a. This Law applies to Lady Citizens
of the OWK, Their slaves registered with the IRS
subjects of the Queen
b. This Law relates to all other persons and slaves who commit a crime within the territory of the OWK
c. This Law does not cover prosecution and punishment of normal crimes, governed by legislation in other civilized countries. If any person commits a normal crime within the territory of the OWK such as theft, embezzlement, etc., that person will be banished from the territory of the OWK, kept on the OWK Black List for life and this crime will be reported to authorities having jurisdiction over the alleged crime
Less Serious Offences
A male creature or slave, who performs his work or other responsibilities too slowly, commits the crime of laziness.
The crime of incompetence is committed by a male creature or slave who isn't capable of performing an assigned task, or performs it inadequately.
The crime of an unauthorized erection is committed by a male creature who is found to have a penile errection without permission for a Lady.
The crime of unauthorized masturbation is committed by a male creature or slave, who is caught masturbating without permission from a Lady.
Disobedience Towards a Lady
a. The crime of disobedience towards a Lady is committed by a male creature or slave who doesn't listen to an order that a Lady has given him.
b.This Law does not apply to a male creature who fails to obey an order to perform an illegal activity or an order which conflicts with an order from his Lady Owner or a direct superior.
Disrespect Towards a Lady
The crime of disrespect towards a Lady is committed by that male creature or slave that commits behavior that the Lady regards as disrespectful towards Her.
Inappropriate Behavior Towards a Lady
a. The crime of inappropriate behavior towards a Lady is committed by a male creature or a slave, whose behavior is considered by a Lady to be inappropriate.
b. The crime of inappropriate behavior is further committed by a male creature or slave, who violates Decree 3B/2001
in any points that are not explicitly listed as other crimes in this Law.
The crime of not fulfilling a promise is committed by a male creature or slave, who doesn't fulfill either an oral or a written promise regardles of the circumstances that may have prevented him from fulfilling such promise.
a. The crime of not fulfilling expectations is committed by a male creature or slave, who has not fulfilled that which a Lady has expected of him, regardless of the circumstances that may have prevented him from fulfilling such expectations.
b.The crime is committed even if the male creature or slave did not know of such expectation.
Damaging a Slave
The crime of damaging a slave is committed by a Lady, who by Her action causes permanent damage to the body of a slave that isn't Her own personal property or if by Her action causes temporary or permanent inability of the slave to fulfill orders of His Lady Owner or superior being.
Damage to Property
a. The crime of damage to property is committed by a person or slave, who by his behavior, dealings or actions purposefully damages moveable or fixed property belonging to person.
b. This crime is also committed by a male creature or a slave who damages the property unintentionally.
Not Wearing a Collar
The crime of not wearing a collar is committed by a male creature or slave, found within the territory of the OWK
without a collar on its neck.
Insufficient Identification of a Registered Slave
The crime of insufficient identification is committed by a slave registered in the IRS, who is caught within the territory of the OWK without proper labeling marking his enslavement to his Lady Owner.
Aiding the Commitment of a Less Serious Crime
a. This crime is committed by anyone who through his dealings or actions consciously aids in committing a less serious crime.
b. A male creature or slave also commits this crime if he has unconsciously aided in committing a less serious crime.
Approval of a Less Serious Crime
This crime is committed by a person who publicly approves of a less serious crime committed by another.
Disobedience Towards Her Majesty the Queen
A male creature or slave commits this crime if he does not fully obey an order given by the Queen of the OWK
A male creature or slave commits this crime by knowingly making false or misleading statements to a Lady.
A male creature or slave who lists improper information in order to pay a lower tax or fee according to Law no.6
commits the crime of tax fraud.
Nonpayment of Taxes
Those who do not pay a tax or a fee levied or listed in the Lawful Standards commit the crime of non-payment of taxes.
