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Sonindian Constitution (Updated)

SUPREME CONSTITUTION OF SONINDIA



Ψ SONINDIAN DIRECTORATE OF CONSTITUTIONAL AFFAIRS Ψ
♆ SACRED PARLIAMENT OF SONINDIA ♆
🔱 REGION OF SONINDIA, NATIONSTATES 🔱

SACRED OATH SWORN BEFORE THE GODS

We, the Guardians of this Sacred Parliament, and of this prosperous Region, do humbly and solemnly swear to the Gods of this Earth and Beyond, that in pursuance of a mighty Region coextensive with the Heavens and with the Earth, We shall maintain and secure from decline this government and its subjects.

In consideration of the exponential progress this world has made, the course of human and supernatural affairs, and in parallel with the advances of these civilizations, We deem it necessary and proper, in order to give clearness, distinctness, and significance to these instructions bequeathed by our Eternal Forefathers, to establish fundamental laws so that our Region in all its members and might, may possess an express guide for the course they are to follow. We will thereby to give greater firmness to the stability of Our region and to promote the welfare and affluence of all the peoples within the boundaries of Our dominions; and We now establish this First Supreme Regional Constitution. Though these Laws come only as an exposition of grand precepts for the conduct of the government, We, the Regional Government of Sonindia, in all its Parliamentary, Judicial, and Executive Power, make to almighty Gods of this Earth and Beyond a solemn oath that never at this time nor in the future to fail our subjects.

May the heavenly Spirits witness this Our eternal Oath.

PREAMBLE AND PROMULGATION

We, the Guardians of the Sacred Parliament of Sonindia, representing the fair People of Sonindia, before this Assembly and before this eternal Sonindian Directorate of Constitutional Affairs, gives itself the following constitution, which is hereby promulgated this 20th day of this 12th month of the 2019th year, to exhibit principles per these fundamental laws of the Region, by which We are guided in Our conduct, and to point to what the People and their descendants are forever to conform.

When in the future it may become necessary to amend any provisions of the present constitution, We or Our successors shall assume the initiative right, and to submit a project for the same to the Sacred Parliament, to which They shall vote, according to the conditions imposed by this Constitution; any moves held to be unconstitutional shall be struck by the Sacred Parliament, or any entity thus given such tasks.

Our Regional Officers and Ministers of the Region, on Our behalf, shall be held responsible for the carrying out of the present Constitution, and Our present and future subjects shall forever assume the duty of allegiance to the present Constitution, in which shall be enshrined the Heart of Sonindia.


CHAPTERS

  1. CHAPTER I: SOVEREIGNTY

    1. Article 1. The Region of Sonindia encompasses the Virtual Realms of NationStates but its member-nations are not limited to operation in that space.

    2. Article 2. The Region of Sonindia declares its official pretitle to be ‘Republic’, and official full name to be ‘The Republic of Sonindia’ or ‘The Region of Sonindia’ in all official documentation, shortened to ‘Sonindia’ or ‘The Republic’.

    3. Article 3. The Region of Sonindia is limited only by its member-nations.

    4. Article 4. The officially recognized language of the Region shall be English, but not limited to it.

    5. Article 5. The regional emblem shall be a flag of a black trident and six golden stars, three above and three below, set upon a blood-red background.

    6. Article 6. The anthem of the region shall fall under the jurisdiction of the entirety of the government's agreement through an absolute majority in order to be implemented or changed.

    7. Article 7. The maxim of the Region shall be “HAIL SONINDIA”

    8. Article 8. The principle of the Region shall be: Defense, Integrity, and an everlasting sense of community for its peoples.

  2. CHAPTER II: STRUCTURE OF THE REGIONAL GOVERNMENT

    1. Article 9. The “Regional Government” is defined as all branches of Administration of the Region, whilst the “Government” is defined as the current Reign.

    2. Article 10. The Region of Sonindia shall be reigned over and governed by a Sacred Parliament, whose name is interchangeable with a Sacred Regional Parliament.

    3. Article 11. The Sacred Parliament shall consist of one General Chamber.

    4. Article 12. The Sacred Parliament shall consist of two Chambers, a Chamber of Peers and a Chamber of Commons when the number of Members of the General Public exceed the number 250.

