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Preamble Edit

We, the multinational people of the Empire of New Europe, united by a common fate in our race and cultures, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, and provide for the common defense of European cultures on the American continent. The will to determine its fate freely steadfastly and right to national self-determination. The ethnic Europeans in the States of Illinois, Wisconsin, Indiana, Tennessee, Kentucky, Missouri, North Dakota, Iowa, Michigan, West Virginia, Virginia, Rhode Island, Maryland, Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and North Carolina,

                                                                        Adopt the
                                        CONSTITUTION OF THE EMPIRE OF NEW EUROPE.

I. The National Structure Edit

Article 1 Edit

The admission to the Empire of New Europe and the creation in it of a new state shall be carried out according to the rules established by the national constitutional law.


Article 2 Edit

(1) The status of a state shall be determined by the Constitution of the Empire of New Europe and the constitution of the state.

(2) The status of a territory, region, city of national importance, autonomous region and autonomous area shall be determined by the Constitution of the Empire of New Europe and the charter of the territory, region, city of national importance, autonomous region or autonomous area, adopted by the legislative (representative) body of the corresponding state of the Empire of New Europe.

(3) At the proposal of the legislative and executive bodies of the autonomous region or autonomous area a national law on the autonomous region or autonomous area may be adopted.

(4) The relations between the autonomous area within a territory or region may be regulated by a national law or a treaty between the bodies of state authority of the autonomous area and, accordingly, the bodies of state authority of the territory or region.

(5) The status of a state of the Empire of New Europe may be changed upon mutual agreement of the national government and the state of New Europe and according to the national constitutional law.


Article 3 Edit

(1) The territory of the Empire of New Europe shall include the territories of its states, inland waters and territorial sea, and the air space over them.

(2) The Empire of New Europe shall possess sovereign rights and exercise jurisdiction on the continental shelf and in the exclusive economic zone of the Empire of New Europe according to the rules established by national law and the norms of international law.

(3) The borders between the states of the Empire of New Europe may be changed upon their mutual consent.


Article 4 Edit

(1) The English language shall be the state language on the whole territory of the Empire of New Europe.

(2) The states shall have the right to establish their own state languages. In the bodies of state authority and local self-government, state-wide institutions of the state they shall be used together with the national language of the Empire of New Europe.

(3) The Empire of New Europe shall guarantee to all of its peoples the right to preserve their native language and to create conditions for its study and development.


Article 5 Edit

The Empire of New Europe shall guarantee the rights of the indigenous minority peoples according to the universally recognised principles and norms of international law and international treaties and agreements of the Empire of New Europe.


Article 6 Edit

(1) The national flag, coat of arms and anthem of the Empire of New Europe, their description and rules for official use thereof shall be established by the national constitutional law.

(2) The capital of the Empire of New Europe is the city of Chicago. The status of the capital shall be determined by national law.


Article 7 Edit

The jurisdiction of the Empire of New Europe includes the adoption and amending of the Constitution of the Empire of New Europe and national laws, and control over their observance, national structure and the territory of the Empire of New Europe, regulation and protection of the privileges and freedoms of human and citizen; citizenship in the Empire of New Europe, regulation and protection of the privileges of national minorities, the establishment of the system of national legislative, executive and judicial bodies, the rules for their organization and activities, formation of national bodies of imperial authority, national state property and its management, the establishment of the principles of imperial policy and national programs in the sphere of state, economic, ecological, social, cultural and national development of the Empire of New Europe, the establishment of the legal basis for a single market; financial, currency, credit, and customs regulation, money issue, the principles of pricing policy; national economic services, including national banks, national budget, national taxes and dues, national regional development funds, national power systems, national transport, railways, information and communication, foreign policy and international relations of the Empire of New Europe, international treaties and agreements of the Empire of New Europe, issues of war and peace, foreign economic relations of the Empire of New Europe, defense and security; military production; determination of rules of selling and purchasing weapons, ammunition, military equipment and other military property, the determination of the status and protection of the state border, territorial sea, air space, exclusive economic zone and continental shelf of the Empire of New Europe, a judicial system, procurator's office, criminal, criminal procedural and penal legislation, amnesty and pardoning, civil, civil procedural and arbitration procedural legislation, legal regulation of intellectual property, national law of conflict of laws, meteorological service, standards, metric system, horometry, geodesy and cartography, names of geographical units, official statistics and accounting, state awards and honorary titles of the Empire of New Europe, imperial state service.


Article 8 Edit

(1) The joint jurisdiction of the Empire of New Europe and the states of the New Europe include providing for the correspondence of the constitutions and laws of the individual states, the charters and other normative legal acts of the territories, regions, cities of national importance, autonomous region or autonomous areas to the Constitution of the Empire of New Europe and national laws, the protection of the rights and freedoms of human and citizen; protection of the rights of national minorities; ensuring the rule of law, law and order, public security and the border zone regime, issues of possession, use and disposal of land, subsoil, water and other natural resources, delimitation of state property, utilization of natural resources, protection of the environment and ensuring ecological safety; specially protected natural territories, protection of historical and cultural monuments, general questions of upbringing, education, science, culture, physical culture and sports, coordination of issues of health care; protection of the family, maternity, paternity and childhood; social protection, including social security, carrying out measures against catastrophes, natural calamities, epidemics, elimination of their aftermath, the establishment of common principles of taxation and dues in the Empire of New Europe, administrative, administrative procedural, labor, family, housing, land, water, and forest legislation; legislation on subsoil and environmental protection, personnel of the judicial and law enforcement agencies, protection of the traditional habitat and way of life of small ethnic communities, establishment of common principles of organization of the system of bodies of state authority and local self-government, coordination of international and foreign economic relations of the subjects of the Empire of New Europe, fulfillment of international treaties and agreements of the Empire of New Europe.

