Recognition of Foreign Powers Act
Article 1 – The Ruling Emperor/Empress shall be granted the power to make Declarations of Recognition.
Article 2 – The Minister of Foreign Affairs shall be granted the power to make Declarations of Recognition.
Article 3 – Declarations of Recognition shall specify one entity. The Declaration shall grant the recognition of the Imperial Government of Norton II in Exile that the entity is a sovereign power.
Article 4 – Recognition may be revoked at any time by the Ruling Emperor/Empress, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, the Prime Minister, or the Assembly of Nobles.
Article 5 – Recognition shall not be granted where such would offend the dignity of the Imperial Government in Exile.
Article 6 – Recognition shall not be granted to entities that are directly and legally subordinate to another sovereign power, unless directed to do so by the Ruling Emperor/Empress by Royal Proclamation.
Article 7 – Should a recognized entity become subordinate to another sovereign power, recognition of the subordinate entity may be revoked.