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Offline Breneir Tzaracomprada

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Combined Compromise
« on: August 24, 2021, 05:47:04 PM »
The proposal is to replace the current Organic Law II.3, namely

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The King of Talossa is King John I, until his demise, abdication, or removal from the throne. Should the King at any time renounce or lose his citizenship, that renunciation or loss shall be deemed to imply his abdication of the Throne. Upon the demise, abdication, or removal from the Throne of the King, the Uppermost Cort shall be a Council of Regency.

with the following:

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The King of Talossa shall be chosen by a National Conclave (Conclave) of all members of the Ziu, all members of the Cort Pü Inalt (CpI), the heads of government of all provinces, and all Talossans who have been citizens for at least ten (10) years. Every member of the Conclave shall have one vote. All the discussions of the Conclave will be open, but its votes shall be by secret ballot. The Conclave shall be chaired by the Senior Judge of the CpI, or in their absence the next available CpI judge in order of seniority, unless it decides differently.

The Conclave shall convene upon the demise, abdication, or removal from the throne of the King.
Unless the King of Talossa is chosen as their own successor they shall be deemed to have abdicated upon having served in that role for ten (10) years. There shall be no limitations on the number of allowable terms of office served.

Conclave members will vote as to whether the King shall remain on the throne. Should more than two-thirds of the Conclave express a desire that the King not remain on the throne, then the Conclave shall commence a period of reflection not to exceed three (3) months; it shall be constituted as described above, but not necessarily with the same members. After the period of reflection, the Conclave shall vote once-again as to their desire that the King remain on the throne. Should more than two-thirds once more express a desire for the King’s removal then deliberations shall begin immediately on selecting a King-Elect.

The Conclave shall set its own rules as to nomination, selection, and approval of King-Elect candidates. The candidate approved by the Conclave shall be confirmed by a simple majority of the nation in an immediate referendum. Should the candidate be confirmed by popular vote then they shall receive the title of "King-Elect". The King-Elect shall swear an oath, in as practicable as possible live session, promising to protect and uphold the Organic Law of Talossa and the rights of all its citizens, and thereupon become King of Talossa.

If there is no King-Elect, the Uppermost Cort shall be a Council of Regency until a King-Elect is chosen.

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Offline Breneir Tzaracomprada

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Re: Combined Compromise
« Reply #1 on: August 24, 2021, 05:50:49 PM »
Substantive differences:
Longer term (10 years)
Slightly different composition of the Conclave
Shorter period of reflection
Addition of language concerning the oath of office to be taken in a live session similar to the state opening ceremony

Minor differences:
Name of heir changed from "heir presumptive" to "King-Elect"

Additional comment:
The recent changes suggested by Distain Schiva on the "Compromise on the Compromise" would also be changes supported for this "Combined Compromise."
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Offline Ian Plätschisch

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Re: Combined Compromise
« Reply #2 on: September 07, 2021, 05:08:39 PM »
Substantive differences:
Longer term (10 years)
Slightly different composition of the Conclave
Shorter period of reflection
Addition of language concerning the oath of office to be taken in a live session similar to the state opening ceremony

Minor differences:
Name of heir changed from "heir presumptive" to "King-Elect"

Additional comment:
The recent changes suggested by Distain Schiva on the "Compromise on the Compromise" would also be changes supported for this "Combined Compromise."
Any particular reasons why you propose these changes?

Offline Miestră Schivă, UrN

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Re: Combined Compromise
« Reply #3 on: September 08, 2021, 03:56:27 PM »
For me, the only thing I can't stomach in these suggestions is the 10 rather than 7 year term. That's too long for radical democrats and republicans, and will not get a single extra vote from monarchists.
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