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Constitution of the Confederate Paleoconservative Party


Constitution of the Confederate Paleoconservative Party

Preamble

It is a well-known fact that the Confederation of Corrupt Dictators has a large amount of right-winged nations. If these nations were to assemble within a common cause, they could enact great social and legal reform to better the Confederation; hence, this document hereby establishes the Confederate Paleoconservative Party.

Article 1: Purpose and General Details

Section A: Purpose
A. The purpose of the Confederate Paleoconservative Party (CPP) shall be to unite those nations in the Confederation of Corrupt Dictators (CCD) who govern under a conservative ideology under a common cause and to promote conservative ideologies throughout the region. Though not a primary objective, the CPP may also be active within the Civil Congress and pass motions within it as it so pleases.
B. The CPP shall also pass certain motions or laws pertaining it’s community.
i. Laws or motions passed within the CPP shall only apply to the national policies of its member nations.

Section B: General Details
A. The CPP is a political faction within the CCD
B. The CPP shall claim no right to executively govern the entity of the CCD
C. Though similar to the Civil Congress, the CPP claims the right to enact both social and legal laws and motions within its member nations.

Article 2: Structure

Section A: Party Officers
A. The CPP shall be headed by a president, appointed semi annually by the Viceroy.
i. The President of the CPP shall govern over the faction as a whole, and oversee the passing of laws and motions.
ii. The President shall reserve the right to propose, pass, or veto any law he so chooses.
iii. The President shall reserve the right to expel members following due process.
iv. The President shall have no say in motions, unless one should be met with a tie; if so, he should be the deciding factor.
B. The President of the CPP shall appoint up to four Senior Officers, shortly after his appointment.
i. Senior Officers shall act as representatives, taking ideas from other members of the CPP. Officers shall vote on the second phase of pending laws.
ii. Senior Officers can propose laws and motions.
iii. It is recommended that Senior Officers write a majority of the proposed laws.
iv. Senior Officers shall reserve the right to veto only motions.
C. If he so desires to join it, the CPP shall have a specific position for the Chairman of the Civil Congress. When speaking in context with the CPP, the Chairman shall be referred to as the Civil Representative to the Party, or Civil Representative.
i. The Civil Representative shall be the link between the Civil Congress and the CPP in the event that the CPP desires to propose a motion to the Confederation.
ii. The Civil Representative shall reserve the right to propose and veto only motions.
iii. The Civil Representative may also act as a member of the CPP and shall reserve the right to vote on motions and laws.

Section B: Party Members
A. Those enrolled in the CPP that are not officers shall be referred to as members.
B. Party members shall reserve the right to vote on motions; party members may not vote on laws.
C. Party members are encouraged to be active in the community of the CPP and recommend laws and motions to Senior Officers.
D. Each member, officer or not, shall register themselves within CPP through a google form which shall be provided through a telegram, and shall make their nation’s representative to the CPP publicly known, and shall be recorded in a register operated by the President.

Section C: Eligibility
A. In order for a nation to be eligible for membership within the CPP they must possess the following qualities;
i. World Assembly member
ii. Conservative or right winged government ideology
iii. Willingness to be active within the faction
iv. Five World Assembly endorsements
B. Those who wish to be in the CPP must be willing to fill out an extensive application form.
C. Those who become inactive within the CPP for at least 30 days without prior notice shall be ejected with due process.

Article 3: Laws and Motions

Section A: Laws
A. Laws passed in the CPP shall be defined as official documents outlining legal rights or restrictions for all member nations of the CPP.
i. Laws shall apply to the citizens of member nations
ii. Laws are non lenient and will be strictly enforced. Violators of laws will
be punished according to the enforcement clause in each law along with proper due process
iii. Before and during the process of being passed, laws shall be referred to as “bills,” and then later referred to as “laws,” if they should get passed.
B. Laws should not contradict the Imperial Law or the Regional Message Board Act.
C. Laws should contain as little democratic standards as possible.
D. Laws should follow the specific format provided in a separate document.
E. Laws should follow a paleoconservative agenda.
F. Laws should not contain any material previously covered in passed laws or failed bills.

Section B: Motions
A. Motions passed in the CPP shall be defined as official movements outlining social rights or restrictions for all member nations of the CPP.
i. Motions shall apply to the citizens of member nations
ii. Motions can be lenient and are not as strictly enforced as laws are.
iii. The content of motions can, but do not have to resemble that of the motions of the Civil Congress (donations, targeted endorsements, censure / honor other nations, etc.)
iv. Motions should follow the specific format provided in a separate document.
v. Motions should follow a paleoconservative agenda.
vi. Motions should not contradict the Imperial Law and the Regional Message Board Act.

