Commonwealth of Marie Byrd Land

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The Commonwealth of Marie Byrd Land (Welsh) Cymanwlad Tir Marie Byrd (Spanish) La Mancomunidad de Marie Byrd Land (Dutch) Het Gemenebest van Marie Byrd Land
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MOTTO: uno rege, una fides, unum legis English one king, one faith, one law
Form of Government Unitary parliamentary absolute monarchy
Monarch King Terrance
Lord High Steward Prince Terence Duke Of Begley
Prime Minister Superseded in practice by the Council of the Grate of Offices of State
Legislature Parliament of Commonwealth of Marie Byrd Land
Upper house The House of Lords
Lower House The House of Ovens
Location: (Antarctica)
Date of foundation: 15 February 2004
Language:
  • Dutch
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Welsh
Demonym: Marie
Official Currency The Grant Island Pound
National Sport Rugby
Website: Official Website
Member States:

History and pre-history

The Commonwealth of Marie Byrd Land was founded on February 15, 2010 as a new Commonwealth project named The Kingdom Of Grant Island by King Terrance. of the states that He his King of the Overseas Terrorises of The Kingdom of Grant Island were moved to The control of The Commonwealth of Marie Byrd Land has a The Special Administrative Region of the The Commonwealth of Marie Byrd Land on the 16th February 2010 the Kingdom of Grant Islands Bank and Amend Forces were also placed under the control of The Commonwealth of Marie Byrd Land.

Today

The The Commonwealth of Marie Byrd Land is a personal union is the combination of five states that have the same monarch while their boundaries, laws, and interests federation and a unitary state, a central (federal) government spanning all member states exists, with the degree of self-governance distinguishing the two. Marie Byrdians are ruled by a mostly-benevolent King, who grants the populace the freedom to live their own lives but watches carefully for anyone to slip up.

Territory

All of the nations are autonomous administrative division is a subdivision or dependent territory of The Commonwealth of Marie Byrd Land and a degree of self-governance and autonomy and hold a Special Administrative Region Member states. The Commonwealth of Marie Byrd Land does have a Federal government that looks after Foreign Policy and security.

Member states of The Commonwealth of Marie Byrd Land

Government and politics

Main article: HM Government of Commonwealth of Marie Byrd Land

The Commonwealth of Marie Byrd Land is a Micronation under an Absolute monarchy.King Terrance I is the monarch and head of state of The Commonwealth as well as monarch of Three other independent Commonwealth nations. The Constitution of The Commonwealth of Marie Byrd Land is uncodified and consists mostly of a collection of disparate written sources, including statutes, judge-made case law and international treaties, together with constitutional conventions.

All of the nations are autonomous administrative division is a subdivision or dependent territory of The Commonwealth of Marie Byrd Land and a degree of self-governance and autonomy.

The Grand Cabinet of The Commonwealth of Marie Byrd Land

Main article: The Grand Cabinet of The Commonwealth of Marie Byrd Land

The Grand Cabinet of The Commonwealth of Marie Byrd Land is chaired by the King and the The Minister of the Crown & Prime Minister is the Deputy Chairperson, Each member states Governor General sits on The Grand Cabinet of The Commonwealth of Marie Byrd Land to advise the king about Monarch about the nations there Governor General for with the exception of the Kingdom of Grant Island who's Prime Minister attends it does not have a Governor General has the Monarch rules from this Kingdom.

The Privy Council of The Commonwealth of Marie Byrd Land

The Privy Council formally advises the sovereign on the exercise of the Royal Prerogative, and corporately (as Crown-in-Council) it issues executive instruments known as Orders in Council, which among other powers enact Acts of Parliament. The Council also holds the delegated authority to issue Orders of Council, mostly used to regulate certain public institutions. The Council advises the sovereign on the issuing of Royal Charters, which are used to grant special status to incorporated bodies, and city or borough status to local authorities. Otherwise, the Privy Council's powers have now been largely replaced by its executive committee, the Cabinet of the Commonwealth of Marie Byrd Land. Certain judicial functions are also performed by the Crown-in-Council, although in practice its actual work of hearing and deciding upon cases is carried out day-to-day by the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council. The Judicial Committee consists of senior judges appointed as Privy Counsellors: predominantly senior judges from the Commonwealth of Marie Byrd Land. The Privy Council formerly acted as the High Court of Appeal for the entire Commonwealth of Marie Byrd Land, and continues to hear appeals from the Crown Dependencies, the Overseas Territories, and some independent the Commonwealth of Marie Byrd Land Member states.

