It does appear to be a new case for Bajoran law; otherwise, why would they go to all the trouble of kidnapping Dax off the station instead of going through the perfectly legal channels that they had at their disposal from the Federation?
I'll give this episode credit for fleshing out the nature of the Trill, especially since they changed SO much from the TNG version of the species. But, the episode really needed some energy. It just drags, almost to a standstill in places.
the shot of Jadzia standing there smiling was almost tragic.
Meh, only if you like Jadzia.
I kid, I kid. I don't hate her that