Treaty of Reunion between Elwynn and Shireroth.

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Treaty of Reunion between Elwynn and Shireroth.

Post by Jacobus Loki » Mon Apr 22, 2013 4:30 pm

Noble Senators,

Pursuant to the will of the Senate, we have negotiated a Treaty of Reunification, which has been signed by the Prince of Elwynn, The Kaiser of Shireroth, and the Duke of Elwynn, to wit:
TREATY BETWEEN THE IMPERIAL REPUBLIC AND THE ELWYNNESE UNION ON THE TERMS OF ELWYNNESE AND SHIRERITHIAN REUNIFICATION


Having resolved the disagreements that led to many years of separation and enmity between them; and having repented of and forgiven past transgressions on both sides; and having reawoken and fanned the desire for the United Elwynn enjoyed by their forefathers, the Elwynnese Union and the Imperial Republic of Shireroth hereby agree to reconcile their difference and unite into a single entity according to these terms laid out below.

CHAPTER ONE: UNIFICATION OF ELWYNN


ARTICLE ONE: The lands and people of the Province of the Elwynnese Union known as Elwynn Proper shall join with the lands and people of the Shirerithian Duchy of Elwynn in establishing one government for them both, under the conditions of this Treaty.

ARTICLE TWO: The Duchy of Elwynn (hereafter "East Elwynn") hereby dissolves itself. All its territories revert back to Imperial Lands; however, all subdivision boundaries, internal noble titles, and internal laws remain in effect by the grace of Her Niftiness the Kaiseress.

ARTICLE THREE: The Crown and Landsraad recognize a new Imperial State, hereinaftercalled the Imperial State of Elwynn, consisting of the lands of East Elwynn, the lands of the Province Elwynn Proper (hereafter "West Elwynn") and South Alalehzamin as marked on Version 14.2.2 of the MCS Map.

ARTICLE FOUR: All citizens of East Elwynn are automatically citizens of the Imperial State of Elwynn.

ARTICLE FIVE: All nationals of the Elwynnese Union are automatically citizens of the Imperial State of Elwynn, subject to the following. Those nationals of the Elwynnese Union with primary residence in territories not being West Elwynn shall choose whether or not to claim citizenship in the Imperial State of Elwynn. And those nationals of the Elwynnese Union with citizenship held in an Imperial State of Shireroth may choose either to retain their citizenship in their original Imperial State or to shift their citizenship to the Imperial State of Elwynn.

ARTICLE SIX: A constitutional assembly will be called immediately in the Imperial State of Elwynn to determine the forms of government in the new entity. Upon the completion of the assembly, the proposed constitution will be put to a vote by the citizens of Elwynn. Any constitution so adopted by two-thirds of the citizens voting during a period of 96 hours will become the official law of the Imperial State of Elwynn. The period until the adoption of such a constitution will be known as the Provisional Government.

ARTICLE SEVEN: The Provisional Government will be marked by the status quo in both East Elwynn and West Elwynn. East Elwynn will continue to be led by Balarak Alaion, who may continue to style himself "Duke of Elwynn", and by the Elwmoot of East Elwynnese. West Elwynn will continue to be led by Jacobus Loki, who may continue to style himself "Prince of Elwynn", and by the Senate of West Elwynnese. Each of these two local governments may continue to pass laws binding only upon its own lands and people in a manner consistent to this Treaty and their own legal processes. Elwynnese Union law will continue to apply to West Elwynn in as much as it conforms to this Treaty, and Duchy of Elwynn law will continue to apply to East Elwynn in as much as it conforms to this Treaty.

ARTICLE EIGHT: The Provisional Government of the Imperial State of Elwynn will be led by Soreaa Isurui, who will bear the style of Secretary of State of Elwynn. She shall chair the Constitutional Convention and handle any day to day decisions of state that may arise which concern the entirety of the Imperial State and not simply either the Eastern or Western half. She shall also hear disputes under this Treaty and make rulings on them. In the event that she is unable to continue as Secretary of State or the Constitutional Assembly loses confidence in her, the Constitutional Assembly shall elect a new Secretary of State subject to same provisions.

CHAPTER TWO: DISSOLUTION OF THE ELWYNNESE UNION


ARTICLE NINE: The Elwynnese Union is dissolved.

ARTICLE TEN: The Union Territory of Amokolia is dissolved and its lands are recognised as sovereign and independent.

ARTICLE ELEVEN: The Union Territory of Tirlar is dissolved and its lands are recognised as sovereign and independent.

ARTICLE TWELVE: The Union Territory of Albion is dissolved, and its lands are recognised as sovereign and independent.[/color]

CHAPTER THREE: AMNESTY


ARTICLE THIRTEEN: At the time of the ratification of this treaty, a general amnesty shall be declared for citizens and nationals of the Imperial Republic of Shireroth and the Elwynnese Union regarding crimes committed as part of the conflict between the two nations. Such crimes shall be immune from prosecution, either by the Imperial Government of Shireroth or by the Imperial State of Elwynn.

ARTICLE FOURTEEN: This amnesty will not restrict the Imperial Republic of Shireroth or the Imperial State of Elwynn from denying citizenship or other rights to those individuals not aligned with either entity at the time of ratification based on actions they committed during the conflict.

ARTICLE FIFTEEN: In addition to the legal amnesty, all individuals on both sides are earnestly encouraged to seek true forgiveness and understanding.

