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Eleventh Constitutional Amendment 2016
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An Act to adapt and reform the way that the Central Committee can be recalled, to ensure the maximum accountability and integrity​.
Citation LA0CO12
Date passed January 2, 2017
Date signed January 5, 2017
Signed by Approved at Referendum
Date commenced January 5, 2017
Administered by The Central Committee
Introduced by Vlad Schpilkes
Summary
Allowed Central Committee Members to be recalled
Status: Applied to Constitution at Time


Eleventh Constitutional Amendment Act 2017

An Act to adapt and reform the way that the Central Committee can be recalled, to ensure the maximum accountability and integrity​.

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 “CC Recall Elections Act 2016”.

ARTICLE II: Definitions​

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

ARTICLE III: Provisions​

(3) Article VII of the Constitution shall be amended to include a procedure for recalling individual members of the Central Committee :

Article VII: Dissolution of Government

Provisions of Dissolution

(1) The citizens of the People’s Republic of The Communist Bloc and the Central Committee shall have the power to call for a dissolution of the General Secretary and Cabinet with a ‘Vote of No Confidence’. (2) The citizens of the People’s Republic of The Communist Bloc and the General Secretary shall have the power to call for a dissolution of the Central Committee with a ‘Vote of No Confidence’. (3) Citizens must have the support of at least 5 other citizens to have their ‘Vote of No Confidence’ considered. (4) Calls for dissolution must be accompanied by a detailed explanation to ensure sufficient information is provided to the people. The subject(s) of dissolution have the right to respond to any allegations and provide details regarding effectiveness or activity.

Procedures of Dissolution

(5) Government Dissolutions require a 3/4s majority in support within the Central Committee if the Central Committee is in session, followed by a public referendum requiring a 3/4s 2/3s majority in support of dissolution. (6) Central Committee dissolutions require a public referendum requiring a 3/4s 2/3s majority in support. (7) A Vote of No Confidence shall be held as a public vote for all citizens of the People’s Republic of the Communist Bloc and shall last 48 hours. (i) The Vote shall ask “Do you support the dissolution of the General Secretary’s Government?” or “Do you support the dissolution of the Central Committee?” (ii) The vote shall contain two options: “Yes” and “No” (iii) The voting thread shall consist of an anonymous poll and must also provide links to all relevant information or threads put forward. (iv) The voting thread itself must not be used to debate or otherwise be used to politically support either option. (8) No new citizenship applications shall be processed for the duration of the vote. (9) If the people vote to dissolve the Government or Central Committee, then elections will be held immediately.

Procedure for Recalling Individual Members of the Central Committee

(10) The process by which a recall election can be triggered is as follows: (11) A petition must be written, describing precisely which members of the Central Committee should be recalled. (12) If the petition has the support of 6 other citizens, a referendum will be triggered. (13) In the referendum, if a simple majority votes in favor of recalling the CC members listed in the petition, a recall election, only with the purpose of replacing the listed CC members, and not necessarily the entire CC, will be triggered.

ARTICLE IV: Schedule​

(4) The principal act shall come into force immediately upon passage of the Central Committee and upon passage of a public referendum. (Written and proposed by Vlad Schpilkes)