Unauthorized Entrance into the OWK
a. A person who enters the territory of the OWK without the permission of a Lady Representative of the Office of the Supreme Administrator or isn't registered for an Entrance Visa
or OWK Passport commits the crime of unauthorized entrance to the territory of the OWK.
b. Lady Citizens of the OWK and subjects of the Queen of the OWK cannot commit this crime.
Avoiding Punishment Ordered by a Women
a. The crime of avoiding punishment is committed by a male creature or slave who entirely or partially refuses to accept punishment ordered and performed by a Lady, regardless of authorization or type of punishment.
b. The slave does not commit this crime if his Lady Owner didn't approve his punishment ahead of time.
Insulting a Lady
A male creature or slave, whose behavior insults a Lady, commits the crime of insulting a Lady.
Aiding the Commitment of a Serious Crime
a. This crime is committed by anyone who through his behavior consciously aids in the committing of a serious crime.
b. a male creature or slave also commits this crime if he has unconsciously aided in the committal of a serious crime.
Approval of a Serious Crime
This crime is committed by a person who publicly approves of commitment for the commitment of a serious crime.
Very Serious Crimes
Avoiding Punishment Ordered by State Court
This crime committed by a male creature or slave, who:
a. does not arrive to serve punishment ordered by the State Court
b. willfully ends the punishment during its performance
c. consciously causes circumstances that prevent his punishment or that decrease the educational effect of the punishment
d. in any way influences to his benefit, Ladies Who are to perform the punishment
Willful Termination of Slave Status
This crime is committed by a male creature who willfully terminates his enslavement as registered at the IRS prior to the final date as determined in the agreement according to § 8 of Law no.3
Insulting a Lady Citizen of the OWK
A male creature or slave, who commits behavior or acts listed in § 23 of this Law against a Lady Citizen of the OWK has committed this crime.
Insulting a Lady Public Official of the OWK
a. A male creature or slave, who commits behavior or acts listed in §23 of this Law against a Lady Public Official of the OWK, commits this crime.
b. For the purposes of this law a Lady Public Official is understood to be a Lady Member of the Queen's Guard
, a Lady performing a State or Court function
or a Lady Ambassador of the OWK abroad.
Insulting a Lady Judge
The crime of insulting a Lady Judge of a State or Civil Court of the OWK is committed by a male creature or slave, who:
a. Does not arrive for a court trial
b. Arrives late for a court trial
c. Interrupts or behaves inappropriately during the course of a court trial, thereby disgracing the court
d. Refuses to answer the Lady Judge's questions
e. Doubts the decision of the Lady Judge in any way
f. Commits behavior or actions listed in §23 of this Law against the Lady Judge
Insulting Her Majesty the Queen
A male creature or slave who commits behavior or actions listed in §23 of this Law against the Queen of the OWK commits this crime.
Dishonoring State Symbols
a. A person who disgracefully or dishonorably speaks of the State Symbols
of the OWK or acts disgracefully or dishonorably towards them commits the crime of dishonoring state symbols.
b. For the purposes of this Law State symbols are understood as the State Flag, the State Coat of Arms, the State Hymn and the Crowning Jewels.
Doubting Female Superiority
The crime of doubting Female Superiority is committed by anyone whose behavior or actions admit, approve, demonstrate, promote or defend a statement that a Lady isn't always and everywhere a superior Being with respect to male creatures.
Aiding the Commitment of a Very Serious Crime
a. This crime is committed by anyone who through his behavior or actions consciously aids in the of a very serious crime.
b. a male creature or slave also commitment this crime if he has unconsciously aided in the committal of a very serious crime.
Approval of a Less Serious Crime
This crime is committed by a person who publicly approves of the commitment or preparation for the commitment of a very serious crime.
