The Constitution has been suspended indefinitely by the Founder.
📜 The Constitution of United Alliances
In order to form a bond between some of the world's greatest nations we hereby join together and form an impenetrable alliance which the world will come to know as the region of United Alliances. We will form the branches of government—Executive, Legislative, and Judicial. Laying down basic rights and laws of the land, we will defend our member-nations through political, economic, and social union. To be civil in our diplomatic matters we will seek peace and reconciliation before war and destruction. As we form this constitution, we form our bond.
Article I: On the matters of Executive power
- The Founder has ultimate power
Can be impeached by 3/4 supermajority. 1
- Can veto laws passed by the Union Assembly.
If impeached, will be asked to step down. 1
- Main job is to work with the WA Delegate and to enforce laws made by the Union Assembly.
- May appoint a group of advisors at any time.
- The WA Delegate will be elected by all citizens* of United Alliances
- Their job is to enforce the laws made by the Union Assembly.
- They may also be impeached and the WA nations will repeal their endorsement of them.
- Can veto laws passed by the Union Assembly, but can be overridden by the Union Assembly by a 2/3 vote.
- In charge of giving the State of United Alliances Address (recommended but optional) every 40 days.
- May appoint a group of advisors, with simple-majority approval of the Union Assembly.
- Shares substantial power alongside Founder.
- Voted in every 80 days unless impeached by citizens* of the UA.
Article II: On the matters of Legislature
- To be in the Legislature you must be a citizen* of the region of UA.
- You must affiliate yourself with a Political Party.
- The legislature is named the Union Assembly.
- The term of an Assemblyman is eternal unless expelled by Founder or removed by 2/3 majority vote of fellow Assemblymen.
- Must be member of the World Assembly.
- Political Parties
- The government cannot disband any Political Parties after they have been initially approved, unless by unanimous decision of the Union Assembly.
- Everyone begins as an independent party member.
- To make an official party you must receive approval from both the Founder and WA Delegate and have at least one other member beside yourself.
- A nation in UA has only one vote in the Union Assembly.
- Amendments can be made with the vote of 2/3 (supermajority) in the Union Assembly.
- The Union Assembly has the power to make new laws with a simple-majority but to repeal old laws, there must be 2/3 (supermajority) vote.
- The Law first has to be supported by ⅕ of the Union Assembly Members and then it can be brought up on the Assembly Floor.
- If the law is then passed it is to be recorded and The Speaker, who will ask the Founder to officially pass or veto the law. If passed by Founder, the law is officially law. If vetoed, the law can return to the Union Assembly, who can override the decision of the Founder by a supermajority.
- The Union Assembly has no right to tax countries for living in the UA.
- The Union Assembly has the right to declare war on another region if deemed necessary with a simple-majority.
- The Union Assembly has the right to vote on impeaching with a 2/3 vote, and 3/4 for founder.
- The people who can be impeached are The Founder, The WA Delegate and Assemblymen themselves.
- If one was impeached his opinion would not count in the government and his position would be filled.
- If deemed necessary they would be ejected and/or banned from the region.
- The Union Assembly has the right to vote on ejecting a nation from the region with a simple-majority vote.
- The Union Assembly may determine the Rules of its Proceedings, punish its members for disorderly behavior, and, with the concurrence of 2/3 , expel a member.
- The Union Assembly shall keep a Journal of its Proceedings, and from time to time publish the same, excepting such parts as may in their judgement require secrecy.
- The Union Assembly Speaker will be the current WA Delegate.
- The Union Assembly has the right to set up committees, appoint military officers, and approve advisors appointed by the WA Delegate (simple-majority).
Article III: On the matters of voting structure
- Voting for the WA Delegate of UA.
- Must be a citizen* to vote.
- The vote goes through the Union Assembly with a simple-majority.
- Voting for Commonwealth and Colonies.
- Colonies and Commonwealths can be set up with a ⅔ vote from the Union Assembly.
- The founder of this new colony or commonwealth is voted on by the Union Assembly with a simple-majority.
Article IV: On the matters of Citizenship (=*)
- With Citizenship of United Alliances you have the right to vote, run for office, be a part of the Union Assembly, and much more.
- Citizenship requires that you:
- Join the WA.
- Join the Regional Forum.
- Have lived in UA or an approved colony for at least 7 days before applying for citizenship in the UA. But at the time of applying, you must be a current resident of UA.
- If you cease to exist you must re-apply for citizenship.
- Citizenship grants you exclusive rights to participate in regional governmental affairs.
Article V: On the matters of the military
- The military is named the United Alliances Armed Forces.
- Requirements of Enlistees.
- Must be a citizen* of UA.
- Must show good conduct throughout service.
- Must obey superiors.
- Failure to comply will result in immediate expulsion from the military.
- Must be a part of the World Assembly.
- Requirements of Officers.
- To be the general of the region you must be a member of the armed forces for at least two months.
- Elected through the vote of the war council or appointed by the Union Assembly (simple-majority).
- War Council
- Consists of all enlisted members and officers.
- Votes with simple-majority.
Amendment I (Amending Constitution Article I, Section A) :
a.k.a. The Executive Powers Amendment
There exists solely for the Founder, the privilege of executive authority. This power can not be disputed unless a law is broken that the founder does not have immunity for. The process to challenge immunity can only occur if impeachment procedures commence.
The Founder, (using executive privilege) has the right to declare martial law at a time of emergency in United Alliances; with martial law the founder has an irrevocable license to rule, unchallenged (for up to 14 days, and then the founder must receive permission from the Union Assembly - simple majority will suffice).
During martial law, the founder may consult with the general of United Alliances Armed Forces. It is up to the discretion of the founder alone to heed any advice given by the general or convening councils/tribunals.
The Founder can request there be made changes to the Constitution at any time with 2/3 majority approval of the Union Assembly.