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Welcome Notice

The Union of Londinium

Welcome to Londinium!

I'm very pleased that you have decided to choose Londinium as your new region and I'd like to be the first to welcome you.
We are a relatively new region - but rapidly expanding - and are a regal kingdom with multiple opportunities and advancement in regional government and roleplay.

Find a copy of our constitution here, outlining the rules and procedures if the region.

The Constitution of the Union of Londinium


We, the nations of the Union of Londinium, seeking to form a government for the benefit and advancement of all members, hereby ordain and establish the following Constitution of Londinium.

Article I: Definitions.
[§1.] The terms “Union of Londinium”, “Londinium”, and “the region” all refer to the NationStates region Londinium, located at region=londinium.
[§2.] The term “government official” refers to any member of the Executive, Judiciary, or the upper house of the Legislature.
[§3.] The term “law” refers to any bill regulating the region that has been passed by the Legislature.
[§4.] The term “executive action” refers to an action taken by the Monarch or Prime Minister without approval from the Legislature.
[§5.] The term “resident” refers to a player maintaining at least one nation in the region.
[§6.] The term "citizen" refers to a resident who holds citizenship status in Londinium, through whatever process shall be defined by act of the Legislature and approved by the Executive.
[§7.] The terms “in-game” and “gameside” describe actions, positions, etc. exclusive to the NationStates region.
[§8.] The term “offsite” describes any supplementary website established for the region, including but not limited to the official forum.
[§9.] All units of time in this document refer to “real-world” time.
[§10.] The term quorum refers to fifty (50) percent of a legislative body.
[§11.] The term, “neglecting to vote” refers to a situation in which a member does not submit any vote, including a vote of present or abstain, on a bill.
[§12.] The term leave of absence refers to a period of time, designated by the Speaker or President of each house, in which a member is not required to discharge the duties of their office, for reasons signified to the Speaker or President by the member.
[§13.] All definitions in this Article apply only to this Constitution and are not binding on any subsequent legislation.

Article II: The Executive.
Section I: The Monarchy
[§1.] The chief authority of the region shall be vested in a Monarch.
[§2.] The Monarch shall serve until they resign, cease to exist, or are recalled by the Legislature. The Legislature can only remove the Monarch from power by a three-fourths majority.
[§3.] The Monarch holds power to declare war, discipline nations in-game, call special elections, and, in extreme circumstances, dissolve the government entirely.
[§4.] The Monarch may veto any bill passed by the Legislature, making changes as they see fit to be re-submitted into the Legislature.
[§4.] The Monarch holds exclusive power to grant honorary feudal titles to citizens as they see fit.
[§5.] The Monarch shall be entrusted with all possible regional officer power in-game.
[§6.] The Monarch may at any given time appoint a successor to the position. In the event of a vacancy in the Monarchy, the Prime Minister shall take over the responsibilities until a new Monarch is selected. In such circumstances, the Cabinet will be responsible for determining how the successor will be chosen.

Section II: The Prime Minister
[§7.] The citizens of Londinium shall, every three (3) months, elect another citizen by popular vote to serve as Prime Minister of the region.
[§8.] A citizen may serve as Prime Minister for any number of terms, but may only serve two (2) consecutively.
[§9.] The Prime Minister shall appoint a Cabinet, composed of citizens they deem qualified. The positions shall include:
• [9.1] a Minister of Population, responsible for recruiting new members for the region,
• [9.2] a Minister of Development, responsible for internal regional affairs, such as encouraging regional involvement in government or other regional events,
• [9.3] a Chief Diplomat, responsible for representing Londinium in other regions and appointing assisting diplomats as necessary.
• [9.4] and an Attorney General, whose role is outlined in the Attorney General Act.
[§10.] The Prime Minister may appoint and dismiss additional Cabinet ministers as they see fit.

Article III: The Legislature.
Section I: Overview
[§1.] Londinium shall adopt a unicameral legislature who, herein, shall exercise the primary legislative authority of the region. The single Legislative chamber shall be composed of an indefinite number of members, holding office for an unlimited amount of time.
[§2.] The Legislature of Londinium shall henceforth be known as the "Regional Council", with "Councillors" as members. The abbreviation "RC" may be used for the Regional Council.
[§3.] The Legislature may determine the rules of its proceedings through the adoption of a standing rules of order.
[§4.] The Legislature shall elect, concurrent to the Prime Minister, a Speaker of the Regional Council, whose powers are outlined in Article III, Section V

Section II - Membership
[§2.] Seats in the commission shall be granted through application, reviewed and voted on by current legislators. Applicants will be granted membership after their application is approved.
[§3.] The Legislature may expel a member with the consent of two-thirds of all seated legislators.
[§4.] The requirements for admission to the Legislature shall be as follows:
• [4.1] The applicant must have been a citizen of Londinium for at least 20 days.
• [4.2] The applicant must have at least forty (40) posts on the regional forum.
• [4.3] The applicant must not have been previously convicted of a crime in Londinium.
[§5.] A citizen disqualified from the Legislature by the terms outlined in Section I, §4 must submit legislation through a seated citizen, who then becomes responsible for the legislation.

Section III - Powers
[§1.] The Regional Council has the authority to pass laws governing the region through a simple majority vote in favour from a quorum of members.
[§2.] The Regional Council shall have the power to override the veto of the Monarch provided two-thirds give their support to the bill.
[§3.] The Regional Council shall confirm all appointments by the Prime Minister to the judiciary.
[§4.] The Regional Council shall meet and conduct business in a designated offsite location.
[§5.] The Regional Council shall have the sole power to try all impeachments of government officials. When sitting for that purpose, the Lord Chancellor shall preside. No individual shall be convicted or removed from office without the consent of two-thirds of the Commission.

Section IV - Provisions for the division of the House
[§1.] The option to divide the House Legislature in two shall become available at thirty (30) members.
[§2.] The division of the House Legislature must be approved by a majority of House its members.
[§3.] A divided House Legislature must have both an upper house (see Section IV, §4) and a lower house (see Section IV, §5).
[§4.] A theoretical upper house shall:
• [4.1] Consist of five (5) members, elected to coincide with the Prime Minister's elections.
• [4.2] Review legislation submitted by the lower house before the passing of said legislation.
[§5.] A theoretical lower house shall:
• [5.1] Have the same terms of admission outlined in Section I, §4.
• [5.2] Create legislation then submit said legislation to the upper house for review.
[§6.] Both houses shall elect a speaker from amongst themselves to preside of both houses at the start of every gubernatorial period.
[§7.] The process for removing a member from a house follows the same rules as in Section I, §3, with this addition:
• [7.1] The monarch may remove any member from the upper house as they see fit.
[§8.] If cumulative membership in both houses does not exceed the number outlined in Section IV, §1, the decision may be taken to amalgamate both houses back into one. This decision must be approved by a majority of the members of both houses.

