External Communications Act 2017

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External Communication Act 2017
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Central Committee
An act outlining who can and cannot make announcements on behalf of the Bloc.​
Citation LA2DA19
Date passed July 16, 2017
Date signed July 17, 2017
Signed by Lewis Flood
Administered by Central Committee
Introduced by Martyn Kiryu, Micha
Summary
Restricts non-officials from acting in an official capacity on behalf of the region without prior permission.
Status: Current legislation

External Communication Act 2017

An act outlining who can and cannot make announcements on behalf of the Bloc.​

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 “External Comms Act”.

ARTICLE II - Definitions

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

ARTICLE III - Provisions

​ (3) Citizens and Residents of The Communist Bloc cannot make official announcements on behalf, or using the name of, The Communist Bloc without prior authorisation from government officials or such granted by active legislation, via mediums including but not limited to:

  • (a) Telegrams
  • (b) World Assembly Resolutions and Proposals
  • (c) NationStates Forum Posts
  • (d) Posts on the Regional Message Board of any Region
  • (e) Regional Forum Posts or Messages
  • (f) Regional Updates and Ambassador Requests

​ (4) Violation of this rule shall be considered Impersonation as defined by the Criminal Law Act, and punishment may be as such.

  • (i) Non-citizens, as defined i the Constitution, in violation of this rule may be subject to banishment.​

ARTICLE IV - Schedule

(5) The passing of the principal act will overturn Executive Order #009 upon gaining 2/3 majority.

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

(Proposed and written by Martyn Kiryu & Micha)