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WORLD PEACE AND PROSPERITY


Chapter Two:
THE CONSTITUTION

INDEX



THE CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED NATIONS

Preamble

We the people of the United Nations, grateful to Almighty God for our freedom, and in order to form a more perfect union, establish justice, insure domestic tranquillity, provide for the common defense, promote the general welfare, and secure the blessings of liberty to ourselves and our posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution of the United Nations.

ARTICLE I
Section 1: All legislative powers herein granted shall be vested in a State Assembly in each State, which shall consist of a House of Representatives, a Governor and a Cabinet.
Section 2: The House of Representatives shall be composed of members apportioned in each State; elected by the people thereof for four years; and each Representative shall have one vote.
Section 3: No person shall be a Representative who shall not, when elected, have attained to the age of twenty-five years, and been seven years a citizen, resident and elector of that State.
Section 4: Representatives shall be equally apportioned within each State according to their respective numbers, counting the whole number of persons in each State. The enumeration shall be made at the beginning of each decade, and in the following year, the State Assembly shall adjust the boundaries of the electoral districts to be compact and contiguous entities. There shall be one Representative for each electoral district of at least 100,000 persons; but each State shall have a minimum of ten Representatives.
Section 5: Each House of Representatives shall choose a Governor from amongst their members, who shall be their Chief Executive Officer and of the principal offices thereof.
Section 6: The Governor shall appoint a Cabinet, from amongst the members of the House of Representatives, which shall include a Premier (and Speaker of the House), Attorney General, Minister of Agriculture, Minister of Communications, Minister of Education, Minister of Finance, Minister of Health and Welfare, Minister of Labor, Minister of Natural Resources, Minister of Public Works, Minister of State, Minister of Trade and Commerce, and Minister of Transportation.
Section 7: No Representative may be elected more than twice.
Section 8: The Governor shall have the power, by and with the advice and consent of the State Assembly, to enact legislation, appoint public ministers, judges, and all other officers of the State whose appointments are not herein otherwise provided for, and which shall be established by law.
Section 9: The Governor shall report to the State Assembly each calendar year on the condition of the State, and may make recommendations; he shall have the power to grant reprieves and pardons for offenses against the State, except in cases of impeachment; he shall receive diplomats and other public ministers; he may on extraordinary occaisions convene the State Assembly; and he shall ensure that the law be faithfully executed.
Section 10: When vacancies happen in the representation from any district, or of the Senate, the Governor shall issue writs of election to fill such vacancies if more than one year remains in the term; or he shall appoint a replacement with the advice and consent of the House of Representatives.
Section 11: In the case of removal of the Governor from office, or of his death, resignation, or inability to discharge the powers and duties of said office, the same shall devolve on the Premier; and the State Assembly may by law provide for the case of removal of both the Governor and the Premier, declaring what officer shall then act as Governor until the disability be removed or a Governor elected.
Section 12: The House of Representatives shall have the power to try and impeach the Governor, the Premier, and all civil officers of that State for and on conviction of bribery, treason, or other high crimes or misdemeanors. When the Governor is tried, the Chief Justice of the Superior Court shall preside; and no person shall be convicted without concurrence of two-thirds of the members present. Judgment shall follow according to the articles of this Constitution.
Section 13: All bills for raising revenue; enacting, amending or repealing laws shall originate in the State Assemblies; but the Senate may propose or concur with amendments as on other bills.
Section 14: Every bill which shall have passed the State Assembly shall, before it becomes law, be presented to the Continental Congress; if they shall approve the President shall sign it; but if not they shall return it, with their objections to the State Assembly in which it shall have originated, who shall enter the objetions at large on their journal, and proceed to reconsider it. If after such reconsideration two-thirds of the State Assembly shall agree to pass the bill, it shall be sent, together with the objections, to the Congress and the other State Assemblies. If the bill is then approved by the Congress, it shall become a law. Otherwise if the bill is ratified by more than half of the State Assemblies, it shall become a law.
Section 15: No State shall enter into any treaty, confederation or alliance; grant letters of marque and reprisal; coin money; emit bills of credit; pass any bills of attainder, ex post facto law, or law impairing the obligation of contracts, or grant any title of nobility.
Section 16: No State shall, without the consent of Congress, lay any duty of tonnage, keep troops, or ships of war in time of peace, enter into any agreement or compact with another State, or with a foreign power, or engage in war, unless actually invaded, or in such imminent danger as will not admit of delay.
Section 17: Each State Assembly shall have the power to lay and collect taxes, duties, imposts and excises, to pay the debts, operations and general welfare thereof, Income tax, not to exceed a value greater than ten percent, shall be collected and attributed to Individual Retirement Insurance Savings. Sales tax, not to exceed a value greater than ten percent, shall be collected from the sale of all articles and services and attributed to the General Fund. Duties, not to exceed a value greater than ten percent, shall be levied on all imports and attributed to the General Fund. Excise taxes of one hundred percent shall be levied on all tobacco, alcohol, and petroleum products.

