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SO 2017-42 Continuity Act

Post by Abdoa on Tue Jun 27, 2017 5:58 am

SO 2017-42
Continuity Act

WHEREAS the incumbent Founder has been inactive for over a week at the introduction of this bill, and has thus failed to hold elections for the next Parliament and Prime Minister;
WHEREAS once this Parliament is dissolved, no further laws can be passed until a new Parliament is constituted following such elections as have not taken place;
BE IT ORDERED by the President of the Union, with the advice and consent of the Senators of the Union here assembled in Parliament, as follows;-

Article 1
If by two days following the prescribed constitutional date, the Founder has not called elections that should be held on such date, the Founder's powers as described in Article IV Section 3 of the Constitution of the Union are automatically delegated to Cabinet, which within two (2) days will appoint by unanimous vote a Temporary Elections Official from within the Cabinet to exercise such powers.

Article 2
All Bills of Parliament which have been to the President for assent or veto will become law by default at the dissolution of the Parliament which passed them if the President has not given his assent or veto to them by such time, and the provisions of this Article apply retroactively and to this Act also.

Article 3
This Act may be cited as "[The] Continuity Act 2017".

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Re: SO 2017-42 Continuity Act

Post by Libertarian Democracy on Tue Jun 27, 2017 1:55 pm

Co-sponsored.

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Re: SO 2017-42 Continuity Act

Post by Aralunya on Tue Jun 27, 2017 2:58 pm

I think having a collective body, with members that could be absent, elect a Temporary Election Official could also gum up and slow down an already delayed electoral process. I believe it would be best to designate an individual position to run the elections in the place of the Founder.
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Post by Sepharich on Tue Jun 27, 2017 11:45 pm

Agreed and Co-sponsored.

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Re: SO 2017-42 Continuity Act

Post by Abdoa on Wed Jun 28, 2017 7:38 am

In debate hall.

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