Constitution of Taijitu
|Constitution of Taijitu|
|Enacted by||General Assembly for the Drafting of a Constitution|
|Introduced||October 21, 2014|
|Vote||November 27, 2014|
|Amended||August 9, 2016|
|Full text of the Constitution of Taijitu|
The Constitution of Taijitu was the final product of the General Assembly for the Drafting of a Constitution convened by the citizens of Taijitu on October 21, 2014. The Constitution includes a preamble and opening section establishing the Ecclesia, drafted by Eluvatar, as well as a Bill of Rights drafted by Zimmerwald.
The Constitution of Taijitu was enacted by the General Assembly for the Drafting of a Constitution on November 27, 2014. It was amended to reword the section on the legislative process following a number of debates August 9, 2016, alongside the adoption of the Government Act.
Taijitu adopts this minimal constitution to preserve the direct democracy of the Ecclesia unless sufficient consensus exists to replace it.
- The Ecclesia will consist of all citizens of Taijitu.
- The Ecclesia may adopt, amend, propose or repeal laws by a majority vote.
- The Ecclesia may remove any government official by a majority vote.
- The Ecclesia may amend this constitution by two two-thirds majority votes held no less than a week apart.
- The Ecclesia may regulate foreign, domestic and military policy by law.
Taijituan Bill of Rights
- All persons are guaranteed equal protection under the law regardless of any aspect of their person or persona.
- No person may be deprived of access the Regional Forums necessary to exercise their other rights.
- No person may be subjected to inquiry into their private affairs absent reasonable suspicion of wrongdoing.
- No person may be charged for a crime that was no crime at the time of commission.
- No person may be kept in ignorance of charges against them, nor be deprived of a swift, fair and public trial.
- No person may be deprived of representation at trial.
- No person may be compelled to bear witness against themselves.
- No person may be deprived of an unenumerated right that is nevertheless applicable to their case.
- All citizens are guaranteed the freedom to hold and exercise beliefs.
- All citizens are guaranteed the freedom to express opinions, to disseminate information and to urge action.
- All citizens are guaranteed the freedom to associate with others.
- All citizens are guaranteed the right to participate in any election.
- All citizens are guaranteed the right to run for and hold public office.
- No citizen may be ejected from Taijitu or limited in their access to the Regional Forums absent criminal charges.
|Government of Taijitu|
|Legislative||Ecclesia · Citizen-Initiator||Executive||Delegate · Citizen-Diplomats · Citizen-Liaison · Armed Forces . Citizen-Sergeant||Constitution||Constitution|
|Laws||Alliance Between Taijitu and The North Pacific . Citizen-Initiator Act .Citizen-Liaison Act. Citizenship Act . Delegacy Act . Flag and Seals Act · Holidays Act . Judiciary Act . Militia Act . Noble Houses Act . Revolutionary Calendar Act . The Rejected Realms - Taijitu Treaty of Friendship and Cooperation . University of the Revolution Act|