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Re: Holy Asterian Empire

Postby RedSun » 31 Dec 2019, 08:06

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Re: Holy Asterian Empire

Postby RedSun » 31 Dec 2019, 08:07

Cyprus

Article 1

The Commonwealth of Cyprus is a member of The Coalition of Independent Janï Commonwealths.

Article 2

The Commonwealth of Cyprus is headed by a Prime Minister.
The Prime Minister is elected by 50.1% of the Parliament.

Article 3

The Parliament has 125 members which are elected through open-list proportional representation with a 2% threshold.

Article 3

If the Parliament cannot agree on a Prime Minister a snap election will be held.

Article 4

Parliamentary elections happen every 5 years unless a snap election is held.

Article 5

The Prime Minister may only be removed if 50.1% of the Parliament has already supported another candidate.

Article 6

The Constitutional Court of Cyprus is a 7 person body. Appointed by the Prime Minister with approval of the Shingikai to serve for 13 year terms. They may not serve more than one term.

Article 7

The Prime Minister may issue any law he likes however, 50.1% disapproval in the Parliament can block it. In addition, the Constitutional Court of Cyprus may block it.

Article 8

The members of the cabinet of Cyprus shall also be members of the Parliament at the same time.

Article 9

The Commonwealth of Cyprus while guaranteeing religious liberty to all also asserts itself as a nation committed to Janïsm. Therefore, certain practices that are barbaric and unforgivable in the text of the Gray Book are prohibited to be committed within the boundaries of the Commonwealth.

Article 10

Any attempts to amend this constitution must be submitted by the Prime Minister, approved by the Constitutional Court of Cyprus, and then voted for in a referendum with at least 65% support in favor.

Crete

Article 1

The Commonwealth of Crete is a member of The Coalition of Independent Janï Commonwealths.

Article 2

The Commonwealth of Crete is headed by a Prime Minister.
The Prime Minister is elected by 50.1% of the Parliament.

Article 3

The Parliament has 125 members which are elected through single member districts. Each district has ranked voting.

Article 3

If the Parliament cannot agree on a Prime Minister a snap election will be held.

Article 4

Parliamentary elections happen every 5 years unless a snap election is held.
The Prime Minister has the power to call snap elections.

Article 5

The Prime Minister may only be removed if 50.1% of the Parliament has already supported another candidate.

Article 6

The Constitutional Court of Crete is a 5 person body. Appointed by the Prime Minister with approval of the Shingikai to serve for life.

Article 7

The Prime Minister may issue any law he likes however, 50.1% disapproval in the Parliament can block it. In addition, the Constitutional Court of Crete may block it.

Article 8

The members of the cabinet of Crete may not also be members of the Parliament at the same time. In case, a member of Parliament was appointed then a snap election shall occur in their district. In the case, that this results in the Prime Minister losing 50.1% of support in the Parliament. A snap election will occur across the country.

Article 9

The Commonwealth of Crete while guaranteeing religious liberty to all also asserts itself as a nation committed to Janïsm. Therefore, certain practices that are barbaric and unforgivable in the text of the Gray Book are prohibited to be committed within the boundaries of the Commonwealth.

Article 10

Any attempts to amend this constitution must be submitted by the Prime Minister, approved by Parliament with a 2/3rds Majority, and approved by the Constitutional Court of Crete.

Phoenicia

Article 1

The Commonwealth of Phoenicia is a member of The Coalition of Independent Janï Commonwealths.

Article 2

The President is elected in a two round election. The first round, has the top two candidates run against each other in the second round. Presidents serve for eight years and may not be re-elected.

Article 3

The Chamber of Deputies has 200 members.
100 are elected through proportional representation with a 1.5% threshold.
100 are elected through single member districts in a two round vote.
Chamber elections happen every four years.

Article 4

The Senate has 72 members.
There are 24 regions and each elects three Senators.
Two Senators go to the party that won the single most votes and one Senator goes to the party that had the second most votes.
Senators serve eight year terms.

Article 5

The Vice President is chosen by the President to preside over the Senate.
The Prime Minister is chosen by the President to preside over the Chamber of Deputies.
Both need at least 40% approval within the Chamber they preside. If the President cannot reach a compromise with either of the chambers if the President and the two Chambers all agree then the entire government can be declared defunct and snap elections occur.

Article 6

The Constitutional Court of Phoenicia is a 7 person body. Appointed by the President with approval of the Shingikai and the Senate to serve for life.

Article 7

The Chamber of Deputies and Senate must both approve a bill and get approval from the President. However, the Constitutional Court of Phoenicia can reject it.

