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[Regional Law] The Legislation Update Act 2019

The Legislation Update Act 2019

An act to update all pre-existing pieces of legislation.

Now, and thereafter, BE IT ENACTED by the order of the Constitution of the Revolutionary Republic, by and with the consent of the Citizens of The Communist Bloc, in this present Legislative Committee assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows-

ARTICLE I - Definitions

(1) "Principal Act" shall refer to the current bill here presented.

(2) "One-Shot" shall be defined as an act which deletes itself upon completion of provisions set out in Article III.

Article II - Category

(3) This law shall be considered a Type VII ONE SHOT Law.

Article III - Provisions

(4) All existing legislation shall have its preamble updated to read:
Now, and thereafter, BE IT ENACTED by the order of the Constitution of the Revolutionary Republic, by and with the consent of the Citizens of The Communist Bloc, in this present Legislative Committee assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows-

(5) Any mention of an amendment to the Constitution shall be deleted. This may include entire articles.

(6) Any mention of an amendment to any other law shall be deleted. This may include entire articles.

(7) All existing laws shall be granted an additional Article II - Category.

  1. Legislation shall be filed by category. The appointed category must represent what that law regards.

  2. All existing articles shall be renumbered correctly.

  3. The following Categories may be given:

    1. Administrative.

    2. Legislative

    3. Executive

    4. Criminal

    5. Treaty

    6. General

    7. One Shot

(8) The Speaker of the Legislative Committee shall be tasked with updating all laws, except Treaties, to make them compatible with the Constitution of the Communist Bloc. This includes, but is not limited to deleting clauses and acts which the Constitution oversees or contradicts, changing old terminology to its modern counterpart, adding clauses or parts to legislation, renumbering and adding Categories.

  1. The Speaker must not make any changes to any parts of legislation which are not affected by, are made redundant by, or are affecting the Constitution.

    1. If found to have done so, the Speaker may face trial for Treason.

    2. The Speaker may ask for advice from members of the Judiciary, which are to be treat as urgent questions and answers are to be given no later than 48 hours.

  2. This task must take no more than 7 days.

    1. Except where an answer to an urgent question is being waited upon, in which case the task may have up to 3 extra days.

  3. The Speaker may be called upon by the Judiciary to explain any changes made if they are deemed to have been unnecessary by the Principle Act.

  4. The Speaker may not change the constitution for the purposes of this act.

(10) The Foreign Affairs Minister shall be tasked with updating all relevant treaties to make them legally operable within the Revolutionary Republic of The Communist Bloc.

  1. The Foreign Affairs minister may find it necessary to renegotiate treaties. Where this is true, the Foreign Affairs Minister must attempt to keep the treaty as close to the original as possible.

  2. Should negotiations become impossible the Foreign Affairs Minister may choose to sever ties with the subject(s) of that treaty.

Article IV - Schedule

(11) The Principal Act shall be considered legally binding following majority assent from the Legislative Committee, as well as majority assent from the People's Assembly.

Written and proposed by Martyn Kiryu

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