Section V - The Speaker of the Regional Council
[§1.] As outlined in Article III, Section I, §6, the Speaker of the Regional Council is elected in tandem with the Prime Minister every three (3) months.
[§2.] The Speaker of the Regional Council shall preside over the Regional Council, not able to vote on legislation unless there is an even tie.
[§3.] The Speaker of the Regional Council may request that the Regional Council be dissolved, in cases where it is pertinent to Regional Security.

Article IV: The Judiciary.
[§1.] The Judiciary shall consist of a Lord Chancellor, appointed by the Monarch, and a minimum of two Justices, appointed by the Regional Council on the advice of the Prime Minister.. These must not concurrently be members of the Executive or the Regional Council.
[§2.] Members shall hold the position from their appointment until they resign, cease to exist, or are removed from office by the Monarch or the Regional Council.
[§3.] The Judiciary shall review and determine the legality of all laws, executive actions, and appointments as deemed necessary. They have the authority to reverse any decision on reasonable grounds.

Article V: Rights of Citizens.
[§1.] No citizen of Londinium shall be denied the following rights: the right of free press, the right to protest, the right to a fair trial, the right to freely practice religion, and the right to believe and express their own opinion.

Article VI: The Constitution.
[§1.] All legislation and executive action are subject to this document, and must be verified to be in compliance with it as detailed in Article IV, Clause 3 of this document.
[§2.] This document may be amended by a two-thirds majority vote of the Assembly of All. Before it is brought before the Assembly, the amendment must be (1) approved by a two-thirds majority of all Upper House members and (2) approved by either the Monarch or the Prime Minister.
[§3.] In the event that an amendment bill is urgent, and that both the Monarch and the Prime Minister are unable to either approve or reject an amendment bill, the rest of the Cabinet may approve a bill for vote by a two-thirds majority. In this case, the Judiciary maintains the right to challenge the authority of the Cabinet to act in any given case.

Article VII: Executive Order.
[§1.] The Prime Minister and Monarch each possess the constitutionally defined authority of executive action, that permits them to pass a ruling that becomes law in its own right, without having to pass through the conventional legislative process.
(a)Execitive Action from the monarch shall be known as a royal decree.
(b)Exexutive Action from the Prime Minister shall be known as an Executive Order.
[§2.]Any executive action must not, under any circumstances, contradict, modify, or erase this constitution, in conformance with judicial review. Before being pronounced Law, Executive Action should be reviewed by the judiciary.
[§3.]An Executive Action from the Prime Minister or sovereign shall not be made to repeal any laws passed by the legislature of Londinium, to reverse a court order or to block executive action from their counterpart, however a Prime Minister may choose to rescind an executive order and the monarch may rescind a royal decree. No Execitive Action overrules another.
[§4.]All Executive Action must have the will of the people behind it and thus cannot be used primarily for self-benefit.
[§5.]In pursuance of §4, an executive order or royal decree may be repealed by the legislature with a simple majority in both the Assembly and Parliament.



Ratified September 9, 2017. Amended November 1, 2017 (added Article III §8), November 4, 2017 (added Article VI), LinkDecember 2, 2017 (too many amendments to list here, check the link), LinkJanuary 18, 2018 (added Article VII), April 30, 2018 (changed Article I §1, 5, added Article I §6, 13), LinkMay 31, 2018 (replaced Article III and amended others for consistency).

The Constitution of the Union of Londinium


We, the nations of the Union of Londinium, seeking to form a government for the benefit and advancement of all members, hereby ordain and establish the following Constitution of Londinium.

Article I: Definitions.
[§1.] The terms “Union of Londinium”, “Londinium”, and “the region” all refer to the NationStates region Londinium, located at region=londinium.
[§2.] The term “government official” refers to any member of the Executive, Judiciary, or the upper house of the Legislature.
[§3.] The term “law” refers to any bill regulating the region that has been passed by the Legislature.
[§4.] The term “executive action” refers to an action taken by the Monarch or Prime Minister without approval from the Legislature.
[§5.] The term “resident” refers to a player maintaining at least one nation in the region.
[§6.] The term "citizen" refers to a resident who holds citizenship status in Londinium, through whatever process shall be defined by act of the Legislature and approved by the Executive.
[§7.] The terms “in-game” and “gameside” describe actions, positions, etc. exclusive to the NationStates region.
[§8.] The term “offsite” describes any supplementary website established for the region, including but not limited to the official forum.
[§9.] All units of time in this document refer to “real-world” time.
[§10.] The term quorum refers to fifty (50) percent of a legislative body.
[§11.] The term, “neglecting to vote” refers to a situation in which a member does not submit any vote, including a vote of present or abstain, on a bill.
[§12.] The term leave of absence refers to a period of time, designated by the Speaker or President of each house, in which a member is not required to discharge the duties of their office, for reasons signified to the Speaker or President by the member.
[§13.] All definitions in this Article apply only to this Constitution and are not binding on any subsequent legislation.

Article II: The Executive.
Section I: The Monarchy
[§1.] The chief authority of the region shall be vested in a Monarch.
[§2.] The Monarch shall serve until they resign, cease to exist, or are recalled by the Legislature. The Legislature can only remove the Monarch from power by a three-fourths majority.
[§3.] The Monarch holds power to declare war, discipline nations in-game, call special elections, and, in extreme circumstances, dissolve the government entirely.
[§4.] The Monarch holds exclusive power to grant honorary feudal titles to citizens as they see fit.
[§5.] The Monarch shall be entrusted with all possible regional officer power in-game.
[§6.] The Monarch may at any given time appoint a successor to the position. In the event of a vacancy in the Monarchy, the Prime Minister shall take over the responsibilities until a new Monarch is selected. In such circumstances, the Cabinet will be responsible for determining how the successor will be chosen.

Section II: The Prime Minister
[§7.] The Assembly of All shall, every three (3) months, elect a citizen by popular vote to serve as Prime Minister of the region.
[§8.] A citizen may serve as Prime Minister for any number of terms, but may only serve two (2) consecutively.
[§9.] The Prime Minister shall serve as the presiding officer of the Parliament, but shall not hold a vote unless the Parliament is equally divided on an issue.
[§10.] The Prime Minister shall have the power to veto legislation passed by the Legislature.
[§11.] The Prime Minister shall appoint a Cabinet, composed of citizens they deem qualified. The positions shall include:
• [11.1] a Minister of Population, responsible for recruiting new members for the region,
• [11.2] a Minister of Development, responsible for internal regional affairs, such as encouraging regional involvement in government or other regional events,
• [11.3] a Minister of Security, who shall hold gameside Border Control authority and maintain order,
• [11.4] and a Chief Diplomat, responsible for representing Londinium in other regions and appointing assisting diplomats as necessary.
[§12.] The Prime Minister may appoint and dismiss additional Cabinet ministers as they see fit.

Article III: The Legislature.
Section I: Overview
[§1.] The Legislature has sole authority to pass laws governing the region, and shall be composed of two houses, the Upper House and the Assembly of All.
[§2.] No bill shall achieve passage without the consent of a quorum of both houses of the legislature.
[§3.] Each house of the legislature may determine the rules of its proceedings through the adoption of a standing rules of order.
[§4.] The Legislature shall have the power to override the veto of a Prime Minister provided two-thirds of both houses give their consent.

