is making a citizen's arrest; and

IV. brings the criminal to the lawful authorities within a day of capture.

V. The lawful authorities shall be regarded as being any officer of the Guard, Watch or any officer of His Majesty's army who is of the rank of Sergeant or above, or any appointed Magistrate, or the Lord Magistrate.



Aiding and Abetting

A citizen shall be guilty of Aiding and Abetting another in their offence, if

I. another person, henceforth the 'principal' should commit an underlying offence; and

II. the first person, henceforth the 'accessory', should know of the principal's offence, and intend to assist him in its commission; and

III. he should assist the principal in the offence.



Conspiracy

A citizen shall be guilty of Conspiring to an offence, if

I. he should, with any other person or persons, wilfully agree that a course of conduct shall be pursued, which, if carried out in accordance with his intentions, either

(a) specifically involves the commission of any offence or offences by any member of the party, or

(b) will necessarily result in the commission of any offence or offences by any member of the party; and

II. he possesses full knowledge of whatever criminal acts the course may entail.



Attempts

A citizen shall be guilty of Attempting an offence, if

I. with the full intention to commit the offence in question;

II. he should commit acts substantial to the commission of the offence.

III. Substantial acts shall be regarded as acts which go 'beyond the point of no return', that is, after the commission of which, the attempt cannot be revoked.

IV. He who is convicted of an attempt shall be sentenced as if he had succeeded in it.



Foreign Citizenry

A citizen of any other nation of the Grand Alliance, who is not also a citizen of Stormwind, yet charged with an offence within the Kingdom, shall be detained until an emissary from his own nation can be contacted.

Section II. Cathedral By-Laws

Blasphemous Conduct

No man shall, within the purview of the Holy Cathedral,

I. blaspheme or slight, by word or by deed, the Holy Light; nor

II. deface or damage any icon of the Holy Light.



Bloodshed

No man shall, within the purview of the Holy Cathedral,

I. draw his weapon in anger against another, save in lawful self-defence against another who has drawn first;

II. nor shall any man spill even a drop of blood in combat within the Cathedral, unless it is to stop another doing so.



Sanctuary

Any man may, at any time, seek the sanctuary of the Cathedral. He shall:

I. Enter into the bounds of the Holy Cathedral and ask sanctuary aloud, whereupon it will be granted by the grace of the Light;

II. thereafter no foes whatsoever may harm him, or pursue their grievances against him, while he is upon holy ground;

III. whereupon he shall surrender his weapons, confess his sins, and be placed under the supervision of the duty head priest, to chose within seven days either to surrender to the law and stand trial for his crimes, or to take the oath of Abjuration; and

IV. he may be given sanctuary for an extended period at the discretion of the Archbishop, or Bishop of Stormwind; but

V. he will not be granted sanctuary, save by the injunction of the Archbishop, if

(a) he is a ghoul, skeleton, lich, or otherwise creature of undeath; or

(b) he is a dragon or a member of the Hordish races; or if

(c) he is a member of the Burning Legion, the Illidari, or other affiliated organisations; or if

(d) he has committed High Treason against any nation of the Grand Alliance; or if

(e) he is pursued by the Crown for any offence against the Witchcraft Act.

VI. Magistrates have noted that section V(d) requires the felon to have been tried and convicted of High Treason, not merely to have been accused.



Abjuration of the Realm

Any man who has been given sanctuary may chose to confess his guilt and abjure the realm, thus:

I. he shall swear (in the form below) to abjure the realm, that is, to leave it with all speed, and never to return without the express permission of His Majesty, on pain of death; and

II. he shall consent that all his possessions be given unto the church, and all his land unto His Majesty; then

III. the Bishop of Stormwind, or a delegated official, shall chose a port or gateway from which the fugitive must leave the realm, or shall give this choice unto the fugitive;

IV. whereupon the fugitive will set out barefooted, and carrying a staff with the sign of the Light, to show that he is under the protection of the Church; and

V. he shall without hesitation abjure the realm forever.



The Oath of Abjuration

The Oath of Abjuration is to be performed in public upon the steps of the Holy Cathedral, in the presence of the Archbishop, the Bishop of Stormwind, or a delegated official, and one officer of the Guard, thus:

"I swear before the Holy Light and on the name of His Majesty that I do renounce my crimes, and all my rights to live under His grace; and that I will leave the realm of Stormwind and never return without the express permission of my Lord His Majesty or his heirs; and will hasten by the direct road to the port allotted me, not leaving the highway under pain of arrest or execution, nor staying at one place more than one night; I shall seek diligently for passage across the sea as soon as I arrive, delaying only one tide if possible; and if I cannot secure passage I will walk into the sea up to my knees each day as a token of my desire to cross; and if I fail in all of this then may what perils fall upon me that might. King's Honour."

