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The League of Micronations Charter is the governing document of the League of Micronations. It acts as a treaty that all nations are bound to abide by.
The Charter sets up four principal organs of the League of Micronations: the Secretariat, the General Assembly, the Intermicronational Court of Justice, and the League of Micronations Library.
The Secretariat is the administrative organ of the League of Micronations. It is headed by the Secretary-General of the League of Micronations.

The General Assembly is like a parliament of nations. However, it has no official authority to force decisions on any micronation. It takes actions on the policy of the LoM organization, and issues recommendations.

The Intermicronational Court of Justice is the official arbitration body of the League of Micronations. It provides an intermicronational court for nations to arbitrate disputes, and also acts as an intermicronational criminal court.

The LoM Library archives all information about the League of Micronations for use by other organs.

The Charter of the League Of Micronations

This document shall be considered the full Charter defining the organization and purpose of the League of Micronations (LOM). It should be considered law in all member nations.

The Purpose of the League Of Micronations

We, the member nations of the League of Micronations, DESIROUS to sustain an organization that shall embody the pioneering spirit of micronationalism and further its cause, and TO unite us in our pursuit of our national aims and to promote intermicronational cooperation to achieve the same, and TO affirm respect for universal fundamental ethical principles, and the celebration of humanity, and TO advocate relations based on polite intercourse, true understanding, and appreciation of different perspectives, and TO preserve the gains made by those who have gone before us, and TO maintain an environment conducive to the accomplishment of the above aims, have resolved to combine our efforts to accomplish these aforementioned. Accordingly, our respective governments through representatives whose powers have been exhibited and found in good form, have agreed to the present Charter of the League of Micronations and do hereby establish an international organization to be known as the League of Micronations.

The purposes of the League of Micronations are:

  1. To provide a neutral arena for dialogue between nations.
  2. To encourage intermicronational cooperation in addressing international concerns.
  3. To affirm respect of, and abide by, universal fundamental ethical principles.
  4. To foster beneficial relations between nations based on mutual respect and amity.
  5. To help micronations to develop in a peaceful and secure community.
  6. To advance peaceful settlement of disputes or potential threats to the peace.
  7. To be a center for coordinating the actions of nations in the attainment of their common ends.

Article 1 Principle
The League is bound by the principle of sovereign equality of all its member nations. All members of the League shall refrain in their international relations from the threat or use of force against the territorial integrity or political independence of any nation, or in any manner inconsistent with the provisions of this Charter.

Article 2
The Structure of the League Of Micronations
The Principal Structure of the League of Micronations shall be: 
The Secretariat 
The General Assembly
The League of Intermicronational Court of Justice
The LOM Library - LoM archivist

Article 2a
No restrictions may be placed on the qualifications of any able person to hold any office in the Secretariat, General Assembly, or League of Micronations International Court of Justice.

Article 2b
The Secretariat
The Secretariat, under direction of the Secretary-General, shall exercise powers of the admin and moderator of LOM and shall answer to the LOM court. The Secretariat shall make reports to the General Assembly on the work and state of the Organization at least once a month minimum.

The Secretariat shall be composed of:

The Secretary-General:    Who shall be elected for a six-month term by the General Assembly, and may not serve three terms consecutively, but may serve more in a non-consecutive manner.

One Vice Secretary-General:     Elected by the General Assembly by the means of a popular vote. This election will be carried out exactly the same as for the Secretary General's Election, by the General Assembly.

The Webmaster: Appointed by the Secretary General and confirmed by the General Assembly.

Article 2c
The General Assembly
The General Assembly shall be composed of all member nations including observer  nations that are members in good standing of the League of Micronations, with up to three delegates, only one of whom shall be allowed to vote, after informing the Secretary-General of the identity of this delegate. Discussion by the General Assembly must be public. Treaties, proposals, and resolutions before the General Assembly must receive the support of more than 50% of the numbers of the body voting in order to be accepted. Members shall not be required to accept treaties unless such treaties only deal with matters within the League of Micronations Organization. A quorum must be present in order to do business, and a quorum shall not be less than a quarter of the body.

