Code: [B]Article A[/B] All Civfanatics Forum users who register in the Citizen Registry are citizens of Fanatica. Citizens have the right to assemble, the right to free movement, the right to free speech, the right to a fair trial, the right to representation, the right to demand satisfaction and the right to vote. [B]Article B[/B] Governing rules shall consist of the Articles of the Constitution, the Code of Laws and the Code of Standards. §1. No laws shall be passed that conflict with an article and no standards shall be used that conflict with a law or an article. §2. In addition to these laws, all citizens of Fanatica shall abide by the ISDGs Official Rules of Play. [B]Article C[/B] The government will consist of the Administrative Council, the Assembly and the Judicial Council. [B]Article D[/B] The Administrative Council consists of the Consul of Internal Affairs, the Consul of Foreign Affairs and the Consul of Military Affairs. §1. The Consul of Internal Affairs is in charge of the nation. He acts as the head of state and government for Fanatica. He shall be the primary person in charge of playing the save game. §2. The Consul of Internal Affairs handles all aspects of the game directly related to the care and management of the cities, and of the national tax rates. He also oversees the nation's scientists in their work. §3. The Consul of Foreign Affairs handles all diplomacy conducted with foreign nations. This includes the negotiation of treaties and trade agreements. §4. The Consul of Military Affairs is the general of the army, navy, and air force. He handles all movement of units, except for workers and settlers. §5. No citizen shall hold multiple Consul offices simultaneously. §6. Each Consul shall appoint one Deputy. §7. The Consuls may delegate their powers as they see fit by creating and appointing citizens to Offices. [B]Article E[/B] The Assembly shall consist of the entirety of the citizenry. The Assembly shall be the legislative body in the government. §1. For each term there will be a stickied thread for the Assembly. Here all legislative discussions will be held. [B]Article F[/B] The Judicial Council will be formed of the Justice of the Court of Fanatica. He shall handle all judicial matters of the county, including interpretation of the Constitution, laws, and Public Investigations. §1. No citizen shall hold a Consul position in conjunction with the position of Justice of the Court. §2. The Justice of the Court may delegate judical powers as the Justice see fit by creating and appointing citizens to Offices. [B]Article G[/B] The offices of Consuls, Justice of the Court and Ambassadors, will be filled via election with terms lasting according to a fixed schedule based on game years. §1. There shall be equal terms of 25 turns each and elections shall be held accordingly. [B]Article H[/B] All officials must plan and act according to the will of the people. [B]Article I[/B] It is unlawful to play through actions, move troops, make deals or take any other action that would change the state of the playing game from that of the saved game. [B]Article J[/B] The constitution, laws and standards of Fanatica can never be contrary to the rules and regulations of the Civfanatics forums. Moderators may veto any such constitutional amendments, laws or standards. [B]Article K[/B] A majority of the active Assembly shall be required to amend the Constitution. §1. The average of the number of votes cast in each of the most recent contested elections shall constitute the active Assembly. §2. Polls to amend the Constitution must be open for a minimum of 72 hours. [B]Article L[/B] A majority of the votes in a poll lasting minimum 48 hours is required to amend the Code of Laws. §1. The poll must also recieve a number of votes equal to or greater than half of the active Assembly. [B]Article M[/B] The Consul of Foreign Affairs, the Foreign Affairs Deputy and the Consul of Internal Affairs are de-facto ambassadors to all nations. Regular Ambassadors are elected each term. §1. Ambassadors shall only be chosen when Fanatikou has made in-game contact with a rival civilization. [B]Article N[/B] §1. In the event a Consul or Justice of the Court takes a temporary leave of absence, the Official shall appoint a pro-tempore official to fill that position until the Official shall return. a. The pro-tempore official may be the Consuls deputy. b. The Official may empower another official or citizen to choose the pro-tempore official. §2. In the event an Official becomes vacant, a new Official shall be appointed. a. In the event the Consul of Internal Affairs becomes vacant, the Justice of the Court shall appoint a new citizen to fill the vacant position. b. In the event the Consul of Foreign Affairs or the Consul of Military Affairs becomes vacant, the Consul of Internal Affairs shall apoint a new citizen to fill the vacant position. c. If the position of Ambassador to any nation becomes vacant, the Consul of Foreign Affairs shall appoint a new citizen to fill the vacant position. d. If the position of Justice of the Court becomes vacant, the citizens shall elect a new Justice of the Court. 1. There will be a 24 hour period where citizens can be nominated. 2. After the nominations there will be a 48 hour poll to elect the Justice of the Court. A simple majority are needed. §3. Should the citizen filling the position of Consul of Internal Affairs become absent for a period of seven (7) days without prior notification to the nation, the Justice of the Court may remove that citizen from the office and appoint another citizen as the Consul. §4. Should citizens filling the positions of Consul of Foreign Affairs or Consul of Military Affairs become absent for a period of seven (7) days without prior notification to the nation, the Consul of Internal Affairs may remove that citizen from the office and appoint another citizen as the Consul. §5. Should citizens filling one of the Ambassadorial positions become absent for a period of seven (7) days without prior notification to the nation, the Consul of Foreign Affairs may remove that citizen from the office and appoint another citizen as the Ambassador. §6. All appointments must be approved by a citizen poll lasting 48 hours. A simple majority is needed for ratification. a. The newly appointed official may act as the official of his office, from the time of his appointment and until the poll closes. [B]Article O[/B] Treaties and agreements with foreign nations may be ratified by Fanatica with a poll open for minimum 48 hours. A simple majority of voters is required to ratify the treaty or agreement. §1. In matters of extremely urgent national security (ex. impending invasion), the Administrative Council may chose to sign the treaty, making it binding for all of Fanatikou. However, the Chief Jutice would have to verify that is was indeed a matter of extremely urgent national security.