(2) The provisions of this Article shall be equally valid for the states, territories, regions, cities of national importance, autonomous regions or autonomous areas. Article 9 Outside the limits of authority of the Empire of New Europe and the powers of the Empire of New Europe on issues under joint jurisdiction of the Empire of New Europe and the states of New Europe, the states of New Europe shall possess full state authority.

Article 10 Edit

(1) In the territory of the Empire of New Europe it shall not be allowed to establish customs borders, dues or any other barriers to the free flow of goods, services and financial resources.

(2) Limitations on the transfer of goods and services may be introduced according to national law, if it is necessary to ensure security, protect the life and health of people, and protect nature and items of cultural values.


Article 11 Edit

(1) The monetary unit in the Empire of New Europe shall be the dollar. Money issue shall be carried out exclusively by the Central Bank of the Empire of New Europe. Introduction and issue of other currencies in New Europe shall not be allowed.

(2) Protecting and ensuring the stability of the dollar shall be the major task of the Central Bank of the Empire of New Europe, which it shall fulfill independently of the other bodies of state authority.

(3) The system of taxes paid to the national budget and the general principles of taxation and dues in the Empire of New Europe shall be established by national law.

(4) State loans shall be issued according to the rules established by national law and shall be floated on a voluntary basis.

Article 12 Edit

(1) On the issues under the jurisdiction of the Empire of New Europe national constitutional laws and national laws shall be adopted and have direct action in the whole territory of the Empire of New Europe.

(2) On the issues under the joint jurisdiction of the Empire of New Europe and states of New Europe national laws shall issued and laws and other normative acts of the states of the Empire of New Europe shall be adopted according to them.

(3) National laws may not contradict the national constitutional laws.

(4) Outside the limits of authority of the Empire of New Europe, of the joint jurisdiction of the Empire of New Europe and the states of the New Europe, territories, regions, cities of national importance, autonomous region or autonomous areas shall exercise their own legal regulation, including the adoption of laws and other normative acts.

(5) The laws and other legislative acts of the states of the Empire of New Europe may not contradict the national laws adopted according to the first and second parts of this Article. In the case of a contradiction between a national law and an act issued in the Empire of New Europe the national law shall be applied.

(6) In the case of a contradiction between a national law and a normative act of a state of New Europe adopted according to the fourth part of this Article, the normative legal act of the state of New Europe shall be applied.

Article 13 Edit

(1) The system of bodies of state authority of the states, territories, regions, cities of national importance, autonomous region or autonomous areas shall be established by the states of the Empire of New Europe independently and according to the principles of the constitutional system of the Empire of New Europe and the general principles of the organization of representative and executive bodies of state authority established by national law.

(2) Within the limits of jurisdiction of the Empire of New Europe and the powers of the New Europe on the issues under the joint jurisdiction of the Empire of New Europe and the states of the Empire of New Europe the national bodies of executive authority and the bodies of executive authority of the states of the Empire of New Europe shall make up a single system of executive power of the Empire of New Europe.


Article 14 Edit

The Sovereign of the Empire of New Europe and the National Government of the Empire of New Europe shall ensure, according to the Constitution of the Empire of New Europe, the implementation of the powers of national state authority in the whole territory of the Empire of New Europe.


Article 15 Edit

The Empire of New Europe may participate in interstate associations and transfer to them part of its powers according to international treaties and agreements, if this does not contradict the principles of the constitutional system of the Empire of New Europe.


II. Basic Privileges Edit

Article 16 Protection of European dignity Edit

(1) The dignity of ethnic Europeans are inviolable. To respect and protect it is the duty of all state authority.

(2) The New European people therefore acknowledge inviolable and inalienable human rights as the basis of every community, of peace and of justice in the world.

(3) The following basic privileges bind the legislature, the executive and the judiciary as directly enforceable law.


Article 17 Privileges of liberty Edit

(1) Everyone has the privilege to the free development of his personality insofar as he does not violate the privileges of others or offend against the constitutional order or the moral code.

(2) Everyone has the right to life and to inviolability of his person. The freedom of the individual is inviolable. These rights may only be encroached upon pursuant to a law.


Article 18 Separate yet equal before the national law Edit

(1) All persons are separate but considered equal before any law passed by the national government.

(2) Men and women have equal privileges.

(3) No one may be prejudiced or favored because of their sex, their parentage, their language, their homeland and origin.

(4) None ethnic Europeans shall be treated and considered equal human beings before the law of New Europe.


