Empire of Los Angeles
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| Empire of Los Angeles |
|Southern California |
|Official language(s)||English(de facto)|
|Official religion(s)||freedom of religion|
|- Monarch||King Ronnie Mendoza|
|- ExO||Prince Anthony Mendoza|
|Established||May 15, 2012|
|Disestablished||December 15, 2014|
The Empire of Los Angeles replaced the Kingdom of Rosettia and became a constituent country of The States of New Canada upon the dissolution of the Kingdom.The Empire of Los Angeles was established on May 15, 2012. As of January 12, 2013 the Empire is no longer a constituent country of the States of New Canada.
- 1 History
- 2 Government
- 3 Administrative Divisions
- 4 Military
Constituent Country of New Canada
The Empire of Los Angeles is the sole successor state of the Kingdom of Rosettia when it was dissolve by the Rosettian Accords. On May 23, 2012 King Ronnie enacted Executive Order 2 which dissolved the Imperial Army and claimed that the Empire shall remain neutral in all armed conflicts unless attacked first. On the 22 of November 2012 the Imperial Congress met in a joint session behind closed doors and unanimously voted to enact Amendment One of the New Canadian Constitution and closed the Empire's borders to New Canada. On the 10 of December the Imperial Congress voted to disestablish the Assembly and rename the Council the Imperial Congress. On the 17 of December 2012 the Imperial Congress voted to end the meditative solitude that the Empire has been in since November.
After being a constituent country of New Canada since its formation the Imperial Congress voted to declare independence on the urging of King Mendoza and the Crown Princess Sky. Independence was secured by a 17 to 1 vote of the Imperial Congress. The empire of Los Angeles after securing independence isolated itself from the rest of the world and remained that way for a period of time. After four months of isolation the Empire finally ended when the Empire formally opened diplomatic relations with Huro-Atlantica. Later, the empire joined the Arcadian League, its first membership in a union since its independence from New Canada.
The government of the empire is set up in the Imperial Charter as a constitutional monarchy. Despite being a constitutional monarchy the Monarch still plays a major role in the government. The Imperial Government is split into five branches: the Head of State, the Head of Government, the Commander-in—Chief, the Legislature, and the Judicial.
Head of State
The Head of State shall be from the Mendoza Royal Family.The office of the Monarch shall have the power to declare martial law,sign or veto laws,appoint the Grand Admiral,declare a state of emergency,and has other powers delegated to the office by the Legislature.The Monarch is also the Civilian Commander-in-Chief.
Advises the Monarch on important matters.The Councillors are appointed by the Monarch.The Small Council shall include the Hand of the King, Lord Commander, Master of Coin, Master of Whispers, Master of Ships, Master of Laws.
Head of Government
The Head of Government shall be an ExO (Executive officer) nominated by the Small Council, appointed by the Monarch and approved by the Imperial Congress. The office of the ExO shall have the power to sign and veto laws, appoint a General Ministry to run various departments, nominate the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Justice and the Grand Admiral.
The Ministers of the General Ministry is appointed by the ExO, nominated by the Monarch and approved by the Imperial Congress. The General Ministry shall be made up of the Department of State, the Department of Internal Affairs, the Department of the Treasury, the Office of the Trade Representative, the Department of Defense, the Department of Transportation, the Department of Education, Representative of the Imperial Congress, and the Department of Justice.
The Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of the Empire of Los Angeles shall be a Grand Admiral appointed by the Monarch, nominated by the ExO and approved by the Small Council. The Grand Admiral shall handle the day-to-day functions of the Police and Military when called into service, but the Monarch is still the Commander-in-Chief. The Grand Admiral is also subordinate to the Monarch.
The Imperial Congress is the legislature of the Empire of Los Angeles. It has the power lay and collect taxes, duties, imposts, excises; borrow money on the credit of the Empire; regulate commerce with foreign nations and among the Sectors; establish an uniform rule for Naturalization; as well as establish roads.
Supreme Court of Justice
The Supreme Court of Justice shall have 12 members nominated by the Small Council, appointed by the Monarch, approved by the Imperial Congress. The Justices shall serve for life or until they step down. The Supreme Court of Justice shall be presided and ran by a Chief Justice that is nominated by the General Ministry, appointed by the ExO, approved by the Supreme Court of Justice.
The Empire of Los Angeles is an administrative division of the States of New Canada.The Empire of Los Angles is divided up into smaller administrative divisions as follows from highest to lowest:1.Sector,2.Subsector,3.Neighborhood.
Sectors are the highest level of administration under the Empire of Los Angeles it is equivalent to a state and province.
Subsectors of the Empire work very much like counties within the United States.
Neighborhoods despite its name the Neighborhoods as administrative divisions in the Empire function much like cities in the United States.
The military of the Empire of Los Angeles was wiped away in the Monarchs Executive Order 2.It stated that the Grand Admiral office will remain filled but will have no military to oversee as well as other offices that relate to the military.Those offices will now oversee peace keeping officers instead of the military.The military can be restored if needed to.
This is a list of the national holidays of the Empire of Los Angeles: ◾New Year's Day: January 1 ◾Union Day: January 12 ◾Crown Princess Day: February 18 ◾ExO's Day: March 1 ◾Grand Admiral's Day: March 2 ◾Independence Day: April 30 ◾Founding Day: May 15 ◾King's Day: May 25 ◾Thanksgiving: November 28 ◾Chanukah: Varies year to year ◾Christmas Eve: December 24 ◾Christmas Day: December 25 ◾Kwanza: December 26–28 ◾New Year's Eve: December 31
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