    5. Article 13. The General Chamber shall be composed of the Prime Minister, the Head of Parliament, the World Assembly Delegate and one Member of the Parliament for every sixty-five residents of Sonindia. The number of open positions of Members of the Parliament shall be reviewed before every election.

    6. Article 14. The Chamber of Peers shall, in accordance with the ordinance concerning the Chamber of Peers, be composed of those who have been nominated thereto by a Member of Government.

    7. Article 15. The Chamber of Commons shall, in lieu with the decree concerning the Chamber of Commons, be composed of members elected by the People, according to the provisions of the laws of Election.

    8. Article 16. No one can at one and the same time be a Member of both Chambers, and when matters of clashing interest are involved, Members must withdraw from certain parts of the Regional Government when necessary.

    9. Article 17. Members of Government are defined as those, Parliamentary and otherwise, who are either appointed or elected to a position in the Regional Government of Sonindia.

    10. Article 18. Those nominated or elected to the Regional Government must have been in the region for at least seven days.

    11. Article 19. The Regional Parliament of Sonindia shall include an Executive Wing, to which the Founder of the Region (or their representative), the Prime Minister of the Sacred Parliament, the Head of the Sacred Parliament, and the World Assembly Delegate belong.

    12. Article 20. The Executive Wing shall have the final word in all Governmental matters.

    13. Article 21. The Founder of the Region belongs to and only the Executive Wing, but unless elected or nominated to a Chamber of Parliament, are restricted to the Executive Wing; the Founder is also free from arrest in any circumstance save for instances of an endangering of regional security.

    14. Article 22. The Executive Wing, in case of despotic, tyrannical, or unconstitutional act, shall be held before Parliament and its Courts.

    15. Article 23. The Legislative Wing or any of its member-nations, in case of despotic, tyrannical, or unconstitutional act, shall be held accountable before the Supreme Court; in the case of any member of said assembly be investigated, other members of the Executive Wing, then Ranking Regional Officers, shall take their place.

    16. Article 24. The Supreme Court, or any member-nations, in case of despotic, tyrannical, or unconstitutional acts, shall be held accountable in a trial composed of all members of the Legislative and Executive Wings.

    17. Article 25. The Head of Parliament belongs to both the Executive Wing and presides over the General Chamber, and thus has equal power in both contexts.

    18. Article 26. The Prime Minister of Sonindia belongs to both the Executive Wing and holds power in the General Chamber, and therefore holds power in both settings.

    19. Article 27. A change in the number of Chambers must be approved by an absolute majority in a referendum of the People of Sonindia, according to the provisions of the laws of Election.

    20. Article 28. The number of Parliamentarians elected to the Chamber(s), excluding the Prime Minister and Delegate to the World Assembly, is and will be equivalent to one twenty-fifth of the given census population of the region, the census taking place 3 times yearly in January, April, and September with numbers varying.

    21. Article 29. Any form of enforcement of this Constitution or other legal enactments shall be vested in the authority of Regional Officers, the Executive Wing, and Parliament.

    22. Article 30. In the absence of the Prime Minister in heading the Executive, or in the case of elections for Prime Minister, the Head of Parliament and the WA Delegate shall jointly hold power as Acting Prime Ministers until the election, or return of, a Prime Minister.

    23. Article 31. In the event of any vacancy from the Legislature, with the lack of a Parliamentarian-elect, the vacancy shall be filled with a Civilian Representative with the qualifications and the Blessing of the People by an absolute majority of a General Referendum.

  3. CHAPTER III: THE PROCESSES OF THE REGIONAL GOVERNMENT

    1. Article 32. Every law requires the consent of an approval of deliberation and ultimately an absolute majority in the General Chamber.

    2. Article 33. The General Chamber shall vote upon projects of law submitted to it, and may respectively initiate projects of law. The ability to form institutions of bureaucracy within the region is reserved by the Parliament, and will be passed in the same manner as any bill would be through the legislature.

    3. Article 34. A Bill, or any representation or proposal, which has been rejected by the General Chamber, shall not be brought in again during the same session.

