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[OFFICIAL] Aryaxian Constitution (English translation)

The People's Revolutionary Movement, in sole legitimate representation of the Aryaxian nation, in defense of the Popular Revolution of 1958 and in the name of social justice, equality, the rule of law and socialism,
With the aim of establishing a workers' state and a communist society, in solidarity with all other peoples, free of all exploitation, where every Aryaxian is granted the highest dignity, an acceptable quality of life and equal opportunity,
Hence writes, with the popular approval of we Aryaxian citizens by means of our free vote, the following

Constitution of Aryax
Chapter 1: On the Foundations of the State

  • Article 1. Aryax is a socialist State of free workers, organized by and for the good of all its society as a unitary democratic Republic led by the People's Revolutionary Movement, and based on the values of political freedom, social justice, individual and collective welfare, and solidarity.

  • Article 2. The State's official name shall be the People's Republic of Aryax, its sole nationwide official language shall be Aryaxian and its capital shall be the city of Arkanoviverna.

  • Article 3. The State officially recognizes no religion.

  • Article 4. National sovereignty shall reside solely in the Aryaxian people, from whom emanate all powers of the State. All citizens shall have the right and duty to protect by all means, including armed struggle, the political, social and economic order specified in this Constitution.

  • Article 5. The sole official flag of the People's Republic of Aryax shall be a black-red-black tricolor fimbriated by thin white bands and with the National Emblem at its center, in the proportions specified by law. The National Emblem shall be the Revolutionary Emblem of Aryax. The National Anthem shall be the Popular March.

  • Article 6. The economy shall be directed by the State, in the manner established by law, under a socialist system free from exploitation. Private property shall be recognized only in special cases as specified by law.

  • Article 7. The socialist system of the People's Republic of Aryax shall be protected by the Popular Army and the Supreme Court.

Chapter 2: On Citizenship and Fundamental Rights and Duties

  • Article 8. Aryaxian citizenship is obtained by birth or by naturalization. Any Aryaxian citizen is under the protection of the State regardless of domicile.

  • Article 9. Citizenship by birth is voluntarily acquired by all children of Aryaxian father or mother.

  • Article 10. Naturalization shall take place in the manner established by law. Naturalized citizens shall have the same rights and duties as citizens by birth.

  • Article 11. Citizens of Aryax shall not be deported nor extradited to other countries.

  • Article 12. The legal age of majority in Aryax shall be set at 18 years old.

  • Article 13. All citizens shall be equal before the law. Discrimination based on origin, race, or personal or social circumstances shall not be tolerated.

  • Article 14. Gender equality shall be respected within the limits of basic biology.

  • Article 15. All citizens are granted the right to life, health and physical activity, education, adequate housing, safety, equality of opportunity and work, as provided by the State and its socialist system.

  • Article 16. Working in Aryax's socialist society is a fundamental right and duty. Unemployment shall not be tolerated. All workers shall have the right to adequate rest through the standard eight-hour working day.

  • Article 17. The State shall actively protect all workers incapacitated by age, disability or sickness, as well as their families if needed. The State shall guarantee workplace safety.

  • Article 18. The State is the guardian of morality, and shall enforce Aryaxian cultural and social norms.

  • Article 19. A citizen or resident can only be formally accused or prosecuted by a competent court according to national laws that precede the presumed crime and due process established by law. All formal defendants shall be granted adequate defense by the State upon legal request.

  • Article 20. All citizens shall have the right to petition and send complains to the authorities and receive due response in no more than a period of time set by law.

  • Article 21. Law-abiding citizens shall be granted inviolability of the person and the home.

  • Article 22. Taking care of public and social property, respect workplace discipline as well as the rights of all other people, and fulfill civic and social duties are all fundamental duties of all citizens.

  • Article 23. Citizens shall safeguard the ideological unity of the nation, and observe the laws of the State and the socialist standards of life.

  • Article 24. Serving the Popular Army for a period of time set by law is a duty of every citizen and its highest honor. Treason to the Motherland is the most serious of crimes.

  • Article 25. It is a fundamental duty of all people in the sovereign territory of the People's Republic of Aryax to respect and obey this Constitution.

Chapter 3: On Family

  • Article 26. The family is the most fundamental unit of Aryaxian society.

  • Article 27. Marriage is hereby defined as the voluntary union of a man and a woman with legal aptitude for it as established by law. Formalization and dissolution of marriage, as well as its rights and duties shall be set by law.

  • Article 28. The State shall not make any distinction between children born in or outside marriage.

  • Article 29. Children shall be subject to special legal protections to guarantee their rights. Children under the age of 16 shall not be subject to work.

Chapter 4: On Education and Healthcare

  • Article 30. The State shall promote education, culture and science in all its forms, with particular attention to the goal of building a communist society.

  • Article 31. The State shall guarantee free access to compulsory quality education as well as the possibility that every worker reaches the highest possible levels of knowledge.

  • Article 32. Artistic creation is free in the manner set by law.

  • Article 33. Scientific development shall be given special priority by the State.

  • Article 34. The State shall guarantee free access to quality healthcare and preventive care to all its citizens.

  • Article 35. The State shall protect the environment and natural resources for the good of all present and future generations. It is a duty of every citizen to contribute to this protection and goal.

Chapter 5: On the Organization of the State

  • Article 36. The People's Assembly shall be the supreme organ of State power, and the only legislative organ of the People's Republic of Aryax.

  • Article 37. The People's Assembly shall be elected at least every five years through universal, equal and direct suffrage by secret ballot, following a procedure set by law.

  • Article 38. When unavoidable circumstances render an election impossible, the term of office is prolonged until the election can take place.

  • Article 39. The People's Assembly shall choose its own President, Vice President and Secretary in the manner set by law.