Section II: Parliament
[§5.] The Parliament shall have the power to approve or deny bills passed in the Assembly of All, as well as the power to pass bills and send them to the Assembly of All for approval or denial.
[§6.] Proposed legislation and approvals from the Assembly of All shall be considered passed when they achieve the consent of a quorum of members.
[§7.] The Parliament must confirm all appointments to the Judiciary by a two-thirds majority.
[§8.] The Parliament shall meet and conduct business in a designated offsite location.
[§9.] The Parliament shall select, at the beginning of the legislative term, a President Pro Tempore to preside in the absence of the Prime Minister.
[§10.] The parliament may remove one of its members by a two-thirds majority vote. The Assembly of all may remove one of the Members of Parliament by a two-thirds majority vote, provided a quorum of representatives have voted.
[§11.] The parliament shall have the sole power to try all impeachments. When sitting for that purpose, the Lord Chancellor shall preside. No individual shall be convicted or removed from office without the consent of two-thirds of the Parliament.
[§12.] The Parliament shall consist of five (5) members, elected by popular vote by the Assembly of All every three (3) months. Members may serve no more than two (2) consecutive terms, however, there shall be no limit for the number of non-consecutive terms a member may serve. The Prime Minister may add or remove additional seats to the Parliament as they wish.
[§13.] Shall there remain vacant seats in the Parliament for a time period exceeding seven days and the requisite number of citizens have not stood in a special election to fill said seats, the Monarch may, in his wisdom, appoint citizens to serve in the Parliament until said term naturally expires.

Section III: Assembly of All
[§14.] The Assembly of All (“Assembly”) shall consist of all citizens of Londinium in good standing provided they have not
• [14.1] Achieved membership in Parliament
• [14.2] Abstained from voting on more than three bills submitted to the Assembly of All.
[§15.] The provisions of [§14.2] shall not apply to members having requested a leave of absence from the Assembly of All.
[§16.] A member removed due to non-compliance with [§9.2] may be reinstated by lodging a formal request with the Speaker.
[§17.] Proposed legislation and approvals from the Parliament shall be considered passed when they achieve the consent of a quorum of members.
[§18.] The Assembly shall elect a Speaker every three (3) months through a popular vote achieving the consent of a quorum of the membership. The Speaker shall preside over the Assembly and represent its interests in Parliament and to the Executive.
[§19.] The Assembly may call for a referendum on any regional law, executive action, or issue. Any changes proposed must be passed by a two-thirds majority.
[§20.] The Assembly will vote on legislation through use of the in-game poll system. The Executive shall be charged with maintaining the poll and with verifying results. Each poll shall run for a period of three (3) days, unless the Executive sees fit to make it longer.
[§21.] Any citizen found attempting to vote with multiple nations shall have all their votes discounted. They may receive additional discipline if deemed necessary by the Judiciary.
[§22.] The Assembly of All shall have the power to approve or deny bills submitted by Parliament, as well as the power to pass bills and submit them to Parliament for approval.
[§23.] The Assembly of All shall hold the sole power of impeachment. If achieving the consent of a quorum of the membership, the articles of impeachment introduced shall be brought before the Parliament for trial.

Article IV: The Judiciary.
[§1.] The Judiciary shall consist of a Lord Chancellor, appointed by the Monarch, and a minimum of two Justices, appointed by the Prime Minister. These must not concurrently be members of the Executive or the Parliament.
[§2.] Members shall hold the position from their appointment until they resign, cease to exist, or are removed from office by the Monarch or Parliament.
[§3.] The Judiciary shall review and determine the legality of all laws, executive actions, and appointments as deemed necessary. They have the authority to reverse any decision on reasonable grounds.

Article V: Rights of Citizens.
[§1.] No citizen of Londinium shall be denied the following rights: the right of free press, the right to protest, the right to a fair trial, the right to freely practice religion, and the right to believe and express their own opinion.

Article VI: The Constitution.
[§1.] All legislation and executive action are subject to this document, and must be verified to be in compliance with it as detailed in Article IV, Clause 3 of this document.
[§2.] This document may be amended by a two-thirds majority vote of the Assembly of All. Before it is brought before the Assembly, the amendment must be (1) approved by a two-thirds majority of all Upper House members and (2) approved by either the Monarch or the Prime Minister.
[§3.] In the event that an amendment bill is urgent, and that both the Monarch and the Prime Minister are unable to either approve or reject an amendment bill, the rest of the Cabinet may approve a bill for vote by a two-thirds majority. In this case, the Judiciary maintains the right to challenge the authority of the Cabinet to act in any given case.

Article VII: Executive Order.
[§1.] The Prime Minister and Monarch each possess the constitutionally defined authority of executive action, that permits them to pass a ruling that becomes law in its own right, without having to pass through the conventional legislative process.
(a)Execitive Action from the monarch shall be known as a royal decree.
(b)Exexutive Action from the Prime Minister shall be known as an Executive Order.
[§2.]Any executive action must not, under any circumstances, contradict, modify, or erase this constitution, in conformance with judicial review. Before being pronounced Law, Executive Action should be reviewed by the judiciary.
[§3.]An Executive Action from the Prime Minister or sovereign shall not be made to repeal any laws passed by the legislature of Londinium, to reverse a court order or to block executive action from their counterpart, however a Prime Minister may choose to rescind an executive order and the monarch may rescind a royal decree. No Execitive Action overrules another.
[§4.]All Executive Action must have the will of the people behind it and thus cannot be used primarily for self-benefit.
[§5.]In pursuance of §4, an executive order or royal decree may be repealed by the legislature with a simple majority in both the Assembly and Parliament.

The Constitution of the Union of Londinium


We, the nations of the Union of Londinium, seeking to form a government for the benefit and advancement of all members, hereby ordain and establish the following Constitution of Londinium.

Article I: Definitions.
[§1.] The terms “Union of Londinium”, “Londinium”, and “the region” in this document all refer to the NationStates region Londinium, located at region=londinium.
[§2.] The term “government official” refers to any member of the Executive, Judiciary, or the upper house of the Legislature.
[§3.] The term “law” refers to any bill regulating the region that has been passed by the Legislature.
[§4.] The term “executive action” refers to an action taken by the Monarch or Prime Minister without approval from the Legislature.
[§5.] The terms “citizen” and “member” refer to a player maintaining at least one nation in the region.
[§6.] The terms “in-game” and “gameside” describe actions, positions, etc. exclusive to the NationStates region.
[§7.] The term “offsite” describes any supplementary website established for the region, including but not limited to the official forum.
[§8.] All units of time in this document refer to “real-world” time.
[§9.] The term quorum refers to fifty (50) percent of a legislative body.
[§10.] The term, “neglecting to vote” refers to a situation in which a member does not submit any vote, including a vote of present or abstain, on a bill.
[§11.] The term leave of absence refers to a period of time, designated by the Speaker or President of each house, in which a member is not required to discharge the duties of their office, for reasons signified to the Speaker or President by the member.

