First Constitution of the Second Republic
From The Kodiak Republic Wiki
28 July 2008
Article I - The President
The Executive Branch shall be led by the President. The President leads the Executive Council. The President must have been a member of the region for a minimum of four months. He must have served at least two months as a government official and/or authored 5 passing pieces of legislation. His term is 4 months.
Article II - The Executive Council
The Executive Council is made up of the President and his advisers. The members of the Executive Council are the President, the Chancellor, the Director of Domestic Affairs, the Director of Foreign Affairs, and the Director of Military Affairs. Alliances, foreign treaties, the acquisition of territory, declarations of war, and military actions must be approved by the Executive Council.
Article III - Executive Departments
The Region has three main departments. The Department of Domestic Affairs, led by the Director of Domestic Affairs, is the executive authority in charge of recruitment, welcoming new members, and other internal issues as delegated by the President. The Department of Foreign Affairs, led by the Director of Foreign Affairs, is the executive authority in charge of embassies, ambassadors, foreign diplomats, and other foreign issues as delegated by the President. The Department of Military Affairs, led by the Director of Military Affairs, is the executive authority in charge of military movement, military procedure, regional security, and other military issues as delegated by the President.
Article IV - The World Assembly Delegate
The WA Delegate is the elected delegate of the region. He is to relay any telegrams concerning international requests to the President.
Article V - The Chancellor
The General Assembly is led by the Chancellor. He follows the procedure for legislating authored bills. He is the Moderator of the General Assembly. Only the Chancellor may begin the bill voting process. His term is 4 months.
Article V - The General Assembly
All citizens, regardless of government position or time in region, is a member of the General Assembly. The General Assembly is the legislative body of the region. Bill may be introduced by any member of the region at any time. Alliances, foreign treaties, declarations of war, and the acquisition of territory must be approved by the Executive Council as well as the General Assembly.
Article VI - The Judiciary
The Judiciary Branch shall be invested with the power to interpret the law, try offenders, and met punishments. The Judiciary shall be led by the Magistrate, who shall preside in all court cases. All citizens of the Republic have a right to a fair trial and due process of law. No property shall be manhandled without the direct order of the Magistrate. The Magistrate shall be permitted to issue specific warrants of search and seizure. Bills that are proposed in the General Assembly may be reviewed by the Judiciary and examined for constitutionality.
Article VII - Changing the Constitution
Amendments may be made to the Constitution by a vote greater than two-thirds of the General Assembly.