Constitution of Bulgaria

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The Constitution of Icon-Bulgaria.png Bulgaria.

Preamble

We, the Members of the Parliament of eBulgaria, in an effort to express the will of the Bulgarian nation, by pledging allegiance to universal human rights of freedom, justice and the search for happiness, as we recognize our irrevocable duty to guard the national, territorial and state integrity of eBulgaria, proclaim our determination to create a democratic and constitutional state for which we accept this Constitution.

Basic Principles

Art. 1 eBulgaria is a democratic republic in which all state power stems from the people. The main role of the government is to achieve optimum efficiency, aiming to realize collective prosperity and individual entertainment to all its citizens.

Art. 2 All eBulgarian citizens are born and live free and equal in dignity and rights.

Art. 3 eBulgaria is a constitutional state. It is governed by the Constitution and laws of the country. The eRepublik rules are supreme laws in eBulgaria. This constitution can not contradict them, but complement them and in this sense refers only to situations that are not predetermined by those rules.

Art. 4 In eBulgaria there is separation of executive and legislative powers. Every citizen with the exception of incumbent President may hold office in the structures of both of these two authorities.

Art. 5 Compliance with the laws and constitution of eBulgaria is a political duty of the representatives of the authorities in the state.

Art. 6 The official language of eBulgaria is Bulgarian.

Art. 7 The Official Forum of eBulgaria is located at http://forum.ebulgaria.biz

Institutions

I. Executive - President

Art. 8 The President has the right to establish and abolish ministerial posts and to appoint and dismiss ministers.

Art. 9 The president is supreme commander of the army.

Art. 10 The president has a right to vote on every bill proposed in the Parliament.

Art. 11 The president has the right to veto a law approved by Parliament within 24 hours after its adoption. Should this right be exercised, the bill is returned for re-vote in parliament, where until the end of the mandate of the incumbent president may be approved only by a special law.

Art. 12 The President must at the end of his mandate to provide the president-elect with the passwords for all organizations, which contain state-owned property.

II. Legislature - Parliament

Art. 13 Each MP has the right to propose and vote on bills (which includes amendments to existing laws) in an established order for this purpose.

Art. 14 Every Bill, which received the approval of more than half of the voters in the presence of quorum is considered to be adopted by the Parliament. All approved laws are added to the official forum section designed for this purpose.

Amendment to the Constitution

Art. 15 This Constitution, and any part of it may be revoked, repaired or supplemented by a special law.

Additional Provisions and Definitions

Veto in the sense of Art. 11 is achieved by posting a comment containing "veto" in the thread of the law.

Established order for this purpose in the sense of Art. 13 includes, but is not limited to use of the following steps: - Open a new topic in the section of Parliament in the official forum of eBulgaria with appropriate title. - Importing the text of the bill as the first comment on the new theme - Adding a poll to the topic with the question "Do you agree for this bill to be approved?" with a voting duration of 48 hoursand possible answers "Yes", "No" and "abstention". The survey should not allow the option to change the vote.

Quorum in the sense of Art. 14 occurs if at least 50% of the MP vote.

Special law in the sense of Art. 11 and Art. 15 is one, which needs the approval of at least 66% of the MP and a quorum, to be accepted. The special law is not subject to veto by the President.