    4. Article 35. The Sacred Parliament shall be convoked every three months.

    5. Article 36. A session of Parliament shall last during one and a half months. In case of necessity, the duration of a session may be prolonged by an Executive Ordinance, by no more than two weeks.

    6. Article 37. The Executive Wing reserves the right to issue an Executive Ordinance, which a majority or approval of the Prime Minister and Delegate is required to pass.

    7. Article 38. The opening, closing, prolongation of session, and prorogation of the Regional Parliament shall be effected simultaneously for both Chambers; no Chamber shall operate alone in session.

    8. Article 39. Full attendance of Parliament is required in the General Chamber for the opening, closing, prolongation of session, and prorogation of Parliament.

    9. Article 40. Absence from any Session of Parliament without Due Excuse, especially in the form of Protest, Inactivity, or Misconduct, shall be considered a Vacancy.

    10. Article 41. When the General Chamber, has been ordered to dissolve, Members shall be newly elected by the People, and a new Chamber shall be conveyed within three weeks from the day of dissolution.

    11. Article 42. There shall be a quorum of any and all Chambers of Parliament when a two-thirds majority of the legal membership is present.

    12. Article 43. Votes shall be taken in the General Chamber by absolute majority. In the case of a tie vote, the Executive Wing shall have the casting votes.

    13. Article 44. The deliberations of the General Chamber may be held in either a public discourse or a private setting. The nature of the session will be determined by a unanimous vote in Parliament, the order of the Executive Wing, or Commander of The SAAF if the session involves military matters.

    14. Article 45. The deliberations of the Chamber of Peers may be held in either a public discourse or a secret setting. The nature of the session will be determined by the discretion the absolute majority of the Parliament, or the order of the Prime Minister or Commander of The SAAF if the session involves military matters.

    15. Article 46. The General Chamber may receive petitions, proposals, and suggestions presented by subjects.

    16. Article 47. No Member of the General Chamber is free from arrest, unless by a direct decree of protection by the Executive Wing.

    17. Article 48. The Ministers of the Region, Regional Officers, and Delegates of the Government may, at any time, take seats and speak in the General Chamber, and unless by resolution of the General Chamber, is vested with authority to do what is necessary for the management of their governmental affairs.

    18. Article 49. The Chamber of Commons shall form Committees on legislative, oversight, and internal administrative tasks as necessary, with a Chairman of the Committee from the Government and the Vice Chairman of the Committee from the Opposition, if necessary; no more than ten members may form a Commons Committee. These Committees are vested with the authority of the Chamber of Commons to advise and act as deemed necessary.

    19. Article 50. The Chamber of Peers shall form Councils on issues of judicial, constitutional, and foreign administrative tasks as necessary, with a Head of the Council from the Government and the Secretary of the Council from the Opposition, if necessary; no more than five members may form a Peers Council. These Councils are vested with the authority of the Chamber of Peers to advise and act as deemed necessary.

    20. Article 51. The General Chamber shall form Commissions on matters of legislative, judicial, oversight, constitutional, internal, and foreign administrative tasks as necessary, with a General Commissioner from the Government and a Secretary of the Commission from the Opposition, if necessary; no more than five members may form a Commission of the General Chamber. They are invested with the authority of the General Chamber to advise and act as necessary.

    21. Article 52. The heads of every Committee, Council, and Commission, as well as the Head of Parliament, Prime Minister, and the Leader of the Opposition, shall form a Parliamentary Directorate which shall meet and discuss every two weeks; the work and judicial oversight of each such assemblage of Parliament shall be administered by the Cabinet.

    22. Article 53. Any bill passed by Parliament can be appealed through any one of the following ways: (1) Appeal to the Court, to contest it on grounds to be determined on a case-by-case basis; (2) Appeal to Parliament, to repeal it by absolute majority through the General Chamber; and (3) Appeal to the People, where, with a two-thirds majority in the General Referendum against a measure, the bill must be repealed.

  4. CHAPTER IV: THE GOVERNMENT

    1. Article 54. The respective Ministers of the Region shall give their counsel to the Prime Minister, and shall be held responsible for their advice and actions in all matters regarding the affairs of the region; the Prime Minister and these Ministers of the Region shall form the Cabinet, to which confirmation of each candidate shall be ordered by the General Chamber.