Notification of a Crime
Everyone who learns of the commitment or preparation for the commitment a crime is required to report this fact without delay to the Office of the Supreme Administrator of the OWK or any Lady Public Official of the OWK
a. An authorized Lady Member of the Queen's Guard - a Lady Investigator - investigates the crime.
b. The Lady Investigator is authorized to interrogate all persons who could provide information or testimony connected with commitment of the crime.
c. A male creature or slave under suspicion of committing a crime may be subjected to torture
for the purpose of gaining a confession.
d. Only Lady Members of the Queen's Guard may perform torture during interrogations.
e. If during an investigation suspicion is confirmed of the commitment of a crime, the Investigating Lady Guard turns the entire case over to the Office of the Supreme Administrator, who will forward it to the Lady Judge having Jurisdiction .
Detention on Remand
a. If there exist fears that the suspect could influence witnesses or thwart the course of the investigation , the suspect may be placed in detention on remand in the underground prison
of the Queen's Palace until his trial.
b. The suspect may accept no visitors during detention on remand and may not fraternize or in any way communicate with other persons.
c. The Lady Judge issues permission to place the suspect into detention on remand at the request of the Lady Investigator.
d. The maximum stay in detention on remand is 12 months.
e. The period spent in detention on remand does not count as performance of the punishment in the event of a guilty verdict.
f. The suspect is required to pay costs for his stay in detention on remand according to §7 Law no. 6
and even when he is proven to be innocent in Court.
a. A suspect located in detention on remand may be released on the basis of payment of bail.
b. The Lady Investigator must agree to let the suspect out on bail.
c. The Lady Judge will determine the amount of bail.
d. If the accused does not appear for his court trial, the bail paid goes to the OWK.
a. The State Court is an independent institution of the OWK.
b. Decisions passed by the State Court are final and cannot be appealed.
c. The State Court may be in session a maximum of 2 times annually.
d. State Court trials are held in the Throne Hall of the Queen's Palace
Lady Judge of the State Court
a. The Queen of the OWK shall name and recall Lady Judges of the State Court.
b. Only a Lady Citizen of the OWK may be a Lady Judge of the State Court.
c. The title of "Her Excellence" is granted to a Lady Judge of the State Court.
a. Court trials are public.
b. The term of the court trial is announced ahead of time on the OWK Official Web Page www.owk.cz
c. The public must maintain absolute silence during court trials.
d. Upon entrance and exit of a Lady Judge: Ladies will stand and male creatures and slaves will kneel.
e. During court trials entering and leaving Throne Hall is prohibited.
a. The accused must kneel before the Lady Judge throughout the trial.
b. The accused is required to answer the Lady Judge's questions both briefly and truthfully.
c. The accused may speak in front of the Court if he is questioned or is asked to speak.
d. In the event of a guilty verdict the convicted creature must humbly thank the Lady Judge for such a verdict.
a. The Lady Judge brings a verdict of guilty or not guilty immediately upon completion of testimony of the accused, the Lady Prosecutor and possible witnesses.
b. If the Lady Judge finds the accused guilty, She will decide upon his punishment at the same time.
c. In deciding the method and amount of punishment the Lady Judge must take into account all the crimes that the accused has committed and must have him punished for each and every one of these crimes.
d. The Lady Judge issues verdict and confirmation of performance of punishment.One copy may be given to the accused if requested in writing.
Payment of Costs for Court Trials
a. The accused is required to pay costs for the court case even if he is found not guilty.
b. The Lady Judge sets the amount of costs in accordance with §7 of Law no. 6
taking into account the length of the trial, number of interrogated persons and slaves and the seriousness of the crime itself.
a. During the process the Lady Judge is authorized to question the Lady Prosecutor.
b. If the Lady Prosecutor isn't present, the Lady Judge can refer to Her written statement of the crimes committed.
c. A male creature or a slave may not be a plaintiff.
d. If a male creature or slave reports a crime, an authorized Lady from the Office of the Supreme Administrator may take over the role of plaintiff.
The accused has the right to defend himself in front of the court only if the Lady Judge gives him explicit permission to do so.
There are no appeals to a State Court verdict.