The Parliament of the Commonwealth of Marie Byrd Land

The Parliament of the Commonwealth of Marie Byrd Land, commonly known internationally as the Commonwealth Parliament, and domestically simply as Parliament is the supreme legislative body of the Commonwealth of Marie Byrd Land, the Crown dependencies and the Overseas Territories. It alone possesses legislative supremacy and thereby ultimate power over all other political bodies in the Commonwealth of Marie Byrd Land and the overseas territories. Parliament is bicameral but has three parts, consisting of the Sovereign (King-in-Parliament), the House of Lords, and the House of Ovens The two houses meet on the direction of the crown.

The House of Lords

The House of Lords includes Three different types of members: the Lords Spiritual, consisting of the most senior bishops of the Church of Grant Island, and the Lords Temporal, consisting mainly of life peers or hereditary peers, appointed by the Sovereign. Hereditary peers sitting either by virtue of holding a royal office, o the House of Lords also performs a judicial role through the Law Lords. While the House of Ovens has a defined number of seats membership, the number of members in the House of Lords is not fixed.

Composition of the Lords Temporal

  • Hereditary peers
  • Life peers
  • Law lords

The Role of the House of Lords

The House of Lords scrutinizes bills that have been approved by the Crown That have Started at a lower House of Ovens or Great Council of a SAR, It regularly reviews and amends Bills from the Ovens it is also able to prevent Bills passing into law, it can delay Bills and force the Ovens to reconsider their decisions. In this capacity, the House of Lords acts as a check on the House of Ovens that is independent from the electoral process. Lords or the House of Ovens. While members of the Lords may also take on roles as government ministers, high-ranking officials such as cabinet ministers are usually drawn from the Lords. The House of Lords, through the Law Lords, acts as the final court of appeal in the Commonwealth of Marie Byrd Land judicial system. The House also has a Church of Grant Island role, in that Church Measures must be tabled within the House by the Lords Spiritual. The House of Lords does not control the term of the Prime Minister or of the Government. Only the Crown may force the Prime Minister to resign or ask elections by passing a motion of no-confidence or by withdrawing supply in Cabinet. Thus, the House of Lords & House of Ovens' oversight of the government is limited.

The House of Ovens

The House of Ovens, officially the Honourable the Ovens of the Kingdom of Grant Island and The Commonwealth of Marie Byrd Land in Parliament assembled, is the lower house of the Parliament of the Commonwealth. Like the upper house, the House of Lords, it meets on the Direction of the Crown. The House of Ovens is an elected body consisting of 25 members known as Members of Bun (MBs). Members are elected to represent constituencies by the Party system and hold their seats until Parliament is dissolved. The House of Ovens of The Kingdom Grant Island started to evolve in the 13th February 2005. It became the House of Commons the Commonwealth of Marie Byrd Land after the political union with The Commonwealth of Marie Byrd Land in 2010, and assumed the title of "House of Ovens of The Commonwealth of Marie Byrd Land” Although the House of Ovens does not formally elect the prime minister, by convention, the prime minister is answerable to the Crown, and therefore does not need maintain its support. Whenever the office of prime minister falls vacant, the monarch appoints the person By convention, the prime minister is always a member of the House of Lords, rather than the House of Ovens. The Role of the House of Ovens

The House Of Ovens is directly responsible to the Crown has with all parts of Government and Parliament. Its duties were to report to The Sovereign or governor complaints from the population, to convey decisions and policies of the government and to advise the government on matters concerning the population. The House of Ovens as limited power. All the House of Ovens can do is to make suggestions and try to persuade the Crown & government to accept it.

Matters The House Of Ovens Deals with

  • University and livery company statutes.
  • The grant of academic degree-awarding
  • Coinage and dates of bank holidays
  • It can form Committees and hold meetings to Give advice to the monarch
  • It may have the sole power to try impeachments against officials of the executive, following enabling resolutions passed by Both Houses of Parliament by Vote.
  • It may have specific powers is the formulating of law.

