The Constitution of The Commonwealth of Boshka

The Constitution 

of

The Commonwealth of Boshka

 

16 May 2007

 

          We the people of the Commonwealth of Boshka, understanding that all people deserve to have Liberty and Justice for All, hereby establish this Constitution for Boshka. In order to ensure that all receive these basic liberties, we have established a union of our own people.

 

          We claim our own independence from any other government or kingdom in order to form a better union of our people and our rights as a sovereign nation. 

 

Article I.

 

Section I.

 

All men are created equal.  The government shall not discriminate against one man based on his sex, race, nationality, or religious beliefs. 

 

Section II.

 

All people have the right to vote.  This is a privilege, a civil duty. If a person has committed a crime for which they are incarcerated, they have forfeited their right to vote. Once the individual has served their time, they may once again have that right back.   Once a person, man or woman reaches the legal adult age of 18, they shall have the right to vote.

 

Section III.

 

All people have the right to voice their opinion in a civil, non violent manner.  This is a God given right, and the Government shall not take it away for any reason.

 

Section IV.

 

All people have the right to bare arms for they are entitled to defend themselves against those who threatens the rights mentioned in  this Constitution, Justice, Tranquility, Liberty, and Posterity.

 

Section V.

 

No man or woman shall be forced to join the military unless required by law in form of a draft.  

 

Section VI.

 

Every man and woman is entitled to their own land as long as it is acquired within the lines of the law. 

 

Section VII.

 

No man or woman shall have to answer to a king, dictator, or any other foreign head of government that does not support the Constitution of The Commonwealth of Boshka.

 

Section VIII.

 

All men and woman are entitled to live where and how they live, for this is a God given right.

 

Section IX.

 

In all criminal prosecutions, the accused shall enjoy the right to a speedy and public trial, by an impartial jury of the Province and district wherein the crime shall have been committed, which district shall have been previously ascertained by law, and to be informed of the nature and cause of the accusation; to be confronted with the witnesses against him; to have compulsory process for obtaining witnesses in his favor, and to have the Assistance of Counsel for his defense.

 

Section X.

 

In Suits at common law, where the value in controversy shall exceed twenty dollars, the right of trial by jury shall be preserved, and no fact tried by a jury, shall be otherwise re-examined in any Court of the Commonwealth of Boshka, than according to the rules of the common law.

 

Section XI.

 

Excessive bail shall not be required, nor excessive fines imposed, nor cruel and unusual punishments inflicted.

 

Section XII.

The enumeration in the Constitution, of certain rights, shall not be construed to deny or disparage others retained by the people.

 

Section XIII.

The powers not delegated to the Commonwealth of Boshka by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the Provinces, are reserved to the Provinces respectively, or to the people.

 

Section XIV.

 

The Judicial power of the Commonwealth of Boshka shall not be construed to extend to any suit in law or equity, commenced or prosecuted against one of the Commonwealth of Boshka by Citizens of another Province, or by Citizens or Subjects of any Foreign Country.

 

Article II.

 

Section I.

 

The Federal Government shall uphold the Constitution of the Commonwealth of Boshka and to protect it’s citizens from all foreign and domestic threat, as well protect the Constitution from all foreign and domestic threat.

 

Section II.

 

The Federal Government shall be set up as a democracy style of Government that is based on a structured Government format.

 

Article III.

 

Section I.

 

The Federal Government shall uphold the laws of the Constitution, which is at the head of the structure.

 

Section II.

 

The federal Government shall be comprised of the Legislative Branch, the Executive Branch, and Judicial Branch.

 

Section III.

 

The Legislative Branch shall be made-up of senators which represents the Provinces citizens.  Senators are elected by the citizens of the provinces for which they represent.  The Senators shall be situated within the House of Commons.  There job is put forth and pass bills and or laws.  Each Senator shall have one vote.  In the case the House of Commons are equally divided, the President Pro Tempore shall cast the final vote.  A Senator shall serve his citizens as long as they continue to vote for the Senator.

 

Section IV.

