Summary of an Act
World Legislative Act #8
World Commission on Terrorism
Article 1. Creates World Commission on Terrorism.
Article 2. Defines Terrorism as use of violence against lives or property, or threat to use violence against lives of property, without formal declaration of war, for purpose of trying to achieve objectives that may appear difficult to achieve by peaceful means. Defines violence as use of force or coercion that is unlawful under world legislation and world law.
Article 3. Declares objectives and functions of World Commission on Terrorism (WCT):
3.01. To investigate and clarify issues and circumstances of any particular situation in which terrorism is involved;
3.02. To discover, uncover, clarify and define any just grievances or partly just grievances that may be involved;
3.03. To discover, uncover, clarify and define any extraneous, ulterior, hidden, manipulative, devious or false issues or reasons for terrorist activities;
3.04. To uncover and clarify true facts and nature of situations where terrorist activities may be used to enflame or confuse and utilize local or transnational situations, e.g., ethnic conflicts, for achievement of objectives pursued by third parties.
3.05. To discover and define possible solutions to particular situations involving terrorism, and solutions to any aspects of terrorism that transcend national boundaries;
3.06. To expose and seek end to all transnational shipment or trade in weapons of mass destruction and terrorists’ supplies;
3.07. To expose and seek end to all training of persons to engage in terrorist activities;
3.08. To publicize true nature of situations where violations of human rights may be involved, and to have such problems taken up for peaceful solutions by World Ombudsmus;
3.09. To publicize true nature of economic problems which may be involved, where such problems transcend national boundaries, and to have problems taken up for peaceful solutions by World Economic Development Organization, with adequate resources applied to implement peaceful solutions;
3.10. To expose and seek apprehension of any terrorist agents or individuals engaged in transnational terrorist activities; to seek to bring such agents and individuals before World Courts of Justice.
Article 4. Composes nucleus of WCT from members of Provisional World Parliament, at minimum of one from each country.
Article 5. Authorizes WCT to invite each country affected by activities of terrorists to send both government and people’s representatives to serve on World Commission on Terrorism.
Article 6. Directs WCT to function with liaison to Office of World Attorney General, and in particular, with Investigations Department of Enforcement System.
Article 7. Authorizes WCT to begin its work.
Article 8. Directs Earth Federation Funding Corporation to fund WCT.
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Adopted as World Legislative Act #8, at the second session of the provisional World Parliament, meeting in New Delhi, India, March 1985, convened in conformance with Article 19 of the Earth Constitution. Formatting amendments were adopted at the 8th session of the provisional World Parliament, convened at Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India, in August, 2004.
Philip Isely, Secretary (2nd & 4th sessions)
Provisional World Parliament
Eugenia Almand, JD, Secretary
Provisional World Parliament