    2. Article 55. The respective Regional Officers are responsible for any affairs they have been appointed to, and are answerable only to the Executive Wing and/or an absolute majority by the General Chamber, and all matters in regard to their actions in official standing shall be made public

    3. Article 56. The respective Delegates of Government are responsible for administering the Will of first the Government, then the People, and all matters regarding their official affairs shall be made public that do not threaten regional security.

    4. Article 57. The Prime Minister heads the Government and has the power to appoint the Regional Ministers with an absolute majority in the General Chamber.

    5. Article 58. Any Chamber of the Regional Government may hold a vote of confidence on any entity or public official, besides the Judiciary, and the loss of confidence ruled by an absolute majority can be used to appoint another official to their position.

    6. Article 59. Any opposition to Government shall be made public and, if it is the Will of the People, allowed representation in any Chamber of Government.

    7. Article 60. The Commander of the SAAF is considered separate from the Ruling Government.

    8. Article 61. The Delegate to the World Assembly shall be considered a part of the Ruling Government, and is an elected position, whose duties include the representation of the Region to the World Assembly and in International Conferences and representation along with the Prime Minister.

    9. Article 62. The duties of the WA Officer and the Embassy Officer include Affairs of Embassy, and the Embassy Officer in addition can participate in Affairs of Election.

    10. Article 63. The News Anchor of the Region must provide information and news to both the People and to Government.

  5. CHAPTER V: THE EXECUTIVE WING

    1. Article 64. The Executive retains all capabilities and members aforementioned or mentioned hereafter in the present Constitution, unless by legal amendment of this present Constitution.

    2. Article 65. The Prime Minister is defined as the head of the Executive Branch and is within his rights to member any member of said branch from office.

    3. Article 66. A Decree by the Executive is an ordinance issued by the Executive Wing with a majority by those with Executive power, and is to be treated as law unless by two-thirds majority rule in the General Chamber of Parliament.

    4. Article 67. The Founder of the Region shall be the symbol of the Region and of the unity of the People, and shall perform ceremonial functions, in addition to their participation in the Executive Wing.

    5. Article 68. The duties of the Head of Parliament include, in addition to any aforementioned or mentioned hereafter, all constitutional and foundational matters of the Region, conduction of Parliament, participation in the Executive Wing, participation in the Resolution of legislative disputes, appearance of distinction, contribute to Affairs of Embassy, Affairs of Communication, and Affairs of Election.

    6. Article 69. The duties of the Prime Minister include, in addition to any aforementioned or mentioned hereafter, deliberations of matters of law, leading of Parliament, participation in the Executive Wing, participation in the Resolution of legislative disputes, appearance of distinction, Affairs of Borders, Affairs of Communication, and Affairs of Election.

  6. CHAPTER VI: ELECTIONS

    1. Article 70. Those who are permitted to vote are those who are recognized as members of the international body known as The World Assembly, as well as being a ‘native’ of the region or any subject region by NationStates Official Standards. They will be given permission to vote on all those who represent them this includes, and is not limited to the Prime Minister, Head of Parliament, WA Delegate, and in cases where the number of nations in the region exceeds one hundred, Parliamentarians.

    2. Article 71. Elections for the Seat of Prime Minister will occur on every 182nd and 183rd day from the previous election, with change should circumstances present themselves to require it. Only the Parliament may decide through an absolute majority whether the circumstances presented are significant enough.

    3. Article 72. Elections for the Seat of Head of Parliament will take place every four months in February 16th, June 16th, and October 16th, with change should circumstances present themselves to require it. Only the Prime Minister in agreement with the current Delegate may decide whether the circumstances presented are significant enough.

    4. Article 73. Elections for the Offices of Parliamentarian will take place twice a year, with all the seats being put for election.

    5. Article 74. Elections for the Seat of the World Assembly Delegate will take place every 120 days. The elected World Assembly Delegate is obligated to ask the Parliament for a vote of confidence 55-65 days after his election, where a simple majority is required. If he gains the vote, then he remains in office for another 60 days. In case he loses the vote, a snap election is called within 10 days and Sonindia votes for a new World Assembly Delegate.

