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by The Union Huvstad of Niamark. . 302 reads.

New Charter of Niamark


| CONSTITUTION || ROLEPLAY | GAMESIDE | EMBASSY POLICY |

The New Charter of Niamark

I: PREAMBLE.
We, the Landsdelarsunion of Niamark, in order to more effectively promote our principles of community first—all else second, respecting the right of each Landsdel to govern itself as it sees fit, and desiring to remove any barriers to the health and function of the Union, hereby establish this New Charter of Niamark.

The former Constitution and all laws written under it are hereby repealed. All Landsdelar at the time of ratification shall remain Landsdelar under this Charter.

II: THE CYNING.
The Cyning is the highest authority in the region by virtue of controlling the founder state. This title may only be transferred by the Cyning themselves. They hold veto power over all laws, policies, and actions of the Union. They have exclusive authority to appoint and dismiss Reeves and Fogdar.

The Cyning may appoint an Ætheling, who has the full authority of the Cyning and is accountable to them.

III. THE REEVES.
The Reeves are trusted representatives who have demonstrated skill, initiative, and dedication in the government areas they are appointed to oversee. They form the Riksradet with the Cyning and Ætheling. Each Reeve oversees one Office and may appoint Deputies and other assistants within that Office. The Cyning may create or dissolve any offices as needed.

IV. THE DELEGATE.
The World Assembly Delegate is responsible for encouraging Omraden to join the World Assembly, endorse themselves, and trade endorsements with their peers. They shall also monitor World Assembly resolutions and advise the region on how it should vote.

The Delegate is selected by endorsements, but the Cyning may encourage the endorsement of a given nation.

V. THE FOGDAR.
The Fogdar are regional security officers. They are responsible for maintaining order on the Regional Message Board and each Fogde is authorized to use all powers given to them by the Cyning. They also serve as a judicial body for criminal cases, overseen by the Cyning or their designee.

VI. THE LANDSDELAR.
A state that has joined the region shall be considered a Landsdel and shall retain all the rights of citizenship, unless specifically forbidden to it. Each Landsdel has the right to participate in the Thing, to vote for the Lagman, and to a fair trial.

VII. THE THING.
The Thing is Niamark's legislative body, composed of all Landsdelar. Each Landsdel has one vote and may propose legislation. Legislation must be approved by the Cyning to become law.

A Lagman, elected every three months by the Thing, shall preside over the Thing and enforce its procedures. They may appoint Deputies to fulfill this role in their absence. The Lagman shall also represent the public before the Riksradet.

VIII. THE CHARTER.
The Cyning has exclusive authority to amend or abolish this Charter. The Thing may formally petition for a change to be adopted.

Amended 14 November 2020 by Lycos.

I: PREAMBLE.
We, the unified Landsdelar of the Confederacy of Niamark, in order to more effectively promote our principles of community first—all else second, respecting the right of each Landsdel to govern itself as it sees fit, and desiring to remove any barriers to the health and function of the Confederacy, hereby establish this New Charter of Niamark.

The former Constitution and all laws written under it are hereby repealed. All Landsdelar at the time of ratification shall remain Landsdelar under this Charter.

II: THE CYNING.
The Cyning is the highest authority in the region by virtue of controlling the founder state. This title may only be transferred by the Cyning themselves. They hold veto power over all laws, policies, and actions of the Confederacy. They have exclusive authority to appoint and dismiss Reeves and Fogdar.

The Cyning may appoint an Ætheling, who has the full authority of the Cyning and is accountable to them.

III. THE REEVES.
The Reeves are trusted representatives who have demonstrated skill, initiative, and dedication in the government areas they are appointed to oversee. They form the Riksradet with the Cyning and Ætheling. Each Reeve oversees one Office and may appoint Deputies and other assistants within that Office. The Cyning may create or dissolve any offices as needed.

IV. THE DELEGATE.
The World Assembly Delegate is responsible for encouraging Omraden to join the World Assembly, endorse themselves, and trade endorsements with their peers. They shall also monitor World Assembly resolutions and advise the region on how it should vote.

The Delegate is selected by endorsements, but the Cyning may encourage the endorsement of a given nation.

V. THE FOGDAR.
The Fogdar are regional security officers. They are responsible for maintaining order on the Regional Message Board and each Fogde is authorized to use all powers given to them by the Cyning. They also serve as a judicial body for criminal cases, overseen by the Cyning or their designee.

