Treaty of Over (Q5)

This is a summary of the main points of the treaty that was agreed at the
international summit held at Over in 3199.200. The agreements in this
document only refer to Quadrant 5.

1. Formal Establishment of Joint Allied Command

(confirming ad hoc arrangements that had already existed for a year).

Its priorities are (in descending order)

(i) to maintain a fleet in being.
(ii) to defend human colonies.
(iii) to destroy Exterminator intruders.
(iv) to find and destroy Exterminator bases outside human space.

2. Establishment of a Joint Intelligence Mission

This mission will coordinate the dissemination of data gathered by each
polity about the Exterminators.

3. Formalisation of the Existing Alliance

To be reviewed on a yearly basis. (Later superceded by the Treaty of Old London).

(i) Permanent mechanism for allowing civilian/political
feedback to JAC to be established

A Joint Steering Committee will be established, based at Over.
Representatives with plenipotentiary powers are to be sent by all powers.

(ii) Control of reserves, replacements etc

Each power will run its own economy in the manner it deems most effective
in meeting its needs under the current circumstances. The Joint Steering
Committee will liaise with powers to ensure that shortages or surpluses of
military equipment do not develop. Decision-making is to be devolved to
the lowest possible level.

(iii) Commitment to JAC

All capital ships where possible, are to be committed to JAC command.
Also all ALSIs and LSSIs.

4. Territorial Claims

All territorial claims will be suspended for the duration of the
Exterminator War.

5. Release of Information

Usual wartime rules to apply.


The signatories are:

Alphonse Potato
(Greater Federation of Asteel Governor, Q5)

Lord Bailey
(Earth Empire Deputy Governor, Q5)

Supreme Councillor Antoinette Banderas
(Mars Association of Free Colonies Governor, Q5)

Julius Raffle
(Union of Xyon Governor, Q5)

Feliks Koroyayev
(Republic of New Venus Governor, Q5)

Sir T. Stamp
(Wolf 359 Commonwealth Governor, Q5)

Admiral Burwasher
(Earth Navy)