Article 19 Privilege of faith, of conscience and of creed Edit

(1) Privilege of faith and of conscience, and privilege of creed religious or ideological, is inviolable.

(2) The undisturbed practice of religion is guaranteed.

(3) These privileges may be violated if a person is believed a threat to the state by using his religion as a justification of illegal actions.


Article 20 Privilege of expression Edit

(1) Everyone has the privilege to express and to disseminate their opinion by speech, writing and pictures and freely to inform themselves from generally accessible sources. Privilege of the press and privilege of reporting by radio and motion pictures are guaranteed. Public Censorship is allowed if the expression is deemed a threat to the state or the constitution.

(2) These rights are limited by the provisions of the general laws, the provisions of law for the protection of youth and by the right to inviolability of personal honor.

(3) Art and science, research and teaching are free. Freedom of teaching does not absolve from loyalty to the constitution.


Article 21 Privilege of expression Edit

(1) Marriage and family enjoy the special protection of the state.

(2) Care and upbringing of children are the natural right of the parents and a duty primarily incumbent on them. The state watches over the performance of this duty.

(3) Separation of children from the family against the will of the persons entitled to bring them up may take place only pursuant to a law, if those so entitled fail in their duty or if the children are otherwise threatened with neglect.

(4) Every mother is entitled to the protection and care of the community.

(5) Illegitimate children shall be provided by legislation with the same opportunities for their physical and spiritual development and their position in society as are enjoyed by legitimate children.


Article 23 Education Edit

(1) The entire education system is under the supervision of the state.

(2) The persons entitled to bring up a child have the right to decide whether they shall receive religious instruction.

(3) Religious instruction forms part of the ordinary curriculum in state and municipal schools, excepting secular schools. Without prejudice to the state's right of supervision, religious instruction is given in accordance with the tenets of the religious communities. No teacher may be obliged against his will to give religious instruction.

(4) The right to establish private schools is guaranteed. Private schools as a substitute for state or municipal schools require the approval of the state and are subject to the laws of the land. This approval must be given if private schools are not inferior to the state or municipal schools in their educational aims, their facilities and the professional training of their teaching staff, and if a segregation of the pupils according to the means of the parents is allowed. This approval must be withheld if the economic and legal position of the teaching staff is not sufficiently assured.

(5) A private elementary school shall be admitted only if the educational authority finds that it serves a special pedagogic interest or if, on the application of persons entitled to bring up children, it is to be established as an interdenominational or denominational or ideological school and a state or municipal elementary school of this type does not exist in the community

(6) Preparatory schools are instituted.


Article 24 Privilege of assembly Edit

(1) All New Europeans have the privilege to assemble peacefully and unarmed with only prior notification or permission.

(2) With regard to open-air meetings this privilege may be restricted by or pursuant to a law.


Article 25 Privilege of association Edit

(1) All New Europeans have the privilege to form associations and societies.

(2) Associations, the objects or activities of which conflict with the criminal laws or which are directed against the constitutional order or the concept of international understanding, are prohibited.

(3) The privilege to form associations to safeguard and improve working and economic conditions is guaranteed to everyone and to all trades and professions. Agreements which restrict or seek to hinder this privilege are null and void; measures directed to this end are illegal.


Article 26 Privacy of letters, posts, and telecommunications Edit

(1) Privacy of letters, posts, and telecommunications shall be inviolable.

(2) Restrictions may only be ordered pursuant to a statute. Where a restriction serves to protect the basic order or the existence or security of the Empire, the statute may stipulate that the person affected shall not be informed of such restriction and that recourse to the courts shall be replaced by a review of the case by bodies and auxiliary bodies appointed by Legislature.


Article 27 Privilege of movement Edit

(1) All New Europeans enjoy freedom of movement throughout the Imperial territory.

(2) This privilege may be restricted only by or pursuant to a statute, and only in cases in which an adequate basis of existence is lacking and special burdens would arise to the community, or in which the restriction is necessary to avert an imminent danger to the existence or the basic order of the Empire or a State, to combat the danger of epidemics, to deal with natural disasters or particularly grave accidents, to protect young people from neglect or to prevent crime.


Article 28 Privilege to choose an occupation Edit

(1) All New Europeans have the privilege to choose their trade or profession their place of work and their place of training. The practice of trades and professions may be regulated by law.

(2) No one may be compelled to perform a particular work except within the framework of a traditional compulsory public service which applies generally and equally to Ethnic Europeans. Anyone who refuses on conscientious grounds to render war service involving the use of arms may be required to render an alternative service. The duration of this alternative service shall not exceed the duration of military service. Details shall be regulated by a law which shall not prejudice freedom of conscience and shall provide also for the possibility of an alternative service having connection with the Armed Forces.

(3) Women shall not be required by law to render service in any unit of the Armed Forces. On no account shall they be employed in any service involving the use of arms.

(4) Forced labor may be imposed only in the event that a person is deprived of his privileges by the sentence of a court.


Article 29 Liability to military and other service Edit

(1) Men who have attained the age of 18 years may be required to serve in the Armed Forces, or in a civil defense organization.

