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[Interior] [Provincial] Council of Governors - Call to Order
« on: December 20, 2019, 02:38:30 AM »
WHEREAS the Free Democrats were elected with a mandate to form the Council of Governors as stated in their manifesto for the 54th Cosa, and
WHEREAS the parties, the Free Democrats, Awakening and Magnifying Passion and the Peculiar Nationalist Party, entered into a governing coalition and as part of that have agreed upon a Programme for Government, and
WHEREAS the Programme for Government includes the mandated Free Democrat policy to form the Council of Governors, so


THEREFORE in accordance with El Lexhatx D.9.1., which states, "The Minister of the Interior shall call the Council into order no later than the first day of the first Clark of each Cosa term",

I, the Right Honourable Éovart Grischun, the Minister of the Interior for H.M. Government, hereby call the Council of Governors (el Cußéglh del Governadéirs) to order, on this the 19th day of December of the year 2019.

FURTHERMORE, I bring to the attention of the executive officers of the provinces the following text as quoted from the same statute as above, which reads: "Each provincial executive shall accept his or her seat in the Council no later than the last day of that Clark".

ADDITIONALLY, I say, the government appears to have zero authority over the actions of the council, however, the government requests of the council, once formed, the following mission and timetable:

a) REQUESTED MISSION FOR CG: As stated in H.M. Government's Programme for Government; to recommend a future for provincial governments, including suggestions for further mergers.

b) REQUESTED TIMETABLE FOR CG:

  • Prior to first day of first Clark: Minister of Interior calls council to order
  • No later than last day of first Clark: Provincial executives accept their seats on council
  • Last day of the month that the first Clark concludes within:  If applicable, Minister of Interior to act in accordance with LEX.D.9.1.1 and LEX.D.9.5
  • No later than the last day of the second Clark: The council to meet the obligations of LEX.E.9.2 and LEX.E.9.3
  • No later than the first day of the fifth Clark: Forward final recommendations and reports to H.M. Government so that enough time exists for the government to Hopper and Clark any Bills resulting from those recommendations and reports in the final sixth Clark.

EVEN-MORE-SO the government reserves the option to seek a statutory instrument from the Ziu to enforce the sought mission and timetable.


Relevant Statutes:

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El Lexhatx

D. The Government

9. The Ziu authorises the formation of a Council of Governors (el Cußéglh del Governadéirs in Talossan, abbreviated CG) to be comprised of each provincial executive, whether he or she is called "Governor" or not.

9.1. The Minister of the Interior shall call the Council into order no later than the first day of the first Clark of each Cosa term. Each provincial executive shall accept his or her seat in the Council no later than the last day of that Clark. (51RZ9)

9.1.1. If the executive of a province does not accept his or her seat by the specified time, the Minister of the Interior may appoint a resident of that province to the Council, who shall serve until the executive of that province accepts his or her seat. The Minister of the Interior shall not appoint him or herself to the Council in this manner. (51RZ9)

9.2. The Council shall meet and operate under rules of its own design. (51RZ9)

9.3. The Governor-General of Talossa shall be the leader of the Council, chosen by a majority of the Council members (who are the collective governors and provincial leaders of Talossa). In matters provincial, the Governor-General shall serve as a liaison to the Government of Talossa, to serve at the behest of the Council of Governors. (32RZ10) (51RZ9)

9.4. If a member of the Council ceases to be a provincial executive, he or she shall immediately lose his or her seat in the Council. The new executive of the province shall have one month to accept his or her seat in the Council, after which the Minister of the Interior may appoint a resident of that province to the Council, who shall serve until the new provincial executive accepts his or her seat. (51RZ9)

9.5. If a province is without an executive, the Minister of the Interior may appoint a resident of that province to the Council, who shall serve until the province elects an executive and that executive accepts his or her seat. (51RZ9)
The Rt. Hon. Senator Éovart Grischun S.H.

Distain and Minister of STUFF and Interior
Senator of Vuode