Constitution of Urabba Parks

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Urabba Parks Proprietary Limited Constitution
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Original title[Urabba Parks Proprietary Limited Statute 2021 (Founder), s. 9] Error: {{Lang}}: text has italic markup (help)
JurisdictionUrabba Parks
Ratified3 May 2022 (2022-05-03)
Date effective3 May 2022 (2022-05-03)
SystemFederal Government
ExecutiveSee Urabbaparcensian Government
JudiciarySee Judiciary of Urabba Parks
AmendmentsSee Referendums in Urabba Parks
Last amendedSee Establishment of jurisdiction (Urabba Parks)
Author(s)Danny Racovolis (featuring material from the Constitution of Australia originally written by the Constitutional Conventions of 1891 and 1897-98)
SignatoriesDanny Racovolis
SupersedesConstitution of 2012

The Constitution of Urabba Parks is a constitutional document that is supreme law in Urabba Parks Proprietary Limited, an Australian micronation. It establishes Urabba Parks as a federation under a constitutional monarchy and outlines the structure and powers of the Urabbaparcensian Government's fourconstituent parts, the executive, legislature, judiciary and an independent governance service. Urabbaparcensian constitutional law has developed from the interpretation of the constitution by the Court of Directors of Urabba Parks. As well as its textual provisions, the constitution is understood to incorporate various unwritten constitutional conventions and ideas derived from the Westminster system, one of which is responsible government. The Constitution may only be amended by referendum, through the procedure set out in section 128. Amendments require a special resolution of the members of Urabba Parks.


For the first 9 years of its existence, Urabba Parks was governed by a "conventional" charitable company constitution, which was slightly modified to allow for its status as a share issuing entity. The current Constitution came into force upon the establishment of jurisdiction on 5 March 2021, when the Urabba Parks Proprietary Limited Constitution Statute 2021 was officially enacted. The Constitution provides that the overarching purpose of Urabba Parks is to "to advance humanity and the environment together"[Constitution 1] through the development of charitable democracy, established the Urabbaparcensian legal system, and also codified Urabba Parks character as being both "Hellenic" and "Landcare".[Constitution 2]


Covering clauses are the provisions (other than the Constitution proper) of the Urabba Parks Proprietary Limited Constitution Statute 2021.

Chapter 1—The Parliament establishes the Urabbaparcensian legal system through providing for the agreement of jurisdiction, and also sets out restrictions the use of property and distribution of surplus assets upon winding up, to limit such use and distribution to charitable purposes and entities. Urabba Parks as a registered charity under the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission Act 2012 of the Parliament of the Commonwealth.  Chapter 1 also establishes the Corporate Parliament to legislate for the internal management of Urabba Parks.

Chapter 2—The Executive Government establishes the Executive Government to administers the internal law and is responsible to the legislature, operates agencies that provide services to entities, whether it is for compliance monitoring in relation to responsibilities of entities under Australian laws, or marketing, operational and administrative support.

Chapter 3—The judicature establishes the sets up the judicial branch. Corporate judicial power is vested in a Supreme Body of Judicature to be called the Court of Directors. The parliament is authorised to create corporate courts, and to vest the exercise of corporate judicial power within the courts of the jurisdictional divisions. Section 75 provides for the Court's jurisdiction and section 80 guarantees trial by jury for indictable offences against Urabba Parks.

Chapter 4—Finance and accountability establishes safeguards over the resources of Urabba Parks to ensure they are applied towards the furtherance of its charitable purposes, including further restrictions on the distribution on surplus funds on winding-up, a system of charity distributions to eligible charities chosen by members of Urabba Parks, an approved benefits regime and an independent governance service. The approved benefits regime allows for the payment of officers and related parties of Urabba Parks but with such remuneration not being higher than that determined by a body in the independent governance service.  Headed by the Visitatorial Commission, the independent governance service conducts internal audits, elections for office holders, Commissions of Inquiry and determines remuneration.

Chapter 5—The community establishes the system of jurisdictional divisions (regions and territories), outlines the structure of campus government entities, and provides some basic rules around membership of Urabba Parks including the types of membership and its condition of granting (whether by original allotment or transfer).

Chapter 6—New regions provides for procedures for the alteration of the territorial limits of jurisdictional divisions.

Chapter 7—Miscellaneous provides for some miscellaneous matters such as the Seat of Government.

Chapter 8—Alteration of the Constitution, including section 128, provides for a mechanism known as a referendum to alter this Constitution and authorise entrenched matters, such as winding up, change of name or the displacement of pre-emptive provisions relating to the allotment of new membership shares. Amendments of the Constitution and approval of entrenched matters require a special resolution of the members of Urabba Parks.

Chapter 9—Visitations establishes a system of review of the legislative performance of the Parliament in relation to its responsibilities as the principal governing body of a registered charity and under the Urabba Parks Bill of Rights contained in Part 2 of Chapter 9.

Schedule 1—Oath, affirmation and declaration sets out the oath, affirmation and declaration of responsibility.

Schedule 2—Entrenchments contains the table of entrenchments and conditions of inclusion of laws and other acts therein.

See also


The Constitution


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