ARTICLE II
Section 1: The executive power of the United Nations shall be vested in six Continental Congresses each of which shall consist of a Senate, a President and a Secretariat.
Section 2: The Senate shall be composed of two Senators from each State elected from and by the Representatives of each State Assembly for four years; and each Senator shall have one vote. Each Senator may appoint a Representative-Pro-Tem who shall administer their obligations to the State in which they were elected as a Representative.
Section 3: No person shall be a Senator who shall not, when elected, have attained to the age of thirty years, and been nine years a citizen, resident and elector of that State.
Section 4: The Senate shall choose a President from amongst their members, who shall be their commander-in-chief, of the Armed Forces, and of the principal officers of each executive department.
Section 5: The President shall appoint a Secretariat from amongst the members of the Senate, which shall include a Vice President (and Speaker of the House), Attorney General, Secretary of Agriculture, Secretary of Communications, Secretary of Defense, Secretary of Education, Secretary of Health and Welfare, Secretary of the Interior, Secretary of Labor, Secretary of State, Secretary of Trade and Commerce, Secretary of Transportation, and Secretary of the Treasury. Section 6: The President shall have the power, by and with the consent of the Senate, to make treaties; and to appoint ambassadors, consuls, other public ministers, judges of the Supreme Court, and all other officers of the Continental Congress whose appointments are not herein otherwise provided for, and which shall be established by law.
Section 7: The President shall report to Congress each calendar year on the State of the Union; and may make recommendations; he shall have the power to grant reprieves and pardons for offenses against the United Nations except in the cases of impeachment; He shall receive ambassadors and other public ministers; he may on extraordinary occaisions convene Congress; he shall ensure that the laws be faithfully executed; and he shall commission all officers of the United Nations.
Section 8: The President shall have the power to fill up all vacancies that may happen during the recess of the Senate by granting commissions which shall expire at the end of their next session.
Section 9: In case of removal of the President from office, or of his death, resignation, or inability to discharge the powers and duties of said office, the same shall devolve on the Vice President; and the Senate may by law provide for the case of removal, death, resignation or inability both of the President and Vice President, declaring what officer shall then act as President until the disability be removed or a President elected.
Section 10: The Senate shall have the power to try and impeach the President, Vice President, and all civil officers of the United Nations for and on conviction of bribery, treason, or other high crimes and misdemeanors. When the President is tried, the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court shall preside; and no person shall be convicted without concuuence of two-thirds of the members present.
Section 11: Judgment in cases of impeachment shall not extend further than to removal from office and disqualification to hold and enjoy any office of honor, trust or profit under the United Nations; but the party convicted shall nevertheless be liable and subject to indictment, trial, judgment and punishment according to law.
Section 12: Congress shall have the power to appropriate ten percent of all taxes, duties and excises collected by the States to pay the debts and provide for the common defense and general welfare of the United Nations:
a) To borrow money on the credit of the United Nations;
b) To regulate commerce with foreign nations, and among the several States;
c) To establish uniform rules of naturalization, and uniform laws throughout the United Nations;
d) To coin money, regulate the value thereof, and of foreign coin; and fix the standard of weights and measures to the International System of Units (SI);
e) To provide for the punishment of counterfeiting the securities and current coin of the United Nations;
f) To promote the progress of science and useful arts, by securing for limited times to the authors and invntors the exclusive right to their respective writings and discoveries;
g) To declare war, grant letters of marque and reprisal, and make rules concerning captures on land and water;
h) To define and punish piracies and felonies committed on the high seas, and offenses against the law of nations;
i) To raise and support the Continental Armed Forces of the United Nations, but no appropriation of money to that use shall be for a term longer than two years;
j) To provide for and support the seat of government of the United Nations;
k) To make all laws which shall be necessary and proper for the execution of the foregoing powers, and all other powers vested by this Constitution in the government of the United Nations, or in any department or officer thereof.
Section 13: Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United Nations, or any place subject to their jurisdiction.
Section 14: The privilege of the writ of habeas corpus shall not be suspende, unless when in cases of rebellion or invasion the public safety may require it.
Section 15: No bill of attainder or ex post facto law shall be passed.
Section 16: No duty shall be laid on articles exported from any State, but a ten percent duty may be imposed against any articles imported for sales to any State.
Section 17: No preference shall be given by any regulation of commerce or revenue to the ports of one State over those of another; nor shall vessels bound to, or from, one State, be obliged to enter, clear, or pay duties in another.
Section 18: No money shall be drawn from the Treasury, but in consequence of appropriations made by law; and a regular statement and account of the receipts and expenditures of all public money shall be published annually.
Section 19: No title of nobility shall be granted by the United Nations, and no person holding any office of profit or trust under them shall, without the consent of Congress, accept of any present, emolument, office, or title, of any kind whatever, from any King, Prince, or foreign state.
Section 20: The powers not delegated to the United Nations by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States respectively, or to the people.