Article 2d
Organization of the Court
The Intermicronational Court of Justice will be organized in a manner similar to that of the United States Supreme Court and the United Nations World Court. There will be a judicial panel of seven justices. Six of the seven Justices will be Associate Justices, whilst the remaining one will be the Chief Justice. All Justices of the League of Micronations Court of Justice are to be appointed by the Secretary-General at the time of the end of each Justice's two-year term. At the time of the passage of this bill, the current Secretary-General of the League will be empowered to appoint three of the seven justices to the court, with one designated as Chief Justice. The successor of the current Secretary-General will then be empowered to appoint the remaining four Associate Justices. This process of staggered appointment will serve as a restraint on political appointments.
In the case that the representative of a member nation of the League who holds a position on the Court becomes unable to fulfill his or her term, the General Assembly will be legally empowered to nominate and elect replacement Justices to the Court of Justice. These elected Justices will then serve the remainder of the term of the retired Justice and may serve no more unless appointed by the next Secretary- General.
Should the General Assembly of the League of Micronations at any time feel that a justice of the Court is acting in a gross abuse of his or her powers, or that the Secretary-General has made a substantially questionable appointment, the assembly may impeach a sitting justice by a majority of 85%.

Jurisdiction of the Court
The League of Micronations Intermicronational Court of Justice will have full jurisdiction over all matters concerning the safety and peace of the member nations of the League.
Member nations may request that the Court hold trial in any matter concerning their sovereignty, peace, or defense, and may bring charges against any member of the micronational community with regards to crimes against humanity, and war crimes, as described by the definitions of micronational war.
In any case where one member nation charges another member with one of the above-mentioned crimes, the Court will have original jurisdiction should either party request trial.
The League of Micronations Court of Justice shall have original jurisdiction over any offense committed by a member nation of the League that is a violation of any part of this Charter. Should a member nation commit an offense of this sort, the General Assembly may at that time hold a vote on whether it will instruct its Specia Counsel to prosecute. Should the Assembly vote in the affirmative, by simple majority consensus, the Special Counsel will be directed to file the complaint with any Justice of the Court for docketing.
The Intermicronational Court of Justice is not obligated to accept every case brought before it, and may dismiss any case it feels is unnecessary, and cases may only be accepted if three of the seven members of the Court feel that they should be accepted. Only one of three justices will need to feel the need for a trial until the full seven justice are appointed.
The parties to any dispute, the continuance of which is likely to endanger the maintenance of peace and security, shall first seek a solution by negotiation, mediation, conciliation, arbitration, resort to regional agencies or arrangements, or other non-aggressive means of their choice.
The General Assembly may, when it deems necessary, call upon the parties to settle their disputes by such means.  All members of the League are ipso facto under the jurisdiction of the Court. Each member of the League undertakes to comply with the decision of the Court in any case in which it is a party. If any party to a case fails to perform the obligations incumbent upon it under a judgment of the Court, the other party may have recourse to the LoM Sergeant at Arms, which may make recommendations to the Court which will decide upon measures to be taken to give effect to the judgment. 
Nothing in the present Charter shall prevent members of the League from entrusting the solution of their disputes to other tribunals by virtue of agreements already in existence or which may be concluded in the future.
The League of Micronations Court of Justice shall only have the power to handle disputes over multilateral negotiations or actions, war between micronations, questions of an intermicronational judicial nature involving multiple micronations, and to prosecute, convict, exonerate, or otherwise judge criminals who have attacked multiple members of the League of Micronations community. 
This jurisdiction shall never extend to questions over the actions of a sovereign nation within its borders.

Court of Justice Legal Counsel
If the Court of Justice of the League of Micronations agrees to accept any case that has been brought before it, the accused, or defendant in the case is to have the right to counsel during trial. This right constitutes the creation of an officer of the court, nominated and appointed by the justices of the Court to act as Special Defense Attorney. The duties of the attorney are to investigate the case at hand for the defendant, and represent the interests of the defendant. If the Court Defense Attorney is found to not have been competent counsel in any trial a mistrial may be declared by a consensus of the justices and a new trial held.
Also, an Office of the General Assembly Special Counsel is to be established in order to protect the interests of the General Assembly, act as the body's chief prosecutor and defense counsel.
This officer of the assembly is to be elected popularly by the assembly for a period of one year, when another election will be held. There will be no limit on the number of terms a person may serve as Special Counsel.

Sergeant at Arms
There shall be elected by qualified members of the League of Micronations a Sergeant at Arms, who shall hold this office for the term of one year, whose duties and prerequisites, and fees of office, shall be prescribed by League of Micronations Legislature, and vacancies in whose office shall be filled the League of Micronations General Assembly until the next general election. Elections for the Office of Sergeant at Arms shall be held each first day of March.

