The Century Before Thunder
Part Three - Restrictions
Wherein are delineated those tasks, investigations and duties which are excluded from the obligations of the Emerald Magistrate.
Section One: Incidental Law Enforcement
It is not the duty of the Emerald Magistrates to provide street patrols or random policing.
Section Two: Problems of Limited Scope
It is not the duty of the Emerald Magistrate to investigate crimes which are of strictly local concern.
Section Three: Authorization of Blood Feuds
Emerald Magistrates have no authority in the matter of blood feuds. They can neither authorize such a feud nor declare one invalid.
Section Four: Levying of Troops
Emerald Magistrates have no authority to command the service of troops, except as noted below in Part Four, Section Five and Six.
Section Five: Acceptance of Gifts and Monies
No Emerald Magistrate shall accept gifts, favors, monies, services or special considerations in exchange for any aspect of his or her duties as magistrate.