Article II: The Executive.
Section I: The Monarchy
[§1.] The chief authority of the region shall be vested in a Monarch.
[§2.] The Monarch shall serve until they resign, cease to exist, or are recalled by the Legislature. The Legislature can only remove the Monarch from power by a three-fourths majority.
[§3.] The Monarch holds power to declare war, discipline nations in-game, call special elections, and, in extreme circumstances, dissolve the government entirely.
[§4.] The Monarch holds exclusive power to grant honorary feudal titles to citizens as they see fit.
[§5.] The Monarch shall be entrusted with all possible regional officer power in-game.
[§6.] The Monarch may at any given time appoint a successor to the position. In the event of a vacancy in the Monarchy, the Prime Minister shall take over the responsibilities until a new Monarch is selected. In such circumstances, the Cabinet will be responsible for determining how the successor will be chosen.

Section II: The Prime Minister
[§7.] The Assembly of All shall, every three (3) months, elect a citizen by popular vote to serve as Prime Minister of the region.
[§8.] A citizen may serve as Prime Minister for any number of terms, but may only serve two (2) consecutively.
[§9.] The Prime Minister shall serve as the presiding officer of the Parliament, but shall not hold a vote unless the Parliament is equally divided on an issue.
[§10.] The Prime Minister shall have the power to veto legislation passed by the Legislature.
[§11.] The Prime Minister shall appoint a Cabinet, composed of citizens they deem qualified. The positions shall include:
• [11.1] a Minister of Population, responsible for recruiting new members for the region,
• [11.2] a Minister of Development, responsible for internal regional affairs, such as encouraging regional involvement in government or other regional events,
• [11.3] a Minister of Security, who shall hold gameside Border Control authority and maintain order,
• [11.4] and a Chief Diplomat, responsible for representing Londinium in other regions and appointing assisting diplomats as necessary.
[§12.] The Prime Minister may appoint and dismiss additional Cabinet ministers as they see fit.

Article III: The Legislature.
Section I: Overview
[§1.] The Legislature has sole authority to pass laws governing the region, and shall be composed of two houses, the Upper House and the Assembly of All.
[§2.] No bill shall achieve passage without the consent of a quorum of both houses of the legislature.
[§3.] Each house of the legislature may determine the rules of its proceedings through the adoption of a standing rules of order.
[§4.] The Legislature shall have the power to override the veto of a Prime Minister provided two-thirds of both houses give their consent.

Section II: Parliament
[§5.] The Parliament shall have the power to approve or deny bills passed in the Assembly of All, as well as the power to pass bills and send them to the Assembly of All for approval or denial.
[§6.] Proposed legislation and approvals from the Assembly of All shall be considered passed when they achieve the consent of a quorum of members.
[§7.] The Parliament must confirm all appointments to the Judiciary by a two-thirds majority.
[§8.] The Parliament shall meet and conduct business in a designated offsite location.
[§9.] The Parliament shall select, at the beginning of the legislative term, a President Pro Tempore to preside in the absence of the Prime Minister.
[§10.] The parliament may remove one of its members by a two-thirds majority vote. The Assembly of all may remove one of the Members of Parliament by a two-thirds majority vote, provided a quorum of representatives have voted.
[§11.] The parliament shall have the sole power to try all impeachments. When sitting for that purpose, the Lord Chancellor shall preside. No individual shall be convicted or removed from office without the consent of two-thirds of the Parliament.
[§12.] The Parliament shall consist of five (5) members, elected by popular vote by the Assembly of All every three (3) months. Members may serve no more than two (2) consecutive terms, however, there shall be no limit for the number of non-consecutive terms a member may serve. The Prime Minister may add or remove additional seats to the Parliament as they wish.
[§13.] Shall there remain vacant seats in the Parliament for a time period exceeding seven days and the requisite number of citizens have not stood in a special election to fill said seats, the Monarch may, in his wisdom, appoint citizens to serve in the Parliament until said term naturally expires.

Section III: Assembly of All
[§14.] The Assembly of All (“Assembly”) shall consist of all citizens of Londinium in good standing provided they have not
• [14.1] Achieved membership in Parliament
• [14.2] Abstained from voting on more than three bills submitted to the Assembly of All.
[§15.] The provisions of [§14.2] shall not apply to members having requested a leave of absence from the Assembly of All.
[§16.] A member removed due to non-compliance with [§9.2] may be reinstated by lodging a formal request with the Speaker.
[§17.] Proposed legislation and approvals from the Parliament shall be considered passed when they achieve the consent of a quorum of members.
[§18.] The Assembly shall elect a Speaker every three (3) months through a popular vote achieving the consent of a quorum of the membership. The Speaker shall preside over the Assembly and represent its interests in Parliament and to the Executive.
[§19.] The Assembly may call for a referendum on any regional law, executive action, or issue. Any changes proposed must be passed by a two-thirds majority.
[§20.] The Assembly will vote on legislation through use of the in-game poll system. The Executive shall be charged with maintaining the poll and with verifying results. Each poll shall run for a period of three (3) days, unless the Executive sees fit to make it longer.
[§21.] Any citizen found attempting to vote with multiple nations shall have all their votes discounted. They may receive additional discipline if deemed necessary by the Judiciary.
[§22.] The Assembly of All shall have the power to approve or deny bills submitted by Parliament, as well as the power to pass bills and submit them to Parliament for approval.
[§23.] The Assembly of All shall hold the sole power of impeachment. If achieving the consent of a quorum of the membership, the articles of impeachment introduced shall be brought before the Parliament for trial.

Article IV: The Judiciary.
[§1.] The Judiciary shall consist of a Lord Chancellor, appointed by the Monarch, and a minimum of two Justices, appointed by the Prime Minister. These must not concurrently be members of the Executive or the Parliament.
[§2.] Members shall hold the position from their appointment until they resign, cease to exist, or are removed from office by the Monarch or Parliament.
[§3.] The Judiciary shall review and determine the legality of all laws, executive actions, and appointments as deemed necessary. They have the authority to reverse any decision on reasonable grounds.

Article V: Rights of Citizens.
[§1.] No citizen of Londinium shall be denied the following rights: the right of free press, the right to protest, the right to a fair trial, the right to freely practice religion, and the right to believe and express their own opinion.

Article VI: The Constitution.
[§1.] All legislation and executive action are subject to this document, and must be verified to be in compliance with it as detailed in Article IV, Clause 3 of this document.
[§2.] This document may be amended by a two-thirds majority vote of the Assembly of All. Before it is brought before the Assembly, the amendment must be (1) approved by a two-thirds majority of all Upper House members and (2) approved by either the Monarch or the Prime Minister.
[§3.] In the event that an amendment bill is urgent, and that both the Monarch and the Prime Minister are unable to either approve or reject an amendment bill, the rest of the Cabinet may approve a bill for vote by a two-thirds majority. In this case, the Judiciary maintains the right to challenge the authority of the Cabinet to act in any given case.

