[rp]Judicial Treaty between Ayr and Galloway.
We, the undersigned, on behalf of our counties, do enter into a relationship of judicial cooperation by the following terms:
Article 1 - If someone has been accused of a crime in one county bound by this treaty (the Requesting County) but is currently in the legal jurisdiction of the other (the Responding County), then the Responding County will conduct a criminal trial on behalf of the Requesting County in accordance with the following procedure:
a) The Public Prosecutor of the Requesting County will write a Bill of Indictment and present it to the Public Prosecutor of the Responding County, who will then start the trial.
b) The trial will be conducted in accordance with the laws of the Requesting County. The verdict and sentence will be written by the Judge of the Responding Country in accordance with the laws of the Requesting County. Failure to abide by the laws of the Requesting County is sufficient grounds for appeal.
Article 2 -
a) This accord is effective on both counties until cancelled.
b) Trials that began prior to cancellation will proceed as if the accord were still in effect.
Article 3 -
a)This accord may be cancelled by decree of the Count of Ayr or Count of Galloway.
b)Said decree must be posted in the public Inn of Ayr and the public Inn of Galloway as well as a formal letter to the Count of the other county.
This treaty is in effect from the moment of signing by both parties to its cancellation by one or other part. The authorities of each party are bound to alert their people of the context of the treaty from the moment of its signing.
Signed in the Galloway Embassy December 5th 1458.
Count of Galloway, on behalf of the people of Galloway
Her Excellency, Lady Alanna_kyles
Chancellor of Galloway Embassy, on behalf of the people of Galloway
Signed in the Ayr Embassy December 5th 1458.
Count of Ayr, on behalf of the people of Ayr
Chancellor of Ayr Embassy, on behalf of the people of Ayr