The Charter of the Interregional Legislative Coalition

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The Charter of the Interregional Legislative Coalition
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A Treaty of multiple regions agreeing to a shared set of ideals in the World Assembly.
Created February 23, 2018
Presented August 29, 2018
Ratified September 3, 2018
Date effective September 3, 2018
Location Law Archive, Foreign Affairs Laws
Author(s) Democratic Socialist Assembly
Social Liberal Union
The Internationale
The Versutian Federation
Signatories The Communist Bloc
Democratic Socialist Assembly
Social Liberal Union
The Internationale
The Versutian Federation
Subject Inter-regional agreement
Purpose To establish an interregional legislative coalition

The Charter of the Interregional Legislative Coalition

WE, the undersigned, reaffirm our desire for international diplomacy and democracy, as exemplified by the World Assembly;

WE are determined to promote and safeguard our shared goals and values within the aforementioned body;

WE seek to utilize our combined influence to promote stability and well-being within our community and the World as a whole;

WE are resolved to unite our efforts for a collective voice; and for the goal of the continued furtherance of our shared goals and values.

Article 1. Establishment and Mission

Section 1. Establishment

The Interregional Legislative Coalition (ILC) is hereby ordained and established.

Section 2. Mission

The Mission of the ILC is to:

Clause 1. Combine the abilities of the undersigned Member Regions to promote our shared values of unity, fundamental equality, democracy, and internationalism within the World Assembly;

Clause 2. Vehemently oppose all attempts to impose ideologies of hatred, discrimination, and marginalization on the World Assembly and its members;

Clause 3. Aid in the passage of resolutions that reflect the shared values of the member regions of the ILC, and to oppose the passage of resolutions that do not;

Clause 4. Promote responsible World Assembly authorship within the ILC;

Clause 5. Foster an atmosphere throughout the ILC which promotes competent, lively, and genial debate;

Clause 6. Create a robust interregional community focused on actively participating in the World Assembly;

Clause 7. Make known to the World Assembly the values promoted by the ILC through the aforementioned actions.

Article 2. The Council

Section 1. Establishment

The ILC shall be governed by an executive board, henceforth referred to as the Council, which shall be composed of the lawfully-elected or appointed World Assembly Delegate from each Member Region, as the duly-accredited Representative of their respective region.

Clause 1. The Council shall be the supreme administrative body of the ILC.

Section 2. Leadership

The Council shall elect, from amongst them, a Chairperson, who shall serve for a term of one (1) month, or until no longer serving as the lawfully-elected or appointed World Assembly Delegate of a Member Region, or until impeached and removed from office by a two-thirds majority vote of the Council.

Clause 1. The Chairperson shall be the presiding officer of the Council, and shall be responsible for overseeing and moderating all discussion and voting, of both the Council and the ILC as a whole.

Clause 2. The Chairperson shall act as the formal representative of the ILC internationally.

Section 3. Duties and Powers

The duties and powers of the Council shall be as follows:

Clause 1. To promote general and specific knowledge of the World Assembly, its rules, and its internal processes;

Clause 2. To facilitate and assist with the drafting of World Assembly Resolution proposals by residents of Member Regions;

Clause 3. To collectively sponsor or oppose World Assembly Resolution proposals seeking approval from regional World Assembly Delegates;

Clause 4. To collectively analyze any World Assembly Resolution proposal, and to make such analyses publicly available upon completion;

Clause 5. To determine the official stance of the ILC on any World Assembly Resolution proposal, either by public discussion or a referendum on the matter;

Clause 6. To promote that stance within the ILC through the dissemination of information on the matter.

Section 4. Non-Interference

Neither the Council, the Chairperson, nor the ILC shall interfere, intervene, or otherwise violate the sovereignty of the regional government of any Member Region in the governance of their internal affairs.

Clause 1. Neither the Council, the Chairperson, nor the ILC shall force or otherwise pressure any World Assembly Delegate or resident of a Member Region to cast their vote in any certain way on World Assembly Resolution proposals.

Article 3. Entrance and Admission

Section 1. Initiating Procedure

To enter into the ILC, any interested region (henceforth referred to as a prospective Member Region) shall ratify this Charter in accordance with the regulations and procedures set forth by the domestic law of their region.

Clause 1. Once ratified, the World Assembly Delegate of the prospective Member Region shall notify, in writing, the Chairperson of the Council.

Section 2. Voting Procedure

Each Member Region shall then conduct a regional vote on the admission of the prospective Member Region, which shall be conducted in accordance with the regulations and procedures set forth by the domestic law of their region.