ARTICLE III
Section 1: The judicial power of the United Nations shall be vested in one Continental Supreme Court; a Superior Court in each State; and District Courts in each electoral district; as well as other such inferior courts as Congress may from time to time ordain and establish.
Section 2: The Judges, both of the Supreme and inferior courts, shall hold their offices during good behavior; and shall at stated times receive for their services, a compensation which shall not be diminished during their continuance in office.
Section 3: The judicial power of the Supreme Court shall extend to all cases in law and equity, arising under the Constitution and Laws of the United Nations, and treaties made, or which shall be made, under their authority; to all cases affecting ambassadors, other public ministers and consuls; to all cases of admiralty and maritime jurisdiction; to controversies to which the United Nations shall be a party; to controversies between two or more states, between the citizens of different states, between citizens of the same state claiming land grants of different states, and between a state or the citizens thereof, and foreign states, citizens and subjects. Section 4: In all cases affecting ambassadors, other public ministers and consuls, and those in which a state shall be party, the Supreme Court shall have original jurisdiction. In all other cases before mentioned, the Supreme Court shall have appelate jurisdiction, both as to law and fact, with such exceptions, and under such regulations as the Congress shall make. Section 5: The trial of all crimes, except in the case of impeachment, shall be by jury; and such trial shall be held in the state where the said crimes shall have been committed; but when not committed within any state, the trial shall be at such place or places as the Congress may by law have directed. Section 6: Treason against the United Nations, shall consist only in levying war against them, or in adhereing to their enemies, giving them aid and comort. No person shall be convicted of treson unless the testimony of two witnesses to the same overt act, or a confession in open court. Section 7: Congress shall have the power to declare the punishment for treason, but no attainder of treason shall work corrution of blood, in forfeiure except during the life of the person attained. Section 8: The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures shall not be violated; and no warrants shall issue but upon probable cause, supported by oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things to be seized. Section 9: No person shall be held to answer for a capital or ortherwise infamous crime, unless upon presentment or indictment of a grand jury; except in cases arising in the armed forces, or in the military when in actual service in times of war or public danger; nor shall any person be subject for the same offense to be twice put in jeopardy of life or limb; nor shall be compelled in any criminal case to be a witness against himself, nor deprived of life, liberty or property without due process of law; nor shall private property be taken for public use without just compensation. Section 10: In all criminal prosecutions, the accused shall enjoy the right to a speedy and public trial, by an impartial jury of the state and district wherein the crime shall have been committed, which district shall have ascertained by law, and to be informed of the nature and cause of the accusation; to be confronted with witnesses against him; to have compulsory process for obtaining witnesses in his favor; and to have the assistance of counsel for his defense. Section 11: In suits at common law, where the value in controversy shall exceed one hundred dollars, the right of trial by jury shall be preserved, and no fact tried by a jury shall otherwise be examined in any court of the United Nations than according to the rules of common law. Section 12: Excessive bail shall not be required, nor excessive fines imposed, nor cruel and unusual punishment inflicted. Section 13: The judicial power of the United Nations shall not be construed to extend to any suit in law or equity, commenced or prosecuted against one of the United Nations by citizens of another state, or by citizens or subjects of any foreign state. Section 14: A person shall be released on bail by sufficient sureties except for capital crimes or felony offenses involving acts of violence when the facts are evident or the presumption great. A person may be released on their own recognizance at the courts discretion. Section 15: Felonies shall be prosecuted as provided by law, either by indictment, or after examination and commitment by a magistrate by information. Section 16: The defendant in a criminal case has the right to a speedy trial, to compel the attendance of witnesses, to be personally present with counsel; and to be confronted with witnesses against the defendant.