Article 8

The members of the cabinet of Phoenicia may not also be members of the Legislative body at the same time. In case, a member of the Legislature was appointed then a snap election shall occur in their district to replace them.

Article 9

The Commonwealth of Phoenicia while guaranteeing religious liberty to all also asserts itself as a nation committed to Janïsm. Therefore, certain practices that are barbaric and unforgivable in the text of the Gray Book are prohibited to be committed within the boundaries of the Commonwealth.

Article 10

If one of the 24 regions of Phoenicia desires to implement Courts rooted in Janïsm or Islam it is permitted. However, decisions made in those courts only are on civil matters when both parties agree to go to those courts. In the situation which one party does not wish to go then the Secular Courts are to be the deciders.
No religious court has the authority to undermine that of the Constitutional Court of Phoenicia.

Article 11

Any local constitutional change must be approved through referendum.

Article 12

Any attempts to amend this constitution must be submitted by the President, approved by the House of Deputies and Senate with a 2/3rds Majority, approved by the Constitutional Court of Phoenicia, and be approved through referendum with at least 60% support.

Cadiz

Article 1

The Commonwealth of Cadiz is a member of The Coalition of Independent Janï Commonwealths.

Article 2

The Commonwealth of Cadiz is headed by a Prime Minister.
The Prime Minister is elected by 50.1% of the Parliament.

Article 3

The Parliament has 110 members.
65 are elected in first past the post single member districts.
45 are elected in closed-list proportional representation with a 5% threshold.

Article 4

If the Parliament cannot agree on a Prime Minister a snap election will be held.

Article 5

Parliamentary elections happen every 6 years unless a snap election is held.
Snap elections can be called by the Prime Minister which will start his six year term once more.

Article 6

The Prime Minister may only be removed if 50.1% of the Parliament has already supported another candidate.

Article 7

The Constitutional Court of Cadiz is a 7 person body. Appointed by the Prime Minister with approval of the Shingikai to serve for 14 year terms. They may not serve more than one term. Staggered appointments, one every two years.

Article 8

The Prime Minister may issue any law he likes however, 50.1% disapproval in the Parliament can block it. In addition, the Constitutional Court of Cadiz may block it.

Article 9

The members of the cabinet of Cadiz shall also be members of the Parliament at the same time.

Article 10

The Commonwealth of Cadiz while guaranteeing religious liberty to all also asserts itself as a nation committed to Janïsm. Therefore, certain practices that are barbaric and unforgivable in the text of the Gray Book are prohibited to be committed within the boundaries of the Commonwealth.

Article 11

Any attempts to amend this constitution must be submitted by the Prime Minister and approved by the Constitutional Court of Cadiz.

Trojkat

Article 1

The Commonwealth of Trojkat is a member of The Coalition of Independent Janï Commonwealths.

Article 2

The Commonwealth of Trojkat is headed by a President.
The President is elected in a single first past the post election. His Vice President is the follow up.

Article 3

The Chamber of Deputies has 175 members which are elected through two round single member districts.
The Senate has 80 members. Each Senator serves for life, each is appointed by the President from the Chamber of Deputies. Then is approved by the Chamber of Deputies and the Shingikai.

Article 4

If the President cannot deal with the Chamber of Deputies then he may call snap elections.
Then a new Presidential Election and Chamber election will occur.

Article 5

Chamber and Presidential elections happen every 7 years unless a snap election is held.
If a snap election is held, the next scheduled election still takes place.

Article 6

The President may serve no more than 10 years in office. Therefore, any snap elections must happen in the first half of his term.

Article 7

The Supreme Court of Trojkat is a 5 person body. Appointed by the President with the approval of the Chamber and the Senate. Serve for life.

Article 8

The President shall form his cabinet and shall require over 50% approval for his appointees. Any laws proposed by his cabinet to the legislature must receive its approval and then that of the President.

Article 9

The members of the cabinet of Trojkat may not be members of the Chamber or Senate at the same time. A snap election will be held for the Chamber seat, while the Senate seat must be replaced through the proper channels.

Article 10

The Commonwealth of Trojkat while guaranteeing religious liberty to all also asserts itself as a nation committed to Janïsm. Therefore, certain practices that are barbaric and unforgivable in the text of the Gray Book are prohibited to be committed within the boundaries of the Commonwealth.

