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Democratic People’s Republic of Nyx / DPRN

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The Democratic People’s Republic of Nyx is an independent socialist State representing the interests of the proletariat.

The sovereignty of the DPRN resides in the workers, peasants, soldiers, intellectuals and all other working people. They exercise State power through the Supreme People’s Assembly.

The State defends the interests of the workers, peasants, soldiers, intellectuals and all other working people who have become the masters of the State and society, and respects and protects human rights. The DPRN government is the representative of the people’s right to independence, the organizer of their creative abilities and activities, the administrator responsible for their livelihood and the protector of their interests.

All State organs are formed and function on the principle of democratic centralism.

The organs of State power are elected on the principle of universal, equal and direct suffrage by secret ballot.

The State organs comprise the Supreme People’s Assembly, the Presidium of the Supreme People’s Assembly, the Cabinet, the Supreme Procurator’s Office and the Supreme Court.

The State conducts all activities under the leadership of the WPN. The Party’s leadership over the State activities is provided in the course of unified control and political guidance of all works of units by Party organizations. The DPRN government maintains unified leadership over the State and society by relying on the guiding ideology of the Party and scientific strategy and tactics.

The State maintains the revolutionary work method of going among the masses to find solutions to problems by implementing the mass line and of giving full play to the spiritual strength and creativity of the masses by giving precedence to political work, work with people.

The socialist laws of the DPRN are instituted by reflecting the will of the people and the people are fully provided with democratic rights and freedom by law as the masters of the State and society through observance of the socialist laws.

Manifesto

The Workers’ Party of Nyx, which organizes and guides the proletariat to all victories, was founded on September 4, 2952.

The WPN is the core and vanguard detachment of the working class and other working masses that are solidly united organizationally and ideologically with the respected Comrade Sebastian Rusch at its centre.

It is a revolutionary party of the working class, a mass-based party of the working people, which has struck its root deep among workers, farmers, intellectuals and other working masses and embraces the progressive elements who fight for the victory of the socialist cause.

The WPN represents the interests of the Nyx system and the people. It is the political leadership organization and the General Staff of the revolution that guides the political, economic, military, cultural and all other fields in a unified manner.

It regards the people-first principle as the basic mode of socialist politics, consistently hold fast to the working-class and socialist principles in the leadership over the revolution and construction.

The WPN struggles to strengthen solidarity with the anti-UEE independence forces, develop friendly relations with foreign organizations and achieve the independence and peace of the Nyx system.

The WPN, headed by the respected General Secretary Sebastian Rusch, guides the proletariat’s struggle for accomplishing the socialist cause to victory.

Charter

CHAPTER I. BASIC PRINCIPLES

ARTICLE 1. Our state is the Democratic People’s Republic of Nyx.

ARTICLE 2. The state power of the DPRN belongs to the people. The representative organ through which the people exercise power is the Supreme People’s Assembly.

ARTICLE 3. All the representative organs of state power are elected by the free will of the people. The elections to the organs of state power are conducted by the citizens of the DPRN on the basis of universal, equal and direct suffrage by secret ballot.

ARTICLE 4. Deputies to all the organs of state power are responsible to their electors for their activities. The electors may recall their deputies in case the deputies betray their confidence.

CHAPTER II. FUNDAMENTAL RIGHTS AND DUTIES OF CITIZENS

ARTICLE 5. All citizens of the DPRN, irrespective of sex, religious belief or specialty, have equal rights in all spheres of government, political, economic, social and cultural activity.

ARTICLE 6. All citizens of the DPRN, irrespective of sex, religious belief or specialty, have the right to elect and be elected to organs of state power. Citizens serving in the Workers’ Red Army have the right to elect and be elected to organs of state power on equal terms with other citizens.

ARTICLE 7. Citizens of the DPRN have freedom of speech.

ARTICLE 8. Citizens of the DPRN have freedom of religious belief.

ARTICLE 9. Citizens of the DPRN have the right to equal pay for equal work.

ARTICLE 10. Citizens of the DPRN have the right to rest.

ARTICLE 11. Citizens of the DPRN have the right to free medical care.

ARTICLE 12. Citizens of the DPRN have freedom of running medium and small industrial enterprises and engaging in commerce.

ARTICLE 13. Citizens of the DPRN have freedom of engaging in scientific and artistic pursuits. Copyright and patent right of invention are protected by law.

ARTICLE 14. The privacy of citizens is protected by law.

ARTICLE 15. Women in the DPRN are accorded equal rights with men in all spheres of government, political, economic, social and cultural activity.

ARTICLE 16. Citizens of the DPRN are guaranteed inviolability of the person. No citizen may be placed under arrest except by decision of a court or with the sanction of a procurator.

ARTICLE 17. Citizens of the DPRN have the right to submit petition and make complaints to the organs of state power. Citizens have the right to make complaints to any government authority against transgression of the law in the discharge of duty by any government employee and the right to compensation for the loss sustained as a result of infringement of their rights.

ARTICLE 18. The DPRN affords the right of asylum to foreign citizens persecuted for struggling for the interests of the working people.

