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SO 2015-02 Constitution Act

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SENATE OF THE PARLIAMENTARY UNION
SO 2015-2

Constitution Act


ARTICLE I: Preface
In recognition of the Constitution of the Union, and its possible ambiguities, this Parliament moves to strengthen the power of said document, while providing means of augmenting its power in the future.

ARTICLE II: Recognition
The Constitution is hereby recognized by this Parliament as the utmost code of law of the Union, the highest set of guidelines for the Government of the Union, and the superior representation of the Union’s principles.
We hereby vow to uphold the spirit of the Constitution in its entirety, while allowing for improvement of the clauses of said document.

ARTICLE III: Improvement and Amendment
Section A: Amendment and the Parliament
A: The Parliament and its Senators shall be the sole entities permitted to officially
propose a formal amendment to the Constitution.
B: An amendment must receive 3 Senator sponsors, including the author, in order to be
considered by the Legislature.
The Parliament shall execute “Voting Stage 1”, where the Senators will vote on a proposed Amendment.
A: An amendment will not advance to “Voting Stage 2” if it does not win the vote of ⅔
of the legislature, and will be considered rejected.
B: A rejected amendment may be reproposed at any time.
C: Shall the President choose to veto the Amendment, a re-vote may be called at the sole
discretion of the Prime Minister.
D: Shall the Prime Minister call a re-vote, Parliament will repeat “Voting Stage 1”. Shall
⅔ of the legislature vote again in favor of the Amendment, it will advance to “Voting
Stage 2” without interference by the President.
E: Shall the Prime Minister not call a re-vote, and since the Amendment has already
received enough votes to override a veto, the bill will advance to “Voting Stage 2”
without interference by the President.

Section B: Amendment and the People
A: The people shall retain the right to recommend an amendment to Parliament.
B: A formal recommendation must be expressed through a written petition with the
signatures of at least 20% of the population.
2) The people shall execute “Voting Stage 2”, where the people will vote on a proposed
Amendment.
3) A: /amended/An amendment will not advance to “Voting Stage 3” unless it receives the vote of 2/3 of those voting in the five-day regional poll, and will be considered rejected.//
B: A rejected bill may be reproposed as per Article III, Section A, Subsection 3, Clause B
of this document.

Section C: Amendment and the Judiciary
The Minister of Jurisprudence (hereinafter MoJ) shall execute “Voting Stage 3”, where he shall determine the legality of the Amendment.
A: The MoJ will either affirm or deny the Amendment.
B: Shall the MoJ affirm the Amendment, it shall become accepted as law and recognized
by Parliament as per Article II of this document, and the Constitution will be updated
to reflect the Amendment.
C: Shall the MoJ deny the amendment, the Prime Minister may decide to revert the
Amendment to “Voting Stage 1”, however, if the Prime Minister does not within 48
hours of the MoJ’s decision, then the Amendment shall be treated as if it were
affirmed.

ARTICLE IV: Conclusion
We, the Parliament of the Union, hereby enact this document and its provisions as law.


October 25, 2015
Libertarian Democracy
The Kingdom of Stornland, Senator

Passed Parliament on Sun Nov 15, 2015.

Signed by Founder Aralunya on Wed Dec 02, 2015.

CURRENT STATUS: ENACTED, amended by SO 2017-2


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Re: SO 2015-02 Constitution Act

Post by Abdoa on Tue Jan 17, 2017 6:05 am

Previous Versions:

First Version:

SENATE OF THE PARLIAMENTARY UNION
SO 2015-2
Constitution Act


ARTICLE I: Preface
In recognition of the Constitution of the Union, and its possible ambiguities, this Parliament moves to strengthen the power of said document, while providing means of augmenting its power in the future.

ARTICLE II: Recognition
The Constitution is hereby recognized by this Parliament as the utmost code of law of the Union, the highest set of guidelines for the Government of the Union, and the superior representation of the Union’s principles.
We hereby vow to uphold the spirit of the Constitution in its entirety, while allowing for improvement of the clauses of said document.

ARTICLE III: Improvement and Amendment
Section A: Amendment and the Parliament
A: The Parliament and its Senators shall be the sole entities permitted to officially
propose a formal amendment to the Constitution.
B: An amendment must receive 3 Senator sponsors, including the author, in order to be
considered by the Legislature.
The Parliament shall execute “Voting Stage 1”, where the Senators will vote on a proposed Amendment.
A: An amendment will not advance to “Voting Stage 2” if it does not win the vote of ⅔
of the legislature, and will be considered rejected.
B: A rejected amendment may be reproposed at any time.
C: Shall the President choose to veto the Amendment, a re-vote may be called at the sole
discretion of the Prime Minister.
D: Shall the Prime Minister call a re-vote, Parliament will repeat “Voting Stage 1”. Shall
⅔ of the legislature vote again in favor of the Amendment, it will advance to “Voting
Stage 2” without interference by the President.
E: Shall the Prime Minister not call a re-vote, and since the Amendment has already
received enough votes to override a veto, the bill will advance to “Voting Stage 2”
without interference by the President.

Section B: Amendment and the People
A: The people shall retain the right to recommend an amendment to Parliament.
B: A formal recommendation must be expressed through a written petition with the
signatures of at least 20% of the population.
2) The people shall execute “Voting Stage 2”, where the people will vote on a proposed
Amendment.
3) A: An amendment will not advance to “Voting Stage 3” unless it receives the vote of ⅔
of the People, and will be considered rejected.
B: A rejected bill may be reproposed as per Article III, Section A, Subsection 3, Clause B
of this document.

Section C: Amendment and the Judiciary
The Minister of Jurisprudence (hereinafter MoJ) shall execute “Voting Stage 3”, where he shall determine the legality of the Amendment.
A: The MoJ will either affirm or deny the Amendment.
B: Shall the MoJ affirm the Amendment, it shall become accepted as law and recognized
by Parliament as per Article II of this document, and the Constitution will be updated
to reflect the Amendment.
C: Shall the MoJ deny the amendment, the Prime Minister may decide to revert the
Amendment to “Voting Stage 1”, however, if the Prime Minister does not within 48
hours of the MoJ’s decision, then the Amendment shall be treated as if it were
affirmed.

ARTICLE IV: Conclusion
We, the Parliament of the Union, hereby enact this document and its provisions as law.


October 25, 2015
Libertarian Democracy
The Kingdom of Stornland, Senator

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