Article VII: Executive Order.
[§1.] The Prime Minister and Monarch each possess the constitutionally defined authority of executive action, that permits them to pass a ruling that becomes law in its own right, without having to pass through the conventional legislative process.
(a)Execitive Action from the monarch shall be known as a royal decree.
(b)Exexutive Action from the Prime Minister shall be known as an Executive Order.
[§2.]Any executive action must not, under any circumstances, contradict, modify, or erase this constitution, in conformance with judicial review. Before being pronounced Law, Executive Action should be reviewed by the judiciary.
[§3.]An Executive Action from the Prime Minister or sovereign shall not be made to repeal any laws passed by the legislature of Londinium, to reverse a court order or to block executive action from their counterpart, however a Prime Minister may choose to rescind an executive order and the monarch may rescind a royal decree. No Execitive Action overrules another.
[§4.]All Executive Action must have the will of the people behind it and thus cannot be used primarily for self-benefit.
[§5.]In pursuance of §4, an executive order or royal decree may be repealed by the legislature with a simple majority in both the Assembly and Parliament.

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The Constitution of the Union of Londinium


We, the nations of the Union of Londinium, seeking to form a government for the benefit and advancement of all members, hereby ordain and establish the following Constitution of Londinium.

Article I: Definitions.
[§1.] The terms “Union of Londinium”, “Londinium”, and “the region” in this document all refer to the NationStates region Londinium, located at region=londinium.
[§2.] The term “government official” refers to any member of the Executive, Judiciary, or the upper house of the Legislature.
[§3.] The term “law” refers to any bill regulating the region that has been passed by the Legislature.
[§4.] The term “executive action” refers to an action taken by the Monarch or Prime Minister without approval from the Legislature.
[§5.] The terms “citizen” and “member” refer to a player maintaining at least one nation in the region.
[§6.] The terms “in-game” and “gameside” describe actions, positions, etc. exclusive to the NationStates region.
[§7.] The term “offsite” describes any supplementary website established for the region, including but not limited to the official forum.
[§8.] All units of time in this document refer to “real-world” time.
[§9.] The term quorum refers to fifty (50) percent of a legislative body.
[§10.] The term, “neglecting to vote” refers to a situation in which a member does not submit any vote, including a vote of present or abstain, on a bill.
[§11.] The term leave of absence refers to a period of time, designated by the Speaker or President of each house, in which a member is not required to discharge the duties of their office, for reasons signified to the Speaker or President by the member.

Article II: The Executive.
Section I: The Monarchy
[§1.] The chief authority of the region shall be vested in a Monarch.
[§2.] The Monarch shall serve until they resign, cease to exist, or are recalled by the Legislature. The Legislature can only remove the Monarch from power by a three-fourths majority.
[§3.] The Monarch holds power to declare war, discipline nations in-game, call special elections, and, in extreme circumstances, dissolve the government entirely.
[§4.] The Monarch holds exclusive power to grant honorary feudal titles to citizens as they see fit.
[§5.] The Monarch shall be entrusted with all possible regional officer power in-game.
[§6.] The Monarch may at any given time appoint a successor to the position. In the event of a vacancy in the Monarchy, the Prime Minister shall take over the responsibilities until a new Monarch is selected. In such circumstances, the Cabinet will be responsible for determining how the successor will be chosen.

Section II: The Prime Minister
[§7.] The Assembly of All shall, every three (3) months, elect a citizen by popular vote to serve as Prime Minister of the region.
[§8.] A citizen may serve as Prime Minister for any number of terms, but may only serve two (2) consecutively.
[§9.] The Prime Minister shall serve as the presiding officer of the Parliament, but shall not hold a vote unless the Parliament is equally divided on an issue.
[§10.] The Prime Minister shall have the power to veto legislation passed by the Legislature.
[§11.] The Prime Minister shall appoint a Cabinet, composed of citizens they deem qualified. The positions shall include:
• [11.1] a Minister of Population, responsible for recruiting new members for the region,
• [11.2] a Minister of Development, responsible for internal regional affairs, such as encouraging regional involvement in government or other regional events,
• [11.3] a Minister of Security, who shall hold gameside Border Control authority and maintain order,
• [11.4] and a Chief Diplomat, responsible for representing Londinium in other regions and appointing assisting diplomats as necessary.
[§12.] The Prime Minister may appoint and dismiss additional Cabinet ministers as they see fit.

Article III: The Legislature.
Section I: Overview
[§1.] The Legislature has sole authority to pass laws governing the region, and shall be composed of two houses, the Upper House and the Assembly of All.
[§2.] No bill shall achieve passage without the consent of a quorum of both houses of the legislature.
[§3.] Each house of the legislature may determine the rules of its proceedings through the adoption of a standing rules of order.
[§4.] The Legislature shall have the power to override the veto of a Prime Minister provided two-thirds of both houses give their consent.

Section II: Parliament
[§5.] The Parliament shall have the power to approve or deny bills passed in the Assembly of All, as well as the power to pass bills and send them to the Assembly of All for approval or denial.
[§6.] Proposed legislation and approvals from the Assembly of All shall be considered passed when they achieve the consent of a quorum of members.
[§7.] The Parliament must confirm all appointments to the Judiciary by a two-thirds majority.
[§8.] The Parliament shall meet and conduct business in a designated offsite location.
[§9.] The Parliament shall select, at the beginning of the legislative term, a President Pro Tempore to preside in the absence of the Prime Minister.
[§10.] The parliament may remove one of its members by a two-thirds majority vote. The Assembly of all may remove one of the Members of Parliament by a two-thirds majority vote, provided a quorum of representatives have voted.
[§11.] The parliament shall have the sole power to try all impeachments. When sitting for that purpose, the Lord Chancellor shall preside. No individual shall be convicted or removed from office without the consent of two-thirds of the Parliament.
[§12.] The Parliament shall consist of five (5) members, elected by popular vote by the Assembly of All every three (3) months. Members may serve no more than two (2) consecutive terms, however, there shall be no limit for the number of non-consecutive terms a member may serve. The Prime Minister may add or remove additional seats to the Parliament as they wish.
[§13.] Shall there remain vacant seats in the Parliament for a time period exceeding seven days and the requisite number of citizens have not stood in a special election to fill said seats, the Monarch may, in his wisdom, appoint citizens to serve in the Parliament until said term naturally expires.