ARTICLE 19. Citizens of the DPRN must abide by the Constitution and the law. It is the most heinous of crimes against the state to abuse the rights granted by the Constitution for the purpose of altering or undermining the lawful order provided for in the Constitution, and is punishable by law.

ARTICLE 20. It is the duty of every citizen of the DPRN to defend the Nyx system. To defend the Nyx system is the highest duty and honor of every citizen of the DPRN. It is the most heinous of crimes to betray the people, and the criminal is subject to severe punishment.

ARTICLE 21. It is the duty of every citizen of the DPRN to work. Work is a matter of honor for the people. In the DPRN work constitutes a foundation for the development of the national economy and culture.

CHAPTER III. THE HIGHEST ORGAN OF STATE POWER

SECTION I. THE SUPREME PEOPLE’S ASSEMBLY

ARTICLE 22. The Supreme People’s Assembly is the highest organ of state power in the DPRN.

ARTICLE 23. The legislative power of the state is exercised exclusively by the Supreme People’s Assembly of the DPRN.

ARTICLE 24. The Supreme People’s Assembly is composed of deputies elected on the basis of universal, equal and direct suffrage by secret ballot.

ARTICLE 25. The Supreme People’s Assembly exercises the supreme power of the state, with the exception of the rights vested by the Constitution in the Presidium of the Supreme People’s Assembly and in the Cabinet. The following powers are exercised exclusively by the Supreme People’s Assembly:

  1. To establish basic principles of the domestic and foreign policies;
  2. To elect the Presidium of the Supreme People’s Assembly;
  3. To form the Cabinet;
  4. To pass laws and to approve major decrees adopted by the Presidium of the Supreme People’s Assembly when the Supreme People’s Assembly is not in session;
  5. To approve the national economic plan;
  6. To approve the state budget;
  7. To exercise the right of amnesty;
  8. To elect the Supreme Court;
  9. To appoint the Procurator General.

ARTICLE 26. The Supreme People’s Assembly convenes ordinary and extraordinary sessions. Ordinary sessions are convened by the decision of the Presidium of the Supreme People’s Assembly. Extraordinary sessions are convened by the Presidium of the Supreme People’s Assembly when it deems necessary or on the demand of over one-third of the deputies.

ARTICLE 27. The Supreme People’s Assembly elects a chairman and two vice-chairmen. The chairman presides over the sittings in accordance with the regulations adopted by the Supreme People’s Assembly.

ARTICLE 28. Attendance of a simple majority of all deputies is required to hold sessions of the Supreme People’s Assembly. Laws are adopted by a majority vote of the deputies present at the session.

ARTICLE 29. The law passed by the Supreme People’s Assembly is published over the signature of the chairman of the Presidium of the Supreme People’s Assembly.

ARTICLE 30. Deputies of the Supreme People’s Assembly are ensured inviolability as deputies. No deputy of the Supreme People’s Assembly may be arrested or punished except in case of a flagrant offense without the consent of the Supreme People’s Assembly or, when the Supreme People’s Assembly is not in session, without the consent of the Presidium of the Supreme People’s Assembly.

SECTION 2. THE PRESIDIUM OF THE SUPREME PEOPLE’S ASSEMBLY

ARTICLE 31. The Presidium of the Supreme People’s Assembly is the highest organ of state power when the Supreme People’s Assembly is not in session.

ARTICLE 32. The Presidium of the Supreme People’s Assembly is elected by the Supreme People’s Assembly and composed of a chairman, vice-chairmen and its members.

ARTICLE 33. The Presidium of the Supreme People’s Assembly exercises the following functions:

  1. To convene the Supreme People’s Assembly;
  2. To supervise the execution of the Constitution and laws, and interpret the laws in operation and issue decrees;
  3. To annul decisions and orders of the Cabinet where these contravene the Constitution or laws;
  4. To promulgate laws adopted by the Supreme People’s Assembly;
  5. To exercise the right of pardon;
  6. To appoint and remove ministers upon recommendation by the Premier when the Supreme People’s Assembly is not in session, subject to subsequent confirmation by the Supreme People’s Assembly;
  7. To award orders and medals and confer titles of honor;
  8. To ratify or annul treaties concluded with foreign organizations;
  9. To appoint or recall ambassadors to foreign organizations.

ARTICLE 34. The Presidium of the Supreme People’s Assembly is responsible to the Supreme People’s Assembly for its activities, and the Supreme People’s Assembly reelects, whenever it deems necessary, some or all of the members of the Presidium of the Supreme People’s Assembly.

ARTICLE 35. In the event of dissolution of the Supreme People’s Assembly, the Presidium of the Supreme People’s Assembly exercises its functions until a new Presidium of the Supreme People’s Assembly is elected.

CHAPTER IV. THE EXECUTIVE ORGAN OF STATE POWER

SECTION 1. THE CABINET

ARTICLE 36. The Cabinet of the DPRN is the highest executive organ of state power.

ARTICLE 37. The Cabinet of the DPRN has the right to promulgate decisions and orders in accordance with the Constitution and laws. The decisions and orders promulgated by the Cabinet are binding throughout the Nyx system.