ARTICLE IV
Section 1: All political power is inherent in the people. Government is instituted for their protection, security, and benefit; and they have the right to alter or reform it when the public good may require. Section 2: All persons born or naturalized in the United Nations and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United Nations and of the State wherein they reside. No State shall make or enforce any law which shall abridge the privileges or immunities of the citizens of the United Nations; nor shall any State deprive any person of life, liberty or property, without due process of law; nor deny to any person within its jurisdiction the equal protection of the laws. Section 3: The right of citizens of the United Nations, who are eighteen years of age or older, to vote shall not be denied, or abridged on account of age, gender, creed, color, or national or ethnic origin. Section 4: Each State Assembly shall prohibit improper practices that affect elections, and shall provide for the disqualification of electors who are mentally incompetant, imprisoned, parolled or convicted of a felony. Section 5: Each State Assembly shall provide for voter registration and free elections conducted by secret ballot. Section 6: General Elections for all the members of the Congress and State Assemblies shall be on the second Tuesday in November every fourth year, unless by law they shall appoint a different day. Section 7: Congress and the State Assemblies shall convene at least once every year beginning at noon on the third day of January and adjourn by midnight on the last day of November, unless by law they shall appoint a different day. Section 8: Each house shall be the judge of the elections, returns and qualifications of its own members; and a majority shall constitute a quorum to do business, but a smaller number may adjourn from day to day, and may be authorized to compel the attendance of absent members in such manner, and under such penalties as each house may provide. Section 9: Each house may determine the rules of its proceedings, punish its members for disorderly behavior, and with concurrence of two-thirds expel a member. Section 10: Each house shall keep a journal of its proceedings, and from time to time publish the same, excepting such parts as may be in their judgment require secrecy; and the yeas and nays of the members of either house on any question shall, at the desire of one fifth of those present, be entered on the journal. Section 11: Neither house, during the session of Congress shall, without the consent of the other adjourn for more than three days, nor to any other place than in which they shall be sitting. Section 12: Those elected or appointed to public office shall receive compensation for their services to be ascertained by law, which shall neither be increased or diminished during the period for which they shall be elected, paid out of their own State Treasury and they shall not receive within that period any other emolument from the United Nations or any of them. Section 13: No law, varying the compensation of the services of the Congress or State Assemblies shall take effect, until after a General Election shall have intervened (with concurrence of the electorate). Section 14: Except as provided in this Constitution, no person elected to public office shall, during the time for which he was elected, be appointed to any civil office under the authority of the United Nations or any State thereof, which shall have been created; and no person holding any office under the United Nations or any State thereof, shall be a member of either house during his continuance in office. Section 15: No person shall be elected to public office, or hold any office, civil or military, under the United Nations, or under any State, who, having previously taken an oath, as a member of Congress, or as an officer of the United Nations, or as a member of any State Legislature, or as an executive or judicial officer of any State, to support the Constitution of the United Nations, shall have engaged in insurrection or rebellion against the same, or given aid or comfort to the enemies thereof. But Congress may by a vote of two-thirds, remove such a disability. Section 16: Initiative is the power of the electors to propose statutes and amendments to the Constitution, and to adopt or reject them. The initiative measure may be proposed by presenting to the Minister of State a petition limited to one subject that sets forth the text of the proposed statute or amendment, and is certified to have been signed by electors equal in number to one percent of all voters at the last General Election. The measure shall be submitted to the electorate at the next General Election. Section 17: Referendum is the power of the electors to approve or reject statutes or parts thereof, excepting urgency statutes, statutes calling elections, and statutes providing tax levies or appropriations for the usual current expenses of government. A referendum measure may be proposed by presenting to the Minister of State within 90 days after the enactment date of the statute, a petition certified to have been signed by electors equal in number to one percent of all voters at the last General Election asking that the statute or petition thereof be submitted to the electorate at the next General Election. Section 18: An initiative or referendum measure approved by a majority of votes thereon takes effect on the day after the election, unless the measure provides otherwise. If a referendum measure is filed against part of a statute, the remainder shall not be delayed from going into effect. Prior to circulation of an initiative or referendum petition for signatures, a copy shall be submitted to the Attorney General. Section 19: Recall is the power of the electors to remove an elected officer. A recall is initiated by delivering to the Minister of State a petition alleging reason for recall. Sufficiency of reason is not reviewable. Proponents have 90 days to file petitions signed by electors equal in number to ten percent of the votes cast for that office at the last General Election. An election to determine whether to recall an elective officer shall be held within 90 days from the date of certification of sufficient signatures.