  • Article 40. The People's Assembly shall choose a National President through a simple majority free vote, who shall then choose a Cabinet.

  • Article 41. The Cabinet chosen by the National President is the only executive organ of the State. The National President shall be the head of State and of the Government.

  • Article 42. The People's Assembly:

    1. Shall have the legislative initiative;

    2. Shall approve, abolish or modify the laws;

    3. Shall decide on the Constitutionality of all laws and decrees;

    4. Shall have the right to create special commissions;

    5. Shall exercise the highest fiscal control over all organs of the State.

  • Article 43. All decisions by the People's Assembly shall be chosen by a simple majority of its elected members.

  • Article 44. The President, Vice President and all other judges of the Supreme Court, as well as the Prosecutor General and Vice Prosecutor General of the People's Republic, shall be chosen by the People's Assembly in the manner set by law.

  • Article 45. The President of the People's Assembly:

    1. Shall preside over the sessions of the People's Assembly and ensure the application of its regulations;

    2. Shall propose the draft agenda for the sessions of the People's Assembly;

    3. Shall organize the international relations of the People's Assembly;

    4. Shall preside over the special commissions created by the People's Assembly.

  • Article 46. The Cabinet:

    1. Shall have the right to issue binding decrees;

    2. Shall organize and direct the execution of the political, economic, cultural, scientific, social and defense activities of the State;

    3. Shall design and organize the economic development plans, and once approved by the People's Assembly, direct and control them;

    4. Shall direct the People's Republic's international relations;

    5. Shall design, and once approved by the People's Assembly, control the National Budget;

    6. Shall provide the national defense and internal security;

    7. Shall direct the administration of the State, and unify, coordinate and supervise the activity of the organisms of the Central and Local Administrations;

    8. Shall execute the laws and decrees;

    9. Shall set the date of elections, according to the provisions of this Constitution;

    10. Shall have the right to declare war and sign peace treaties;

    11. Shall appoint and remove the representatives of the State in foreign nations;

    12. Shall approve or reject the representatives of foreign nations in Aryax;

    13. Shall ratify or denounce international treaties.

  • Article 47. The National President:

    1. Shall represent the State and the Government and direct their general policies;

    2. Shall attend and control the development of the activities of the Cabinet and other central institutions of the State;

    3. Shall preside over and direct the meetings of the Cabinet;

    4. Shall choose the members of the Cabinet, accept their voluntary resignations and decide their substitutions;

    5. Shall be the Supreme Commander of the Popular Army;

    6. Shall sign all decrees and other decisions adopted by the Cabinet.

  • Article 48. In case of incapacitation, sickness or death of the National President, a previously chosen successor that is member of the Cabinet shall temporarily take over until the next election.

  • Article 49. The members of the Cabinet:

    1. Shall each direct their corresponding Ministry or Agency;

    2. Shall dictate, when it is not an express attribution of another organ of the State, the required regulations for the execution of laws and decrees that concern them;

    3. Shall attend and have a voice and a vote the meetings of the Cabinet, and submit to it the necessary decree proposals;

    4. Shall nominate the corresponding civil servants.

  • Article 50. All citizens, state-owned enterprises and institutions shall give the Cabinet or the People's Assembly the necessary information to fulfill their duties.

Chapter 6: On Administrative Divisions

  • Article 51. National territory shall be administratively divided in provinces and municipalities.

  • Article 52. Municipalities shall have their own legal personality and shall be governed by the corresponding Municipal Council, appointed by the corresponding Mayor.

  • Article 53. Municipalities shall be grouped in provinces, which shall have their own legal personality and shall be governed by the corresponding Provincial Council, appointed by the corresponding Delegate.

  • Article 54. All Delegates shall be appointed by the Cabinet. All Mayors and Vice Delegates shall be appointed by the corresponding Delegates.

  • Article 55. Within the territorial limits of their authority, the Provincial Councils:

    1. Shall comply with and execute national laws;

    2. Shall approve and control the economic plan and budget of the Province;

    3. Shall organize the operation of entities responsible for carrying out economic, educational, health, cultural, sports, environmental protection and recreation activities, production and services subordinated to them;

    4. Shall maintain fiscal control over Municipalities;

    5. Shall have the right to create special commissions.

  • Article 56. Within the territorial limits of their authority, the Municipal Councils:

    1. Shall comply with and execute national laws;

    2. Shall approve and control the economic plan and budget of the Municipality;

    3. Shall organize the operation of entities responsible for carrying out economic, educational, health, cultural, sports, environmental protection and recreation activities, production and services subordinated to them;

    4. Shall revoke or modify all provisions from subordinated entities deemed to violate the Constitution or other national laws;

    5. Shall have the right to create special commissions.

  • Article 57. The rights and duties of members of Provincial and Municipal Councils are set by law.

Chapter 7: On the Judiciary

  • Article 58. Justice shall be imparted in the name of the Aryaxian people by the Supreme Court and other courts instituted by law.

  • Article 59. Judges shall be independent and solely obey the law and the Constitution.

  • Article 60. The Supreme Court shall have the maximum judicial authority and its resolutions are definitive.

  • Article 61. Definitive resolutions by the courts have to be obeyed without question by all citizens, economic entities and institutions and State organs.

  • Article 62. Preservation of legality and compliance with this Constitution and national laws by all people in the territory of the People’s Republic, its State organs and economic entitites shall be a fundamental duty of the Prosecutor's Office, which is accountable to the People’s Assembly.

  • Article 63. The Prosecutor General shall direct and regulate the activities of the Prosecutor's Office in all the national territory.

Enacted and obeyed by the Aryaxian people since the year 1959, last revised in the year 2019.

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