Monday, July 18, 2005

Proposal Constitution for the Crown Commonwealth


In order to unite the Crown Commonwealth for the protection of life, liberty, and property, be it enacted by the Queen’s Most Excellent Majesty and with the consent and by the authority of the peoples of: the Province of Alberta, the Australian Capital Territory, the Commonwealth of the Bahamas, the Kingdom of Barbados, the Province of British Columbia, the Kingdom of England, the Bailiwick of Guernsey, the Kingdom of Jamaica, the Bailiwick of Jersey, the Isle of Mann, the Province of Manitoba, the province of New Brunswick, the State of New South Wales, the Nunavut, the Kingdom of New Zealand, the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador, the Territory of North Australia, the Kingdom of Northern Ireland, the Northwest Territory, the Province of Nova Scotia, the Province of Ontario, the Province of Prince Edward Island, the Province of Quebec, the State of Queensland, the Province of Saskatchewan, the Kingdom of Scotland, the State of South Australia, the State of Tasmania, the State of Victoria, the Principality of Wales, the State of Western Australia, and the Yukon Territory, that the aforementioned states hereby form the United Commonwealth Federation and that this Constitution shall be the supreme law thereof.


Sec 1
The protection of individual rights is the first duty and sole justification of all state authority.

Sec 2 The Right to Life
No person shall be deprived of their life without due process of law upon a charge of treason, premeditated murder, murder in the commission of a crime, slave ownership, or slave trading.

Sec 3 The Right to Liberty
No person shall be deprived of their liberty without due process of law upon a charge of committing a crime which violates the right of life liberty or property of another or of attempting to commit such crime or endangering others rights by breach of the peace or attempt to commit the same.

Sec 4 The Right to Property
No person shall be deprived of their property without due process of law upon a charge of committing a crime which damages the person or property of another.

Sec 5 The Right to Freedom of Opinion, Expression and Assembly
The legislature shall make no law regarding the establishment of a religion. The legislature shall make no law to restrict or prevent an individual from using his property to proselytize his views. The legislature shall make no law to restrict or prevent a peaceful assembly of people on private property.

Sec 6 The Right to Bear Arms
An armed citizenry being the bulwark of a free state, the right of the individual to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed.

Sec 7 Freedom of Association and Non Association
No person shall be deprived of their right to form associations for: the corporate or communal use of their property; forming by contract families to raise their natural and adopted children; for non treasonous and non violent political purposes; to negotiate with their employer; or for any lawful purpose. No person shall be deprived of their right to contract freely with others for any lawful purpose. No person shall be deprived of their right not to associate or contract with others.

Sec 8 Rights Not Enumerated
The Enumeration of certain rights in this document shall not be held to disparage others, not enumerated, which are retained by the people.


Sec 1 Ancient Liberties Protected
Since the purpose of the confederation, is to protect and secure our ancient liberties and in no way to surrender them, Her Majesty and her government shall abide by them. In addition to the universal individual rights enumerated in Article 1, these ancient liberties of our people are protected.

Sec. 2 No Taxation by Royal Fiat
No scutage, aid or other tax shall be imposed on the nation, unless by common counsel of the nation.

Sec. 3 Parliament
And for obtaining the common counsel of the kingdom for the assessing of an aid, a scutage or other tax, the monarch will cause to be summoned representatives of the people, orders, and states of the nation in a parliament as here in after detailed.

Sec. 4 Right to Local Self Government
The city of London shall have all it ancient liberties and free customs, as well by land as by water; furthermore, it is decreed and granted that all other cities, boroughs, towns, and ports shall have all their liberties and free customs.

Sec. 5 Right to Property
No officer of the crown shall, take the property of any freeman, against the will of the said freeman, except in time of war or insurrection and then only after just compensation is paid.

Sec 6 Warrants Necessary for Searches and Seizures and Limited
The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers and effects against unreasonable searches and seizures shall not be violated. Warrants shall be issued only on probable cause upon oath or affirmation and particularly naming the place to be searched and persons or things to be seized.

Sec. 7 Indictment Only After Third Party Complaint
No officer of the crown shall, upon his own unsupported complaint, charge any freeman with a crime, without credible witnesses brought for this purposes.

Sec. 8 Right to Trial by Jury
No freemen shall be taken or imprisoned or disseised or exiled or in any way destroyed, except by the lawful judgment of his peers in accordance with the law of the land.

Sec. 9 Right to Fair and Speedy Trial
To no one will the crown sell, refuse or delay, right or justice.

Sec. 10 Crown will Obey the Law
The Crown will appoint as executive and judicial officers only such as know the law of the realm and mean to observe it well.

Sec. 11 Standing Army Limitations
As soon as peace is restored, the crown will disband all armed forces other than those authorized by this constitution.

Sec. 12 Treason Limitations
Treason against the United Commonwealth Federation, shall consist only in levying war against it, or in adhering to its enemies, giving them aid and comfort.

Sec. 13 Right of Resistance and Revolt
The doctrine of nonresistance against arbitrary power, and oppression, is absurd, slavish, and destructive of the good and happiness of mankind. If the rights and liberties enumerated by this constitution are not respected or the restrictions on the power of the crown, parliament, and the courts instituted by this constitution are not followed, then the authority given to officers under it are like wise invalid and the community of the realm have the right to over throw it or to distrain and distress the officials there of until such time as they content themselves with their lawfully given authority.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

My initial thought is, isn't "United Commonwealth Federation" a pleonasm, like "People's Democratic Republic" or "free gift"? The first section looks good, and I'm interested in reading the rest.

Andrew Rogers
(a writer of monarchical constitutions myself)
Seattle, Washington