    6. Article 75. All official elections shall take place via Google Forms, Microsoft Forms, or any other medium approved through a Parliamentary act.

  7. CHAPTER VII: THE JUDICATURE

    1. Article 76. The Judicature shall be exercised, when the Region has a population of under 201, by the General Chamber.

    2. Article 77. The Judicature shall be exercised by Courts of Law according to law in the name of Justice when the Region has a population of over 200.

    3. Article 78. Any Member of Government can nominate a judge to any court, but the confirmation of a judge shall be by an absolute majority in the General Chamber. No judge shall be deprived of their position, unless by way of criminal sentence, disciplinary punishment, lack of activity, or resignation.

    4. Article 79. Trials and judgements of a Court shall be conducted publicly unless by direct decree by the Executive Wing.

    5. Article 80. No suit at law, which relates to the activities of any Member of Government, shall be deliberated by the Judiciary, and instead that power shall be invested in the General Chamber; the power to indict and impeach shall be given to the General Chamber as well.

    6. Article 81. Any member-nation participatory in government shall recuse themselves from any Committee, Judiciary, or Assembly of Investigation, Intelligence, Accusation, or Judgement when investigated, accused, or judged for their actions.

    7. Article 82. Any dispute not judicial or treacherous shall be determined by a Committee formed in the General Chamber; in the absence of sufficiency, the Executive Wing shall be the decider of these disputes.

    8. Article 83. The Chamber of Commons shall have the sole authority of Impeachment of any Member of Government, and any decision passed under Authority of Impeachment shall require full attendance of the Chamber.

    9. Article 84. The Chamber of Peers shall have the sole authority of Dismissal from Office of any Member of Government under reasons of high crimes, misdemeanors, or any general misconduct within the boundaries of their Office, and any decision passed under Authority of Dismissal shall require full attendance of the Chamber.

    10. Article 85. Any trial or dispute over legislative, judicial, executive, or constitutional wording shall be brought before the Supreme Court, which shall be set in motion once the Region has a population of over 200; until then, the General Chamber, shall oversee these motions.

  8. CHAPTER VIII: THE SONINDIAN ANTI-RAIDER ARMED FORCES

    1. Article 86. The Sonindian Anti-Raider Armed Forces are recognized as the official and constitutional Military Force of Sonindia.

    2. Article 87. The Commander of the SAAF shall be of equal power in the Executive, and shall be held in the same regard as such in military matters, save for deliberations or votes in regards to their dismissal.

    3. Article 88. The SAAF shall be true to its message and carry out Anti-Raider activities as seen fit by its Commander, but contradictions of Sonindian or SAAF direction shall result in the dismantling of the military by a unanimous Parliamentary vote.

    4. Article 89. The Executive Wing in military matters reserves the right to declare war, and the Commander of the SAAF is obligated to notify and consult with the Executive for up to 3 hours; past that, the Commander is given full control of their forces unless intervened by an absolute majority in the General Chamber. However, in the case of a Liberation or Defence, the Commander of the SAAF need not notify all members of the Executive Wing.

    5. Article 90. The Commander of the SAAF shall be replaced by a two-thirds majority in a General Referendum of the People and an absolute majority in the Executive Wing or via the Commander’s resignation and appointment of a successor.

    6. Article 91. The Commander of the SAAF is given power to court-martial or suspend the military activity of any personnel at will.

    7. Article 92. The Commander of the SAAF shall be held responsible for all legal military activities, as shall the appointed Team Leaders, for the actions of each Soldier.

    8. Article 93. Any Soldier of the SAAF is obligated under oath and duty to follow any and all orders from the chain of command when possible.

    9. Article 94. The Commander of the SAAF is solely responsible for the preservation, expansion, and maintaining of the SAAF and all its activities.

  9. CHAPTER IX: THE RIGHTS AND DUTIES OF THE CITIZENRY

    1. Article 95. A Citizen is defined as a member of Sonindia which is considered a native of the region or any subject region by the engine of the game.

    2. Article 96. Those not considered Citizens by the criterion above are prescribed the rights defined below in article 61, 62, and 63 - save Free Publication as such non-natives will undergo Government censorship until a native.