Rules of the House of Ovens

  • The Leader of the House of Ovens determines to the agenda of the meeting. Members may add business and bills to the floor of the Council at least two days before the Sitting of House. To this end, they deliver their proposal to the Minister.
  • The announcement of The House of Ovens Sitting shall state at least the place, date, time and agenda of the sitting and include and list of Bill proposals to be presented. The Sitting agenda must be sufficiently clear. Each item on the Sitting agenda shall be made available to all Members of The Parliament of the Commonwealth of Marie Byrd Land
  • Llywydd/President of the House of Ovens is the presiding officer of the House of Lords in the Parliament of the Commonwealth of Marie Byrd Land. The office is analogous to the Lords Speaker of the House of Lords: the Llywydd/President is elected by the members of the House of Ovens and is expected to be politically impartial. The main functions of the Llywydd/President are to take the chair in debates held in the chamber of The House of Ovens of The Commonwealth of Marie Byrd Land, to advise the House Of Ovens on procedural rules, its members, to speak for House of Ovens on ceremonial occasions, and to represent the House of Ovens as its ambassador in The Commonwealth of Marie Byrd Land.

Special Administrative Regions

Both the The Special Administrative Regions with in The Commonwealth of Marie Byrd Land is a Special Administrative Regions and hold devolution for the ruining of state services. in May 2018 The Kingdom of Grant Island was Made Special Administrative Regions with in The Commonwealth of Marie Byrd Land Each The Special Administrative Regions have Devolved governance to a Governor General who is the Monarchs representative has head of state and chairs Cabinet for The Special Administrative Region that consists of

Law and order

The law offices is directly run The Lord Chancellor of The Commonwealth of Marie Byrd Land who sits on the Cabinet of all The Special Administrative Regions advised The Monarch and The Prime Minister of The Commonwealth of Marie Byrd Land of the rule of law. The Lord Chancellor of The Commonwealth of Marie Byrd Land is the executive head of Ministry of Justice of The Commonwealth of Marie Byrd Land.

Ministry of Justice of The Commonwealth of Marie Byrd Land

Main article: Ministry of Justice of The Commonwealth of Marie Byrd Land

The Ministry of Justice of The Commonwealth of Marie Byrd Land (MOJ) is a ministerial department of The Commonwealth of Marie Byrd Land Government headed by The Lord Chancellor of The Commonwealth of Marie Byrd Land. The department is also responsible for areas of constitutional policy. Its stated priorities are to reduce re-offending and protect the public, to provide access to justice, to increase confidence in the justice system, and uphold people’s civil liberties. The Lord Chancellor is the minister responsible to Parliament for the judiciary, the court system and prisons and probation in The Commonwealth of Marie Byrd Land, with some additional Commonwealth-wide responsibilities e.g. The Commonwealth of Marie Byrd Land Supreme Court and judicial appointments by the Crown.

The Kings Branch.

The Chief Judge is The Lord Speaker of The Commonwealth of Marie Byrd Land on the authority of The Monarch and hold his or her Court with in The Great Council of The Commonwealth of Marie Byrd Land what is the Highest court of The Commonwealth of Marie Byrd Land. All Court cases will have jury of three decide the defendant committed the crime. The system runs of the basis of until proven innocent or guilty. The Current Courts of The Commonwealth of Marie Byrd Land.

Commonwealth Affairs

Ministry of Commonwealth of Marie Byrd Land Affairs is the Department of the Crown that is the central body which has served the Commonwealth of Marie Byrd Land since its establishment in 2010 is responsible for immigration, security and law and order. As such it is responsible for the police, fire and rescue services, visas and immigration. The Cabinet minister responsible for the department is The Minister of The Crown For Commonwealth Affairs.

The Department For Commonwealth Affairs

The Department For Commonwealth Affairs is the Department of the Ministry of Commonwealth of Marie Byrd Land Affairs that is the central body which has served the Commonwealth of Marie Byrd Land since its establishment in 2010 is the main intergovernmental agency and central institution of the Commonwealth of Marie Byrd Land. It is responsible for facilitating co-operation between members; organising meetings,assisting and advising on policy development; and providing assistance to countries in implementing the decisions and policies of the Commonwealth.

The Department For Immigration & Customs of Commonwealth of Marie Byrd Land

The Department For Immigration & Customs of Commonwealth of Marie Byrd Land is a Department of the Ministry of Commonwealth of Marie Byrd Land Affairs of the Government of Commonwealth of Marie Byrd Land tasked to draft policy and enforce the immigration laws of the Commonwealth of Marie Byrd Land.

The Department For Civil Defence of Commonwealth of Marie Byrd Land

The Department For Civil Defence of Commonwealth of Marie Byrd Land is a Department of the Ministry of Commonwealth of Marie Byrd Land Affairs of the Government of Commonwealth of Marie Byrd Land tasked to draft policy and enforce the Civil Defence of the Commonwealth of Marie Byrd Land. The Department is oversight in making Civil Police Services, Civil Fire and Rescue Service, Civil Health and social care Service.