(2) A person who refuses, on grounds of conscience, to render war service involving the sue of arms may be required to render a substitute service. The duration of such substitute service shall not exceed the duration of military service. Details shall be regulated by a statute which shall not interfere with freedom to take a decision based on conscience and shall also provide for the possibility of a substitute service not connected with units of the Armed Forces.

(3) Persons liable to military service who are not required to render service pursuant to paragraph (1) or (2) of this Article may, during a state of defense be assigned by or pursuant to a statute to an employment involving civilian services for defense purposes, including the protection of the civilian population; it shall, however, not be permissible to assign persons to an employment subject to public law except for the purpose of discharging police functions or such other functions of public administration as can only be discharged by persons employed under public law. Persons may be assigned to an employment -as referred to in the first sentence of this paragraph- with the Armed forces, including the supplying and servicing of the latter, or with public administrative authorities; assignments to employment connected with supplying and servicing the civilian population shall not be permissible except in order to meet their vital requirements or to guarantee their safety.

(4) Where, during a state of defense, civilian service requirements in the civilian health system or in the stationary military hospital organization cannot be met on a voluntary basis, women between eighteen and fifty-five years of age may be assigned to such services by or pursuant to a statute. They may on no account render service involving the use of arms.

(5) Prior to the existence of a state of defense, assignments, under paragraph 3 of this Article may only be made where the requirements of paragraph 1 of Article 80a are satisfied. It shall be admissible to require persons by or pursuant to a statute to attend training courses in order to prepare them for the performance of such services in accordance with paragraph 3 of this Article as require special knowledge or skills. To this extent, the first sentence of this paragraph shall not apply.

(6) Where, during a state of defense, staffing requirements for the purposes referred to in the second sentence of paragraph 3 of this Article cannot be met on a voluntary basis, the right of a New European to quit the pursuit of his occupation or quit his place of work may be restricted by or pursuant to a statute in order to meet these requirements. The first sentence of paragraph 5 of this Article shall apply mutatis mutandis prior to the existence of a state of defense.


Article 30 Inviolability of the home Edit

(1) The home is inviolable.

(2) Searches may be ordered only by a judge or, in the event of danger in delay, by other organs as provided by law and may be carried out only in the form prescribed by law.

(3) Otherwise, this inviolability may be encroached upon or restricted only to avert a common danger or a mortal danger to individuals, or, pursuant to a law, to prevent imminent danger to public security and order, especially to alleviate the housing shortage, to combat the danger of epidemics or to protect endangered juveniles.


Article 31 Property, privilege of inheritance, taking of property Edit

(1) Property and the privileges of inheritance are guaranteed. Their content and limits are determined by the laws.

(2) Property imposes duties. Its use should also serve the public weal.

(3) Expropriation is permitted only in the public weal. It may take place only by or pursuant to law which provides for kind and extent of the compensation. The compensation shall be determined upon just consideration of the public interest and of the interests of the persons affected. In case of dispute regarding the amount of compensation, recourse may be had to the ordinary courts.


Article 32 Socialization Edit

Land, natural resources and means of production may for the purpose of socialization be transferred into public ownership or other forms of publicly controlled economy by a law which provides for kind and extent of the compensation. With respect to such compensation Article 14, Para. 3, sentences 3 and 4, apply mutatis mutandis.


Article 33 Deprivation of citizenship, extradition, right of asylum Edit

(1) No one of European descent may be deprived of his New European citizenship. Loss of citizenship may arise only pursuant to a law, and against the will of the person affected it may arise only if such person does not thereby become stateless.

(2) No New European may be extradited to a foreign country. Persons persecuted for political reasons enjoy the right of asylum


Article 34 Privilege of petition Edit

Everyone has the privilege individually or jointly with others to address written requests or complaints to the competent authorities and to the representative assemblies.

Article 35 Restriction of individual basic privileges through legislation enacted for defense purposes and concerning substitute service . (1) Laws concerning military services and alternative service may by provisions applying to members of the Armed Forces and of alternative services during their period of military or alternative service, restrict the basic right freely to express and to disseminate opinions by speech, writing, and pictures (Article 5, paragraph (1) first half-sentence), the basic privilege of assembly (Article 9), and the privilege of petition Article 17) insofar as it permits to address requests or complaints jointly with others.

(2) Laws for defense purposes, including the protection of the civilian population may provide for the restriction of the basic privileges of freedom of movement (Article 11) and inviolability of the home (Article 13).


Article 36 Forfeiture of basic privileges Edit

Whoever abuses privilege of opinion, in particular privilege of the press (Article 5, paragraph 1) privilege of teaching (Article 5, paragraph 3), privilege of assembly (Article 8), privilege of association (Article 9), the secrecy of mail posts and telecommunications (Article 10), property (Article 14), or the privilege of asylum (Article 16, paragraph 2) in order to attack the free democratic basic order, forfeits these basic privileges. The forfeiture and its extent are pronounced by the Imperial Constitutional Court.


Article 37 Restriction of Basic Privileges Edit

(1) Insofar as under this Basic Law a basic privilege may be restricted by or pursuant to a law, the law must apply generally and not solely to an individual case. Furthermore the law must name the basic privilege, indicating the Article.

(2) In no case may a basic privilege be infringed upon in its essential content.

