Constitution of the Grand Republic of Kapreburg

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The Constitution of the Grand Republic of Kapreburg was written and ratified on 2 July 2021.[1] It has received criticism, specifically from Cameron Koehler, the current Prime Minister of the Empire of Kapreburg.[2]

Preamble

The People of Kapreburg, in order to conduce Justice, Peace, and Defence to the Kapresh Citizens, do unilaterally agree to ratify the Constitution of the Grand Republic of Kapreburg.

Article I

Section I

I. All legislative authorities will be granted to the Senate of the Grand Republic, which shall consist of the House of Governors and the House of Electors.

Section II

I. The House of Electors shall consist of Members voted upon by the People of Kapreburg in the States of Kapreburg, the Members of each State shall fit the prerequisites to become a Member of the House of Electors.
II. Any Member of the House of Electors must be of the full age of thirteen or more and have been a citizen of Kapreburg exceeding one full month since their attainment of Citizenship in Kapreburg.
III. When a seat within the House of Electors becomes vacant, the proper actions to fill the empty seat will be taken, and a by-election will be called for the riding of the seat with a vacancy.
IV. The Speaker of the House of Electors shall be elected by the House of Electors by vote of the majority of the House.
V. The Speaker must be an elected Member of the House, any Member regardless of party affiliation may run to be Speaker of the House of Electors.
VI. No vote may be cast by the Speaker of the House on any matter within the House of Electors, in the exception of the case of a tie in the House.
VII. Elections shall be called for the House of Electors once every six full months with the first election starting on the 12th of July 2021

Section III

I. The House of Governors shall be made up of the Governor of each State of Kapreburg, who are elected by the citizens of the respective State.
II. Prerequisites of eligibility within the House of Governors shall be determined by the legislature of each respective State of Kapreburg.
III. The Vice President of the Grand Republic of Kapreburg shall likewise hold the office of President of the House of Governors, the President of the House of Governors may not vote except in the case of a tie in the House.
IV. The House of Governors is granted the sole authority to impeach the President of the Grand Republic of Kapreburg.
V. Whilst sitting for the purpose of impeachment the Governors of the House shall speak only on an Oath or Affirmation of honesty.
VI. Impeachment may only extend to removal from the Office of the President of Kapreburg, and may not rule on any judgement exceeding that explicit purpose.
VII. Gubernatorial Elections shall be called in the States of Kapreburg once every year starting on July 12th 2021.

Section IV

I. Each House of the Senate of Kapreburg shall be responsible for the administration of its own elections and verification of the results.
II. Each House is likewise responsible for the management of its proceedings, punishments for un-Senatorial behaviour, and the expulsion of Members.

Article II

Section I

I. The Executive Power shall be granted to the President of the Grand Republic of Kapreburg in order to properly administer the Grand Republic.
II. An election will determine the President, the candidate who runs and is able to attain the largest number of votes of the citizenry of the Grand Republic of Kapreburg will become the President of Kapreburg.
III. In the case of a tie, another election will be called, if a tie is once again reached, elections will be called subsequently until the tie is broken and a candidate has reached the majority of the vote.
IV. Only citizens of the Grand Republic of Kapreburg may be eligible to become the President of Kapreburg.
V. Should the President of Kapreburg resign, or otherwise no longer be eligible for Presidency of the Grand Republic of Kapreburg, the Vice-President of Kapreburg will be inaugurated as the President of Kapreburg.
VI. The Vice-President shall be the chosen Running-Mate of the Candidate who was elected President of Kapreburg.
VII. The term of the President of the Grand Republic of Kapreburg may not exceed one full year following the last term.
VIII. A President may serve as many times as is his leisure, however the President may not serve more than two consecutive terms as President.

Section II

I. The President of the Grand Republic of Kapreburg shall be the Commander-In-Chief of all of the Armed Forces of Kapreburg and he shall wield the highest rank in all Military forces of Kapreburg.
II. He shall have the power to make treaties with foreign governments, appoint and remove Consuls and Ambassadors, Judges of the Supreme Court, and all other Offices of the Grand Republic of Kapreburg, on the condition of a two thirds majority of the House of Governors.

Section III

I. The President, Vice President, or other Office-holders of the Grand Republic of Kapreburg, may be removed from Office on Impeachment charges.
II. Should the President commit any heinous act against the Grand Republic, such as Treason, Bribery, or other such acts against the State, then that shall be qualification for an Impeachment from the Presidency and conviction of such charges.

Article III

Section I

I. All Judicial Power of the Grand Republic of Kapreburg shall be vested in the Supreme Court of the Grand Republic of Kapreburg, or courts subsequently under the authority of the Supreme Court of Kapreburg.
II. The Supreme Court of the Grand Republic of Kapreburg shall have jurisdiction over all cases of law in the Grand Republic of Kapreburg, both Common Law and Legislative Law passed by the Senate of the Grand Republic.
III. Final say on any interpretation of law in the Grand Republic of Kapreburg shall be granted to the Supreme Court, which may not be replaced, except on a secondary ruling of the Supreme Court of the Grand Republic of Kapreburg.

Article IV

Section I

I. All States of the Grand Republic of Kapreburg will have the agency to have their own legislature which may preside over things not presided over by the Grand Republic.
II. States may not contradict legislation passed by the Senate of the Grand Republic, if such contradictions are found the contradicting legislation is subject to veto by the Supreme Court of the Grand Republic.

Section II

I. New States may be formed and admitted into the Grand Republic of Kapreburg, with the consent of the Senate of Kapreburg.
II. Any new State formed or admitted by and with the consent of the Senate, may not have overlapping State boundaries with any existing state in the Grand Republic of Kapreburg.

Article V

Section I

I. The Senate may, with a two thirds majority approval from both the Houses of Electors and Governors are permitted to amend this Constitution by nullifying provisions, adding further provisions or any other such amendment.

Article VI

The consent of the Provisional Council of the Grand Republic of Kapreburg may be enough to ratify this Constitution for the Grand Republic of Kapreburg. This Constitution is approved by unanimous consent of the Provisional Council founded by the former Parliament of the Empire of Kapreburg to hereby found the Grand Republic of Kapreburg.The Signatures of every member of the Provisional Council of the Grand Republic of Kapreburg are written as follows on this day the 2nd of July 2021.

Signed:
-Chairman of the Provisional Council-
Jacob D.
-Councillors of the Provisional Council-
C. Shaw
H. Powell

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