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Region: The House of Commons

Speaker snowflame

We will now begin voting on the amendments

Remove the following from Article VII Section 1. Note: Striking indicates removal.

1. Breach of Peace - A person is guilty of this offence if they in or within view of any public place, behaves, incites, or encourages any person to behave, in a riotous, offensive, threatening, insulting, or disorderly manner that is likely in the circumstances to cause distress to members of the community.this includes but is not limited to:
a) Discriminatory remarks;
b) Flaming;
c) Spamming;
d) Doxxing or otherwise deliberately looking for and/or publishing one's personal information.

Amend Article III, Section 3a to read: a) hear all criminal cases in original jurisdiction or appellant jurisdiction under the powers granted to said Court by Thaecia law; a) hear all criminal cases in original jurisdiction or appellate jurisdiction under the powers granted to said Court by Thaecian law;

1. Breach of Peace - A person is guilty of this offence if they in or within view of any public place, behaves, incites, or encourages any person to behave, in a riotous, offensive, threatening, insulting, or disorderly manner that is likely in the circumstances to cause distress to members of the community.

2. Common Assault - A person is guilty of this offence if they engage in actions of hate against another person.

3. Criminal Defamation - A person is guilty of this offence if they make statements with malicious intent that are untrue which damages the reputation of another person.

4. Impersonation - The act of wilfully impersonating another person of Thaecia. The intention of gaining something from impersonation is not necessary for the act to be considered a crime.

5. Willful Damage - A person is guilty of this offence if they do damage to any property such as but not limited to the illegal deleting of posts.
a) A person is immune from section five if they were legally and rightfully so exercising their functions as a moderator, or administrator.

6. Violation of A Contract - A person is guilty of this offence if they break the terms of a legally binding contract which the citizen in question has signed.

7. Spamming - A person is guilty of this offence if they repeatedly post messages that do not add even minimal value to a discussion outside of an area specifically designated for such messages.

8. Blackmail - A person is guilty of this offence if they obtain or attempt to obtain any substantive favour from another person under threats to release information about that person that is not widely known in Thaecia.

1. Treason - A person is guilty of this offence if they commit an action which consists of raiding Thaecia or regional property, or in adhering to their enemies of Thaecia, giving aid and comfort to said enemies, or in actus reas and mens rea acting in any way that undermines regional interests or safety.

2. Perjury - A person is guilty of this offence if they falsify evidence in a court of law or wilfully lie under oath or affirmation, or do any or both of these things in an official hearing.

3. Contempt of Court - A person is guilty of this offence if they willfully attempt to prevent, obstruct, impede, or interfere with, the due exercise of rights or the performance of duties under any order or judgement by the Courts of Thaecia.

4. Leaking of Classified Information - A person is guilty of this offence if they communicate classified information which is integral to the safety or otherwise well being of the region that is classified under law, without permission.

5. Obstruction of Justice - A person is guilty of this offence if they wilfully obstruct, delay, conceal, or prevent the communication of information relating to a violation, or reasonable suspicion of, a violation of any law of Thaecia to an authorised authority.

6. Bribery - A person is guilty of this offence if they offer, or accept any thing or service of value to a public official with the intent to corruptly influence an official act, or to collude in an act of fraud, or to violate the lawful duty of such an official.

7. Espionage - A person is guilty of this offence if they engage in spying on Thaecia and/or transfer state secrets on behalf of a foreign entity.

8. Sabotage - A person is guilty of this offence if they deliberately engage in the willful and malicious destruction of regional property of Thaecia, or deliberately attempt to undermine the region or it's functioning.

9. Abuse of Government Office - A person is guilty of this offence if they engage in the use of government powers or institutions in order to promote or oppose a certain party or candidate. Regional communications officers may send out campaign telegrams to the region, if they send out recruitment telegrams with the equivalent number of stamps that would have been sent in their campaign.

10. Voter Fraud - Creating puppets to vote for a specific candidate, or in any way attempting to hinder the democratic and electoral process of the region.

11. Unlawful Representation - A person is guilty of this offence if they represent or attempt to represent the Thaecian government in foreign regions without having the authority to do so.

1. The following shall be designated as High Crimes:
Treason, Espionage, Sabotage, Voter Fraud;
For High Crimes, there is no Statute of Limitations, and punishments may be issued up to an indefinite ban.
2. The following shall be designated as Felonies:
Perjury, Contempt of Court, Leaking of Classified Information, Bribery, Abuse of Government Office, Criminal Defamation, Blackmail, Impersonation, Unlawful Representation, Willful Damage;
For Felonies, the Statute of Limitations is 180 days, and punishments may be issued up to an eight (8) month ban.
3. The following shall be designated as Misdemeanours:
Breach of Peace, Common Assault, Obstruction of Justice;
For Misdemeanours, the Statute of Limitations is 60 days, and punishments may be issued up to a three (3) month ban.
4. The following shall be designated as Infractions:
Spamming, Violation of A Contract;
For Infractions, the Statute of Limitations is 10 days, and punishments may be issued up to a two (2) week ban.

1. This act hereby repeals L.R.008 Thaecia Legal Code.

I am voting Aye to all

Adomania (IND)
Angypt (TFP)
Bahnhof (IND)
Cirrus azale (IND)
Ermica (LPT)
Evileia (SOL-GAY-UWU)
Mafsachufetts Bay (IND)
Rhodesae (SDU)
Sevae (IND)
Snowflame (TFP)
Tavallo (NM)
Trist Paradise (SOL)
Zon island (TFP)

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