ARTICLE V
Section 1: All people are by nature free and independent and have certain inalienable rights. Among these are enjoying and defending life and liberty; acquiring, possessing and protecting property, and pursuing and obtaining safety, happiness and privacy. Section 2: A citizen or class of citizens may not be granted privileges or immunities not granted on the same terms to all citizens. Section 3: Every person may freely speak, write and publish his or her own sentiments on all subjects, being responsible for the abuse of this right. No law may restrain or abridge liberty of speech or of the press. Section 4: The official language of each State for business, education, government and justice shall be the one of majority, unless by law stated otherwise. Section 5: The people have the right to instruct their representatives, petition government for redress of grievances, and assemble freely to consult for the common good. Section 6: Free exercise and enjoyment of religion without discrimination or preference is guaranteed. This liberty of conscience does not excuse acts that are licentious or inconsistent with peace or safety of the state. No law may be made respecting the establishment of religion. Section 7: Neither slavery, nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United Nations, or any place subject to their jurisdiction. Section 8: A well regulated militia, being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear arms that are properly registered shall not be infringed. Section 9: No soldier in time of peace be quartered in any house, without the consent of the owner, nor in time of war, but in a manner prescribed by law. Military power is subordinate to civil power. Section 10: The enumeration of the Constitution of certain rights shall not be construed to deny or disparage other retained by the people. Section 11: The powers not delegated to the United Nations by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States respectively, or the people. Section 12: A person may not be deprived of life, liberty or property without due process of law, or denied equal protection of the laws. Section 13: A person may not be disqualified from entering or pursuing a business, profession, vocation, or employment because of age, sex, race creed, color or national or ethnic origin. Section 14: All elected officers of the United Nations and of the several States thereof, shall be bound by oath or affirmation, to support this Constitution. Section 15: No person ever convicted of a felony may be employed by the United Nations, or any of the States thereof.

ARTICLE VI
Section 1: Full faith and credit shall be given in each State to the public acts, records, and judicial proceedings of every other State. And the Congress may by general laws prescribe the manner in which such acts, records and proceedings shall be proved, and the effect thereof. Section 2: The validity of the public debt of the United Nations and of each State, authorized by law, including debts for the payments of pensions and bounties for services in suppressing insurrection or rebellion, shall not be questioned. But neither the United Nations, nor any State shall assume or pay any debt or obligation incurred in aid of insurrection or rebellion against the United Nations, or any claim for the loss or emancipation of any slave; but all debts, obligations and claims shall be held illegal and void. Section 3: Congress shall have the power to dispose of and make all needful rules and regulations respecting the territory or property belonging to the United Nations; and nothing in this Constitution shall be so construed as to prejudice any claims of the United Nations or of any particular State. Section 4: Total outlays for any fiscal year shall not exceed total receipts for that year, unless two-thirds of the legislature thereof shall provide by law a specific excess of outlays over receipts by a roll call vote. Section 5: The limit on the public debt shall not be increased unless two-thirds of the legislature thereof shall provide by law for such an increase by a roll call vote. Section 6: Prior to each fiscal year, the executive authority shall transmit to the legislature thereof, a proposed budget for the government for that fiscal year. Section 7: Congress may wave the provisions of this article for any fiscal year in which a declaration of war is in effect or when the United Nations is engaged in military conflict which causes imminent and serious military threat to national security and is so declared by a joint resloution, adopted by a majority of the Congress, which becomes law.

ARTICLE VII
Section 1: This Constitution, and the laws of the United Nations which shall be made in pursuance thereof; and all treaties made, or which shall be made, under the authority of the United Nations, shall be the supreme law of the land; and judges in every State shall be bound thereby, any thing in the Constitution or laws of any State to the contrary notwithstanding. Section 2: The Congress, whenever two-thirds shall deem it necessary, shall propose amendments to this Constitution, or, on the application of the legislatures of more than half of the several States. Section 3: New States may be admitted by Congress into this union; but no State shall be formed or erected within the jurisdiction of any other State; nor may any State be formed by the junction of two or more States, or parts of States, without consent of the legislatures thereof as well as Congress. Section 4: The ratification of any State shall be sufficient for the establishement of this Constitution of The United Nations between the States so ratifying the same. Section 5: The United Nations shall guarantee to every State in this union a republican form of government; and shall protect each of them against invasion; and on application of the legislature, or of the executive council thereof (when the legislature cannot be convened) against domestic violence. Section 6: The district constituting the seat of government of the United Nations shall be administered by the State wherein it shall reside.


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