Pactum De Singularis Caelum
Covenant of One Heaven
Objects (Regional Belief Collective)
Article 65 - Astrum
All legislative powers of a Regional Collective of souls of One Heaven shall be vested in a body called “Astrum” which shall consist of all elected representatives from each Belief Collective in the spiritual region.
Members of Astrum shall be appointed for a term of one hundred twenty eight (128) years before being dissolved ahead of Great Conclave for a new Astrum.
The word “Astrum” originally comes from Latin and means “a heavenly body; a star”.
Vested by the Covenant, the Astrum shall have the power to review all acts passed by Regional Executive and proposed as rules and official planning of the executive.
The Astrum shall also have the power to commission Regional Commissions of Investigation with the power to call any individual Member within the region and any information located within One Heaven and the dimensions of the region to review.
1. Life of Astrum
The Astrum shall exist for a fixed period of one hundred twenty eight years (128) years before being dissolved ahead of Great Conclave for a new Astrum.
2. Astrum Sessions
The Astrum shall be in session corresponding to the session of a General Conclave every sixty four (64) years and a Great Conclave every one hundred twenty eight (128) years the Spiritual Masters are summonsed to attend.
3. Formation of new Astrum
The formation of a new Astrum shall occur within fourteen (14) days after the Great Conclave following verification of all votes.
The minimum number of Members (quorum) required to be present within the Astrum to permit the full exercise of its powers shall be two thirds (2/3) the total number of members of Astrum.
By this Covenant, the Supreme Council is authorized to forge a formal set of protocols and standards regarding its own function which relates to the detailed definition and requirements of operational procedure and function necessitated by the institution. These shall be known as the Protocols and standards of an Astrum of a Regional Belief Collective of One Heaven.
These standards themselves must embody and be consistent with the specific articles of this Covenant and in turn must be approved by a majority vote of all delegates attending a Great Conclave.
In terms of the major subject matter dealt with by the Protocols and standards of an Astrum of a Regional Belief Collective of One Heaven, the following areas must specifically provide detail and procedures consistent with the Covenant.