Section III: Assembly of All

[§14.] The Assembly of All (“Assembly”) shall consist of all citizens of Londinium in good standing provided they have not
• [14.1] Achieved membership in Parliament
• [14.2] Abstained from voting on more than three bills submitted to the Assembly of All.
[§15.] The provisions of [§14.2] shall not apply to members having requested a leave of absence from the Assembly of All.
[§16.] A member removed due to non-compliance with [§9.2] may be reinstated by lodging a formal request with the Speaker.
[§17.] Proposed legislation and approvals from the Parliament shall be considered passed when they achieve the consent of a quorum of members.
[§18.] The Assembly shall elect a Speaker every three (3) months through a popular vote achieving the consent of a quorum of the membership. The Speaker shall preside over the Assembly and represent its interests in Parliament and to the Executive.
[§19.] The Assembly may call for a referendum on any regional law, executive action, or issue. Any changes proposed must be passed by a two-thirds majority.
[§20.] The Assembly will vote on legislation through use of the in-game poll system. The Executive shall be charged with maintaining the poll and with verifying results. Each poll shall run for a period of three (3) days, unless the Executive sees fit to make it longer.
[§21.] Any citizen found attempting to vote with multiple nations shall have all their votes discounted. They may receive additional discipline if deemed necessary by the Judiciary.
[§22.] The Assembly of All shall have the power to approve or deny bills submitted by Parliament, as well as the power to pass bills and submit them to Parliament for approval.
[§23.] The Assembly of All shall hold the sole power of impeachment. If achieving the consent of a quorum of the membership, the articles of impeachment introduced shall be brought before the Parliament for trial.

Article IV: The Judiciary.
[§1.] The Judiciary shall consist of a Lord Chancellor, appointed by the Monarch, and a minimum of two Justices, appointed by the Prime Minister. These must not concurrently be members of the Executive or the Parliament.
[§2.] Members shall hold the position from their appointment until they resign, cease to exist, or are removed from office by the Monarch or Parliament.
[§3.] The Judiciary shall review and determine the legality of all laws, executive actions, and appointments as deemed necessary. They have the authority to reverse any decision on reasonable grounds.

Article V: Rights of Citizens.
[§1.] No citizen of Londinium shall be denied the following rights: the right of free press, the right to protest, the right to a fair trial, the right to freely practice religion, and the right to believe and express their own opinion.

Article VI: The Constitution
[§1.] All legislation and executive action are subject to this document, and must be verified to be in compliance with it as detailed in Article IV, Clause 3 of this document.
[§2.] This document may be amended by a two-thirds majority vote of the Assembly of All. Before it is brought before the Assembly, the amendment must be (1) approved by a two-thirds majority of all Upper House members and (2) approved by either the Monarch or the Prime Minister.
[§3.] In the event that an amendment bill is urgent, and that both the Monarch and the Prime Minister are unable to either approve or reject an amendment bill, the rest of the Cabinet may approve a bill for vote by a two-thirds majority. In this case, the Judiciary maintains the right to challenge the authority of the Cabinet to act in any given case.

The Constitution of the Union of Londinium


We, the nations of the Union of Londinium, seeking to form a government for the benefit and advancement of all members, hereby ordain and establish the following Constitution of Londinium.

Article I: Definitions.
[§1.] The terms “Union of Londinium”, “Londinium”, and “the region” in this document all refer to the NationStates region Londinium, located at region=londinium.
[§2.] The term “government official” refers to any member of the Executive, Judiciary, or the upper house of the Legislature.
[§3.] The term “law” refers to any bill regulating the region that has been passed by the Legislature.
[§4.] The term “executive action” refers to an action taken by the Monarch or Prime Minister without approval from the Legislature.
[§5.] The terms “citizen” and “member” refer to a player maintaining at least one nation in the region.
[§6.] The terms “in-game” and “gameside” describe actions, positions, etc. exclusive to the NationStates region.
[§7.] The term “offsite” describes any supplementary website established for the region, including but not limited to the official forum.
[§8.] All units of time in this document refer to “real-world” time.

Article II: The Executive.
Section I: The Monarchy
[§1.] The chief authority of the region shall be vested in a Monarch.
[§2.] The Monarch shall serve until they resign, cease to exist, or are recalled by the Legislature. The Legislature can only remove the Monarch from power by a three-fourths majority.
[§3.] The Monarch holds power to declare war, discipline nations in-game, call special elections, and, in extreme circumstances, dissolve the government entirely.
[§4.] The Monarch holds exclusive power to grant honorary feudal titles to citizens as they see fit.
[§5.] The Monarch shall be entrusted with all possible regional officer power in-game.
[§6.] The Monarch may at any given time appoint a successor to the position. In the event of a vacancy in the Monarchy, the Prime Minister shall take over the responsibilities until a new Monarch is selected. In such circumstances, the Cabinet will be responsible for determining how the successor will be chosen.

Section II: The Prime Minister
[§7.] The Assembly of All shall, every three (3) months, elect a citizen by popular vote to serve as Prime Minister of the region.
[§8.] A citizen may serve as Prime Minister for any number of terms, but may only serve two (2) consecutively.
[§9.] The Prime Minister shall preside over the Legislature, but cannot cast votes, except in the event of a tie. They are responsible for the presentation of bills passed by the Parliament to the Assembly of All.
[§10.] The Prime Minister has the power to veto legislation passed by the Parliament of the Legislature.
[§11.] The Prime Minister shall appoint a Cabinet, composed of citizens they deem qualified. The positions shall include:
• [11.1] a Minister of Population, responsible for recruiting new members for the region,
• [11.2] a Minister of Development, responsible for internal regional affairs, such as encouraging regional involvement in government or other regional events,
• [11.3] a Minister of Security, who shall hold gameside Border Control authority and maintain order,
• [11.4] and a Chief Diplomat, responsible for representing Londinium in other regions and appointing assisting diplomats as necessary.
[§12.] The Prime Minister may appoint and dismiss additional Cabinet ministers as they see fit.

Article III: The Legislature.
Section I: Overview
[§1.] The Legislature has sole authority to pass laws governing the region, and shall be composed of two houses, the Upper House and the Assembly of All.

Section II: Upper House
[§2.] All proposed legislation shall originate in the Parliament, though input from other parties is encouraged.
[§3.] The Parliament shall initially consist of five (5) members, elected by popular vote by the Assembly of All every three (3) months. Members may serve infinite terms but no more than two (2) consecutively. The Prime Minister may add or remove additional seats as they deem necessary.
[§4.] Any legislation proposed must pass by a two-thirds majority to be considered by the Assembly of All.
[§5.] The Parliament may remove one of its members, a member of the Judiciary, or a member of the Executive (the Monarch excluded), by a two-thirds majority vote.
[§6.] The Parliament must confirm all appointments to the Judiciary by a two-thirds majority.
[§7.] The Parliament shall meet and conduct business in a designated offsite location.
[§8.] Shall there remain vacant seats in the Parliament for a time period exceeding seven days and the requisite number of citizens have not stood in a special election to fill said seats, the Monarch may, in his wisdom, appoint citizens to serve in the Parliament until said term naturally expires.