ARTICLE 38. The Cabinet of the DPRN controls and directs the work of all ministries and other organs subordinate to it.

ARTICLE 39. The Cabinet of the DPRN exercises the following functions:

  1. To conduct general guidance in the sphere of relations with foreign organizations and conclude treaties with foreign organizations;
  2. To control foreign trade;
  3. To direct state industrial and commercial activities, agricultural enterprises and state transport;
  4. To adopt measures for the maintenance of public order, for the protection of the interests of the state and for the safeguarding of the rights of citizens;
  5. To direct the cultural, scientific, artistic and public health work;
  6. To establish political, economic and social measures for the improvement of economic and cultural standards of the people;
  7. To direct the formation of the Workers’ Red Army;
  8. To appoint and remove high-ranking officers of the Workers’ Red Army;
  9. To appoint and remove vice-ministers and managers of major industrial enterprises.

ARTICLE 40. The decisions of the Cabinet are adopted by a majority vote. The decisions adopted by the Cabinet are published over the signatures of the Premier and the ministers concerned.

ARTICLE 41. The Cabinet of the DPRN is composed of the following persons: (1) the Premier; (2) the Vice-Premiers; (3) the ministers. The organization of the Cabinet is specially determined by law.

ARTICLE 42. The Premier is the head of the government of the DPRN. The Premier convenes and presides over the Cabinet meetings. The Vice-Premier is under the direction of the Premier, and should the Premier be absent from the office for any reason the Vice-Premier acts in behalf of the Premier. When the Vice-Premier acts in behalf of the Premier, the Vice-Premier exercises equal rights with the Premier.

ARTICLE 43. The Cabinet of the DPRN is subordinate to the Supreme People’s Assembly in its work and is responsible to the Presidium of the Supreme People’s Assembly when the Supreme People’s Assembly is not in session.

ARTICLE 44. Deputies to the Supreme People’s Assembly may address questions to the Cabinet or to the ministers. The Cabinet or a minister to whom a question is addressed is obliged to furnish answers in accordance with the procedure prescribed by the Supreme People’s Assembly.

SECTION 2. THE MINISTRIES

ARTICLE 45. The ministries are the executive organs of state power in their respective branches.

ARTICLE 46. The functions of the ministries are to direct their respective branches of the state administration within the jurisdiction of the Cabinet.

ARTICLE 47. The minister is the head of the ministry. The minister is a member of the Cabinet with a vote and is subject to the Cabinet in discharging his duties.

ARTICLE 48. The minister may, within the limits of his authority, issue ministerial ordinances or regulations whose execution is binding.

ARTICLE 49. Should the minister for reasons be unable to perform his duties, the vice-minister exercises the functions on his behalf. The vice-minister is under the direction of the minister.

CHAPTER V. THE SUPREME COURT AND THE SUPREME PROCURATOR’S OFFICE

ARTICLE 50. In the DPRN, cases are tried by the Supreme Court. Judgment is passed and executed in the name of the DPRN.

ARTICLE 51. The Supreme Court is elected by the Supreme People’s Assembly. Judges or people’s assessors are removed only by means of recall of the organs which elected them.

ARTICLE 52. The first trial is conducted with the participation of the people’s assessors who have equal rights with judges.

ARTICLE 53. Every citizen has the right to be a judge or a people’s assessor.

ARTICLE 54. Cases are tried in public, and the accused is guaranteed the right to defense. Cases may be closed to the public by the decision of a court only in cases otherwise provided for by law.

ARTICLE 55. Judges are independent and subject only to the law in exercising judicial authority.

ARTICLE 56. The Supreme Court is the highest judicial organ of the DPRN.

ARTICLE 57. Procurators exercise supervision to ensure precise and honest observance and execution of the law by all ministries and institutions and organizations subordinate to them as well as by officials and citizens.

ARTICLE 58. Procurators supervise if the ordinances and regulations of all ministries and the decisions and directives of organs of state power conform with the Constitution, laws and decrees, as well as with the decisions and orders of the Cabinet.

ARTICLE 59. The head of the Supreme Procurator’s Office is the Procurator General appointed by the Supreme People’s Assembly.

ARTICLE 60. Procurators are independent in the discharge of their duties without being subject to the organs of state power.

CHAPTER VI. THE STATE BUDGET

ARTICLE 61. The fundamental aim of the state budget is to organize a mighty national economy by consolidating all the state property, enhance the cultural and living standards of the people, and strengthen the national defense.

CHAPTER VII NATIONAL DEFENSE

ARTICLE 62. The Workers’ Red Army is formed for the defense of the DPRN. The mission of the Workers’ Red Army is to safeguard the sovereignty of the Nyx system and freedom of the people.

CHAPTER VIII. STATE EMBLEM, NATIONAL FLAG, NATIONAL ANTHEM AND CAPITAL

ARTICLE 63. The state emblem of the DPRN is a strong golden wheel.

ARTICLE 64. The national flag of the DPRN is a strong golden wheel over a red field. The ratio of the width to the length is 1:2.

ARTICLE 65. The national anthem of the DPRN is “The Patriotic Night”.

ARTICLE 66. The capital of the DPRN is the City of Levski.