Treaty of Bel-Air

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Officially signed around the turn of the tenth century WG, the Treaty of Bel-Air allowed for the annexation of Passas by Passio-Corum, and granted the Commonwealth of Hamland a number of important military bases around the Sea of Storms.

THE TREATY OF BEL AIR between the Commonwealth of Hamland and the Greater Pallisican Trade Association

The governments of the Commonwealth of Hamland on the one hand, and the Greater Pallisican Trade Association on the other hand:

DESIRING to redefine the status of Passas, currently in Hammish possession, amicably and with the hope of further cooperation and friendship between both nations;

CONVINCED that recent circumstances have clearly established that Passas rightfully belongs in the Greater Pallisican Trade Association and that coming to an agreement reflecting that reality corresponds to the interest of both contracting parties;

APPOINTED these representatives for the purpose of concluding an agreement that reflects the desires for peace, security and cooperation between both aforementioned Governments on the status of Passas:

COMMONWEALTH OF HAMLAND

Donat Ravaillac, Minister of the Homeland, Governor of Hammish-Monovia

GREATER PALLISICAN TRADE ASSOCIATION

Pallisico Sitre, Duke of Northman, New Zimian Ambassador to Hamland

RECOGNIZING the above-mentioned representatives, the aforementioned Governments have agreed upon the following:

ARTICLE I. Passas ceded in perpetuity to Passio-Corum. The Commonwealth of Hamland hereby cedes to the Greater Pallisican Trade Association in perpetuity:

   Second Republic of Passas;
   Overseas Colonies;
   Villa Levi.


ARTICLE II. Passio-Corum cession to Hamland. The Greater Pallisican Trade Association hereby cedes to the Commonwealth of Hamland in perpetuity:

   Region of the Northern Anterran Isles;
   Isle of Eastern Rey.


ARTICLE III. Micronational Cartographic Society arrangements for cession. The Commonwealth of Hamland shall, within two weeks of the signing of this Treaty, lodge a modification in the Micronational Cartographic Society requesting that the cession of the aforementioned territories is reflected in the map of Micras, using the map in the First Schedule of this Treaty.

ARTICLE IV. Micronational Cartographic Society contingency plan. If the cession of the aforementioned territories is not approved immediately by the Micronational Cartographic Society, then the aforementioned territories shall be placed under joint administration of the contracting parties until such time that the cession can be approved and included in the map of Micras.

ARTICLE V. Non-Aggression Pact. Both contracting parties undertake each to refrain from any attack upon the other and to make no alliance and to participate in no coalition directed against either of the contracting parties.

ARTICLE VI. Respect for internal affairs. The contracting parties respect each other's choice for the course of political, economic, social and cultural development so as to ensure a long-term and stable development of relations between the two countries.

ARTICLE VII. Respect for national unity and integrity. The Pallisican side supports the Hammish side in its policies on the issue of defending the national unity and territorial integrity of the Commonwealth of Hamland.

The Hammish side supports the Pallisican side in its policies on the issue of defending the national unity and territorial integrity of the Greater Pallisican Trade Association.

ARTICLE VIII. Respect for national territories and possessions, no territorial claims on the other’s territory. The contracting parties point out with satisfaction that each has no territorial claim on the other and both are resolved to make active efforts in building the border between the two countries into one where ever-lasting peace and friendship prevail. The contracting parties will adhere to the principles of non-encroachment upon territories and national boundaries and strictly observe the national boundary between the two countries.

ARTICLE IX. Treaty ratification. This Treaty needs to be ratified and shall come into force from the date of the exchange of instruments of ratification.