Section III: Assembly of All
[§8.] The Assembly of All (“Assembly”) shall consist of all citizens of Londinium in good standing, and not a member of the Upper House.
[§9.] The Assembly must pass any legislation by a simple majority in order for it to become law.
[§10.] The Assembly shall elect a Speaker by popular vote every three (3) months. The Speaker shall be charged with representing the interests of the Assembly in the Parliament and the Executive.
[§11.] The Assembly may call for a referendum on any regional law, executive action, or issue. Any changes proposed must be passed by a two-thirds majority.
[§12.] The Assembly will vote on legislation through use of the in-game poll system. The Executive shall be charged with maintaining the poll and with verifying results. Each poll shall run for a period of three (3) days, unless the Executive sees fit to make it longer.
[§13.] Any citizen found attempting to vote with multiple nations shall have all their votes discounted. They may receive additional discipline if deemed necessary by the Judiciary.

Article IV: The Judiciary.
[§1.] The Judiciary shall consist of a Lord Chancellor, appointed by the Monarch, and a minimum of two Justices, appointed by the Prime Minister. These must not concurrently be members of the Executive or the Parliament.
[§2.] Members shall hold the position from their appointment until they resign, cease to exist, or are removed from office by the Monarch or Parliament.
[§3.] The Judiciary shall review and determine the legality of all laws, executive actions, and appointments as deemed necessary. They have the authority to reverse any decision on reasonable grounds.

Article V: Rights of Citizens.
[§1.] No citizen of Londinium shall be denied the following rights: the right of free press, the right to protest, the right to a fair trial, the right to freely practice religion, and the right to believe and express their own opinion.

Article VI: The Constitution
[§1.] All legislation and executive action are subject to this document, and must be verified to be in compliance with it as detailed in Article IV, Clause 3 of this document.
[§2.] This document may be amended by a two-thirds majority vote of the Assembly of All. Before it is brought before the Assembly, the amendment must be (1) approved by a two-thirds majority of all Upper House members and (2) approved by either the Monarch or the Prime Minister.
[§3.] In the event that an amendment bill is urgent, and that both the Monarch and the Prime Minister are unable to either approve or reject an amendment bill, the rest of the Cabinet may approve a bill for vote by a two-thirds majority. In this case, the Judiciary maintains the right to challenge the authority of the Cabinet to act in any given case.

The Constitution of the Union of Londinium


We, the nations of the Union of Londinium, seeking to form a government for the benefit and advancement of all members, hereby ordain and establish the following Constitution of Londinium.

Article I: Definitions.
[§1.] The terms “Union of Londinium”, “Londinium”, and “the region” in this document all refer to the NationStates region Londinium, located at region=londinium.
[§2.] The term “government official” refers to any member of the Executive, Judiciary, or the upper house of the Legislature.
[§3.] The term “law” refers to any bill regulating the region that has been passed by the Legislature.
[§4.] The term “executive action” refers to an action taken by the Monarch or Prime Minister without approval from the Legislature.
[§5.] The terms “citizen” and “member” refer to a player maintaining at least one nation in the region.
[§6.] The terms “in-game” and “gameside” describe actions, positions, etc. exclusive to the NationStates region.
[§7.] The term “offsite” describes any supplementary website established for the region, including but not limited to the official forum.
[§8.] All units of time in this document refer to “real-world” time.

Article II: The Executive.
Section I: The Monarchy
[§1.] The chief authority of the region shall be vested in a Monarch.
[§2.] The Monarch shall serve until they resign, cease to exist, or are recalled by the Legislature. The Legislature can only remove the Monarch from power by a three-fourths majority.
[§3.] The Monarch holds power to declare war, discipline nations in-game, call special elections, and, in extreme circumstances, dissolve the government entirely.
[§4.] The Monarch holds exclusive power to grant honorary feudal titles to citizens as they see fit.
[§5.] The Monarch shall be entrusted with all possible regional officer power in-game.
[§6.] The Monarch may at any given time appoint a successor to the position. In the event of a vacancy in the Monarchy, the Prime Minister shall take over the responsibilities until a new Monarch is selected. In such circumstances, the Cabinet will be responsible for determining how the successor will be chosen.

Section II: The Prime Minister
[§7.] The Assembly of All shall, every three (3) months, elect a citizen by popular vote to serve as Prime Minister of the region.
[§8.] A citizen may serve as Prime Minister for any number of terms, but may only serve two (2) consecutively.
[§9.] The Prime Minister shall preside over the Legislature, but cannot cast votes, except in the event of a tie. They are responsible for the presentation of bills passed by the Parliament to the Assembly of All.
[§10.] The Prime Minister has the power to veto legislation passed by the Parliament of the Legislature.
[§11.] The Prime Minister shall appoint a Cabinet, composed of citizens they deem qualified. The positions shall include:
• [11.1] a Minister of Population, responsible for recruiting new members for the region,
• [11.2] a Minister of Development, responsible for internal regional affairs, such as encouraging regional involvement in government or other regional events,
• [11.3] a Minister of Security, who shall hold gameside Border Control authority and maintain order,
• [11.4] and a Chief Diplomat, responsible for representing Londinium in other regions and appointing assisting diplomats as necessary.
[§12.] The Prime Minister may appoint and dismiss additional Cabinet ministers as they see fit.

Article III: The Legislature.
Section I: Overview
[§1.] The Legislature has sole authority to pass laws governing the region, and shall be composed of two houses, the Upper House and the Assembly of All.

Section II: Upper House
[§2.] All proposed legislation shall originate in the Parliament, though input from other parties is encouraged.
[§3.] The Parliament shall initially consist of five (5) members, elected by popular vote by the Assembly of All every three (3) months. Members may serve infinite terms but no more than two (2) consecutively. The Prime Minister may add or remove additional seats as they deem necessary.
[§4.] Any legislation proposed must pass by a two-thirds majority to be considered by the Assembly of All.
[§5.] The Parliament may remove one of its members, a member of the Judiciary, or a member of the Executive (the Monarch excluded), by a two-thirds majority vote.
[§6.] The Parliament must confirm all appointments to the Judiciary by a two-thirds majority.
[§7.] The Parliament shall meet and conduct business in a designated offsite location.
[§8.] Shall there remain vacant seats in the Parliament for a time period exceeding seven days and the requisite number of citizens have not stood in a special election to fill said seats, the Monarch may, in his wisdom, appoint citizens to serve in the Parliament until said term naturally expires.

Section III: Assembly of All
[§8.] The Assembly of All (“Assembly”) shall consist of all citizens of Londinium in good standing, and not a member of the Upper House.
[§9.] The Assembly must pass any legislation by a simple majority in order for it to become law.
[§10.] The Assembly shall elect a Speaker by popular vote every three (3) months. The Speaker shall be charged with representing the interests of the Assembly in the Parliament and the Executive.
[§11.] The Assembly may call for a referendum on any regional law, executive action, or issue. Any changes proposed must be passed by a two-thirds majority.
[§12.] The Assembly will vote on legislation through use of the in-game poll system. The Executive shall be charged with maintaining the poll and with verifying results. Each poll shall run for a period of three (3) days, unless the Executive sees fit to make it longer.
[§13.] Any citizen found attempting to vote with multiple nations shall have all their votes discounted. They may receive additional discipline if deemed necessary by the Judiciary.

