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House Bill 60: Judicial Safeguard Act

Sir Salibaic

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on: March 25, 2021, 06:45:44 am
House Bill 60: Judicial Safeguard Act

Purpose: To safeguard citizens from self-incrimination and provide additional rights during a trial.

Author(s): Sir Salibaic, (Originally written by Sir Lashnakia and Loomburg)

Article 1: Trial Rights

1. No person shall be compelled in any criminal case to be a witness against himself.
2. All Union citizens shall have the right to seek legal counsel during a High Court trial.
2.1. The Union Federal government shall be mandated to provide legal counsel in some shape or form during a High Court trial if a citizen requests legal counsel.
3. All citizens have the right to face their accuser and compel their testimony during a trial.
4. The Defense and the Prosecution have the right to call witnesses on their behalf during a trial.

Article 2: Statute of Limitations

1. No citizen in the Union shall have to face charges for a crime committed more than 6 months prior, except crimes in which evidence showing the crime had been committed was only discovered up to 6 months after.

2. No citizen in the Union shall be punished for the same criminal act twice.

Article 3: Private Settlements

1. Crimes in which a private settlement was reached, agreed to, and acted upon by all parties involved shall not be eligible for prosecution by the Court.
1.1. This will only apply if the private settlement was made aware to the court before the commencement of the relevant trial.

Article 4: Repeals

1. House Bill 39: Citizen Rights & Safeguard Act (Revised II) and House Bill 39: Judicial Fairness Act Revised is repealed.
« Last Edit: April 04, 2021, 11:23:03 pm by Renegalle »


Sir Salibaic

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Reply #1 on: April 03, 2021, 11:12:06 am
I hereby sign this into law


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Reply #2 on: April 03, 2021, 06:40:21 pm
This bill has passed. This bill shall be called House Bill 60.

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Reply #3 on: April 08, 2021, 07:55:07 pm
Having reviewed the bill at the request of the founder I find no faults.


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Reply #4 on: April 08, 2021, 07:58:12 pm
No illegalities have been found within this bill.
You are now breathing manually


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Reply #5 on: April 08, 2021, 07:58:59 pm
Having reviewed the bill at the request of the founder, I find no faults.



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Reply #6 on: April 08, 2021, 09:36:18 pm
Having reviewed the bill at the request of the founder, I find no faults.
Alright. It is time.