Request for Mercy
a. Every slave or male creature found guilty may beg the Queen of the OWK for mercy.
b. The Queen of the OWK may annul the punishment, decrease it or even increase it based on such plea.
a. Upon establishing the amount of punishment the Lady Judge is required to take into account the extenuating circumstances of the case.
b. Extenuating circumstances are:
- if prior to the trial the accused attempts to settle out of court in an appropriate manner that was refused by the plaintiff.
- if after committing of the crime the accused expresses sorrow, including payment of incurred damages and a public apology.
- if the accused himself admits to committing the crime.
- if at the time of committing the crime the accused offered a valuable gift to the OWK or in some other way contributed to the development of the OWK.
- if the accused is a subject of the Queen of the OWK of a category higher than "toilet".
a. Upon establishing the amount of punishment the Lady Judge is required to take into account aggravating circumstances of the case.
b. Aggravating circumstances are:
- if the accused planned the crime beforehand.
- the accused committed the crime as a member of an organized group.
- the accused has already been found guilty of a crime by the State Court.
- the accused denied guilt and did not make the course of the investigation easier.
- if the accused is a subject of the Queen in the category of "toilet".
a. Upon committing a crime the offender has the right to offer the damaged party an out-of-court settlement in the form of money or other compensation.
b. The damaged party has the right to refuse this proposal without stating a reason.
c. If an out-of-court settlement is accepted the offender can no longer be prosecuted for the crime in question.
Payment of Damages
If the offender is a slave and is sentenced to pay financial damages to the damaged party, his Lady Owner is required to pay the damage.
Type of Punishments
1. Corporal Punishments
a. All corporal punishments must be performed in public.
b. All corporal punishments must be performed with the maximum possible strictness.
c. The Lady Judge may decide immediately after performance of the punishment that such punishment was not performed with maximum strictness and may order it to be repeated.
d. If the convicted slave isn't capable of undergoing a corporal punishment immediately, he will undergo such punishment at the next possible opportunity.
e. If the convicted slave is not capable of undergoing the entire corporal punishment, the punishment will be repeated in its entire extent at the next possible opportunity.
f. The Court Lady Executioner shall perform corporal punishments unless the Lady Judge determines otherwise.
g. The Lady Judge may decide on the basis of a request by the damaged Lady to let the Lady perform the punishment Herself. In this case the amount of the punishment is increased by one-third.
h. If it is necessary for more than one person to perform the corporal punishment, Lady Members of the Queen's Guard will perform the punishment,unless the Lady Judge decides otherwise.
i.Upon completion of the corporal punishment the convict is required to thank the Lady or Ladies Who punished him by kissing Her (Their) shoes.
The convict is bound in a kneeling position.
Slapping is performed with the hand in a leather glove on the bare face of the convict.
The minimum amount of slaps for one punishment is 12, and the maximum is 60.
In addition to one-time slapping the offender may be sentenced to the roll of public whipping boy for a period, no shorter than 6 hours.
Caning is performed on the bare ass of the convict.
An official punishment cane with a handle is used for caning.
The minimum amount of strokes from one caning is 6, while the maximum is 100.
The accused is tied in a forward-leaning position on the punishment bench.
The Lady Executioner or two Ladies taking turns will cane the convict.
The naked guilty slave must walk on all fours down an alley formed by 4 to 10 Ladies until he receives the number of strokes by the cane from each Lady.
The naked convict is tied to the punishment horse, bench or to the whipping post.
Lashes from the whip are applied to the rear part of the convict.s body.
A leather single tail whip 120 . 180 centimeters long is used for whipping . based on the decision of the Lady Judge.
