Legal System of Arnath
Arnath's legal system is notoriously complex and can be difficult for outsiders to navigate. Te law in Arnath is comprised of multiple legal codes, with the most important legal codes consisting of:
- Mercantile law (Lex Mercatoria): jurisdiction of the Chancery Court
- Maritime law: jurisdiction of Admiralty Court of the Circle Sea; serious cases and matters of international importance are heard before the Lord High Admiral of Arnath †
- Statutory law (lex scripta): legislative and capital cases are the jurisdiction of the Arnath Crown Court
- Common law (lex non scripta): minor torts, civil suits, and summary offenses are jurisdiction of the Magistrates’ Court; indictable offenses and capital cases are committed upward to the Crown Court for further hearing and sentencing.