VI. THE LANDSDELAR.
A state that has joined the region is considered an Omrade. Any Omrade may apply to become a Landsdel by such means as the Cyning and Reeve of Integration may establish. Each Landsdel has the right to participate in the Thing, to vote for the Lagman, and to a fair trial.

VII. THE THING.
The Thing is Niamark's legislative body, composed of all Landsdelar. Each Landsdel has one vote and may propose legislation. Legislation must be approved by the Cyning to become law.

A Lagman, elected every three months by the Thing, shall preside over the Thing and enforce its procedures. They may appoint Deputies to fulfill this role in their absence. The Lagman shall also represent the public before the Riksradet.

VIII. THE CHARTER.
The Cyning has exclusive authority to amend or abolish this Charter. The Thing may formally petition for a change to be adopted.

I: PREAMBLE.
We, the unified Landsdelar of the Confederacy of Niamark, in order to more effectively promote our principles of community first—all else second, respecting the right of each Landsdel to govern itself as it sees fit, and desiring to remove any barriers to the health and function of the Confederacy, hereby establish this New Charter of Niamark.

The former Constitution and all laws written under it are hereby repealed. All Landsdelar at the time of ratification shall remain Landsdelar under this Charter.

II: THE CYNING.
The Cyning is the highest authority in the region by virtue of controlling the founder state. This title may only be transferred by the Cyning themselves. They hold veto power over all laws, policies, and actions of the Confederacy. They have exclusive authority to appoint and dismiss Reeves and Fogdar.

The Cyning may appoint an Ætheling, who has the full authority of the Cyning and is accountable to them.

III. THE REEVES.
The Reeves are trusted representatives who have demonstrated skill, initiative, and dedication in the government areas they are appointed to oversee. They form the Riksradet with the Cyning and Ætheling. Each Reeve oversees one Office and may appoint Deputies and other assistants within that Office.

IIIa. Diplomacy
The Reeve of Diplomacy is the chief ambassador of the Confederacy. They are responsible for selecting diplomats to represent its interests abroad. The Office of Diplomacy is charged with maintaining existing foreign relations, forming new relationships, and distributing news and updates from Niamark.

IIIb. Culture
The Office of Culture is responsible for enriching the culture of Niamark through events, activities, and other means. It is also responsible for producing materials to update Omraden on current regional affairs. Further, it works with the Office of Diplomacy to strengthen foreign relations through interregional events.

IIIc. Integration
The Reeve of Integration, or their designee, shall be responsible for processing Omraden's applications to become Landsdelar. They shall also maintain the roster of Landsdelar and regularly remove those who are no longer in the region. The Office of Integration is also responsible for recruiting new states to join the Confederacy, and shall work with the Thane of Engagement to encourage new Omraden to become Landsdelar.

IIId. Engagement
The Office of Engagement is responsible for welcoming new Omraden and encouraging them to participate in the region, by telegram, Regional Message Board posts, polls, etc. They shall work with the Office of Integration to promote citizenship.

IV. THE DELEGATE.
The World Assembly Delegate is responsible for encouraging Omraden to join the World Assembly, endorse themselves, and trade endorsements with their peers. They shall also monitor World Assembly resolutions and advise the region on how it should vote.

The Delegate is selected by endorsements, but the Cyning may encourage the endorsement of a given nation.

V. THE FOGDAR.
The Fogdar are regional security officers. They are responsible for maintaining order on the Regional Message Board and each Fogde is authorized to use all powers given to them by the Cyning. They also serve as a judicial body for criminal cases, overseen by the Cyning or their designee.

VI. THE LANDSDELAR.
A state that has joined the region is considered an Omrade. Any Omrade may apply to become a Landsdel by such means as the Cyning and Reeve of Integration may establish. Each Landsdel has the right to participate in the Thing, to vote for the Lagman, and to a fair trial.

VII. THE THING.
The Thing is Niamark's legislative body, composed of all Landsdelar. Each Landsdel has one vote and may propose legislation. Legislation must be approved by the Cyning to become law.

A Lagman, elected every three months by the Thing, shall preside over the Thing and enforce its procedures. They may appoint Deputies to fulfill this role in their absence. The Lagman shall also represent the public before the Riksradet.

VIII. THE CHARTER.
The Cyning has exclusive authority to amend or abolish this Charter. The Thing may formally petition for a change to be adopted.

The Union Huvstad of Niamark

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