Article 4: Due Process

Section A: Due Process of The Passing of Laws
A. For a law to be passed, first, a bill must be proposed.
i. Only the President and Senior Officers may propose a bill.
ii. If a bill should be improperly proposed, it shall be considered null.
B. In order for a bill to be proposed, the representative proposing the bill must follow this process:
i. Write the bill in a neat fashion that abides by the formatting procedures provided in a separate document.
ii. Formally propose the bill to the public either in the CPP discord server or in the RMB of the CCD.
C. Once a bill is properly proposed, the voting process begins.
i. This voting process shall be open for 48 hours. If the voting process is not completed within 48 hours of the bill’s proposal, the bill will not pass and shall be considered a failed bill.
ii. This voting process shall take place within the CPP’s discord in the respective voting channels, or within the CCD’s RMB.
iii. When voting within the RMB, representatives shall quote the proposal post ahead of their vote.
iv. Votes shall be formatted in this style: “I, [Representative], [Position], vote [For/Against] this bill.”
D. The voting process shall consist of two phases:
i. Phase One: The President shall vote to continue due process of the bill
ii. Phase Two: The Senior Officers shall vote on the bill. This shall decide whether the bill be passed or not.
E. The passing of a bill shall be determined by the votes of the Senior Officers during the Second Phase.
i. The final tally must be a majority of 75% or more.
ii. If a tie is to be reached, the President shall break it by introducing a Third Phase where he shall vote a second time, this time to pass or fail the bill.
iii. When the bill is passed with a majority of 75% or more, it shall be considered a law and will now apply to all member nations of the CPP.
F. Both passed and failed bills shall be announced in both the CPP discord and the CCD RMB.
G. Passed laws and failed bills shall be recorded in the document, “Laws of the Confederate Paleoconservative Party.”
H. Though it is not recommended, during any point in this process, the president may veto the bill and stop it from continuing due process.
I. If due process is violated, the suspects shall be ejected from the party, following due process.

Section B: Due Process of The Passing of Motions
A. For a motion to be passed, first, the motion must be proposed.
i. Only Senior Officers and the Civil Representative to the Party may propose a motion.
ii. If a motion should be improperly proposed, it shall be considered null.
B. In order for a motion to be proposed, the representative proposing it must follow this process:
i. Write the motion in a neat fashion that abides by the formatting procedures provided in a separate document.
ii. Formally propose the motion to the public either in the CPP discord server or in the RMB of the CCD.
C. Once a motion is properly proposed, the voting process begins.
i. This voting process shall be open for 72 hours.
ii. The voting process shall be completed through an offsite poll.
D. All member nations shall reserve the right to vote on motions through an offsite poll.
E. The passing of a motion shall be determined by the number of votes collected by an offsite poll after the 72 hour voting period.
i. The final tally must be a majority of 75% or more.
ii. If a tie is to be reached, the President shall break it by voting yes or no.
iii. In the event that there is not a tie, the President shall not reserve the right to vote on motions.
iv. When the motion is passed with a majority of 75% or more, it shall be considered passed motion and will now apply to all member nations of the CPP.
v. In the event that a majority of 75% is not reached, the motion shall be considered a failed motion.
F. Both passed and failed motions shall be announced in both the CPP discord and the CCD RMB.
G. Passed motions and failed motions shall be recorded in the document, “Motions of the Confederate Paleoconservative Party.”
H. During any point in this process, the Senior Officers or the Civil Representative to the Party may veto the motion and stop it from continuing due process.
i. In order for the Senior Officers to veto a motion, their veto must be unanimous.
ii. Though not recommended, the Civil Representative to the Party shall reserve the right to veto any motion.
I. If due process is violated, the suspects shall be ejected from the party, following due process.

Section C: Due Process of The Ejection of Members
A. Ejection from the CPP shall be the default punishment for all violations of this document.
B. Those ejected from the CPP shall not be provided a second opportunity of membership into the CPP and shall be, in all forms, completely disregarded from all CPP events.
C. There shall be four parts to the ejection of a member:
i. Accusation- This shall instate the ejection process. This can only be done by the President or a Senior Officer. An accusation shall be formatted: “I, [Representative], [Position], formally accuse [Suspected Representative] of [Suspect’s nation], of violating [Law that has been broken], and hereby call for the ejection of said member.”
ii. Evidence- The accusation is then followed up by the accuser with sufficient evidence to incriminate the suspect. Sufficient evidence shall be defined as a quote or screenshot clearly depicting the suspect saying or writing (such as in a post or proposed law or motion) things that would break the Constitution.
iii. Trial- The suspect will then have a chance to defend himself. If he can support his claims and cannot be contradicted by the evidence against him, he shall be exonerated.
iv. Sentencing- If the suspect cannot defend himself he shall be ejected from the CPP.
D. The process of ejection shall take place either on the CPP discord in its respective channels or on the CCD RMB.

Section D: Due Process of The Appointment of the President
A. The President of the CPP shall be appointed by the Viceroy, once every six months.
B. The President shall be chosen by the VIceroy from a pool of up to five members.
i. This pool will be chosen by the current President.
ii. The current President is one of the five members in this pool.
iii. Any member, including officers, may be chosen for this pool.
iv. This pool may be chosen up to three weeks before the date of appointment so the members of the pool can campaign.
C. The Viceroy shall appoint any one member of the pool he sees most fit to be the President.
i. The members of the pool may do anything they choose to please the Viceroy, such as campaigning and debating, so long as it is not prohibited by this document, any laws, motions, the Imperial Law, or the Regional Message Board Act.

Section E: Due Process of The Appointment of Senior Officers
A. Shortly after his appointment, the President shall appoint four members to be Senior officers.
B. Senior Officers shall serve until the next president is elected.

Section F: Due Process of The Modification of This Document
A. Amendments to this document shall be made through motions.
i. Only the President and Senior Officers may call these motions.
ii. Amendments may pertain to the spelling, grammar, clauses, or extra clauses that may need to be added to this document.
B. These motions shall use the following format, “I, [Representative], [Position], wish to amend [Law in the Constitution, or path of new law]. [Amendment].”

Article 5: Termination

Section A: Termination
A. The entity of the Confederate Paleoconservative Party shall be terminated under one or all of the following circumstances:
i. The Viceroy liquifies it, for whatever reason.
ii. The Matrix turns out to be real.

Article 6: Miscellaneous

Section A: Violation of this Document
A. All violators of any part of this document will be subject to ejection following due process.

Signed

Joseph Campbell, President of the CPP

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