Section 1 - Bill of Rights Edit
Amendment I. The state is prohibited from preventing foreign born citizens of Darpartryo from running for any political office.
Amendment II. The state is prohibited from abridging the freedom of speech.
Amendment III. The state is prohibited from infringing on the freedom of the press.
Amendment IV. The state is prohibited from interfering with the right to peaceably assemble and petitioning for a governmental redress of grievances.
Amendment V. The state is prohibited from carrying out unreasonable searches and seizures.
Amendment VI. The state is prohibited from denying anyone a fair and speedy public trial.
Amendment VII. The state is prohibited from imposing excessive fines, bails and cruel or unusual punishment.
Amendment VIII. The state is prohibited from infringing on the right of legal due process.
Amendment IX. The state is prohibited from denying the right to trial-by-jury in certain civil cases.
Amendment X. The Basic Law extends it's protections beyond enumerated rights.
Section 2 - The Legislative Clause Edit
Article XI. The legislature of Darpartryo is to be a unicameral body - the House of Commons - charged with the sole power to pass legislation into law.
Article XII. The House of Commons is to be a body of 350 representatives elected from an equal number of constituencies on a First Past The Post (FPTP) voting system.
Article XIII. The House of Commons operates in four-year terms. Except in States of Emergency, each election must occur no more than four years and one month after the previous election was held.
Article XIV. The political party or coalition of parties which accounts for the largest share of the House of Commons will form the state government. This party or coalition will put forth the Prime Minister.
Article XV. The Prime Minister acts as the Head of Government for the State of Darpartryo and may appoint to his or her cabinet whichever ministers he or she deems appropriate and necessary.
Article XVI. All Members of Parliament in the House of Commons may submit proposals to for debate and vote. Any issue presented must be voted upon, however parties are permitted to abstain and thereby not affect the outcome of legislation.
Article XVII. Legislation requires a simple 50% + 1 vote majority in the House of Commons in order to pass. Abstaining members do not count; that is to say, as long as there are more yes votes than no votes, legislation passes.
Article XVIII. Constitutional changes require a 75% supermajority vote of the House of Commons in order to pass.
Article XIX. The Prime Minister has the power to dissolve parliament - his or her government along with it - before the term has expired, calling early elections.
Article XX. The state government appoints federal Senators to represent his or her government's interests in the Imperial Senate of Falleentium.
Section 3 - The Royal and Imperial Clause Edit
Article XXI. Darpartryo is a Royal State within the Empire of Falleentium, with all the rights, obligations, and duties that entails.
Article XXII. The Monarch of Falleentium is also the Monarch of Darpartryo, which is currently within the Kingdom of Darpar-Veldunium.
Article XXIII. The Falleen Federal Representative to Darpartryo is appointed by the ruling noble of the state.
Article XXIV. The people of Darpartryo reserve the right to self-determination, and as such the House of Commons may approve independence referenda at any time for consideration by the Falleen government.
Article XXV. The sole standing army of the state of Darpartryo is the Darparian National Guard, which is subject to the control of the Federal Representative, as is consistent with existing Falleen law.
Article XXVI. The Federal Representative is the Head of State of Darpartryo.
Article XXVII. The Federal Representative has veto power over the state's legislation. The veto may be overridden by a two-thirds vote in the House of Commons.
Article XXVIII. The Federal Representative has the power to declare a State of Emergency, which allots him or her emergency powers.
Article XXIX. Emergency powers are defined as the power to enact Executive Orders - legislation which does not require parliament's consent. The Federal Representative also is granted the emergency power to postpone elections.
Article XXX. The House of Commons has the power to end a State of Emergency with a simple 50% + 1 vote majority.
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