(3) The basic rights apply also to corporations established under New European Public law to the extent that the nature of such rights permits.

(4) Should any person's privilege be violated by public authority, recourse to the court shall be open to him. If no other court has jurisdiction, recourse shall be to the ordinary courts.


III. The Sovereign & Imperial Heir Edit

The Sovereign is to be a symbol of national unity and pride to the New European people. The Sovereign will act as Head of State and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces.


Article 38 Edit

(1) The Sovereign will assume the title Emperor of New Europe upon succession to the Imperial Throne. As well as maintain other regional and hereditary titles. And will be styled as His Imperial and Royal Majesty.

(2) The Heir will assume the title Crown Prince of New Europe. The Crown Prince also carries the hereditary titles of Lord of Norway and Prince of Prussia. And shall be styled as His Imperial and Royal Highness.

(3) Line of succession will be regulated by the Imperial House law.

(4) Other members of the Imperial Family shall have no constitutional power or right to represent New Europe abroad unless privilege to do so is granted by the Sovereign. Titles and styles for family members shall be regulated by the Imperial House law.

Article 39 Edit

If the Sovereign is prevented from exercising his powers or if his throne falls prematurely vacant his powers will be exercised by the Imperial Chancellor unless or until the Heir is of eighteen years of age.


Article 40 Edit

Orders and decrees of the Sovereign require for their validity the countersignature of the Imperial Chancellor and approval of the Imperial Council. This does not apply to the appointment and dismissal of the Imperial Chancellor, or the dissolution of the Imperial Council.


Article 41 Edit

(1) The Sovereign represents the Empire in its international relations. The Sovereign concludes treaties with foreign states on behalf of the Empire. The Sovereign accredits and receives diplomats.

(2) Treaties which regulate the political relations of the Empire or relate to matters of Imperial legislation require the consent or participation, in he form of a national law, of the bodies competent in any specific case for such Imperial legislation. For administrative agreements the provisions concerning the Imperial administration apply mutatis mutandis.


Article 42 Edit

(1) The Sovereign appoints and dismisses the Imperial judges, the Imperial civil servants, the officers and non-commissioned officers, unless otherwise provided for by law.

(2) The Sovereign exercises the power of pardon on behalf of the Empire in individual cases.

(3) The Sovereign may delegate these powers to other authorities.

(4) The Sovereign will head a Council of State Leaders, to ensure the regional leaders do not become ambitious and do not attempt to enforce state laws illegal on the national level.


Article 43 Edit

(1) The Sovereign’s person is sacred; he cannot be censured or accused. The responsibility rests with his Council.

(2) The Sovereign may issue and repeal ordinances relating to commerce, customs, all livelihoods and the police, although these must not conflict with the Constitution or with the laws passed by the Imperial Assembly. 

IV. The National Government Edit

Article 44 Edit

The National Government consists of the Imperial Chancellor and the Imperial Cabinet Ministers.


Article 45 Edit

(1) The Imperial Chancellor is elected, without debate, by the Imperial Council on the proposal of the Sovereign.

(2) The person obtaining the votes of the majority of the members of the Imperial Council is elected. The persons elected must be appointed by the Sovereign

(3) If the person proposed is not elected, the Imperial Council may elect within fourteen days of the ballot an Imperial Chancellor by more than one-half of its members.

(4) If there is no election within this period, a new ballot shall take place without delay in which the person obtaining the largest number of votes is elected. If the person elected obtained the votes of the majority of the members of the Imperial Council the Sovereign must appoint him within seven days of the election. If the person elected did not receive this majority, the Sovereign must within ten days either appoint him or dissolve the Imperial Council.


Article 46 Edit

(1) The Imperial Ministers are appointed and dismissed by the Sovereign upon the proposal of the Imperial Chancellor. All Ministers are to have equal power. There are 20 Imperial Ministers, which make up the Imperial Cabinet:

I. Minister of the Interior of New Europe

II. Minister of Foreign Affairs of New Europe

III. Minster of the War of New Europe I

V. Minster of the Treasury of New Europe

V. Minister of Propaganda, Information, and State Affairs of New Europe

VI. Minster of the Law and Justice of New Europe

VII. Minister of Agricultural Affairs of New Europe

VIII. Minister of Industrial Affairs of New Europe

IX. Minister of Commerce of New Europe

X. Minister of Labor of New Europe

XI. Minister of Health and Human Services of New Europe

XII. Minister of Heraldry, New European Affairs and New European Ethnicity

XIII. Minister of Transportation of New Europe

XIV. Minister of Energy Resources of New Europe

XV. Minister of Education of New Europe

XVI. Minister of New European Veterans Affair

XVII. Minister of Homeland Security for the Safety of the New European People

XVIII. Minister of Religious Affairs of New Europe

XIX. Minister of Territories of New Europe

(2) The Imperial Chancellor and the Imperial Ministers, on assuming office, take before the Imperial Council the oath of office:

"I (name of Chancellor/Minister), swear that I will dedicate my efforts to the well-being of the New European people, enhance its benefits, ward harm from it, uphold and defend the Basic Law and the laws of the Empire, fulfill my duties conscientiously, and do justice to New Europeans. So help me God."

The oath must be taken with religious affirmation.