Clause 1. Each Member Region is entitled to one (1) vote on the matter, which shall be transmitted to the Chairperson by each Member Region's World Assembly Delegate.

Clause 2. The voting period shall last 14 days, or until all Member Regions have voted.

Clause 3. Member Regions that do not cast a vote shall be considered to have abstained.

Section 3. Quorum and Results

Prospective Member Regions shall be admitted into the ILC upon a two-thirds majority vote of Member Regions, in which at least a simple majority of all Member Regions have cast a vote.

Article 4. Interregional Relations

Section 1. Resolution of Disputes

All Member Regions shall resolve any dispute between themselves and another Member Region by peaceful means, in such a manner that international peace, security, and justice are not endangered.

Section 2. Offenses

For the purposes of this Charter, an egregious offense is hereby defined as the following:

Clause 1. The participation of nations residing in a Member Region in the invasion or occupation of another Member Region;

Clause 2. Sustained harassment, bullying, and/or grievances by the members of a Member Region against another Member Region;

Clause 3. Attempts by the government of a Member Region intended to interrupt the democratic processes of another Member Region, either through vote duplication, fraud, harassment, or other dubious subversion of government and law set forth by that Member Region.

Article 5. Withdrawal and Ejection

Section 1. Withdrawal Procedure

All Member Regions maintain the right to withdraw from the ILC at any time.

Clause 1. A Member Region wishing to withdraw shall repeal or otherwise undo their prior ratification of this Charter in accordance with the regulations and procedures set forth by the domestic law of their region.

Clause 2. After such action has occurred, the Member Region's World Assembly Delegate shall inform the Chairperson of the Member Region's intent to withdraw.

Clause 3. Upon such, the Region is considered formally withdrawn, but may attempt to region the ILC at any time, through the procedures set forth by this Charter.

Section 2. Ejection Procedure

Upon an egregious offense committed by a Member Region, the Council may propose that the Member Region be ejected from the ILC.

Clause 1. Each Member Region, other than the Region in question, shall then conduct a regional vote on the ejection of the Region in question, which shall be conducted in accordance with the regulations and procedures set forth by the domestic law of their region.

Clause 2. Each Member Region is entitled to one (1) vote on the matter, which shall be transmitted to the Chairperson by each Member Region's World Assembly Delegate.

Clause 3. The voting period shall last 14 days, or until all Member Regions have voted.

Clause 4. Member Regions that do not cast a vote shall be considered to have abstained.

Clause 5. The Region in question shall be ejected from the ILC upon a two-thirds majority vote of Member Regions, in which at least a simple majority of all Member Regions have cast a vote.

Clause 6. Upon such, the Region is considered formally ejected.

Clause 7. The Region may attempt to rejoin the ILC in a set amount of time, as agreed upon by the Council on a case-by-case basis.

Article 6. Amending this Charter

Section 1. Proposing Amendments

Any Nation residing within a Member Region who is also a member of the World Assembly may propose Amendments to this Charter.

Section 2. Voting Procedure

Upon the approval of the proposed amendment by a majority vote of the Council, each Member Region shall then conduct a regional vote on the proposed Amendment, which shall be conducted in accordance with the regulations and procedures set forth by the domestic law of their region.

Clause 1. Each Member Region is entitled to one (1) vote on the matter, which shall be transmitted to the Chairperson by each Member Region's World Assembly Delegate.

Clause 2. The voting period shall last 14 days, or until all Member Regions have voted.

Clause 3. Member Regions that do not cast a vote shall be considered to have abstained.

Section 3. Quorum and Results

Amendments to this Charter shall be considered passed upon a two-thirds majority vote of Member Regions, in which at least a simple majority of all Member Regions have cast a vote.

Signatories

Democratic Socialist Assembly:

Ivory Rhodes, President and World Assembly Delegate;
124mm10, Minister of Foreign Affairs;
Bananaistan, Representative;
Kamchatsk, Minister of Foreign Affairs

Social Liberal Union:

Courelli, World Assembly Delegate;
Goncar, Minister of Foreign Affairs;
Anaaxes, Speaker of the Union

The Internationale:

Burninati0n, Comrade World Assembly Delegate;
Zenganopoli, Comrade Councillor of External Affairs;
Aarnonia, Comrade Councillor of External Affairs

The Versutian Federation:

Akohos, World Assembly Delegate;
Asairia, President;
Relechitaz, Minister of Foreign Affairs;
Chiiinnna, Minister of Foreign Affairs

The Communist Bloc:

General Secretary Lil'Stapler;
World Assembly Delegate Micha;
Minister of Foreign Affairs Nathaniel Penrose