Article IV: The Judiciary.
[§1.] The Judiciary shall consist of a Lord Chancellor, appointed by the Monarch, and a minimum of two Justices, appointed by the Prime Minister. These must not concurrently be members of the Executive or the Parliament.
[§2.] Members shall hold the position from their appointment until they resign, cease to exist, or are removed from office by the Monarch or Parliament.
[§3.] The Judiciary shall review and determine the legality of all laws, executive actions, and appointments as deemed necessary. They have the authority to reverse any decision on reasonable grounds.

Article V: Rights of Citizens.
[§1.] No citizen of Londinium shall be denied the following rights: the right of free press, the right to protest, the right to a fair trial, the right to freely practice religion, and the right to believe and express their own opinion.

The Constitution of the Union of Londinium


We, the nations of the Union of Londinium, seeking to form a government for the benefit and advancement of all members, hereby ordain and establish the following Constitution of Londinium.

Article I: Definitions.
[§1.] The terms “Union of Londinium”, “Londinium”, and “the region” in this document all refer to the NationStates region Londinium, located at region=londinium.
[§2.] The term “government official” refers to any member of the Executive, Judiciary, or the upper house of the Legislature.
[§3.] The term “law” refers to any bill regulating the region that has been passed by the Legislature.
[§4.] The term “executive action” refers to an action taken by the Monarch or Prime Minister without approval from the Legislature.
[§5.] The terms “citizen” and “member” refer to a player maintaining at least one nation in the region.
[§6.] The terms “in-game” and “gameside” describe actions, positions, etc. exclusive to the NationStates region.
[§7.] The term “offsite” describes any supplementary website established for the region, including but not limited to the official forum.
[§8.] All units of time in this document refer to “real-world” time.

Article II: The Executive.
Section I: The Monarchy
[§1.] The chief authority of the region shall be vested in a Monarch.
[§2.] The Monarch shall serve until they resign, cease to exist, or are recalled by the Legislature. The Legislature can only remove the Monarch from power by a three-fourths majority.
[§3.] The Monarch holds power to declare war, discipline nations in-game, call special elections, and, in extreme circumstances, dissolve the government entirely.
[§4.] The Monarch holds exclusive power to grant honorary feudal titles to citizens as they see fit.
[§5.] The Monarch shall be entrusted with all possible regional officer power in-game.
[§6.] The Monarch may at any given time appoint a successor to the position. In the event of a vacancy in the Monarchy, the Prime Minister shall take over the responsibilities until a new Monarch is selected. In such circumstances, the Cabinet will be responsible for determining how the successor will be chosen.

Section II: The Prime Minister
[§7.] The Assembly of All shall, every three (3) months, elect a citizen by popular vote to serve as Prime Minister of the region.
[§8.] A citizen may serve as Prime Minister for any number of terms, but may only serve two (2) consecutively.
[§9.] The Prime Minister shall preside over the Legislature, but cannot cast votes, except in the event of a tie. They are responsible for the presentation of bills passed by the Upper House to the Assembly of All.
[§10.] The Prime Minister has the power to veto legislation passed by the Upper House of the Legislature.
[§11.] The Prime Minister shall appoint a Cabinet, composed of citizens they deem qualified. The positions shall include:
• [11.1] a Minister of Population, responsible for recruiting new members for the region,
• [11.2] a Minister of Development, responsible for internal regional affairs, such as encouraging regional involvement in government or other regional events,
• [11.3] a Minister of Security, who shall hold gameside Border Control authority and maintain order,
• [11.4] and a Chief Diplomat, responsible for representing Londinium in other regions and appointing assisting diplomats as necessary.
[§12.] The Prime Minister may appoint and dismiss additional Cabinet ministers as they see fit.

Article III: The Legislature.
Section I: Overview
[§1.] The Legislature has sole authority to pass laws governing the region, and shall be composed of two houses, the Upper House and the Assembly of All.

Section II: Upper House
[§2.] All proposed legislation shall originate in the Upper House of the Legislature, though input from other parties is encouraged.
[§3.] The Upper House shall initially consist of five (5) members, elected by popular vote by the Assembly of All every three (3) months. Members may serve infinite terms but no more than two (2) consecutively. The Prime Minister may add or remove additional seats as they deem necessary.
[§4.] Any legislation proposed must pass by a two-thirds majority to be considered by the Assembly of All.
[§5.] The Upper House may remove one of its members, a member of the Judiciary, or a member of the Executive (the Monarch excluded), by a two-thirds majority vote.
[§6.] The Upper House must confirm all appointments to the Judiciary by a two-thirds majority.
[§7.] The Upper House shall meet and conduct business in a designated offsite location.

Section III: Assembly of All
[§8.] The Assembly of All (“Assembly”) shall consist of all citizens of Londinium in good standing, and not a member of the Upper House.
[§9.] The Assembly must pass any legislation by a simple majority in order for it to become law.
[§10.] The Assembly shall elect a Speaker by popular vote every three (3) months. The Speaker shall be charged with representing the interests of the Assembly in the Upper House and the Executive.
[§11.] The Assembly may call for a referendum on any regional law, executive action, or issue. Any changes proposed must be passed by a two-thirds majority.
[§12.] The Assembly will vote on legislation through use of the in-game poll system. The Executive shall be charged with maintaining the poll and with verifying results. Each poll shall run for a period of three (3) days, unless the Executive sees fit to make it longer.
[§13.] Any citizen found attempting to vote with multiple nations shall have all their votes discounted. They may receive additional discipline if deemed necessary by the Judiciary.

Article IV: The Judiciary.
[§1.] The Judiciary shall consist of a Lord Chancellor, appointed by the Monarch, and a minimum of two Justices, appointed by the Prime Minister. These must not concurrently be members of the Executive or the Upper House.
[§2.] Members shall hold the position from their appointment until they resign, cease to exist, or are removed from office by the Monarch or Upper House.
[§3.] The Judiciary shall review and determine the legality of all laws, executive actions, and appointments as deemed necessary. They have the authority to reverse any decision on reasonable grounds.

Article V: Rights of Citizens.
[§1.] No citizen of Londinium shall be denied the following rights: the right of free press, the right to protest, the right to a fair trial, the right to freely practice religion, and the right to believe and express their own opinion.

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Political parties may be found here (you can join one or create your own).



Faction name and link

Abbreviation

Founding date

Color

The Civic Faction for Londinium

(CFL)

9th September 2017

The Civic Faction

The National Conservative Faction

(NACOF)

12th September 2017

The National Conservative Faction

Defunct Factions

The Imperial Faction

(TIF)

11th September

The Imperial Faction

The Party For Progress

(PFP)

25th February 2018

The Party For Progress

Telegram Bymaria if you want to set up a new party (create a Factbook page about it and then send me the link).

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I encourage you to introduce yourself on the Regional Message Board (RMB) and join the off-site forum at this link:
http://londinium.boards.net

Hosting most of our government, you'll find plenty to take part in on the forum and I hope you like it here!


Thanks,

Bymaria, Prime Minister of Londinium

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The Some Sort Of Republic of Bymaria

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