Article 47 Edit

The Imperial Chancellor determines and is responsible for general policy. Within the limits of this general policy, each Imperial Minister conducts the business of his department autonomously and on his own responsibility. The National Government decides on differences of opinion between the Imperial Ministers. The Imperial Chancellor conducts the business of the National Government in accordance with rules of procedure adopted by it and approved by the Sovereign.


Article 48 Edit

Power of command in respect of the Armed Forces shall be vested in three individuals the Sovereign, Minister of War, and the General Field Marshall of the Armed Forces who all jointly oversee the affairs and well being of the armed forces.


Article 49 Edit

The Imperial Chancellor and the Imperial Ministers may not hold any other salaried office, nor engage in a trade, nor practice a profession, nor belong to the management or, without the consent of the Imperial Council, to the board of directors of an enterprise carried on for profit.


Article 50 Edit

(1) The Imperial Council can express its lack of confidence in the Imperial Chancellor only by electing a successor by the majority of its members and or by requesting the Sovereign to dismiss the Imperial Chancellor. The Emperor must comply with the request and appoint the person elected.

(2) Forty-eight hours must elapse between the motion and the election.


Article 51 Edit

(1) If a motion of the Imperial Chancellor for a vote of no confidence is not assented to by the majority of the members of the Imperial Council, the Sovereign may, upon the proposal of the Imperial Chancellor, dissolve the Imperial Council within twenty-one days. The right to dissolve lapses as soon as the Imperial Council by the majority of its members elects another Imperial Chancellor.

(2) Forty-eight hours must elapse between the motion and the vote thereon.


Article 52 Edit

(1) The Imperial Chancellor appoints an Imperial Minister as his Vice-Chancellor.

(2) The tenure of office of the Imperial Chancellor and an Imperial Ministers are four years. And they may serve a total of three terms in their respected offices.


V. The Imperial Assembly Edit

Article 53 Edit

The Imperial Assembly shall be the representative and legislative body of the Empire of New Europe.


Article 54 Edit

(1) The Imperial Assembly consists of two chambers - the Imperial Council and the Imperial Diet.

(2) The Imperial Council includes two representatives from each state of the Empire of New Europe: one from the legislative and one from the executive body of the states authority.

(3) The Imperial Diet consists of 15 deputies. (Amended to 17 deputies)

(4) The Imperial Diet shall be elected for a term of two years. And Imperial Council representatives serve a three year term.

Article 55 Edit

(1) A citizen of the Empire of New Europe over 21 years of age and with the right to participate in elections may be elected a deputy of the Imperial Diet.

(2) One and the same person may not be simultaneously a member of the Imperial Council and a deputy of the Imperial Diet. A deputy of the Imperial Diet may not be a member of other representative bodies of state authority and local self-government.

(3) Deputies of the Imperial Council shall work on a permanent professional basis. Deputies of the Imperial Council may not be employed in state service, engage in other paid activities, except for teaching, scientific and other creative work.


Article 56 Edit

(1) Members of the Imperial Council and deputies of the Imperial Diet shall possess immunity during the whole term of their mandate. They may not be detained, arrested, searched, except for cases of detention at the scene of a crime. They may not be personally inspected, except for the cases envisaged by national law in order to ensure the safety of other people.

(2) The issue of deprivation of immunity shall be considered upon the proposal of the Prosecutor-General of the Empire of New Europe to the corresponding chamber of the Imperial Assembly.


Article 57 Edit

(1) The Imperial Assembly shall work on a permanent basis.

(2) The Imperial Diet shall be convened at its first sitting on the tenth day after the elections. The Sovereign may convene a sitting of the Imperial Diet earlier than the mentioned time.

(3) The first sitting of the Imperial Diet shall be opened by the Imperial Chancellor.

(4) From the time the Imperial Diet of a new convocation begins to work the mandate of the previous convocation shall expire. Unless the Imperial Diet votes to continue the convocation.


Article 58 Edit

(1) The Imperial Council and the Imperial Diet shall hold separate sittings.

(2) Sittings of the Imperial Council and of the Imperial Diet shall be open. In cases envisaged by procedural rules the chambers shall have the right to hold closed-door sittings.

(3) The chambers may hold joint sittings for the consideration of messages of the Sovereign of New Europe, messages of the Imperial Constitutional Court, and speeches of the leaders of foreign states.


Article 59 Edit

(1) The Imperial Council shall elect from among its members the Chairman of the Imperial Council and his deputy. The Imperial Diet shall elect from among its deputies the President of the Imperial Diet and his Vice-President.

(2) The Chairman of the Imperial Council and his deputy, the President of the Imperial Diet and his Vice-President chair sittings and shall be in charge of the internal routine work of the respective chamber.

(3) The Imperial Council and the Imperial Diet shall set up committees and commissions, hold parliamentary hearings on issues in their authority.

(4) Each of the chambers shall adopt its procedural rules and resolve issues of procedure for its work.