Foreign relations

All foreign affairs activities representation abroad, foreign assistance programs, countering international crime, foreign military training programs, the services the Department provides, and more—are paid for by the foreign affairs budget, which represents little more than 1% of the total Commonwealth budget.

  • Protecting and assisting Commonwealth of Marie Byrd Land citizens living or traveling abroad;
  • Assisting Commonwealth businesses in the international marketplace;
  • Coordinating and providing support for international activities of other Commonwealth agencies (local, state, or federal government), official visits overseas and at home, and other diplomatic efforts.
  • Keeping the public informed about Commonwealth foreign policy and relations with other countries and providing feedback from the public to administration officials.

The Commonwealth of Marie Byrd Land Department of Foreign relations conducts these activities with a Diplomatic Corps, and normally uses the Foreign Service personnel system for positions that require service abroad. Employees may be assigned to diplomatic missions abroad to represent The Commonwealth, analyze and report on political, economic, and social trends; adjudicate visas; and respond to the needs of Commonwealth citizens abroad.

The Royal Armed Forces of The Commonwealth of Marie Byrd Land

The Defence Forces of The Commonwealth of Marie Byrd Land comprises the

  • Army of Grant Island
  • Royal Navy Grant Island
  • Royal Air force Grant Island

The Commonwealth’s core unifying institutions and primary instruments for defence as well as external power projection. The history of the Imperial and Royal Armed Forces of The Commonwealth of Marie Byrd Land Island begins with the creation of the Armed Forces of The Kingdom Of Grant Island and its creation was determined by the signature of King Terrance I Compromise of 2004.

Economy

The Marie Byrdian economy, worth 603 billion Grant Island Pounds a year, is led by industry, with significant contributions Average income is 44,709 Grant Island Pounds, and evenly distributed, with the richest citizens earning only 3.6 times as much as the poorest. The average income tax rate is 44.5%.


The Royal Bank of The Commonwealth of Marie Byrd Land

The Royal Bank of The Commonwealth of Marie Byrd Land formally The Royal Bank of The Kingdom of Grant Island provides a diverse investment solution to meet the evolving needs of The Commonwealth of Marie Byrd Land. The Royal Bank of The Commonwealth of Marie Byrd Land is only a partner from the government and cannot deliver services to citizens. The Monarch Represented by Chief Executive and the Chief Secretary are responsible for the management of The Royal Bank of The Commonwealth of Marie Byrd Land. The Royal Bank of The Commonwealth of Marie Byrd Land publishes annual reports with a complete summary of all costs and expenses of the past year.

Currency

The currency used in The Commonwealth of Marie Byrd Land is the Currency is the Grant island Pound (ie. GI£4.00). Generally, GSI£1 PED is equal to 25p GBP.

The Grant Island Pound is Issued by The Royal Bank of The Commonwealth of Marie Byrd Land.

Culture of the Commonwealth of Marie Byrd Land

The culture of the Commonwealth of Marie Byrd Land is influenced by the Commonwealth's history as a developed state and a liberal democracy; its predominantly Buntolergy religious life; and its composition of two countries— The Kingdom of Grant Island, and The Special Administrative Region The Commonwealth of Marie Byrd Land —each of which has distinct customs, cultures and symbolism. The wider culture of Europe has also influenced Commonwealth culture, and Humanism, Protestantism and representative democracy developed from broader Western culture.

Nobility & Titles

The Commonwealth honours system is a means of rewarding individuals' personal bravery, achievement, or service to the Commonwealth of Marie Byrd Land and the its Overseas Territories.

Religion

The Religion of The Commonwealth of Marie Byrd Land is Buntology. all Religion are the re the Ministry For Enlightenment and Faith and Spirituality Affairs and is Headed by the Arch Bishop of Grant Island.

Buntology follows the principle of The Universal Life Church Monastery is a non-denominational interfaith ministry.

Buntology has no traditional doctrine, believing as an organization merely in doing "that which is right." Each individual has the privilege and responsibility to determine what is right for him or her as long as it does not infringe on the rights of others. The Church does not stand between the member and his or her belief system.

Buntology follows The Universal Life Church Monastery's mantra is "We are all children of the same universe." It also has two core tenets:

Do only that which is right.

Every individual is free to practice their religion in the manner of their choosing, as mandated by the Buntology act, so long as that expression does not impinge upon the rights or freedoms of others and is in accordance with the government's laws.


See also