Direct Democracy Act 2017

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Direct Democracy Act 2017
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Central Committee
An act to ensure support for bills passed by government.
Citation LA1D10
Date passed July 23, 2017
Date signed July 23, 2017
Signed by Lewis Flood
Date commenced July 23, 2017
Administered by Bill Authors
Introduced by Martyn Kiryu
Summary
Makes sure that all bills go to a vote with public approval.
Status: Current legislation

Direct Democracy Act 2017

An act to ensure support for bills passed by government.

Now, therefore, BE IT ENACTED by the order of the glorious Constitution of this People's Republic, by and with the advice and consent of the democratically elected representatives of the Central Committee of the Workers' Party, in holding the public mandate, in this present committee assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows-

ARTICLE I - Short Title​

(1) This act may be cited as the “DD Act 2017”.

ARTICLE II - Definitions​

(2) “Principal Act” shall refer to the current bill here presented.

(3) "State of Emergency" shall refer to the General Secretary's State of Emergency, outlined in the Constitution (LA0CO1 Article III Section (9))

ARTICLE III - Provisions​

(4) All future bills posted in the General Gallery shall have polls attached to them, in order to measure the support of the bill.

(5) The poll shall be labelled "Do you support this act" and contain 3 options: "Yes" "No" "Yes, with amendments (please specify)"

  • (5a) Polls must allow citizens to change their votes.

​ (6) Any legislation with over 2/3 "No" votes cannot be enacted until any issues are resolved, nor can a copy of the legislation be re-submitted to the Central Committee until the end of the term after the original proposal was made.​

(7) Central Committee vote pages shall have a note of the current General Gallery vote.

(8) This bill is void whilst The Communist Bloc is under a State of Emergency.

ARTICLE IV - Schedule​

(9) The principal act shall come into force immediately upon passage of the Central Committee with the signature of the General Secretary.

(10) The principal act is not retroactive, and will not effect bills proposed before it comes into force.

(Proposed and written by Martyn Kiryu)