Republic of Pelvon

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Republic of Pelvon
Flag of Pelvon.png

Motto
Live and Let Live
Southern California
Capital city None (no established local governments, however the Constitution does allow them)
Official language(s) English
Short name Pelvon
Demonym Pelvonian
Government Democratic republic
Legislature National Parliament of Pelvon
Established 4 May, 2013
Area claimed 241 m² (approx)
Population 3
Currency United States Dollar
Time zone PST (UTC-8)
National animal Sloth

Official website

The Republic of Pelvon is a micronation located in Southern California. It does not have any established local governments.

The original Constitution was ratified on 10 May 2013, but a new one was ratified on 25 July 2013.

Etymology

"Pelvon" is Esperanto for "pelvis."

History

The Declaration of Independence was signed on 4 May, 2013, and the Constitution was later signed on 10 May. This was also the day that the President, Vice-President, and members of the National Parliament were elected.

After the People realized the flaws in the Constitution and the inability to amend it, a new Constitution was drafted, and ratified on 25 July 2013.

Branches of government

Executive

The executive branch consists of the President.

Legislature

The National Parliament holds the legislative power. There is one Member of Parliament for each municipality, elected by the resident citizens of that municipality, plus one who represents all unincorporated areas.

Bills can be introduced by a) the President, b) any member or group of members of the National Parliament, or c) a group of at least 3% of the population. If a bill gets a majority vote in the National Parliament, it goes to the President, who can either approve it or veto it.

Unconstitutional provisions of laws are automatically void.

Judicial

The judicial branch consists of a Supreme Court, and Inferior courts which Parliament may establish.

Elections

The citizens of Pelvon vote on the National Parliament. The National Parliament elects the President.

Ministries

National Ministries may be set up. The President appoints Ministers.

There is a Ministry of Foreign Affairs, established on 29 July 2013 via the Foreign Affairs Act.

War

Preparing for war or declaring war is unconstitutional. Pelvon may only attack other micronations when another has declared war on them and it is the only solution possible.

Culture

In Pelvon, it is customary for the winner of a game of Rock, Paper, Scissors to slap the loser in the face.