FREE ZONE DECREE was received on Earth on the 10th of November 1982 at 1030 GMT. It
states, (as relayed from Mainship, Sector 9):
OFFICIAL DECREE -
GALACTIC GRAND COUNCIL
The planet known as Teegeeack - local dialect "Earth" or "Terra" - Sun
12, Sector 9, is hereby declared a Free Zone.
No political interference in its
affairs from any other part of the Sector or Galaxy will be tolerated.
No economic interference in its affairs
will be tolerated from any non-planetary agency or power.
All of its inhabitants are hereby declared Free Zone Citizens
and free of external political or economic interference.
The regulating agency of this
decree is the Galactic Patrol Sector 9, Sector Commander Elron Elray and his designated
The planet is henceforth under the Sole Auspices of the Galactic Patrol, Sector 9,
for coordination with Galactic and Sector Affairs and for compliance with this decree.
The Technical and Ethical
experiments in progress on Teegeeack are not affected by this decree and are to continue
under the auspices of the Galactic Patrol, Sector 9.
This Decree is issued by unanimous
vote of the Grand Council.
ALL MEMBERS SECTOR 0 GALAXY 1