The special status of a royal family is enshrined in law.
Government power is substantially delegated to local authorities.
Pledge of Allegiance
The daily singing of an anthem or reciting of a pledge is compulsory in schools.
Votes translate linearly to elected representation, with no seats or electoral college.
Elected representatives must leave office after a legally mandated amount of time.
Divorce is illegal.
Adultery is prohibited by law.
Contraception is illegal.
Abortion is illegal.
Strict modesty laws govern how citizens may dress.
Smoking is prohibited, even in private.
Law & Order
Citizens may be executed for crimes.
Criminals may be ordered to undergo physical punishment.
A period of military service is compulsory for all citizens.
The nation has abolished the court system.
Private industry is permitted within a market-based economy.
Children may be legally employed as workers and contractors.
Citizens may not connect to the Internet.
All recreational drugs are prohibited.
Alcohol is banned.
Gambling is illegal.
No Video Games
Computer games are banned.
No Nuclear Power
Nuclear power generation is prohibited.
The nation runs a space program.
Weapons of Mass Destruction
The nation claims the legal right to use WMDs.
Foreigners cannot become residents.