CHAPTER FOUR: FORUMS


ARTICLE SIXTEEN: The Imperial Republic of Shireroth will grant a forum to the Imperial State of Elwynn. Any member of the Elwynnese Union may petition to have a forum from the Elwynnese Union moved to the Imperial Republic of Shireroth or the Imperial State of Elwynn, which request will be enacted upon approval of the Kaiser of Shireroth or Provisional Government of Elwynn, respectively.

ARTICLE SEVENTEEN: The Imperial Republic of Shireroth accepts an obligation to host for at least three months the forum of any former Union Territory of the Elwynnese Union granted independence in Chapter One of this treaty which neither joins another nation, convinces the Bastion Union to host them separately, nor chooses to create its own forum outside the Bastion. The former Union Territories of the Elwynnese Union are under no obligation to accept this offer, nor does acceptance of this offer necessarily imply any political relationship with the Imperial Republic of Shireroth.

ARTICLE EIGHTEEN: All classified forums of the former Elwynnese Union will be declassified as part of the archiving of the Elwynnese Union. All classified forums of the former Duchy of Elwynn will also be declassified as part of the archiving of the Duchy of Elwynn.

ARTICLE NINETEEN: When all Territories have evacuated the forum and all requested forum transfers to Shireroth have been completed, the forums of the Elwynnese Union will be archived by the Bastion administration.

ARTICLE TWENTY: The main forum of East Elwynn will be archived in accordance with normal Shirerithian forum archival policies. The owners of any subforums on East Elwynn may petition to have them moved to the new Imperial State forum in the same way as described in Article Sixteen.

CHAPTER FIVE: MISCELLANEOUS


ARTICLE TWENTY-ONE: All funds belonging to government accounts of the Elwynnese Union will be governed by the Provisional Government and then decided upon by the Constitutional Assembly.

ARTICLE TWENTY-TWO: All military personnel and equipment in allegiance to the Elwynnese Union not associated with a Territory of Elwynn will join the Imperial State of Elwynn.

ARTICLE TWENTY-THREE: While it is recognized that Shireroth cannot be bound by any treaties made by the Elwynnese Union, the Imperial Government of Shireroth affirms its willingness to negotiate treaties on educational, cultural, commercial and cross-border links with the Elwynnese Union’s treaty partners and submit such treaties for ratification in accordance with Shireroth’s constitutional procedures.

ARTICLE TWENTY-FOUR: This treaty will come into effect upon ratification by the Elwynnese Union, the Imperial Republic of Shireroth, and the Duchy of (East) Elwynn. Proof of ratifications shall be sent to Soreaa Isurui.


IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the representatives of the Imperial Republic of Shireroth and the Elwynnese Union have signed this Treaty.

Done at [place] this [ASC] [Elw month] [Elw year].


FOR THE IMPERIAL REPUBLIC OF SHIREROTH

MIRA RAYNORA MINOR
Kaiseress of Shireroth


Balarak Alaion
Duke of Elwynn

FOR THE ELWYNNESE UNION

Jacobus Loki
Prince of Elwynn

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As debate and discussion of this has been public, I move to vote.
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Re: Treaty of Reunion between Elwynn and Shireroth.

Post by Luix Rakira » Mon Apr 22, 2013 7:17 pm

I second the motion.
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Re: Treaty of Reunion between Elwynn and Shireroth.

Post by Vilhelm Benkern » Mon Apr 22, 2013 8:32 pm

I will formally deal with this on return from my illness, but I ask that someone reads Ric's post where he briefly outlines the constitutional amendment that we should pass along with this.
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Re: Treaty of Reunion between Elwynn and Shireroth.

Post by Vilhelm Benkern » Thu Apr 25, 2013 11:51 am

The Charter requires 96 hours of debate on the Senate floor, which will end in about 29 hours - tomorrow. However, the Rules of the Senate state that if a Senator moves to reduce this time limit, it shall be so. So we could start voting soon if such a wish is expressed. I cannot discern from the simple motion to vote, a motion to reduce the time limit.
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Re: Treaty of Reunion between Elwynn and Shireroth.

Post by Luix Rakira » Thu Apr 25, 2013 3:08 pm

I move to reduce debate time to one hour.
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Re: Treaty of Reunion between Elwynn and Shireroth.

Post by Vilhelm Benkern » Thu Apr 25, 2013 3:42 pm

Is there a second?
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Re: Treaty of Reunion between Elwynn and Shireroth.

Post by Jacobus Loki » Thu Apr 25, 2013 5:06 pm

Seconded.
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Re: Treaty of Reunion between Elwynn and Shireroth.

Post by Vilhelm Benkern » Fri Apr 26, 2013 5:29 pm

Voting begins now. Voting shall last for ninety-six hours, unless there is a motion to reduce the length of voting - which can only happen after a majority of Senators have voted. A simple majority is needed to ratify a Treaty.
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Re: Treaty of Reunion between Elwynn and Shireroth.

Post by Luix Rakira » Fri Apr 26, 2013 6:23 pm

aye
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Re: Treaty of Reunion between Elwynn and Shireroth.

Post by Scott Alexander » Fri Apr 26, 2013 6:49 pm

Aye!

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Re: Treaty of Reunion between Elwynn and Shireroth.

Post by Jacobus Loki » Sat Apr 27, 2013 2:58 am

Aye
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Post by Rei Milharna » Sat Apr 27, 2013 10:26 am

Aye

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Re: Treaty of Reunion between Elwynn and Shireroth.

Post by Vilhelm Benkern » Tue Apr 30, 2013 8:04 pm

Voting is closed. With four votes in favour, this Treaty is hereby ratified.
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