 

The Judicial Branch is the Supreme Court.  It is the Highest Court of the land.  It is the final court of appeal.  If the court hears a case, and rules upon it.  The person(s) who lost the case as thirty days, no more, to appeal it once.  The court will hear it once more and once the court rules on it for a second time, it becomes law of the land.

 

The Supreme Court shall be made of three Justices with one being Chief Justice.  Each Justice is to be appointed by the President.  Each Justice is appointed for life.

The Justice’s will hear a case, enter into a room for private discussions among themselves, and cast a secrete ballot (vote). 

 

Section V.

 

The Executive Branch is the Office of The President.  The Presidents main priority is to faithfully execute the Office of President of the Commonwealth of Boshka, and will to the best of their Ability, preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the Commonwealth of Boshka.

 

The President shall be the Chief Executive of the Federal Government.  The President as Chief Executive, shall enforce laws, treaties, and court rulings.  The President shall develop federal polices; prepare the national budget; and appoint federal officials.  The President shall also approve or veto bills put forth by the House of Commons.  The President shall also grant pardons to those he sees as worthy.

The President is also the Commander in Chief of the armed forces.  As Commander in Chief, the President has authority to send troops into combat, and is the only person who can decided whether or not to use a nuclear weapon.

 

The President must be a natural born citizen or a citizen at the time of this Constitution is written. Lived in the Commonwealth of Boshka for at least 14 years.  Must be at least 14 years of age.

 

The President shall be elected for two terms.  Each term is five years.  The President can be elected for more than two consecutive terms.  The President may be re-elected for a third is another President was in-between the two. 

If the President dies, resigns, is disabled, or is removed from office, the Secretary of State will assume office.

 

The President can only be removed from office only is the House of Commons Senators vote unanimously that the President shall be removed and they can prove without doubt, the President is unfit to serve the office.

Section VI.

Should the current president die, resign, become disabled while in office or removed from office, the Secretary of State shall take office.

Section VII.

The President’s salary shall be $1,200,000.00 a year.  If this is to be changed, the House of Commons must vote on the issue.

 

Section VIII.

Under the Federal Government shall the Central Banks of Boshka operate.  The head of the Central Banks of Boshka is the Secretary of the Treasury.  The Bank shall be responsible for raising or lowering interest rates, and printing and engraving of the national currency.  The Central Banks of Boshka shall answer to the President. 

 

Article IV.

Section I.

 

All Federal elections shall be held on the first Wednesday after the first Monday of December.  This day shall not be changed.  No Province shall hold election before or after this day, but can hold local elections when ever they so choose.

 

Section II.

 

The election commission shall be in charge of setting rules and regulations for elections and shall tally the votes of every election, federal and local elections.

 

Article V.

 

Section I.

 

Amendments to this Constitution can be made with in the House of Commons.

 

Article VI.

 

Section I.

 

 

Amendments to this Constitution

 

Amendment I.

In addition, The government shall not discriminate against one man based on his sex, race, nationality, religious beliefs or sexual orientation. 

Amendment II.

 

The President’s salary shall be $195,000.00 a year.  If this is to be changed, the House of Commons must vote on the issue.

Amendment III.

Only those who serve in our military, law enforcement and those who survive from the meat they hunt shall possess                              firearms. As in the civilized society we have become, the need for firearms no longer exists.

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Attest Krzysztof Penderecki Secretary

 

done in Convention by the Unanimous Consent of the Provenances present the Sixteenth Day of May in the Year of our Lord two thousand and Seven and of the Independence of the Commonwealth of Boshka the Twelfth In witness whereof We have hereunto subscribed our Names,

 

 

Carnswell

Michael R. Bannister

-President of The Commonwealth of Boshka

 

Vidalla

Nickolas Wells

 

Calhan

George Steinke

 

Milo

David Kowalski

 

Orano

Fredrick Turpin

Belpassa

Roberto Sanchez

 

Birmingham

Herbert Ohlin 

 

Ordina

Truman Dollis

 

Sakaino

Paul Weinstein

 

Robento

Stain Jenkins

 

Mel Korba

Albert Francesco

 

Hadra

Kevin Klein