SO 2017-42 Continuity Act

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SO 2017-42 Continuity Act

Post by Abdoa on Thu Jul 06, 2017 1:41 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".

June 26, 2017
The Hon. Abdoa MP LSM GSM, Speaker pro tempore of Parliament
The Rt. Hon. Libertarian Democracy, MP LSM GSM, Minister of Development
The Rt. Hon. Sepharich MP LSM GSM, Prime Minister

Debate scheduled June 27-29, 2017
Motion to Pass to a Vote made June 27, sustained June 28, debate suspended June 28
Vote scheduled June 28-30 (majority: 5 votes)
Failed at vote

Status: failed at vote and dropped

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