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LION

"League of Internationally Organized Nations"

The LION is a new alliance, seeking new members. We're looking for members who want to give something back to an alliance that will give its everything for them. We currently have Government Positions open if your looking to influence policy and have some experience, and if your a new player just looking for a place to fit in, we offer $3 Million in start up LIONaid. Our goal is to have fun, play the game, and grow in brotherhood. We hope you enjoy the show.

Open Government Positions:

-Minister of Diplomacy

-Minister of Trade and Finance

-Lordship

IRC: #LION on coldfront.net

Forums: the LIONs Den

League of Internationally Organized Nations

(LION)

Preamble: The Founders of LION hereby issue the following binding document as proof of our dedication to our new alliance. The purpose of LION is to enjoy the game, provide a secure brotherhood for our nations to exist in, and seek to better ourselves as well as LION.

Article 1: Membership

A Member Nation is one whose ruler has applied, been accepted and has been given the approval to have the Alliance Affiliation of the Legion of Internationally Organized Nations.

Part I. Applying

To apply for membership one must not be in wars or sanctioned, unless the applicant contacts the Minister of Membership. They must provide their nation name, ruler, Nation Strength, and their alliance history as well as what positions they have held upon applying. The information is processed by the Minister of Membership and upon acceptance the applicant nation may change their alliance affiliation to “Legion of Internationally Organized Nations†Applicants will then be given the right to view public areas of the forum

Part II. Right to Free Speech

All members have the right to say their thoughts and opinions on any topic inside of a Members Only Area. The public LION IRC channel does not count as a Member Only Area. The only other exception is when a member’s posts are in violation of the Terms of Service (TOS) of the forums. This applies to images as well. Outside of Members Only Areas, any thread or post may be deleted without warning by an administrator or moderator at their discretion.

Part III. Right to Vote

All members have the right to vote on the appropriate date for any elected position. No government official may under any circumstances deny any member the right to vote, unless they are under suspension from the LION at that time.

Article II: Leadership of LION

Part I: Emperor of LION

The Emperor of LION is the final arbiter of the alliance. He maintains the power to alter any sentence made by the Council of Lords in a Court of law, so long as he deems it neccesary to the health of the LION. He is responsible for the appointment of all un-elected government positions. He is charged with the protection of the Charter and of LION. In order for the Emperor to lose his position, he must abdicate, or be put on trial for High Crimes against the LION. If found guilty, the entire membership must have a 75% majority in order to forcibly remove him from his position and expell him from the alliance. The Emperor may make no changes to the Charter except by using the proscribed methods, those found in Article IV.

Part II: Council of Lords

The Council of Lords is the ruling body of the LION. They are imbued with the ability to make judicial rulings, subject to Emperor's review. Furthermore, no charter amendment may be made without a 4/5 vote by the Council of Lords. There shall be five seats in the Council. One shall be held by the founder Dark Star, two more shall be appointed by the Emperor, and the final two shall be elected from the populace once every two months. No declaration of War may be made without a 2/3 vote by the Council of Lords. If founder Dark Star should ever choose to abdicate his position, or leave the alliance, his seat shall become an elected position as well.

Article III: Departments

Part I: War Department

The War department is under command of the Minister of War. It is to be set up in a manner best thought to protect the alliance, and maintained by the Minister of War. Its purpose is to provide an active defense for the LION in times of peace, and spearhead our efforts in times of War. This position is appointed by the Emperor and approved by the Council of Lords. It is a lifetime position unless due cause for removal, such as gross negligience can be found.

Part II: Foriegn Affairs Department

The FA Department is under the command of the Minister of Diplomacy. Its purpose is the establishment of diplomatic ties with alliances seperate from the LION. Forming of embassies and dealing with political crisis between ourselves and those alliances is also the role of the Minister of Diplomacy. This shall be an elected position, and shall be elected once monthly.

Part III: Trade and Finance Department

The T&F Department is under the command of the Lion Financier. the Lion Financier's duties range from setting up inter-alliance trade circles, aiding in the selling of tech, and creating Grants and Loans systems designed to grow our alliance.

Part IV:Membership Department

The Membership Department will be run by the Minister of Membership. Its purpose is to insure all matters of information about the alliance is kept up, as well as spearheading the recruitment drive. This shall be an elected position, and shall be elected once monthly.

Part V: Intelligience Department-closed until we have more members

The Intelligience Department will be run by the Minister of Intelligience. Its purpose is to collect information on LION's enemies, as well friends, in an effort to keep track of our position in CN. However, it is NOT entrusted with any sort of espionage effortrs. This shall be an elected position and shall be elected once monthly.[/color]

Part VI: Propoganda Department-closed until we have more members

The Propoganda Department is run by the Minister of Propoganda. Its duty is the spread of information about the LION onto the CN forums and world. This shall be an elected position and shall be elected once monthly.

Article IV: Procedures

Part I: Charter Revision's, Amendments

In order to amend or revise the charter, a completed document must be submitted to the Council of Lords. The document must undergoe review for a period of 48 hours, giving the Council time to discuss its merits. After that 48 hour period there shall be a vote by the council to install it. a 4/5 majority is required to pass any such alteration to the charter. At that time it requires the Emperor's approval in order to pass into law. If he should choose to veto the document, it may be brought forward once more to the Council of Lords, again a 4/5 vote is required to move it forward. If it is passed by the Council of Lords, it goes to the Membership for an alliance wide vote. a 2/3 majority is required to pass it into law.

Part II: Martial law

The Emperor may declare Martial Law in times of dire need for the alliance. Martial Law suspends elections, And places all power directly into the hands of the Emperor. Martial law may not continue for a period of time that is longer than 3 weeks. At the end of the time limit, the power reverts to the original Charter. No charter amendments may be made during the Martial law period.

Part III: Alliance Mergers

In the case of an Alliance merger which retains the Charter and Name of LION, There shall be created a liftetime position for the head of the assimilated alliance. IF the case involves teh disolution of LION, such an agreement requires a 4/5 Council of the Lords vote, as well as the Emperor's consent, followed by a 48 hour memberwide vote which must be a 2/3 majority in order to pass.

Part IV: Elections

Elections will beign once we have hit the 30 member mark and will only be re-suspended if we drop below 20 members at any time

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you have ONE nation in your "alliance" and your asking if we want to merge into you? Your welcome to come aboard LION, but we are not interested in merging into TWO at this time.

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