The Alemore Empire

Discussion in 'Empires' started by Venger200, Feb 5, 2020.

  1. Venger200

    Venger200 Iron

    Empire Name: Alemore
    Capital City Name: Willow
    Empire Leader: Captain_Venger
    Empire Officers: 19fitzna, Lixionit
    Empire Government Type: Oligarchy
    Empire Government Model: The Alemore Triumvirate Decides upon laws and rules in the land. They also decide upon how the functionality of the empire will work.
    Empire Goals: To master the ways of elemental and dark magic, and to create a safe-haven for those persecuted for their beliefs in dark magic, or their curses.
    Empire Laws: Consitution is being written.
    Recruitment Status: Open
     
  2. Venger200

    Venger200 Iron

    Constitution

    Preamble: The Council of Alemore has decided that this constitution is necessary for the stability of our empire and to maintain peace and order between the citizens of our empire.


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    SECTION I - The Council of Alemore

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    1. The Council of Alemore shall consist of only mayors in Alemore.
    2. The seats of the council shall have equal power.
      1. The mayor of the capital city shall be known as the Speaker.

      2. The speaker can not make decisions alone and must bring all war declarations, alliance requests, and formal trade agreements before the council.

      3. All votes brought before the council must have at least 2/3 votes to be approved.
    3. The council of Alemore is able to decide all laws, legislation, and relations with other foreign powers.

    4. Neither the council nor the speaker is allowed to suspend any article stated in this constitution.
     
    Last edited: Feb 10, 2020
  3. 19fitzna

    19fitzna Iron Staff Member Helper

    Update to the constitution:

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    SECTION I - The Council of Alemore
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    1. The Council of Alemore shall consist of only mayors in Alemore.
    2. The seats of the council shall have equal power.
    a. The mayor of the capital city shall be known as the Speaker.
    b. The speaker can not make decisions alone and must bring all war declarations, alliance requests, and formal trade agreements before the council.
    c. All votes brought before the council must have at least 2/3 votes to be approved.
    3. The council of Alemore is able to decide all laws, legislation, and relations with other foreign powers.
    4. Neither the council nor the speaker is allowed to suspend any article stated in this constitution.
    a. The following laws are exceptions to the law above: Section I, Article 4.
    5. Any council member may motion for a vote of no confidence if they feel it is necessary to remove the current speaker of the council
    a. At least 2/3rds of the council must support this motion (including the original proposer) for it to pass
    b. Should the motion pass, the vote of no confidence will be held. This vote will take place in the same fashion as voting on empire laws (Section II, Article 3)
    c. If the vote passes, a new speaker will be voted on by the council. The new speaker must come from within the council, and may not be the just-removed speaker. The former-speaker is not permitted to cast a vote during this process
    d. The council member with the most votes to become speaker is appointed the new speaker immediately. If there is a tie, then the old speaker may act as the tie-breaker
    e. Should the position of speaker be transferred, then leadership of the empire should be adjusted so that the speaker is always the empire leader

    6. The Speaker may choose to suspend a council members right to vote given that at least 2/3rds of the council agrees (including the speaker)
    a. If this should happen, all percentages for votes will be calculated using members currently able to vote
    6b. If a council member's right to vote has been suspended in this way, they may be removed with a vote achieving greater than 2/3rds majority
    7. The Speaker of the council may instate a new mayor of a city given that the current mayor has been removed from the council via the method stated in article 6 of this section.
    8. The speaker of the council may not transfer mayorship, or remove the mayorship of any mayor unless they have been removed from the council via the methods stated in article 6 of this section.
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    Section II - Creating Empire Laws
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    1. To create a new law, it must be drafted into a written form and presented to the entire council at once
    (i.e. in an in game meeting or other valid space for lawmaking such as an appropriate discord channel).
    This may be done in the following ways:
    a. In a book and quill or written book, so long as there are enough IDENTICAL copies of the law to be presented to each member of the council
    b. Sent directly into a discord message to be voted on
    c. Sent in a text file to be read
    2. After the drafted law is proposed, council members will have the potential chance to discuss the draft and make changes.
    a. If there are proposed changes, the original council member who proposed the first draft may either:
    I. Re-propose a now edited version of the original draft
    II. Choose to stick with the original version

    b. This period can be waved, or pushed through if 1/3rd of the council approves (by seconding the motion, this includes the person who proposed it)
    3. A period of voting will commence on the final proposed draft of the legislation (either the original, or the last edit of the draft proposed)
    a. During this time council members may vote Yay to implement the draft or Nay to reject it
    b. All laws require at least 2/3rds of the council to approve in order to pass
    c. If a point is reached where a law has already reached 2/3rds majority, or has already been rejected by more than 1/3rd of the council,
    the vote ends immediately with the inevitable result taking effect
    4. All laws passed in this matter will be added to Section III - Empire Laws (Unless noted otherwise), and will take place effective immediately after being passed
    5. All changes to the constitution will be added to the forums by the speaker of the council within 1 day
    a. failure to do this may result in punishment for the speaker (to be determined and added later)
    b. Any member of the council may post the updated constitution to the forums, however this is still primarily the speaker's duty
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    Section III - Empire Laws
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    Last edited: Mar 4, 2020
  4. 19fitzna

    19fitzna Iron Staff Member Helper

    Due to a vote of no confidence, Captain Venger has been removed as the speaker of Alemore, and has been replaced by LEF1144, who is now speaker and also leader of alemore. Captain Venger's right to vote on the council has also been suspended per Section I Article 6
     

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