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Founder / Re: Office of the Founder: Executive Orders
« Last post by Renegalle on October 05, 2022, 02:41:46 pm »
Order in Council 3: Appointment of Foreign Affairs Minister




In accordance with §X.B.1.1 of the Union Constitution, I hereby appoint Lashnakia to the Federal Cabinet post of Minister of Foreign Affairs.
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Founder / Re: Office of the Founder: Executive Orders
« Last post by Renegalle on October 03, 2022, 09:07:07 am »
Order in Council 2: Declaration of a State of Emergency




In accordance with §II.B.2.6 of the Union Constitution, and with the formal advice of the Prime Minister, I hereby declare a state of emergency, applying to the whole of the Union and all of its constituent parts and lasting for one month, in order to restore order and activity, and set the ground for fair, competitive elections to take place.

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Prime Minister / Executive Order: Pardoning of Krovx Belgium
« Last post by Sir Salibaic on September 27, 2022, 07:13:20 pm »
Using my powers as granted to by the Constitution, I hereby give a full pardon to Krovx Belgium of all his outstanding convicted criminal charges.
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Settled Cases / Re: Union v. Krovx Belgium
« Last post by Tigslarlowducken on September 26, 2022, 08:44:04 pm »
The High Court has assigned the following sentence:
Removal from the office of President of RGBN, 3 months
Prohibition from running for the office of President of RGBN, 3 months
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Decision: Yes, punishments including that language can be restricted to only certain offices.
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Pursuant to Article IV, Section G of the Union Constitution, I hereby order the High Court to clarify multiple sections of the Union Penal Code.

Clarification needed: Do the punishments for crimes involving removal and/or prohibition from running for public office allow restricting the guilty party from some but not all offices?
Relevant law:
Article II: Statutory Crimes

1. Nonfeasance

1.1. This entails failing to perform a required duty set in law during one’s tenure in public office.
1.2. Committed in the first degree, this may be punished with removal of the right to hold or run for public office for up to six months.
1.3. Committed in the second degree, this may be punished with removal of the right to hold or run for public office for up to three months.
1.4. Committed in the third degree, this may be punished with removal of the right to hold or run for public office for up to one month.

Article III: Fraud

1. Voter Fraud

1.1. This entails undermining a legally binding election, referendum, or other vote by creating multiple accounts to vote, bringing individuals to the region with the intent for them to manipulate the vote by partaking in it, or coming to the region with the intent to manipulate the vote at another individual’s request.
1.2. Committed in the first degree, this may be punished with removal of the right to vote for up to two years.
1.3. Committed in the second degree, this may be punished with removal of the right to vote for up to one year.
1.4. Committed in the third degree, this may be punished with removal of the right to vote for up to six months.

2. Fraudulently Holding an Elected Office

2.1. This entails holding an elected office as a result of voter fraud or vote manipulation.
2.2. Committed in the first degree, this may be punished with removal from the office(s) fraudulently held.

3. Concealing Political Affiliation

3.1. This entails failing to provide accurate information regarding one’s party affiliation or lack thereof on official documents submitted when announcing one’s intent to run in an election.
3.2. Committed in the first degree, this may be punished with removal of the ability to run for or hold public office for up to one year.
3.3. Committed in the second degree, this may be punished with removal of the ability to run for or hold public office for up to six months.
3.4. Committed in the third degree, this may be punished with removal of the ability to run for or hold public office for up to three months.

4. Breaching Spending Limits

4.1. This entails spending beyond legally set limits on campaign materials, as defined by federal law.
4.2. Committed in the first degree, this may be punished with removal of the right to vote for up to two years and/or removal of the ability to hold or run for public office for up to one year.
4.3. Committed in the second degree, this may be punished with removal of the right to vote for up to one year and/or removal of the ability to hold or run for public office for up to one year.
4.4. Committed in the third degree, this may be punished with removal of the right to vote for up to six months and/or removal of the ability to hold or run for public office for up to one year.

5. Perjury

5.1. This entails lying or willfully deceiving a legally established Court by providing fabricated, manipulated, or misleading evidence or testimony in a trial, hearing, or subpoena.
5.2. Committed in the first degree, this may be punished with removal of the ability to serve as a witness or provide evidence in a trial for up to two years and/or removal of the right to vote for up to one year.
5.3. Committed in the second degree, this may be punished with removal of the ability to serve as a witness or provide evidence in a trial for up to one year and/or removal of the right to vote for up to one year.
5.4. Committed in the third degree, this may be punished with removal of the ability to serve as a witness or provide evidence in a trial for up to six months and/or removal of the right to vote for up to six months.

