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The Great Big Chocolate-Covered Waste of Time Bill
« on: April 18, 2021, 06:35:54 PM »
WHEREAS why do we even have a Council of Governors as all it does is elect a leader then fall silent;

AND WHEREAS there is nothing to stop informal interprovincial consultations as and when necessary


THEREFORE be it enacted by the Ziu of Talossa that El Lexhatx D.9 is deleted in its entirety.

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Re: The Great Big Chocolate-Covered Waste of Time Bill
« Reply #1 on: April 18, 2021, 07:42:08 PM »
Whilst i completely agree with sentiments of this bill, and honestly mostly support it, it might be best to amend it to, instead of being in session at all times, a chair is only elected when a majority of Provincial Government representatives have come together and called for a meeting of the Council for a specific topic of import, and the chair will serve for the meeting to keep order and run proceedings, and if needed as a representative, and once the issue bought before the council has been dealt with, that session is over, and the chair becomes vacant, and council dormant, until such a time where the Provincial Government heads once again feel the need of the council? So it meets on an as needed basis?
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« Reply #2 on: April 18, 2021, 08:31:37 PM »
I look forwarded to seeing your suggested amendments!

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Re: The Great Big Chocolate-Covered Waste of Time Bill
« Reply #3 on: April 18, 2021, 09:34:25 PM »
This is slightly rushed, so does need to be looked at for errors, and i did this based on the most upto date record of the law in question, so im sorry if the part of this which is proposed to be amended is out of date, but here is a draft idea of an amended council of governors.

THEREFORE Lex.D.9, which currently reads
“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.

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.

9.2. The Council shall meet and operate under rules of its own design.

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)

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.

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.”

Shall be amended to read as:-

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. This shall be on an issue by issue basis, as set out in this passage.

9.1. The Minister of the Interior shall call the Council into order if a majority of Provincial Executives come forward to the minister, with a proposed agenda, for a specific purpose decided by the Executives

9.1.1. The Council, once called by the Minister, as in the previous clause, shall then have 14 days to formally accept their place on the council, before a Governor-General (see 9.3) is elected for the council to form,

9.1.2 if a province is without a Provincial Executive, the Minister of the interior, along with a 2/3 majority vote of the council, shall appoint a representative from said province to serve for the duration of the Council session.

9.2. The Council shall meet and operate under rules of its own design. These rules must pertain to the agenda proposed, with a suitable timeframe, and a condition where the Governor-General shall dissolve the session, and leave the position vacant (at the end of the council session)

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), This shall be for the duration the said council, Is in session, and shall need to be done at every council session called.

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 2 weeks of taking office, (which at such time, the council will pause their business), 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, In accordance with 9.1.1- 9.1.2 of this passage

9.5 Upon completion of the council business, unless anything new has arisen, the Governor-General has three days to dissolve the council, and resign their post, before  the council automatically dissolves and the Governor-General position automatically vacant, until such a time where the provisions to set up this council, is invoked again by a majority of Provincial Executive, as set out in this passage.


this could use work, but i think its at a point that input from others would be useful.
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