[Request for Assent] Power Transfer Amendments Act

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[Request for Assent] Power Transfer Amendments Act

Post by Tethys 13 » Sun Mar 03, 2019 10:55 pm

Your Majesty,
The Council of Guardians has approved the Power Transfer Amendments Act, this Act has also been passed by the Council of Scribes.The text of this Act can be read below.
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Power Transfer Amendments

I. Amendments to the Scroll of Horus

(1) Article I, Section 5 of the Scroll of Horus will be amended as follows:

(5) The Pharaoh will be the ultimate governing authority of Osiris, responsible for interpreting and enforcing the constitution and laws of Osiris. The Pharaoh may, with the approval of the Council of Guardians, enact, amend, or repeal the constitution, laws, treaties, or declarations of war.

(2) Article V of the Scroll of Horus will be amended as follows:

(7) The Council of Scribes may, at the request of the Pharaoh or designated executive official(s), enact, amend, or repeal a treaty.

(8) The Council of Scribes may, at the request of the Pharaoh or designated executive official(s), enact, amend, or repeal a declaration of war by two-thirds vote.


(7) (9) The Council of Scribes may amend this constitution by two-thirds vote. Such amendment will be subject to the approval of the Council of Guardians before being presented to the Pharaoh for assent.

II. Amendments to the Legislative Rules Act

(1) Article II, Section 1 of the Legislative Rules Act will be amended as follows:

(1) Any citizen may introduce a proposal before the Council of Scribes. Only the Pharaoh or designated executive official(s) may introduce a proposal to enact, amend, or repeal a treaty, a declaration of war, a persona non grata designation, or a proscription designation.

(2) Article II, Section 3 of the Legislative Rules Act will be amended as follows:

(3) In order for a proposal to be brought to vote, a citizen eligible to vote on that proposal must make a motion to vote, and another such citizen must second the motion. Only the Pharaoh or designated executive official(s) may make a motion to vote on a proposal to enact, amend, or repeal a treaty, a declaration of war, a persona non grata designation, or a proscription designation.

III. Amendments to the Prohibited Status Act

(1) Article I, Section 1 of the Prohibited Status Act will be amended as follows:

(1) The Council of Guardians Scribes may, at the request of the Pharaoh, designate a person persona non grata or repeal such a designation. A persona non grata designation will prohibit a person, under any alias, from residing gameside or being admitted to citizenship in Osiris.

(2) Article II, Section 1 of the Prohibited Status Act will be amended as follows:

(1) The Council of Guardians Scribes may, at the request of the Pharaoh, designate a region or organization as proscribed or repeal such a designation. Any region or organization against which Osiris has officially declared war, or which has officially declared war against Osiris, will be automatically designated as proscribed and will remain proscribed for the duration of the official state of war.

IV. Amendments to the War Act

(1) Pursuant to Article I, Section 8 of the Scroll of Horus, the War Act will be retitled the Emergency War Powers Act.

(2) Article I, Section 1 of the Emergency War Powers Act (formerly the War Act) will be amended as follows:

(1) Recognizing the extraordinary circumstances of a state of conflict the Emergency War Powers Act seeks to entitle the Pharaoh with certain, extraordinary and limited authority in order to make effective the defense of Osiris against enemies, without or within, following a declaration of war as prescribed by Article I, Section 5 of the Scroll of Horus.

(3) Article II, Section 1 of the Emergency War Powers Act (formerly the War Act) will be amended as follows:

(1) Following a declaration of war that has received approval by the Council of Guardians, the Pharaoh may present themselves to the Council of Guardians with the intent to declare a regional state of emergency and invoke certain emergency powers in order to necessitate the defense of the Osiris Fraternal Order from enemies both without and within.

V. Enactment

(1) Should the amendments to the Scroll of Horus contained herein fail to be enacted, amendments to other laws contained herein will not be enacted.

(2) The enactment of these amendments will not invalidate or repeal any treaty, declaration of war, persona non grata designation, or proscription designation in effect immediately prior to these amendments.
I humbly request that you consider giving this Act your Royal Assent.
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Re: [Request for Assent] Power Transfer Amendments Act

Post by Altino » Sat Mar 09, 2019 1:55 am

Assent granted. Sorry for the delay.
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