The special status of a royal family is enshrined in law.
Government power is substantially delegated to local authorities.
The right to public protest is considered to be essential.
Votes translate linearly to elected representation, with no seats or electoral college.
Elected representatives must leave office after a legally mandated amount of time.
Citizens of the same sex may marry.
Citizens are legally entitled to end their lives.
Artificial beings are legally recognized citizens.
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.
Private industry is permitted within a market-based economy.
Children may be legally employed as workers and contractors.
The nation is nuclear powered.
The nation runs a space program.
The state mandates the use of the metric system.
Weapons of Mass Destruction
The nation claims the legal right to use WMDs.