> Date: Mon, 7 Apr 2014 17:10:15 -0500
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> Subject: Re: [CALONTIR] TRMs Address Newcomers Token Controversy, State "We believe apologies are in order" | Falcon Banner
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> At least part of it is found in the SCA Exchequer Branch Handbook
> (2007 pdf), which I downloaded from the Kingdom website.
> bottom of page 32 and top of page 33
> 1. Metal Tokens or Artifacts
> "Some kingdoms have organized minting, or coin-making activities. In
> order to stay clear of any civil laws regarding currency, we may only
> hand out or sell these tokens. We cannot honor them as currency,
> exchange them for modern currency, or otherwise treat them as
> currency. Merchants may decide, on their own, to honor tokens as
> currency, but no merchant is required, nor can we require a merchant,
> to honor any such tokens as currency. (CP XI)"
> Also involved is found on page 36
> "A. Money may not be used in whole or in part to the benefit of
> private individuals or businesses."
> Essentially, giving a token for admission to an event is giving money
> to a private individual.
> On Apr 7, 2014, at 4:53 PM, Mark Schuldenfrei wrote:
> > On 4/7/2014 5:47 PM, Rex Deaver wrote:
> >> Let us not jump to conclusions, lest we perpetrate the same error
> >> that
> >> we seek to correct. I believe the criticism was leveled at the
> >> Kingdom
> >> Exchequer and Seneschal, not at TRM. And just because we cannot
> >> find it,
> >> does not mean it is not there.
> > There are procedures for the release of rulings and for the
> > publication of regulations.
> > So far: not followed.
> > And, if the Crowns of Calontir say they take responsibility for
> > the work of their officers, then I say I won't argue with them.
> > Tibor, wonk