The Core Trade Council regulates and facilitates trade between members and
non-members of the Commonwealth. They provide negotiation services
between the Commonwealth and other individuals, planets, and
empires. They are essentially a legislative and administrative
organization, making the policies and laws of trade in the commonwealth,
while the Trade Guard is responsible for enforcement and collections. The
Core Trade Council is also responsible for collection of taxes from member
governments and businesses.
Commonwealth Council of Sciences
An administrative council established to develop, promote, and manufacture high technology.
They decide what technologies and projects should be developed, run research,
and allocate funding. They appoint sub-councils and wholly-owned
sub-corporations to carry out their directives.
The Core Government takes care of records, registrations, and
personal taxations. It sets the tone for and initiates action in
the name of the Commonwealth. It maintains vast
offices on Bryden. The head of the Core Government and nominal
head of the Core Commonwealth is the President, elected by
Parliament. Parliament is made up of Representatives from each
member world, with each Representative representing a territory
on a planet. Territories are generally delineated based on
Businesses and incorporations must register with the Core
Admin in order to operate within the Core Commonwealth, with its
members, or within its space. Certain activities are regulated
Individuals living within the Commonwealth, within a member
state, or within Commonwealth space must register as citizens
and pay requisite taxes.
Any starship within Commonwealth space must be registered and
meet maintenance standards, maintain a cargo manifest, declare flight
intent, and pay passage fees for the use of safe trade lanes and
Commonwealth safe-trade lanes.
The Core Legislature devise loose, base system of rules that are necessary to
maintain the Commonwealth. They describe the minimum necessary
standards for member worlds within the Commonwealth. Every three
years, representatives for a Council of Judges are selected by
each member, generally elected by the populace of each member
world, though the actual mechanics are up to local government.
Every year, the Council of Judges votes amongst itself to
declare the High Judge who will provide their direction for the
directives they produce cover a variety of topics.
-member states must not work against the good of the
-member states must not engage in genocide or prejudices
against their own or other peoples
-works with Core Trade Council to devise trade standards and
a list of "black" worlds not to be dealt with.
-maintains a list of "black" technologies that must
not be used by member states or individuals
-maintains the standards for sharing developments and
determines which technologies may be kept secret and which ones
must be proliferated for the good of the Commons