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Constitution of The Leftist Assembly

Preamble


The Leftist Assembly is the reunification of the Democratic Socialist Union and The Communist Region following stagnating growth and desire for a revitalised region to unite the left. The Leftist Assembly strives to protect those who labour and prevent the exploitation of the working class and, to this end, we shall unite our peoples into one inseparable family. Protectors of the revolution, forevermore.

The declarations of this document hold ultimate authority over all other legislation and all citizens are subject to it.

Article I
Citizenship & Rights


  1. All nations that satisfy the following shall henceforth be known as citizens:

    1. Reside in The Leftist Assembly

    2. Do not support a far right-wing ideology

  2. All citizens are entitled to:

    1. Freedom from discrimination in all its forms

    2. Legitimately and constructively criticise the government

    3. A fair and public hearing by an independent and impartial court concerning any criminal charge

    4. Freedom from prosecution over the same criminal charge twice, unless sufficient new evidence warrants a retrial

    5. File a lawsuit against any entity within the region

  3. The following groups are entitled to participate in the process of governance, either directly or through freely chosen representatives, henceforth known collectively as electoral citizens:

    1. Citizens with a World Assembly nation residing in The Leftist Assembly, henceforth known as World Assembly citizens

    2. Citizens with a World Assembly nation registered with the government as participating in a leftist or anti-fascist military, henceforth known as Military Voting citizens

    3. Citizens with a World Assembly nation registered with the government as currently residing in a member region of the NSLeft, henceforth known as dual citizens

Article II
The Founders


  1. The founder of the region, titled ‘Leftist Assembly Founder’, shall always be controlled by three citizens

  2. If an existing founder ceases to exist or voluntarily resigns:

    1. A replacement shall be nominated by the remaining founders

    2. A majority of electoral citizens shall vote on whether to accept 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

  3. If a nominee cannot be decided by the remaining founders:

    1. An election shall be held with a nomination period of five days and a voting period of five days

    2. The winner of the vote shall be elected as the new founder

Article III
The Cabinet


  1. The leader of the region shall henceforth be known as the Secretary

  2. The Secretary shall be elected every three months at the general election

  3. The Secretary shall be responsible for:

    1. Appointing and dismissing the members of the executive ministerial body, henceforth known as the Cabinet

    2. Serving as the head of the Cabinet, with final decision-making power concerning its delegated responsibilities

    3. Representing the region as its Delegate to the World Assembly

  4. The Cabinet shall consist of:

    1. The Minister of Foreign Affairs, who shall be responsible for embassies

    2. The Minister of Recruitment, who shall be responsible for attracting new citizens to the region

    3. The Minister of Information, who shall be responsible for the collection and presentation of data

    4. Any additional roles deemed necessary by the Secretary to operate the region

  5. The Cabinet shall be responsible for:

    1. Advising the Secretary as relevant to each member's designated portfolio

    2. Assisting the Secretary in their responsibilities

    3. Enforcing the laws enacted by the General Assembly

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

  7. The Secretary or a member of the Cabinet 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

Article IV
The General Assembly


  1. All legislative authority shall be vested in a unicameral legislature, henceforth known as the General Assembly

  2. The General Assembly shall consist of seven members, henceforth known as Members of the General Assembly or MGAs, elected every three months at the general election

  3. The Members of the General Assembly shall be responsible for:

    1. Proposing and voting on new laws and amendments to existing laws

    2. Internally electing one of the Members of the General Assembly to serve as the Speaker

  4. The Speaker shall be responsible for:

    1. Organising the activities of the General Assembly

    2. Maintaining an order of legislation to be considered by the General Assembly

    3. Communicating information of bills, amendments, and voting records to the public

    4. Representing the General Assembly to the Cabinet in matters requiring urgent and direct communication

    5. Delegating the aforementioned responsibilities to another Member of the General Assembly in their absence

  5. A Member of the General Assembly 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

  6. The Speaker may be immediately replaced with a majority of the General Assembly in favour of such a motion

Article V
The Supreme Court


  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

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

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

  6. 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

Article VI
Amendments


  1. An amendment to this Constitution may be enacted with a two-thirds majority of electoral citizens in favour

  2. A minor, inconsequential amendment to this Constitution shall be exempt from the previous clause and instead may be enacted with a two-thirds majority of the General Assembly in favour

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