Monarchy of Shorewell

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The Monarchy of Shorewell, commonly referred to as the Crown or constitutionally the Throne, is the political body comprising of the Monarch and the Royal Family.

The official title of the office of the Monarch holds the title of King if male, and Queen if female. The first and current Monarch of Shorewell is Bilal I.

King of Shorewell
Bilal Irfan
Coat of Arms of the Kingdom of Shorewell.png
Coat of Arms
Bilal I of Shorewell

Style His Royal Majesty
Heir apparent Queen Mother Aneela
First monarch Bilal I
Formation 18 May 2016

Executive powers and roles as Head of State

The Head of State is the ruling monarch, who is currently HRM King Bilal I. As the Head of State, the monarch practices full control over all other bodies of the government. The Head of State alone can pass laws, sign treaties, as well as carry out any other function of government that falls within his prerogative. Every project, institution, proposal, and idea must be approved by the Head of State in order to be enacted or otherwise carried out.

The exact powers of the Monarch are for the most part defined within Article IV of the Constitution.

It goes as follows:

  • The Ruling Monarch shall be considered as part of the Senate and as The Head of State.
  • The Ruling Monarch is allowed call for a vote of no confidence on a Prime Minister.
  • The Royal Family is allowed to grant titles of nobility or peerage titles and are present for ceremonial duties.
  • The Ruling Monarch is allowed to call on emergency powers if he or she feels that the government is in need of firm control, in which with the vote of the Majority of the Senate is needed to grant them. In the emergency powers, the ruling monarch is allowed to re-establish an absolute monarchy in which he or she will practice rule with full power.
  • The Ruling Monarch has the right to suspend and summon Parliament.
  • The Ruling Monarch has the right to accept or refuse signing of bills in Parliament to make them law.
  • The Ruling Monarch has the right to appoint or remove Ministers of the Crown.
  • The Ruling Monarch shall appoint the Prime Minister after a general election votes in favor of them.
  • The Ruling Monarch has the right to declare war on any other nation.
  • The Ruling Monarch is above the law and may not be prosecuted.
  • The Ruling Monarch is the Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces and all members must swear an oath of allegiance directly to the Ruling Monarch.
  • The Ruling Monarch has the right to control how the Armed Forces are used.
  • All passports issued or their withdrawal are part of the Ruling Monarch’s right to enforce.