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Constitution Amendment (Alternate Justice)

Overview


Purpose

The amendment seeks to create the position of Alternate in the Supreme Court, who will act as a replacement Justice in the event that one of the other Justices is unable to participate in a criminal trial, lawsuit or court ruling.

Implementation

The amendment shall be implemented immediately.

Author/Signatory

Nangka

Result

Passed by referendum on 10 October 2020. Required a two-thirds majority in favour to pass.

Alans Land
Antinios
Armenasia
Aunan
Burninati0n
Carolia Aurea
Cedoria
Culturists
Democratic Socialist Union of Germany
Dyl
Ghillemear
Greylyn
Grod Island
HardBassSlavia
Help me take over the world please
Ibatria
International Students
Kavagrad
Lesbicas
Llorens
Manoaf
Mavri Astro
Nangka
Nepacton Murt
New Russsia
New Samon
Podria
Regional Defence Council of Aragon
Roma Norte
Schillikia
Sylvlakia
Tuatmotu Archipelago
United Zealandic
Westperland

Drennicka
Neu-Bethel

Kawany

Existing Law


Article V

  1. All judicial authority shall be vested in a tribunal, henceforth known as the Supreme Court

  2. The Supreme Court shall consist of three members, henceforth known as Justices, appointed by the Secretary

  3. The Justices shall be responsible for:

    1. Handling legal disputes between citizens

    2. Hosting court cases to settle criminal charges

    3. Voting on said criminal charges upon the conclusion of a fair and public hearing

    4. Being the highest authority on the interpretation of all regional law

    5. Internally electing a Justice to serve as Chief Justice

  4. The Chief Justice shall be responsible for:

    1. Organizing and leading discussions on cases with the Justices

    2. Communicating information of criminal cases, lawsuits and court rulings to the public

    3. Delegating the aforementioned responsibilities to a Justice where deemed necessary or beneficial for the better management of criminal cases, lawsuits and court rulings.

  5. An appointment of a Justice must be confirmed with a two-thirds majority of electoral citizens in favour

  6. A Justice shall be prohibited from holding any other government portfolio during their tenure

  7. A Justice may be immediately removed through the following process:

    1. A motion shall be endorsed by two Members of the General Assembly or five percent of electoral citizens

    2. A majority of electoral citizens shall vote on whether to remove them in the following manner:

      1. World Assembly citizens shall be permitted to vote in a three-day poll

      2. Military Voting and Dual citizens shall be permitted to vote on the Regional Message Board in the same period

Proposed Law


Article V

  1. All judicial authority shall be vested in a tribunal, henceforth known as the Supreme Court

  2. The Supreme Court shall consist of four members, three Justices and one Alternate Justice, appointed by the Secretary

  3. The Justices shall be responsible for:

    1. Handling legal disputes between citizens

    2. Hosting court cases to settle criminal charges

    3. Voting on said criminal charges upon the conclusion of a fair and public hearing

    4. Being the highest authority on the interpretation of all regional law

    5. Internally electing a Justice to serve as Chief Justice

  4. The Alternate Justice shall be responsible for:

    1. Participating in discussions regarding criminal cases, lawsuits and court rulings as a non-voting member of the Supreme Court

    2. Assume the voting responsibility of a Justice whenever one of the Justices cannot place a vote in a criminal case, lawsuit or court ruling due to an absence or a conflict of interest

  5. The Chief Justice shall be responsible for:

    1. Organizing and leading discussions on cases with the Justices

    2. Communicating information of criminal cases, lawsuits and court rulings to the public

    3. Delegating the aforementioned responsibilities to a Justice where deemed necessary or beneficial for the better management of criminal cases, lawsuits and court rulings.

  6. An appointment of a Justice must be confirmed with a two-thirds majority of electoral citizens in favour

  7. A Justice shall be prohibited from holding any other government portfolio during their tenure

  8. A Justice may be immediately removed through the following process:

    1. A motion shall be endorsed by two Members of the General Assembly or five percent of electoral citizens

    2. A majority of electoral citizens shall vote on whether to remove them in the following manner:

      1. World Assembly citizens shall be permitted to vote in a three-day poll

      2. Military Voting and Dual citizens shall be permitted to vote on the Regional Message Board in the same period

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