The minimum number of lashes during one whipping is 5, while the maximum is 100.
a. Locking a convict in the public pillory must be performed in the public pillory.
b. The naked convict is displayed in the pillory while standing, kneeling or leaning forward, and immobilized.
c. While displayed in the pillory the accused may not be given food.
d. The convict placed in the pillory must have a visible indication of the crime committed.
e. Any Lady may chastise or punish a convict locked in the pillory as She so desires.
f. The minimum period in the pillory is one hour, but the convict may be kept there for up to 24 hours.
a. The convict may receive only bread and water for the entire period of imprisonment.
b. A punishment of imprisonment may be made more strict by ordering fasts, shackling or regular beatings.
c. During the period of imprisonment the prisoner must adhere to the current prison code.
3.1. House arrest
The convict may not leave his house for a specified period of time.
3.2. Imprisonment in a cell
The prisoner is locked in a cell that is at least 180 x 120 centimeters large.
3.3. Imprisonment in total darkness
The prisoner is locked in a cell no larger than 160 x 100 centimeters. Neither daylight nor artificial light may shine on the cell.
3.4. Imprisonment in a cage
The convict is locked in an iron cage no larger than 120 x 100 x 100 centimeters.
3.5. Imprisonment in a crate
The convict is locked in a crate no larger than 50 x 200 x 80 centimeters.
a. A convict performing forced labor must do so within the territory of the OWK.
b. In exceptional cases the Lady Judge may decide on performance of forced labor in the service of the damaged Lady, if this Lady may guarantee provision of the proper regime and guarding.
c. The work period for a convict sentenced to forced labor shall be 16 hours per day, The convict shall be locked in a guarded area for the rest of the day.
Convicts must perform forced labor in iron shackles.
5. Financial Punishments
a. The Lady Judge is authorized to sentence the accused to a financial punishment for the benefit of the damaged party, if the situation of the accused enables such a punishment.
b. The Lady Judge is authorized to sentence the accused to a financial punishment as an alternative to another type of punishment with the stipulation that the accused may choose the method of punishment.
During the period of banishment the convict may not enter the territory of the OWK.
6.1. limited banishment
The minimum period of banishment is 1 year, the maximum is 25 years.
6.2. Lifelong banishment
In the event of lifelong banishment the convicted person may not set foot within the territory of the OWK for the rest of his life.
7. Other Punishments
The Lady judge is authorized to sentence the convict to another punishment not mentioned in this Law, but one which must be commensurate with the seriousness of the crime .
Amount of Punishment
1. Less serious crimes
Less serious crimes are punished through financial punishment or corporal punishment consisting of a number of strokes in the lower third of the listed range.
2. Serious crimes
Serious crimes are punished by corporal punishmentconsisting of a number of strokes in the upper half of the listed range,by locking in the pillory or by short-term imprisonment.
3. Very serous crimes
Very serious crimes are punished by corporal punishment with the maximum amount of strokes, locking in the pillory for the maximum amount of time, long-term imprisonment and/or banishment.
Conditional Punishment Status
a. The Lady Judge is authorized to put off performance (offer probation to the convict) of the entire punishment or part of it until he commits another crime within the probation period or fails to fulfill certain conditions.
b. In the event that during the probationary period the convict doesn't commit another crime or fulfills a directed condition, his crime will be forgiven.
c. If during the probationary period he commits another crime or doesn't fulfill any specified conditions, the original punishment will be performed at the next possible opportunity.
d. Punishments for very serious crimes are not eligible for probation.
If the Lady Judge sentences the convict to an unconditional punishment, this punishment is performed immediately .
Immunity for Ladies
a. If a Lady commits a crime, Her slave is punished instead of Her.
b. If this Lady doesn't own a slave, the
public whipping boy
will be punished instead of Her.
c. Regulation no. §58, Paragraphs a) and b) are not valid if the Lady commits a crime according to §32 , §33 or §34 of this Law.
d. For committing crimes listed in § 32, §33 or § 34, a Lady may only be punished by banishment according to § 54, Paragraph 6 of this Law.
a. This Law becomes valid on the date of its signing.
b. This Law takes effect on the date of publication on the official OWK Web Page.
In Black City on October 1, 2001
Her Royal Majesty
Queen of the OWK