Article 60 Edit

(1) The jurisdiction of the Imperial Council includes the approving the appointment of the Imperial Chancellor by the Sovereign, the approval of changes in borders between states of the Empire of New Europe, the approval of a decree of the Sovereign on the introduction of martial law, the approval of a decree of the Sovereign on the introduction of a state of emergency, the deciding on the possibility of using the Armed Forces of New Europe outside the territory of the Empire of New Europe, voting of the Imperial Chancellor, the impeachment of the Sovereign, the appointment and dismissal of the Prosecutor-General of New Europe, and the appointment and dismissal of Deputy-Chairman.

(2) The Imperial Council shall adopt resolutions on the issues referred to its authority by the Constitution of the Empire of New Europe.

(3) Resolutions of the Imperial Council shall be adopted by a majority of the total number of the members of the Imperial Council, if other rules for adopting decisions are not envisaged by the Constitution of the Empire of New Europe.


Article 61 Edit

(1) The jurisdiction of the Imperial Diet includes approving the resolution of the issue of confidence in the National Government of New Europe, the proclamation of amnesty, advancing charges against the Sovereign for his impeachment.

(2) The Imperial Diet shall adopt resolutions on the issues referred to its authority by the Constitution of the Empire of New Europe.

(3) Resolutions of the Imperial Council shall be adopted by a majority of the total number of the deputies of the Imperial Diet, if other rules for adopting decisions are not stipulated by the Constitution of the Empire of New Europe.


Article 62 Edit

(1) The power to initiate legislation shall belong to the Imperial Chancellor, the Imperial Council, the members of the Imperial Council, and the deputies of the Imperial Diet, the National Government of New Europe, and the legislative (representative) bodies of the states of New Europe. The power to initiate legislation shall also belong to the Imperial Constitutional Court of New Europe on the issues in their authority.

(2) Bills shall be submitted to the Imperial Diet.

(3) Bills on the introduction or cancellation of taxes, on exemption from their payment, on the issue of state loans, on changes in the financial obligations of the State, and other bills envisaging expenses covered from the national budget may be submitted only upon a conclusion of the Government of New Europe.


Article 63 Edit

(1) National laws shall be adopted by the Imperial Diet.

(2) National laws shall be adopted by a majority of votes of the total number of the deputies of the Imperial Diet, unless otherwise envisaged by the Constitution of the Empire of New Europe.

(3) The national laws adopted by the Imperial Diet shall be submitted within five days for consideration by the Imperial Council.

(4) A national law shall be considered to be approved by the Imperial Council if over half of the total number of the members of the chamber has voted for it or if the Imperial Council does not consider it in fourteen days. If the Imperial Council rejects a law, the chambers may create a conciliatory commission for overcoming the contradictions that arose, after which the national law shall be reconsidered by the Imperial Diet.

(5) If the Imperial Diet disagrees with the decision of the Imperial Council, a national law shall be considered adopted, if during the second vote not less than two thirds of the total number of the deputies of the Imperial Diet supported it.


Article 64 Edit

National laws adopted by the Imperial Diet on the following issues shall be the liable to obligatory consideration by the Imperial Council a federal budget, national taxes and dues, financial, currency, credit, customs regulation, and money issue (Headed by the Minster of the Treasury), the ratification and denunciation of international treaties and agreements of New Europe, the status and protection of the state border of the Empire of New Europe, and the approval of the Sovereigns declaration of peace or war.


Article 65 Edit

(1) The adopted national law shall be submitted within five days to the Sovereign for signing and making it public.

(2) The Sovereign shall sign the national law and make it public within fourteen days.

(3) If within fourteen days from the moment of receiving the national law the Sovereign rejects it, the Imperial Diet and the Imperial Council shall reconsider the present law according to the rules established by the Constitution of the Empire of New Europe. If during the second vote the law is approved in the earlier adopted wording by not less than two thirds of the total number of the members of the Imperial Council and of the deputies of the Imperial Diet, it shall be signed by the Sovereign within seven days and made public.


Article 66 Edit

(1) National constitutional laws shall be adopted on the issues envisaged by the Constitution of the Empire of New Europe. (2) A national constitutional law shall be considered to be adopted if it is approved by not less than three fourths of the total number of the members of the Imperial Council and not less than two thirds of the total number of the deputies of the Imperial Diet. The adopted national constitutional law shall be signed by the Sovereign within fourteen days and made public.


Article 67 Edit

(1) The Imperial Diet may be dissolved by Sovereign in the case of corruption.

(2) If the Imperial Diet is dissolved, the Sovereign shall appoint the date of election so that a newly elected Imperial Diet can meet no later than four months since the moment of dissolution.  

(3) The Imperial Diet may not be dissolved while a state of emergency or martial law operates in the whole territory of New Europe, as well as during six months before the term of office of the Imperial Chancellor expires.


VI. The Judiciary Edit

Article 68 Edit

(1) Justice in the Empire of New Europe shall be administered by courts alone.

(2) Judicial power shall be exercised by means of constitutional, civil, administrative and criminal proceedings.

(3) The judicial system of the Empire of New Europe shall be instituted by the Constitution of the Empire of New Europe and the national constitutional law. The creation of extraordinary courts shall not be allowed.


Article 69 Edit

Judges are to be citizens of the Empire of New Europe over 25 years of age with a higher education in law and a law service record of not less than five years. National law may introduce additional requirements for judges of the courts of the Empire of New Europe.


