Republic of Pelvon
| Republic of Pelvon |
Live and Let Live
|Southern California |
|Capital city||None (no established local governments, however the Constitution does allow them)|
|Legislature||National Parliament of Pelvon|
|Established||4 May 2013|
|Area claimed||241 m² (approx)|
|Currency||United States Dollar|
|Time zone||PST (UTC-8)|
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.
"Pelvon" is Esperanto for "pelvis."
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
The executive branch consists of the President.
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.
The judicial branch consists of a Supreme Court, and Inferior courts which Parliament may establish.
The citizens of Pelvon vote on the National Parliament. The National Parliament elects the President.
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.
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.
In Pelvon, it is customary for the winner of a game of Rock, Paper, Scissors to slap the loser in the face.