ARTICLE 4 – THE MONARCH
Sec. 1 The Sovereign and Head of State shall be Elizabeth Windsor and Her Heirs and Successors in accordance with the Act of Settlement of 1701. The Monarch’s title shall be N. of Great Briton and Northern Ireland, the Commonwealth of Austrialia, the Commonwealth of the Bahamas, the Kingdom of Barbados, the Confederation of Canada, the Kingdom of Jamaica, the Kingdom of New Zealand, Queen (King), Duke of Normandy, Lord of Mann, Empress (Emperor) of the United Commonwealth Federation. All acts of state shall be done in the monarch’s name.
Sec. 2 The monarch shall be president of the Senate. S/he shall have the power to prorogue parliament. S/he shall have power to desolve parliament and issue writs of election. The monarch shall be chairman of the Committee for judicial nominations.
Sec. 3 Every bill which shall have passed the House of Commons and the Senate shall before it becomes law be presented to the monarch; if s/he approve s/he shall sign it and it shall become law. If s/he does not approve it, s/he shall return it to the house of origin with objections. That house shall proceed to reconsider it. If after such reconsideration six-tenths of that house shall agree to pass the bill, it shall be sent with the objections to the other house, by which it shall likewise be reconsidered and if approved by six-tenths of that house it shall be again presented to the monarch for signing, but if not it shall not become law. If the monarch a second time refuses to sign the bill then it shall be put to a referendum of the citizens who if they approve it, it shall become law in like manner as if the monarch had signed it, but if they do not approve it, it shall not become law.
ARTICLE 5 – FIRST MINISTER
Sec. 1 the Executive authority of the United Commonwealth Federation shall be excercised on behalf of the monarch by a First Minister who shall serve for a term of four years unless sed term is terminated by a vote of no confidence sustained by the electorate. S/he shall be elected as follows, the heads of government of the several states, the First Minister, the ministers of the previous government, the Second Minister, and five other persons chosen by the monarch shall be candidates. The electorate shall chose between them using a single transferable ballot.
If the First Minister should lose the confidence of Parliament s/he will face a plebiscite with in one week. If the majority of votes cast in the plebiscite are to retain the First Minister, then Parliament will be desolved and writs of election issued. Having once been sustained by the electorate, the First Minister shall not have to face a plebiscite for the next nine months even if he should lose the confidence of the new parliament in that time. However if within that nine month period the First Minister loses the confidence of parliament, the monarch may at his/er discretion call for a new election for First Minister. If the First Minister loses the plebiscite, the Monarch shall call for a new election for First Minister.
Sec. 2 The First Minister shall act as Commander in Chief of the Army and Navy of the Commonwealth Federation, and of the Armed Forces and Militia of the several States, when called into the actual Service of the Commonwealth Federation; he may require the Opinion, in writing, of the principal Officer in each of the executive Departments, upon any Subject relating to the Duties of their respective Offices, and he shall have Power to grant Reprieves and Pardons for Offences against the Commonwealth Federation, except in Cases of Impeachment.
He shall have Power, by and with the Advice and Consent of the Senate, to make Treaties, provided two thirds of the Senators present concur; and he shall nominate, and by and with the Advice and Consent of the Senate, shall appoint Ambassadors, other public Ministers and Consuls, and all other Officers of the Commonwealth Federation, whose Appointments are not herein otherwise provided for, and which shall be established by Law: but the Parliment may by Law vest the Appointment of such inferior Officers, as they think proper, in the First Minister alone, in the Courts of Law, or in the Heads of Departments. He shall be a member of the Committee for Judicial Nominations
The First Minister shall have Power to fill up all Vacancies that may happen during the Recess of the Senate, by granting Commissions which shall expire at the End of their next Session.
Sec. 3 S/he shall from time to time give to the Parliment Information of the State of the Union, and recommend to their Consideration such Measures as he shall judge necessary and expedient; s/he may, on extraordinary Occasions, convene both Houses, or either of them, and in Case of Disagreement between them, with Respect to the Time of Adjournment, s/he may adjourn them to such Time as he shall think proper; s/he shall receive Ambassadors and other public Ministers; he shall take Care that the Laws be faithfully executed, and shall Commission all the Officers of the Commonwealth Federation.
ARTICLE 6 – THE SECOND MINISTER
Sec. 1 The Second Minister shall be the candidate for First Minister who has the second largest number of votes when the First Minister has a majority.
Sec. 2 In the event that the First Minister loses the Confidence of Parliament and has to face a plebiscite, in the event that the First Minister loses the confidence of Parliament and the Monarch calls for new Elections for First Minister, or in the event that the First Minister loses a plebiscite and the Monarch calls for new Elections for First Minister, the Second Minister shall be acting First Minister. The Second Minister shall by virtue of his office be a member of the Senate. S/he shall be a member of the Committee for Judicial Nominations.
ARTICLE 7 – CABINET
Sec. 1 The Cabinet shall be composed of the First Minister, the Minister of War, the First Lord of Admiralty, the Foreign Minister, the Minister of Finance, and the attorney general.
Sec. 2 The members of the cabinet shall be appointed by the First Minister with the advice and consent of the House of Commons.
Sec. 3 The Cabinet shall advise the First Minister. They shall take with the First Minister responsibility for all decisions made by him or any one of them.