[Title 1: Basic Laws (aka i dont have a section for them or dont realize where they go)]
The legal drinking and smoking age is 18 years.
Smoking is legal in public areas.
-This does not include schools.
Manslaughter/murder is illegal.
A pledge of allegiance is mandatory for citizens to say every morning at 8:00 AM.
Citizens have the right to practice their own religion.
Mistreatment of the flag in any way is illegal.
Adultery is illegal.
Salesmen cannot call people in an unsolicited manner.
Citizens have the right to free speech.
-This right is slightly limited for public wellbeing.
Citizens have the right to protest, albeit peacefully. Riots are dealt with by law enforcement.
Citizens may have multiple spouses.
Citizens can be openly LGBT. Jokes made about this are things to not be taken seriously. Violence related to this, however, are dealt with by the respective law enforcement division.
Citizens have the right to vote. (despite what ns says about it being an autocracy)
Contraception is optional. Though, abortions are not permissible after 3 months.
Citizenship must be attained to stay on the planet for over 3 months. This cannot be circumvented by leaving and returning after a short amount of time.
Homosexual citizens can adopt children.
Regional and World Assembly laws are in effect. Adherence is mandatory.
[Title 2: Judicial/LE]
[Miranda rights here]
Suspicious texts or conversations, if serious, can lead to the monitoring or detainment and search of an individual.
Placement in prison depends on the severity of the crime. [there are different levels of arcadian prisons, like max security]
Citizens cannot be bailed out of prison via payment.
Court judgments cannot be made based on the individual's race or gender.
Terminally ill/elderly inmates must be placed in the care of prison infirmaries.
If a suspect of a crime is not captured within 15 years' time, they are exempt from prison due to likely deterioration of evidence and witness accounts.
False criminal accusations against an individual is illegal.
[Title 3: Property]
The naming of a newly-discovered element is to be derived from the name of the discoverer, or any name they chose that is within reason. (issue-inspired)
Citizens may not hold an animal against its will UNLESS it is a pet, like a dog or cat. With exotic animals, you must obtain a special license.
A citizen's place of residence must be within permitted building zones and exist in accordance with structure laws. This varies by city.
Citizens have the right to own property. This applies to realty and commercial property, but not people or animals.
[Title 4: Leisure]
The purchase, possession, and use of marijuana, medical or not, is permitted. Though, it must be kept in regulation.
Public nudity, except in designated locations, is not permitted.
Noise from a citizen's residence must be kept at (socially?) acceptable levels. This is highly enforced in urban/suburban areas. Not so much in rural areas.
[Title 5: Environment]
A special license from the government is required for major environmental change.
-Ex. Removal of a hill for construction
Poaching is not permitted. There are many near-extinct species.
Restrictions on hunting vary by continent. The average hunting limit for any animal is 3 a day. Hunting may not occur in federally-protected areas. These are marked with signs.
Pollution and littering have strict consequences. Protection of the environment is vital, as tourism and agriculture are major industries and Arcadia is bound to a climate treaty.
Heavy deforestation is illegal.
[Title 6: Industry/Commercial]
Employees whom receive tips are to be granted those tips in contradiction to pulling and distributing the earnings.
Children above the age of 14 may work in commercial and industry buildings. Under this, the workers must be paid.
Owning a business requires a specific educational course that usually takes 6 months to complete.
-Manufacturing companies that produce any product must be licensed. This does not include child-run operations, such as lemonade stands.
Use of the imperial system of units/measurements is mandatory.
Occupation employers may not discriminate against any group of people. However, judgments against citizens who are, for example, unhygienic, are legal.
Imitation items are restricted dependent on the setting.
-As jokes on a civilian level, they are fine. However, on an industrial or commercial level, fraudulent items are not tolerated.
Restaurants must list ingredients in their products, licensing, and other information [side effects, etc] in a visible place where customers can view it.
Maternity leave is permitted. The manager of the firm makes the final decision on the length of time. The minimum is 2 weeks.
Industrial output must be reported to the GCSA.
[Title 6A: Agriculture]
Livestock must be free-range. This means they must have the ability to roam around in areas like a pasture.
Only approved pesticides are permitted for use on agricultural sites.
[Title 7: Firearms]
Citizens must have proper documentation to purchase and own a firearm. Background checks are required. A valid weapons license for the class of weapon must also be obtained.
-The minimum legal age to buy a firearm is 18 years.
-A hunting license is required for hunting.
Citizens may own handguns, sub-machine guns, rifles, and shotguns. All weapons must be semi-automatic.
Civilians may not carry weapons on government property, regardless of owning a license. This includes schools [this does not pertain to citizens if they are passing through on a roadway inside of a motor vehicle]. Police stations are exceptions if the person is renewing a weapon license and the weapon is unloaded.
Citizens may obtain 'concealed carry' licenses, therefore allowing them to brandish hidden firearms.
Weapon manufacturers and salespersons must have a permit to manufacture/sell firearms.
-They may not be held accountable for any crimes committed with their products.
-Improvised weaponry is illegal. Firearms with less than 3.7oz of metal are prohibited as well.
If a citizen has a criminal background containing at least 3 violent misdemeanors or 1 violent felony, has been dishonorably discharged from the military, or has abused drugs, they may not possess a firearm. Tourists may not obtain weapons (on Arcadia) as of recent terrorist attacks.
It is illegal to hunt with a weapon not classed as either a rifle or a shotgun. These weapons must be kept semi-automatic.
Citizens may not buy a weapon for an individual under the legal age.
None of the above restrictions apply to "weapons" classified as toys.
-The legal purchase ages of paintball and BB guns is 15 years.
Vaccines are mandatory. Medical professionals must have a medical background of a patient before an operation such as a surgery can begin.
[Title 8: Medical]
Vaccines are mandatory.
Medical professionals must have a medical background of a patient before an operation such as a surgery can begin.
Citizens must obtain a license to operate a vehicle. Licenses obtained on other planets are valid. Vehicles travelling at high speeds must be under the control of the RoadWare system implemented into ground vehicles. Citizens may not use their phone while operating a vehicle, unless the vehicle is in park or the vehicle is being controlled by RoadWare at that moment. Commercial, transport, and luxury ships must be fitted with a GPS locator and provide a travel plan to the local air traffic control. This is optional for smaller, civilian-class vessels without a clear landing zone.
[Title 9: Vehicles/Travel]
Citizens must obtain a license to operate a vehicle. Licenses obtained on other planets are valid.
Vehicles travelling at high speeds must be under the control of the RoadWare system implemented into ground vehicles.
Citizens may not use their phone while operating a vehicle, unless the vehicle is in park or the vehicle is being controlled by RoadWare at that moment.
Commercial, transport, and luxury ships must be fitted with a GPS locator and provide a travel plan to the local air traffic control. This is optional for smaller, civilian-class vessels without a clear landing zone.
[Title 10: Education/Schools]
Sexual education is a mandatory course.
Truancy is illegal.
A pledge of allegiance to Arcadia must be sung every morning inside of school.
Citizens do not have to have a legal home address to attend school.
A dress code is enforced.
-Students may not wear clothing promoting the use of drugs, violence, or firearms, or wear sleepware.
-Students on Arcadia may not be forced to wear uniforms to school.
[Title 11: Taxation]
Citizens have a say, within reason, in where their tax money goes.
[Title 12: Copyright]
US Federal Copyright Laws
[Title 13: Social Media & the Internet]
Copyright laws apply online.
Social media & website accounts are to be left alone for 20 years after the death of the individual unless a family member or friend states otherwise.