Imperial Diet (New Europe)

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Imperial Diet
Reichstag
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Type
Type Lower House
Leadership
Structure
Members 11
Meeting place
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Harold Washington Library (Historical)
Website
none


The Imperial Diet (German: Reichstag) was the lower house of the Imperial Assembly, New Europe's legislative branch. It had 11 members, elected indirectly on block lists by proportional representation. Deputies served six-month terms. The President of the Imperial Diet was the analogue to a Speaker and presided over debates in New Europe's lower chamber of parliament.

Presidents

Presidents of the Imperial Diet
Name Party Beginning of term End of term Length of term
1 Catherine Willoughby Conservative Party 20 January 2009 29 August 2009 7 months, 1 week and 2 days
2 Vaughn Bullock Fascist Party 29 August 2009 19 January 2010 4 months and 3 weeks
- post vacant 24 January 2010 1 August 2010 6 months, 1 week and 1 day
3 Alexander Huber Nationalist Party 10 June 2011 31 December 2011 6 months, 2 weeks and 6 days
4 Eric Perez Socialist Party 1 January 2012 6 March 2013 1 year, 2 months and 5 days

Powers

The Imperial Diet had special powers enumerated by the Constitution of New Europe. They were:

  • approving the resolution of the issue of confidence in the national government;
  • proclamation of amnesty;
  • advancing charges against the Imperial Chancellor for their impeachment;
  • declaration of peace or war

All bills were first approved by the Imperial Diet and were further debated and approved (or rejected) by the Imperial Council within five days.




See also