Article IV: High Crimes

1. Treason

1.1. This entails attacking a legitimate state institution of the Union or an allied government by illegitimate means, raiding or illegally occupying a Union or allied region, or aiding an enemy against one’s own government or its allies.
1.2. Committed in the first degree, this may be punished with removal of citizenship for up to two years, removal of the right to vote for up to one year, and/or removal of the ability to hold or run for public office for up to one year.
1.3. Committed in the second degree, this may be punished with removal of citizenship for up to one year, removal of the right to vote for up to six months, and/or removal of the ability to hold or run for public office for up to one year.
1.4. Committed in the third degree, this may be punished with removal of the right to vote for up to six months and/or removal of the ability to hold or run for public office for up to one year.

2. Vote Manipulation

2.1. This entails using one’s office to illegitimately affect the results of a legally binding election, referendum, or other vote by willfully providing misleading information to voters regarding the vote, manipulating or willfully reporting incorrect results, failing to ensure that all citizens with the right to vote can do so, or allowing those not permitted to vote to do so.
2.2. Committed in the first degree, this may be punished with removal of the right to vote for up to two years and/or removal of the ability to hold or run for public office for up to two years.
2.3. Committed in the second degree, this may be punished with removal of the right to vote for up to one year and/or removal of the ability to hold or run for public office for up to two years.
2.4. Committed in the third degree, this may be punished with removal of the right to vote for up to six months and/or removal of the ability to hold or run for public office for up to one year.

3. Unlawful Disclosure

3.1. This entails intentionally disclosing classified information, as defined by law, to those not authorized to view it, unless the accused can demonstrate beyond a reasonable doubt that the public interest in disclosure outweighs the public interest in nondisclosure.
3.2. Committed in the first degree, this may be punished with removal of the ability to hold or run for public office for up to one year.
3.3. Committed in the second degree, this may be punished with removal of the ability to hold or run for public office for up to six months.
3.4. Committed in the third degree, this may be punished with removal of the ability to hold or run for public office for up to three months.

Article V: Corruption in Public Office

1. Bribery

1.1. This entails offering, giving, soliciting, or receiving any item of monetary value as a means of influencing the actions of an individual holding a public or legal duty.
1.2. Committed in the first degree, this may be punished with removal of the right to vote for up to one year and/or removal of the ability to hold or run for public office for up to two years
1.3. Committed in the second degree, this may be punished with removal of the right to vote for up to two year and/or removal of the ability to hold or run for public office for up to one year.
1.4. Committed in the third degree, this may be punished with removal of the right to vote for up to one year and/or removal of the ability to hold or run for public office for up to one year.

2. Abuse of Office

2.1. This entails intentionally transgressing the legal bounds of one’s public office, as established by law.
2.2. Committed in the first degree, this may be punished with removal of the right to vote for up to two years and/or removal of the ability to hold or run for public office for up to one year.
2.3. Committed in the second degree, this may be punished with removal of the right to vote for up to one year and/or removal of the ability to hold or run for public office for up to one year.
2.4. Committed in the third degree, this may be punished with removal of the right to vote for up to six months and/or removal of the ability to hold or run for public office for up to one year.
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Settled Cases / Re: Union v. Krovx Belgium
« Last post by Wax Krovx Belgium on September 26, 2022, 04:12:30 pm »
I plea no contest.
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Settled Cases / Re: Union v. Krovx Belgium
« Last post by Tigslarlowducken on September 26, 2022, 03:49:47 pm »
The High Court has reached a majority in its decision on whether to hear the case. They have decided that the case is valid and will continue as prescribed by the Constitution.
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Founder / Re: Office of the Founder: Executive Orders
« Last post by Renegalle on September 26, 2022, 03:10:11 pm »
Order in Council 1: Arbiter Pro Tempore Appointment




In accordance with §IV.B.1.1 of the Union Constitution, Greica is hereby appointed as an Arbiter pro Tempore for the case before the High Court, Union v. Krovx Belgium.