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by The Ministry of Information of the Communist Bloc. . 7 reads.

[Regional Law] Election Cycle Update Act 2020

Election Cycle Update Act 2020

An act to streamline the election schedule.

Now, therefore, BE IT ENACTED by the order of the glorious Constitution of the Revolutionary Republic, by and with the advice and 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 - Category

(1) This Act shall be classified as a Type VII ONE SHOT law.

Article II - Provisions

(2) Amend Article VIII, Section 2 of the Constitution, which reads;

  • (2) The election timetable shall be as follows, except as extended or delayed by the Administrative Council:

    • Jan 15th - 1st Executive

    • Feb 15th - 2nd Executive

    • March 15th - Legislative Committee

    • March 30th - Judiciary

    • April 15th - 1st Executive

    • May 15th - 2nd Executive

    • June 15th - Legislative Committee

    • July 15th - 1st Executive

    • August 15th - 2nd Executive

    • September 15th - Legislative Committee

    • September 30th - Judiciary

    • October 15th - 1st Executive

    • November 15th - 2nd Executive

    • December 15th - Legislative Committee

  1. Each election shall have a standing period of 7 days, where candidates may stand, and campaign for votes.

  2. Each election shall have a 48 hour voting period.

To;

  • (2) The election timetable shall be as follows, except as extended or delayed by the Administrative Council:

    • Jan 15th - Executive

    • Feb 15th - Judiciary

    • March 15th - Legislative

    • April 15th - Executive

    • May 15th -

    • June 15th - Legislative

    • July 15th - Executive

    • August 15th - Judiciary

    • September 15th - Legislative

    • October 15th - Executive

    • November 15th -

    • December 15th - Legislative

      1. Each election shall have a standing period of 7 days, where candidates may stand, and campaign for votes.

      2. Each election shall have a 48 hour voting period.

(3) Amend Article III, Section 3 of the Constitution, which reads;

  • (3) The Ministers are to be elected in two separate elections. The first round shall elect the Minister of Culture, Information, Foreign Affairs, and the First Minister. The second shall elect the Minister of Defence, and Minister of Domestic Affairs and any other Ministries.

    1. There must always be at least three Ministers, except where the government has been dissolved or an Order of Recall has been issued.

    2. Each Ministry may be run with multiple Ministers, but a person may serve as full Minister in one Ministry only, with the exception of the Information Ministry which may be held in conjunction with any other Ministry.

    3. Each Ministry may have an unlimited number of members below Minister rank.

    4. The Ministers each serve as the head of their corresponding Ministry and have full responsibility for and authority over their actions, as long as that authority is not limited by any other legislation.

To;

  • (3) The Ministers are to be elected in regularly scheduled elections, serving a period of 3 months.

    1. Incumbent Ministers shall serve until the election results are called.

      1. Except where the government has been dissolved or an Order of Recall has been issued.

    2. Each Ministry may be run with multiple Ministers, but a person may serve as full Minister in one Ministry only

      1. Should multiple people hold a ministry, they shall be entitled to only one vote between them on the Council of Ministers, and must reach a consensus.

    3. Each Ministry may have an unlimited number of members below Minister rank.

    4. The Ministers each serve as the head of their corresponding Ministry and have full responsibility for and authority over their actions, as long as that authority is not limited by any other legislation.

(4) Section VIII shall have the following added, with the appropriate renumbering taking place afterwards:

  • (3) Citizens may only stand for one seat per election, except if the election includes the ability to join a different Council, whereby they may sign up for those seats also.

    1. Citizens may hold a seat in as many Councils as they can be elected to, excluding where they hold office in a council which bars them from doing so.

    2. The incumbent Minister of Information, if holding multiple ministerial positions, may serve as both positions until the following election.

Article III - Schedule

(5) This act shall be considered legally binding following a two-third majority assent from the Legislative Committee, as well as majority assent from the People's Assembly.

Written and proposed by Karl Kuznetsov von Habsburg

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