Section III. The Public Order Act

Unlawful Concealment

A citizen shall be guilty of Unlawful Concealment, if

I. while wearing a mask or other covering of the face; and

II. when requested by a lawful authority to remove it, does not comply.

III. Lawful authorities shall be regarded as any servant of His Majesty appointed to keep the King's Peace.



Tumults and Public Disturbances

A citizen shall be held guilty of making a Public Disturbance, if

I. he should take part in a gathering that can be said to

(a) cause a disturbance of the peace; or

(b) be said to incite, cause or spread seditious behaviour; or if

II. he should be found to have wilfully or recklessly initiated such a gathering.

III. It shall henceforth be the will of His Majesty, that the test of recklessness in offences against Article V, shall be an objective one,

IV. which is to say that the accused shall be reckless if the court finds that a reasonable man would have foreseen the risk of consequences

V. as in Article IV (a) or (b).



Rioting

A citizen shall be guilty of Rioting if

VI. while taking part in a gathering as per section I,

VII. he is found to have committed violent or threatening acts; or if

VIII. he does not disperse upon the reading of the Riot Act.



Incitement to Riot

A citizen shall be guilty of Incitement to Riot, if

VIII. he should incite a public disturbance as under section I for the specific purpose of bringing about violence or harm; or IX. if he should cause, with our without intent, a Public Disturbance to become a Riot.



Unlawful Gathering

A citizen shall be guilty of Gathering Unlawfully, if

X. he should attend a gathering of more than nine persons, in public or in private; and

XI. said gathering has been explicitly prohibited by order of His Majesty; or

XII. if he should incite others to attend such a gathering; or

XIII. if he should, at such a gathering, refuse to disperse when commanded by an agent of His Majesty.



Sedition

A person shall be held guilty of Sedition, if

I. he should incite or encourage, through spoken or written word, rebellion against His Majesty’s person or governments, or Agents of the Crown.

II. he should distribute literature with the effect of the above, that has been prohibited by His Majesty’s government, in a public or private place.

Section IV. The Treason Act

Petty Treason

A citizen shall be guilty of treason, if

I. He commits murder against a bishop of the Holy Light or other standing clergy; or

II. whilst a servant or sworn man, he commits murder against any such his superior, lord or master.



High Treason

A Citizen shall be guilty of High Treason, if

III. he should perform any unlawful attack against any members of Royal Family or the standing Lord Regent/Highlord; or

IV. he should attempt in arms to overthrow His Majesty's government

V. If he should make any unlawful attack against any members of His Majesty's government, commanding officers of His armies, or justices of His law, whilst they are in office; or

VI. If he should know the consort of the reigning Sovereign by lying with her, or His eldest daughter, or the consort of the King's eldest son and heir; or

VII. if he should endeavour to deprive or hinder any person who shall be the next in succession to the crown, from succeeding after the decease of His Majesty; or

VIII. If he levies war against the King in his Realm or does any act preparatory to levying war, or adheres to the King's enemies in his Realm, giving them aid and comfort in his Realm, or elsewhere; or

IX. If he should engage in conduct that assists, by word or by deed, an enemy a) at war with the Alliance, whether or not a state of war has been declared; and b) specified by Proclamation made for the purpose of this paragraph to be an enemy at war with the Alliance; or

X. if he should engage in conduct that assists by any means whatsoever, with intent to assist another (a) country (b) organization IX. that is engaged in armed hostilities against His Majesty's armies; or

XI. if he instigates a person who is not a Stormwind Citizen to make an armed invasion of the Alliance or a Territory of the Alliance; or

XII. If he should counterfeit the sacred Seal of His Majesty, or in any other fashion impersonate the authority of His Majesty; or

XIII. If he denies in court or in print the authority and titles of His Majesty; or

XIV. If he defaces the Seal, portrait or otherwise depicted likeness of His Majesty.

Section V. The Witchcraft Act

Trafficking with Demonic Entities

A citizen shall be guilty of Heresy, if

I. he should knowingly commune with, aid through word or through deed, or keep the company of any demonic entity; or

II. he knowingly summons or aids in the summoning of any demonic entity; or

III. he willfully incites or influences a demonic entity to attack another citizen; or

IV. he invokes unholy or fel magics, or those of the Shadow.

V. If a demonic entity under the control of a citizen should slay another citizen, its master shall be held to account for murder.



Dangerous Demons

A citizen shall be guilty of Courting a Dangerous Demon, if

VI. he summons a dangerous demon anywhere within the Realm; or

VII. he assists in the summoning of a dangerous demon anywhere within the Realm

VIII. A dangerous demon shall be regarded as any class of demon liable to cause great damage to life and property, such as Felguards, Infernals, Doomguards, etc.