Article 2e
The League of Micronations Achivist is responsible by the League of Micronations Library and records inside the League of Micronations. He or she shall be appointed by the Secretary-General and confirmed by the General Assembly. His or her job will be to collect documents, vote results and other important papers from the League of Micronations and the member nations and store them in the League of Micronations Library.

Article 3
3a. Membership in the League is open to all the nations that accept the obligations contained in the present Charter and which, in the judgment of the League, are able and willing to carry out these obligations.

3b. The admission of any such nation shall be effected by a decision of the General Assembly.

3c. No individual may represent more than one nation within the League of Micronations.

3d. Applicants will automatically be denied entry if in they do not meet the following criteria:
a) Applicants to the League of Micronations should have an Internet homepage.
b) Applicants will not be admitted to the league whose micronations exist for purely commercial reasons.
c) Applicants will not be admitted to the league if their websites contain pornographic material.
d) Applicants will not be admitted to the league if their websites promote hacking or any illegal activities.
e) Applicants will not be admitted to the league if their websites are hate sites or racist sites.

3e. A vote will be held to accept any new member.

3f. Members of the League of Micronations may vote no for any reason they choose.

3g. More than 50% of those League of Micronations delegates who vote must vote yes in order for a new member to be accepted into the League.

3h. A member of the League, which has persistently violated the principles contained in the present Charter, may be expelled from the organization by the General Assembly after being found guilty by the League of Micronations Court.

Article 4
Nothing in this charter shall prevent the establishment of other organizations as the General Assembly may deem appropriate.

Article 5
No organ of the League of Micronations shall seek the formal advice of, or take orders from, a member or non-member nation on a question currently before it.

Article 6
A treaty agreed to by a member of the League of Micronations ought to register it with the Secretariat for publishing.

Article 7
No treaty not registered with the League of Micronations may be used as lawful evidence before any organ of the League of Micronations.

Article 8
If a conflict between this charter and a treaty a member nation has accepted shall arise, the member's obligations under this charter shall prevail.

Article 9
All officers and staff of the League of Micronations shall be diplomats and shall enjoy diplomatic immunity as such in the territory of members as shall be required to carry out their duties.

Article 10
The land upon which the complex of the League of Micronations rests shall be considered international land.

Article 11
The General Assembly, by a two thirds vote and with the agreement of the Secretary-General, may codify intermicronational law, which shall be the legal authority in cases not involving the domestic affairs of one micronation. This codified intermicronational law shall be subject to the interpretation of the Court of Justice. This shall in no way grant the League of Micronations any jurisdiction over the activities of a sovereign nation within its borders.

Article 12
Amendments to this charter may be accepted by a two thirds vote in the General Assembly.

Article 13
If a convention for reform of this charter, which may go into session upon majority vote of the General Assembly, shall not have taken place by the end of the second year of the ratification of this charter, such a convention may be convened by majority vote of the General Assembly within three months of the date of the second anniversary.

All members of LOM undertake to:

Respect Basic Human Rights:
By ensuring that all citizens have basic freedoms of speech, association, movement, worship and expression. All member nations are expected to hold up these freedoms in order that human beings within the League of Micronations may be allowed a reasonable quality of life.

Respect and Recognize the Sovereignty of other Member Nations:
All member nations must mutually recognize the sovereignty of other member nations and use diplomatic measures, the General Assembly, and the League of Micronations Court to resolve any disputes between them. Any member nation attacking or declaring war on another member nation will be referred to the League of Micronations Court where it will have to defend its actions against the other nation. All member nations should accept that micronational war is effectively impossible.

Accept the Need for Ever Closer Union between Micronations:
Every member nation of the League of Micronations should accept that ever closer union between nations could potentially facilitate the eventual recognition of micronations by macronations because one nation on its own can make little difference whereas many nations have a much improved chance of attracting attention. The need for increased solidarity between micronations is key to this.

Contribute to the Eventual Success of the League of Micronations:
The League of Micronations wishes to become the largest and most powerful grouping of micronations in the world. This can only be achieved if each member nation contributes actively to the institutions of the League of Micronations. If any member nation is inactive for more than three months the nation may be called by the League of Micronations court to explain itself and should it fail to do this face an expulsion vote in the General Assembly. Each nation must ensure that it makes its share of appointments to institutions and posts in them and vote in them.

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