Article 70 Edit

(1) Judges shall be independent and submit only to the Constitution and national law.

(2) If after considering a case the court of law decides that an act of a state or other body contradicts the law it shall pass an appropriate decision according to the law.


Article 71 Edit

(1) Judges are to be appointed and dismissed by the Sovereign. The Imperial Chancellor may nominate a candidate.

(2) The powers of a judge may be ceased or suspended only on the grounds and according to the rules fixed by national law.


Article 72 Edit

(1) Examination of cases in all courts shall be open. Examinations in camera shall be allowed only in the cases envisaged by federal law.

(2) Trial in absentia in criminal courts shall be permitted.

(3) Judicial proceedings shall be held on the basis of confrontation and equality of the parties.

(4) In cases fixed by the national law justice shall be administered by a jury court.


Article 73 Edit

The courts shall be financed only from the national budget and the possibility of the complete and independent administration of justice shall be ensured in keeping with the requirements of national law.


Article 74 Edit

(1) The Imperial Constitutional Court of the Empire of New Europe consists of 9 judges.

(2) The Imperial Constitutional Court of the Empire of New Europe upon requests of the Sovereign of New Europe, the Imperial Council, the Imperial Diet, one fifth of the members of the Imperial Council or of the deputies of the Imperial Diet, the National Government of New Europe, the bodies of legislative and executive power of the states of New Europe shall consider cases on the correspondence to the Constitution of the Empire of New Europe of:

a) National laws, normative acts of the Sovereign and the Imperial Chancellor, the Imperial Council, the Imperial Diet, the National Government of the Empire of New Europe;

b) the constitutions of states, charters, and also the laws and other normative acts of states of the Empire of New Europe adopted on issues under the jurisdiction of the bodies of state authority of the Empire of New Europe or under the joint jurisdiction of the bodies of state authority of New Europe and the bodies of state authority of the states of New Europe;

c) Treaties concluded between the bodies of state authority of the Empire of New Europe and the bodies of state authority of the states of New Europe, treaties concluded between the bodies of state authority of the states of the Empire of New Europe;

d) International treaties and agreements of the Empire of New Europe which have not come into force.

(3) The Imperial Constitutional Court of the Empire of New Europe shall resolve disputes on jurisdiction:

a) Between the national bodies of state authority;

b) Between the bodies of state authority of the Empire of New Europe and the bodies of state authority of the states of New Europe;

c) Between the higher bodies of state authority of the states of New Europe.

(4) The Imperial Constitutional Court of the Empire of New Europe, upon complaints about violations of constitutional privileges and freedoms of citizens and upon court requests shall check, according to the rules fixed by national law, the constitutionality of a law applied or subject to be applied in a concrete case.

(5) The Imperial Constitutional Court of the Empire of New Europe, upon the requests of the Sovereign, the Imperial Chancellor, the Imperial Council, the Imperial Diet, the National Government of the Empire of New Europe, the bodies of the legislative power of the states of New Europe, shall give its interpretation of the Constitution of the Empire of New Europe.

(6) Acts or their provisions recognised as unconstitutional shall become invalid; international treaties and agreements not corresponding to the Constitution of the Empire of New Europe shall not be liable to enforcement and application.

(7) The Imperial Constitutional Court of the Empire of New Europe, upon the request of the Imperial Council, shall provide a conclusion on the observance of the fixed procedure for advancing charges of treason or of another grave crime against the Sovereign of the Empire of New Europe.


Article 75 Edit

The Supreme Court of the Empire of New Europe shall be the supreme judicial body for civil, criminal, administrative and other cases under the jurisdiction of regular courts, shall carry out judicial supervision over their activities according to procedural forms envisaged in national law and provide explanations on issues of court proceedings.


Article 76 Edit

The Higher Court of the Empire of New Europe shall be the supreme judicial body for settling economic disputes and other cases examined by courts of arbitration, shall carry out judicial supervision over their activities according to procedural forms envisaged in national law and provide explanations on the issues of court proceedings.


Article 77 Edit

(1) The judges of the Supreme Court of the Empire of New Europe and the Higher Court of the Empire of New Europe shall be appointed by the Imperial Council at proposals by the Imperial Chancellor.

(2) The powers, the rules for forming and functioning of the Imperial Constitutional Court of the Empire of New Europe, of the Supreme Court of the Empire of New Europe and the Higher Court of the Empire of New Europe shall be fixed by imperial constitutional law.


Article 78 Edit

(1) The Prosecutor's Office of the Empire of New Europe shall form a single centralized structure in which prosecutor are subordinate to superior prosecutors and the Prosecutor-General of the Empire of New Europe.

(2) The Prosecutor-General of the Empire of New Europe shall be appointed and dismissed by the Imperial Council at the proposal of the Imperial Chancellor.

(3) The prosecutors of the states of New Europe shall be appointed by the Prosecutor-General of the Empire of New Europe by agreement with the states.

(4) Other prosecutors shall be appointed by the Prosecutor-General of the Empire of New Europe.

(5)The powers, organization and the rules of the functioning of the Prosecutor's Office of the Empire of New Europe shall be determined by national law.

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