Trafficking with Undead Entities

A citizen shall be guilty of trafficking with the undead, if

IX. he should commune with, or aid through word or through deed, or keep the company of any undead entity; or

X. he knowingly conceals the existence of location of an undead entity from the lawful authorities; or

XI. he willfully incites or influences an undead entity to attack another citizen; or

XII. he wields that weapon which is known as a 'rune blade'.

XIII. Lawful authorities shall be regarded as

(a) any servant of His Majesty appointed to keep the peace, and currently upon his duty

(b) any servant of His Majesty whose appointed duties involve the tracking, discovery or control of the undead.

XIV. Citizens shall be righted to strike down and slay any undead entity witnessed in the Kingdom of Stormwind, provided it is proven that the entity in question is truly undead.

Amended around the time of the Invasion of Northrend, by the order of His Majesty: XV. Exceptions shall be made under sections IX and XIV where the undead entity in question can show that it is sworn to the Knights of the Ebon Blade, or otherwise bears the writ and seal of His Majesty allowing it to fight for the Alliance.



Necromancy

A citizen shall be guilty of Necromancy, if

XVI. he should, without

(a) the authorisation of the Church of Holy Light, or

(b) specific injunction from His Majesty, or

(c) specific injunction from the Lord Magistrate,

by any means use or incite the use of necromantic magics.

XVII. Necromantic magics shall be regarded as powers used to commune with, raise, or manipulate the physical or spiritual forms of the dead.



Blood Magics

A citizen shall be guilty of Illegal Magic Use, if:

XVIII. He should knowingly use the blood of another creature or humanoid to assit in the completion of magic.

Exceptions can be made if:

(a) the blood is needed for the completion of alchemy projects that are in compliance with law.

(b) written permission of the Academy of Arcane Arts and Sciences or similar, recognized regulating body.

XIX. He should use his own blood to assist in the completion of magic.



Misuse of Magic in Commerce

A citizen shall be guilty of Misuse of Magic in Commerce, if:

XX. he should knowingly sell an object, that is under the effect of illusion magics, with intent to deceive.

XXI. he should knowingly trade an artifact or creature that is dangerous to the recipient, without informing the recipient.

XXII. he should knowingly sell an artifact or creature that would endanger the King's peace.

XXIII. he should transport an artifact or creature that would endanger the King's peace.



Maltransmutation

A citizen shall be guilty of Maltransmutation, if

XXIV. he should transmute copper coins into silver coins, or silver into gold; or

XXV. if he should transmute gold coins into silver coins, or silver into copper; or

XXVI. if he should transmute any other material or metal into copper, gold or silver coins.

Section VI. The Experiements And Laboratories Act

A citizen shall be in contravention of this Act, if

I. he should conduct an engineering or scientific experiment or exercise in any place other than

(a) his personal laboratory, or

(b) the Dwarven District; or

II. he should conduct an engineering or scientific experiment or exercise which has a high risk of causing damage to life or property outside the house in which it is conducted, or at all if conducted out of doors, without the written permission of an officer of the Guard or specially appointed servant of His Majesty; or

III. he should conduct a magical experiment or exercise in any place other than

(a) his own personal laboratory, or

(b) the Academy of Arcane Arts and Sciences; or

IV. he should conduct a magical experiment or exercise with some risk of causing damage to life or property outside the house in which it is conduct, or at all if out of doors, without the written assent of the Academy of Arcane Arts and Sciences; or

V. he stores more than five pounds of black powder, rocket fuel, or any other explosive materiel in any place other than

(a) the Dwarven District, or

(b) one of His Majesty's armouries or magazines,

without the written permission of an officer of the Guard.

A laboratory shall be regarded as any space within a private house used for the conduct of experiments and exercises, around which the necessary precautions have been taken.

Section VII. The Riot Act

A gathering shall be declared unlawful, and all persons in it guilty of Rioting as under Section VIII of the Public Order Act, if

I. Consisting of nine or more persons assembled, and with the danger of a riot or tumult; and II. being required or commanded by

(a) any magistrate or justice of the peace,

(b) or by the Commander of the Guard, or by an officer of the Guard,

(c) or bailiff or bailiffs,

(d) or other head-officer as appointed by the aforementioned,

to disperse themselves, and peaceably to depart to their habitations or to their lawful business, exactly in the form herein after directed; and

III. if this gathering does not disperse within the space of five minutes, after such command or request made by proclamation, they may be dispersed by force; and IV. the agents of this lawful dispersal, whether Guards, soldiers of His Majesty, etc, shall be inured against prosecution for the consequences of it.

The Proclamation, as per s.II:

Our Sovereign Lord His Majesty the King charges and commands all persons assembled immediately to disperse themselves, and peaceably to depart to their habitations or to their lawful business within FIVE MINUTES, after which time if they remain they shall be dispersed, by the provisions of the Riot Act made in the second year of King Varian’s return. King’s Honour!

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