We the People of Freeport, do hereby, in order to establish justice, insure domestic peace, provide for the common defense and secure liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this constitution.
All powers herein granted shall be vested in the Prime Minister. The Prime Minister may appoint Ministers to carry out orders, laws, enter into treaties and perform government duties.
No individual shall serve in government, who is under the age of 18.
The government shall have public meetings, at least once every six months. This is to have transparency with its members. Members of the body-politic shall be allowed to ask questions, during public meetings.
The government shall keep a record of its proceedings, and from time to time publish the same, except where such things require secrecy.
The Prime Minister has the power to lay and collect membership fees, duties, imposts and excises and provide for the common defense and general welfare of Freeport. To create currency, regulate the value thereof, and of foreign coin. To define and punish crimes and offenses. including violations against International Law. To declare war, grant letters of marque and reprisal. To create and command a navy, military and police force. To exercise all powers needed, to govern the society, and conduct foreign trade and enter treaties with other Nation’s.
No person except members of Freeport, are eligible for any government position. No member of Freeport, can serve in another Nation’s government, or be a agent to a foreign government.
In the event of death, resignation, or inability to preform the powers and duties of the Prime Minister, his named successor shall be the new Prime Minister. In the event there is no named successor, the most capable Minister may become the successor.
The Prime Minister must take the fallowing oath of office “I swear in exercising the powers of the Prime Minister of Freeport, to respect and safeguard the rights and freedoms of all members, to observe and protect the Constitution of Freeport, to protect the sovereignty and independence, security and integrity of the State, to faithfully serve the people.”
The Prime Minister has the power to appoint Ministers, Ambassadors, and other offices as required. The Prime Minister has the power to fill any and all vacancies.
Any and all Ministers and public officials of Freeport, shall be removed from office, for acts of treason, bribery, or other high crimes and misdemeanors.
The court of Freeport is the Community Court, with the Prime Minister as the head. The Prime Minister may appoint Ministers as Judges of the court.
The Community Court authority shall include all cases in law and equity, and all treaties of Freeport.
In all cases affecting Ministers, Ambassadors and members of the body-politic, and those in which the State is party, the Community Court shall have original jurisdiction.
Members of Freeport shall be entitled to all rights and privileges of members.
Any person charged with treason, felonies, or other crimes, who flee from justice, shall upon demand from the fleeing jurisdiction, be delivered up to the jurisdiction of the crime or other offense. Except in cases of Asylum.
This constitution, and the laws of Freeport which shall be made in pursuance thereof, and all treaties made, shall become law, and the Community Court shall be bound thereby.
All public officials shall be bound by, and take a oath to support, defend and uphold this constitution.
It is the right of the People to be secure in their persons, homes and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated.
All members have the right of self defense. This includes the right to own and carry firearms.
In all criminal prosecutions, the accused shall enjoy the right to a speedy trial.
People are considered innocent, until proven guilty. Members are entitled to represent themselves in court.
All persons naturalized in Freeport are subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are members of Freeport.
All people have the right to recognition before the law.
All people are equal before the law, and are entitled to equal protection of the law.
All people have the right to a remedy for acts violating the fundamental rights granted them by this constitution.
People have the right to seek asylum. This right may not be invoked in the case of prosecutions genuinely arising from non-political crimes, or from acts contrary to the principles of Freeport.
Everyone has the right to a nationality.
Men and women have the right to marry, and found a family. They are entitles to equal rights as to marriage, during marriage, and during its dissolution. Marriage shall be entered into only with the free and full consent of all parties. The family is natural in society, and is entitled to protection by society and the State.
This is a living constitution. Any changes made, shall be made public.