National Salvation Council

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National Salvation Council
Dewan Penyelamat Negara
COA Indokistan 4.png
Emblem of Indokistan
Inaugural holderNabil Ihsan
Dicky L. K.
Lindy Lucky
Formation26 August 2012
Abolished16 September 2012
SuccessionIndokistani Federal Council

National Salvation Council (Indonesian: Dewan Penyelamat Negara) was the ruling authority of the Emergency Government of Indokistan from August until September 2012. It was a collective executive authority comprising of remaining active members of Indokistani society, which was Nabil Ihsan, Dicky L. K., and Lindy Lucky.

The Council suspended most of national institutions, established radical changes and centralisation policies, and set a reform plan in order to ensure survivability of the country plagued by inactivity.

Rule of the council ceased in 15 September 2012, as result of the formation of the Federal Republic of Indokistan on the following day. The council was replaced by an equally-collective Federal Council.

Background

A vacuum period was deliberately installed by Indokistani authorities from March until April 2012 in order to allow Indokistani citizens to concentrate on their educational examination took place on that period. Despite of confidence on easy resumption of activities after the period, restoration of activities were instead failing since citizens and members of government began their departure from Indokistani territory. Furthermore, citizens reluctance and rejection to rejoin political activities and resume work on their posts also complicate the crisis.

After weeks of stressful attempts on restoration efforts, acting president Nabil Ihsan decided to declare a state of emergency and install the Emergency Government on 23 August 2012. Nabil later gather the remaining active members of Indokistani society, including Dicky L. K. and Lindy Lucky, to form the National Salvation Council on 26 August 2012.

The name of the Council was inspired by the Romanian National Salvation Front governed the country after the collapse of its communist government in 1989. Throughout its existence, the council name was almost exclusively rendered by its English name, with its Indonesian translation only used later.

Members

Members of the council consisted of the only remaining active members of Indokistani society. Each members were assigned with distinct responsibility and work portfolios.

Members of the Council Term of office Home city Portfolio(s)
Nabil Ihsan Foto PM.jpg 18 August 2012 15 September 2012 Jumstraad Political institutions and government system
Dicky L. K. Picture 004.jpg Flastraad Social and cultural affairs
Lindy Lucky Noflag.png Letrushkhas Administrative divisions

Policies

The decree installed the council set by Nabil Ihsan declared that the council would have supreme authority over the country, and were able to do everything in order to save the country. The decree further defined the power of the council to compose and amend laws, to freely appoint individuals to support the restoration effort, and to execute policies with council members consent. The decree set the council goals was to disband and replace failed institutions, to reform social and cultural system, and to secure and restore authorities on cities.

The council also took over executive, legislative, and judiciary power, thus disbanding the Presidency and parliament. The council then announced the disbandment of the vacated Bolshoiskii Parliament.

The council established centralisation policies by disbanding regional authorities and transfer its control to the council, particularly to Lindy Lucky. The second presidential election planned to take place in September 2012 also "delayed indefinitely". The council also deployed the military to the border.

To address citizens departure from Jumstraad that completely emptied the city, the council decided to move the capital city away to the newly-founded Koskenniemi in Slobodan.

Reform plan

The government set a thorough 13-point reform plan to ensure survivability of the republic. the plan encompassed reforms on government and political system, citizens management, economy, and cultural affairs[1].

The council initially seek to replace the current government system, despite giving no further guidance other than prohibition to adopt communist system and discouragement on direct democracy. Furthermore, the council proposed the establishment of a "national forum" to replace the disbanded parliament. Political parties were also disbanded, and constitutional amendment were planned as well. The council also planned a reform to cabinet ministry arrangement and administrative division.

The council proposed new citizens recruitment system to remedy citizens loss, and also to immediately hold a national census.

To restore economy activities, the council proposed adoption of Indonesian Rupiah to replace KistanRupiah as national currency, and also devised a plan to reinvigorate national economy.

The council further supported efforts to restore activities on the prestigious Indokistan Technology Development Center, to reform foreign affairs principles, and to replace national symbols.

End of the Council

During the formation of the council, members of the council announced that they would rule the country for at least two months, subject to reform progress on the upcoming month.

In early September 2011, the council received an official letter from Al Rasyid Darussalam. On the letter, King Abdul Rasyid I lamented inactivity as common issue of micronationalism, while admitting that his country also suffered the same problem, and proposing unification with Indokistan to provide support and solution for the reform[2]. The letter was enthusiastically endorsed by members of the council.

After adjustments to fulfill demands made by Al Rasyid Darussalam on the letter, the council declared disbandment of the Emergency Government and afterwards, establishment of the Federal Republic of Indokistan was declared on 16 September 2012. National Salvation Council authority was transferred to the similarly collective Indokistani Federal Council.

References

  1. National Salvation Council. Republic of Indokistan Reform Plan, 2012 (In Indonesian).
  2. Surat Pernyataan Pemerintah Al Rasyid Darussalam (In Indonesian). 31 August 2012.