    3. Article 97. Any citizen of the Region is subject to the laws of Sonindia.

    4. Article 98. All citizens of the Region are equal before the law and there shall be no discrimination in regional or social relations because of race, creed, sex, gender, social status, sexuality, family origin, nationality, religious affiliation, ability to write, gameplay ability; any form of unequal discrimination shall be prosecuted to the full extent of the law.

    5. Article 99. Every citizen shall, within the limits of law and proper conduct, enjoy the liberty of speech, writing, publication, public associations, petition, protest, and enjoy the protection of property, dignity, and their inalienable human rights.

    6. Article 100. A Citizen purposefully spreading unconfirmed information in their press without acknowledging such information to be alleged is subject to Government Censorship of published materials for a duration of two weeks to one year depending on the severity of the situation as determined by the Parliament.

    7. Article 101. No citizen is allowed, in public places of Sonindian discourse, to act in an obscene, discriminatory, or distasteful manner that, within the limits of reasonability, offends or makes uncomfortable other citizens of Sonindia and NationStates at large, save for In-Character matters.

    8. Article 102. Every citizen is required to be in full compliance of the Terms and Conditions of NationStates, full acceptance of the Privacy Policy, and all rules, both codified or otherwise, of NationStates as a whole while participating on the NationStates site.

    9. Article 103. It shall be the official position of the Region to mandate the participation in the World Assembly for every eligible member nation, excluding those who have already proven themselves assets to the region through their actions.

    10. Article 104. Every citizen that is a member of the World Assembly must endorse the current WA Delegate, lest be unable to participate in elections in the way of both running and voting.

    11. Article 105. All citizens of Sonindia are required to behave in a manner in lieu with fundamental Sonindian principles.

  10. CHAPTER X: SONINDIAN RMB

    1. Article 106. Roleplay is recognized within this present Constitution as an integral part of Sonindian culture; here the liberties of speech and publication are recognized in its fullest form, though infringements on laws against discrimination will not be tolerated.

    2. Article 107. All claim requirements, both of eligibility and sustainability, set forth by the RMB Organizer is recognized in this present Constitution as law.

    3. Article 108. The theory of fiat shall be maintained to a reasonable extent during Roleplay.

  11. CHAPTER XI: REGIONAL OFFICERS

    1. Article 109. A Regional Officer of the Regional Government of Sonindia is defined in this present Constitution as an appointed Minister of the Government with powers granted by the game engine.

    2. Article 110. A Regional Officer shall be removed from office only by Executive Ordinance, which may be ordered to be issued through a three-fourths majority in the General Chamber of Parliament, or through resignation.

    3. Article 111. Regional Officers with the Communication authorization reserve the right to suppress posts on the RMB Thread with due reason, but if indicted for despotic and authoritarian abuse of power, such cases will be deliberated by the People in a general Debate. They also reserve the right to compose official region-wide telegrams throughout Sonindia. They may also wire Welcome Telegrams and send recruitment telegrams, but only through consultation with all other Regional Officers, including those of the Executive Wing.

    4. Article 112. Regional Officers with the Border Control authorization handle Affairs of Census, Banishment from the Region, and all other forms of border security as seen fit by the Officers.

    5. Article 113. Regional Officers with the distinction of appearance have the right to alter the appearance of the Region, but only by consultation with all other Regional Officers, including those of the Executive Wing.

    6. Article 114. Regional Officers with the Affairs of Embassy authorization reserve the right to deliberate on matters concerning the construction, promotion, degradation, destruction, or any form of contact, through Regional Embassies with foreign powers.

    7. Article 115. Regional Officers with the Affairs of Election authorization have the ability to conduct Regional Polls, but only through consultation with all parties that are authorized to conduct Elections, as prescribed above.

    8. Article 116. Regional Officers shall be appointed by either the Prime Minister or the Head of Parliament with an absolute majority in the General Chamber; in the absence of any form of Parliament, a General Referendum of the citizenry shall be conducted

    9. Article 117. Regional Officers are to be held responsible for any and all their actions regarding NationStates.

  12. CHAPTER XII: TREASON

    1. Article 118. Treason is regarded as the highest offense anyone in the region can commit, punished by three different tiers of ordinance.