Article 11

Any attempts to amend this constitution must be submitted by the President, approved by 2/3rds of the Chamber and the Senate, and then voted for in a referendum with at least majority of the voting population supporting it (not a majority of votes).
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Re: Holy Asterian Empire

Postby RedSun » 31 Dec 2019, 08:07

Article 1

The Commonwealth of Asteria is a member of The Coalition of Independent Janï Commonwealths.

Article 2

The executive of the Commonwealth of Asteria is the President of Asteria.

Article 3

The President of Asteria is elected by the Kokkai.
The Kokkai shall have a first round election. Should any candidate receive over 50% of the vote then they are elected President.
If no candidate receives over 50% then a second round between the top two candidates are chosen. Abstentions are in order but only 40% of votes are needed to ascend to the Presidency.
If no candidate has 40% of the vote, then the Kokkai will disband and a new snap election for the Kokkai will occur within a month.

Article 4

The President of Asteria may be removed by a 60% vote in the Kokkai, but only if an alternate candidate is produced with 40% of the Kokkai’s support.

Article 5

The President shall serve a five year and his term shall expire when the Kokkai’s term expires. He may serve up to two and only two terms.

Article 6

The Kokkai is a 415 member body that is elected every 5 years.
276 are elected by regional seats.
139 are elected by national proportional representation.
The regional seats are assigned proportionally to the population of each city. The city has a two round voting system. The first round determines the top two parties and the second round is a runoff between the two. The winner of the second round gets all the seats for that city.

Article 7

The High Court of Asteria has five members. Each serves for life but may only be appointed at the age of 70 or above. The Shingikai of The Coalition of Independent Janï Commonwealths must approve of each nominee. Each nominee is chosen by the President.

Article 8

The Kaicho runs the Kokkai. He is appointed by the President and approved by the Kokkai with above a 50% vote.
The powers of the Kaicho is to propose legislation which must be approved with above 50% vote and sent to the President for approval.
The Kaicho may be removed by the President at his discretion but only if he can produce another Kaicho with above 50% approval in the Kokkai.

Article 9

For any political party to be recognized it must have above 1% of the national vote and 1% in 1/3rd of the cities of Asteria.

Article 10

Recognized political parties must announce their candidate for President, their candidates for each city Kokkai seat, and their candidates for the national list Kokkai seats six months prior to the election.
How those candidates are chosen is determined by the party.

Article 11

Regional assemblies have 100 members per 5 million citizens. These members are elected through open-list proportional representation elections.
Each member running on that open list however, must be approved by the party to run under its party.
Furthermore, the party must have garnered enough support nationally to get a seat in the Kokkai in order to be eligible for regional assemblies.

Article 12

The President of Asteria appoints the Chiji of each city from one of the members of the regional assembly. They must be approved by at least 40% of the regional assembly. The Chiji serves at his discretion and may be removed at any time so long as a candidate that receives 40% support in the regional assembly is approved to replace him.

Article 13

The President of Asteria has the power to appoint members of the Naikaku.
If any of those members are members of the current Kokkai or any other government agency, they must resign their seat. Their seat will be filled by the next member of the national list if a member of the Kokkai, by the governing agency if a member of the government, or by the next seat on the open-list election if in the city regional assembly.

Article 14

The members of the Naikaku must be approved by at least a 45% of the Kokkai.

Article 15

The President may remove a member of the Naikaku at any moment.

Article 16

In the event the President dies the Kaicho will replace him.

Article 17

The High Court of Asteria has the power to strike down any law as contrary to the Beliefs of the Gray Book.
The High Court of Asteria also has the power to strike down attempts to circumvent the political structures as suggested above.

Article 18

Asteria shall not discriminate against any individuals within its boundaries on the basis of ethnicity, race, religion, or political beliefs so long as they are a full citizen of the Commonwealth of Asteria.

Article 19

The President of Asteria is empowered to pass emergency decrees in a time of crisis.
However, emergency decrees may be struck down by the High Court of Asteria or by 60% of the Kokkai.

Article 20

The Kokkai is further split into Committees. Each committee will be head by a member of the Kokkai and by an appointee by the member of the Naikaku responsible for said committee.

Article 21

The Commonwealth of Asteria while guaranteeing religious liberty to all also asserts itself as a nation committed to Janïsm. Therefore, certain practices that are barbaric and unforgivable in the text of the Gray Book are prohibited to be committed within the boundaries of the Commonwealth.

Article 22

Further articles may be made or struck down with the approval of the President, 60% of the Kokkai, that of the High Court of Asteria, that of the Shingikai and Ichiji Seijin, and that of 2/3rds of the regional assemblies giving 60% assent to the amendment proposed.
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