Third Republic of Bajor

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Facts

  • Full name: Third Republic of Bajor
  • Center of government: Great Assembly, Ashalla, Bajor (DS9 Novel: Gamma: Original Sin)
  • Established May 2369 following the end of the Bajoran Occupation (DS9: "Emissary"; DS9 Novel: Unity)
  • Core territory consists of the B'hava'el system
  • Nation
    • May 2369 - September 29, 2376: Independent
    • September 29, 2376 - Present: United Federation of Planets
      • 154th member to join
        • Councilors chosen by appointment of the First Minister, ratification by the Chamber of Ministers
        • Rava Mehwyn (2376) (DS9 Novel: Bajor: Fragments and Omens)
        • Krim Aldos (2376 - 2384) (DS9 Novel: Bajor: Fragments and Omens; Novel: Revelation and Dust)
        • Ishan Anjar (2384 - 2385) (Novel: Revelation and Dust; Novel: Peaceable Kingdoms)

Political Structure

  • Executive
    • Led by the Council of Ministers
      • Head of state First Minister; elected position
        • Elected to serve six-year term (DS9 Novel: Mission Gamma: Twilight)
        • Vice-head Second Minister, suggesting a general pattern of precedence throughout the council
        • Bajoran First Ministers
          • Oath of office:
            • "I, <NAME>...to uphold the laws of Bajor and to act honorably as custodian of the Bajoran people...that I will protect and defend the Bajoran people from all foes, within and without...that I will face the future fearlessly...and that I will conduct myself with truth and honor, and with faith in the guidance of the Prophets...pledging my life and my pagh to the service of Bajor." (DS9 Novel: Mission Gamma: Lesser Evil)
      • Divided into ministries, each led by a minister
        • Not all of equal significance either legally or governmentally
      • Known ministeries
        • Ministry of Agriculture (DS9: "Shakaar"; DS9 Novel: Bajor: Fragments and Omens)
        • Ministry of Commerce (DS9: "Indiscretion", "The Changing Face of Evil"; DS9 Novel: Antimatter, The Badlands, Part IV, Avatar, Book Two, Gamma: Original Sin)
          • Runs the Bajoran Freight and Shipping Authority, manages Bajoran merchant marine (DS9: "The Changing Face of Evil")
        • Ministry of Art (DS9 Novel: Mission Gamma: This Gray Spirit)
        • Ministry of Cultural Exchange (DS9 Novel: Bajor: Fragments and Omens)
        • Ministry of Defense (DS9 Novel: Mission Gamma: Twilight, Ascendance, Gamma: Original Sin)
        • Ministry of the Interior (DS9 Novel: Antimatter)
        • Ministry of Justice (DS9 Novel: Avatar, Book Two)
          • Bajoran Intelligence (DS9)
        • Ministry of Public Works (DS9 Novel: Antimatter)
        • Ministry of Religious Artifacts (DS9 Novel: The 34th Rule)
        • Ministry of State (DS9: "Duet")
        • Ministry of Trade (DS9 Novel: Mission Gamma: This Gray Spirit, Bajor: Fragments and Omens)
        • Ministry of Transportation (DS9 Novel: Gamma: Original Sin)
      • Bajoran Ministers
  • Judicial
  • Military