    2. Article 119. Treachery or betrayal of the Region or any of its citizenry by any soul shall be considered grounds for irrevocable banishment and appropriate action shall follow thus.

    3. Article 120. It is regarded as a most heinous act of treason to plot to overthrow the Government of Sonindia in a manner not outlined to be legal by the Supreme Constitution and Laws. This will be punished by ejection, and banishment from the region which is Glorious Sonindia by the Office of The Founder, or in the case his presence is not apparent, the highest ranking member of government.

    4. Article 121. An attempt to spam the regions message board deemed to have been done in order to sabotage the reputation of the region on a larger scale is considered treason, punished by order of severity as decided by any member of the government online during the event.

    5. Article 122. An attempt to spy on the military actions of the SAAF with the intent to forward these plans, plots, or strategies to any outside military group, regardless of alignment is high treason, and will be punished in accordance by ejection, and banishment from the region.

  13. CHAPTER XIII: SUPPLEMENTARY RULES

    1. Article 123. When it has become necessary in the future to amend the provisions of the present Constitution, a project to that effect shall be submitted to the General Chamber for review.

    2. Article 124. No amendment or modification of the present Constitution may be passed without a two thirds majority of the whole Members of the General Chamber, and, after that legislative consent, a two-thirds majority of a General Referendum of the People is required.

    3. Article 125. No modification may be introduced into the Constitution during a Time of Regional Crisis.

    4. Article 126. Times of Regional Crisis include, but are not limited to, calamities or times of extreme inactivity within the Region.

    5. Article 127. In the case of an amendment of the Regional Flag, a General Referendum of the People must pass with a three-fourths majority and agreement of all Regional Officers; the modification of the Crest of the SAAF may only be changed through the passage of a General Referendum of the People, agreement of all Regional Officers, and agreement of the Commander of the SAAF.

    6. Article 128. Any and all regional symbols, such as the regional anthem, motto, etc., must be implemented by Executive Ordinance and passed with a two-thirds majority of a General Referendum of the People and agreement of all Regional Officers tasked with the Communication authorization.

    7. Article 129. Existing legal enactments shall continue to remain in force until overwritten or repealed by Parliament in legal procedure.

    8. Article 130. Existing or future legal enactments, such as laws, regulations, declarations, decrees, Executive Ordinances, or by whatever names they may be called, shall, so far as they do not conflict with the present Constitution, continue in force. If, by any legal or judicial review, they conflict with the present Constitution, without amendment or modification to the specified text of the Constitution, such legal enactments shall be considered null and void.

    9. Article 131. In the event of a contradiction or misunderstanding of the present Constitution, Parliament and the Executive Wing shall convene a Directorate of Constitutional Affairs to which the Head of Parliament shall serve as Director-General, and the Prime Minister as Secretary; this is, however, distinct from amendments or modifications of the present Constitution and shall be strictly confined to interpretation of the present Constitution.


RATIFICATION

RATIFIED in Convention by the Unanimous and Undying Consent of the People of Sonindia, before the Sacred Parliament of Sonindia to which the Sonindian Directorate of Constitutional Affairs bows before, present this Twentieth Day of December in the Year two thousand and eighteen, in the Heart of Sonindia reborn, as a Region whose wings of fire shall scorch the earth and blot the Sun, a rising Phoenix from the ashes of the Old, the ancient Blood of our forefathers coursing through our veins with vigor and fury. In WITNESS whereof We have hereunto subscribed our Names,

Aranwar, Head of Parliament; Director-General, Sonindian Directorate of Constitutional Affairs; Primary Author.

Nagatar Karumuttu Chettiar, Prime Minister; SAAF Commander; News Anchor; Secretary, Sonindian Directorate of Constitutional Affairs; Co-Author.

Kesi Xina Minzu, Founder.

Grand Termina, Delegate of the Republic to the World Assembly.

Walled City of Sonindia, Sonindia, Approved 20 December, 2018,
Ratified 31st December 2018.

Ψ SONINDIAN DIRECTORATE OF CONSTITUTIONAL AFFAIRS Ψ
♆ SACRED PARLIAMENT OF SONINDIA ♆
🔱 REGION OF SONINDIA, NATIONSTATES 🔱


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