Department Official Recognition and Appreciation Act

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Department Official Recognition and Appreciation Act
CitationA-22
Enacted byOpen Parliament
Date enacted19 October 2016
Date repealed27 July 2019
Legislative history
Introduced on16 January 2014
Introduced byKanoria
Voting began12 October 2016
Required majoritySimple majority
Vote results22 Yea, 1 Nay, 2 Abstain[1]
Amendments
Aa-1[2]
Repealing legislation
Civil Service Act
Status: Repealed

An act to ensure that officials are recognisable to natives and foreign visitors, and that individual contributions are recognised.[3]

Section 1

Creates the following symbols denoting rank, hereafter called pips:

1.1. Office of the Speaker

1.1.1: Speaker: A cog, with a half ring, and a crescent orbiting it.
1.1.2: Archivist: A bookmark with a partial cog as the tag.
1.1.3: Researcher: A cog with a drop of ink falling from it.

1.2. Office of the Delegate

1.2.1: Delegate: The Globe found on the SLU flag, with three large stars coming from the equator, and northern pole, with a star between each of them, and a magatma to the south.
1.2.2: Delegacy Official: The globe found on the SLU flag, shadowed from above by a Salinon, and with colours removed.

1.3. Ministry of Foreign Affairs

1.3.1: Ambassadors: A vertical arrow pointing upward, with an Archimedian spiral at the base.
1.3.2: Departmental Official: A vertical line, topped by a ring, with a scrolling bobbin at the base.
1.3.3: Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs: Two vertical lines topped by three quarter sectors, and based by geometric huts, intersected by two horizontal lines ended with Archimedian Spirals on both sides.
1.3.4: Minister of Foreign Affairs: Three vertical lines, the outer two of which are topped by three quarter sectors, and based by geometric huts, with the inner line being topped by a star and based with a scrolling bobbin, all of which are intersected by a single horizontal line ended with Archimedian Spirals on both sides.

1.4. Ministry of Domestic Affairs

1.4.1: Non-Staff role-play Creator: A large star shouldering a split line ending in flat based, pillared arrows. (display is optional)
1.4.2: Secretary of Communications: A split horizontal line hafting feathers on both ends, with a split line tail at the left of the line, descending to a scrolling bobbin.
1.4.3: Secretary of Mentorship: A simple cross, with a split line tail at the left of the line,descending to a scrolling bobbin.
1.4.4: Secretary of Activities: A split line ending in flat based, pillared arrows. with a split line tail at the left of the line, descending to a scrolling bobbin.
1.4.5: Deputy Minister of Domestic Affairs: A cross flanked by two vertical lines topped by three quarter sectors, and based by geometric huts, crossed by two split horizontal lines, the bottom of which ends in flat based, pillared arrows, and the top of which is hafts feathers on each end.
1.4.6: Minister of domestic Affairs: Three vertical lines, the outer two of which are topped by three quarter sectors, and based by geometric huts, with the inner line being topped by a star and based with a scrolling bobbin, crossed by a split horizontal line hafting feathers on both ends, which supports two crosses, that form a split line, hafting feathers on each end.

1.5. Ministry of Immigration

1.5.1: Departmental Official: A vertical line, topped by a ring, with a scrolling bobbin at the base.
1.5.2: Recruiter: A vertical line based with scrolling bobbin, and topped with a tin angel at the top.
1.5.3: Deputy Minister of Immigration: Two vertical lines topped by three quarter sectors, and based by geometric huts, intersected by two horizontal lines ended with Tin Angels.
1.5.4: Minister of Immigration:Three vertical lines, the outer two of which are topped by three quarter sectors, and based by geometric huts, with the inner line being topped by a star and based with a scrolling bobbin, all of which are intersected by a single horizontal line ended with tin angels on both sides.

1.6. Court of Justice

1.6.1: Executive Justice: A gavel, based with a geometric hut.
1.6.2: Parliamentary Justice: A gavel based with a cog.
1.6.3: Free Justice: A gavel based with a glaive.

1.7.

As new positions are created, this list may be modified in accordance with those positions lawfully created.

Section 2

Allows and Requests nations recognized as having a current official role within the Social Liberal Union to use a flag baring one regional, department appropriate symbol, as well as the pip denoting their rank.

2.1

The departmental flags shall be defined as:

2.1.1: Office of the Speaker: A field of white, displaying the branches found on the regional flag surrounding the pip of the individual nation.
2.1.2: Office of the Delegate: A field of forest green displaying centrally the pip of the delegacy in the centre.
2.1.3: Ministry of Domestic Affairs: A field of orange displaying a red hand, facing downwards, coming from the left. An officials Pip is to be displayed at the top left.
2.1.4: Ministry of Foreign Affairs: A field of blue displaying half of the SLU globe, obscured at the bottom. An officials Pip is to be displayed at the top left.
2.1.5: Ministry of Immigration: A field of purple, displaying a yellow hand coming from the right. An officials Pip is to be displayed at the top left.
2.1.6: As new positions are created, this list may be modified in accordance with those positions lawfully created.

2.2

This act does not require Justices to display a specific flag, but does request that they display the appropriate pip in either their forum signature, or on their flag.

Section 3

Further creates a series of awards to recognise outstanding contributions to a department, by an individual nation.

3.1

These awards, classified as departmental flairs and not regional awards, are to be awarded by unanimous vote of the cabinet, upon being proposed by the appropriate minister.

3.1.1: Any nation, regardless of whether they serve in the ministers department are eligible to receive flairs.
3.1.2: A minister may be nominated to receive a flair in their own department by any other minister, or by the deputy minister in their own department if one is installed. The minister's department does not receive a vote on whether or not to approve the nomination however. The minister is not to be informed of their nomination unless they receive it.

3.2

The awards are as follows, and apply only to actions taken within the remit of that department:

3.2.1: Foreign Affairs:
  • Service to the SLU
  • Service to an ally
  • Long Service
  • Service to the World
  • Great Mediator
  • Great Negotiator
  • Innovator
  • Departmental Mentor
3.2.2: Domestic Affairs:
  • Creativity in Duty
  • Service to an Ally
  • Long Service
  • Service to (regional) Involvement
  • Talent Scout
  • Communications Expert
  • Innovator
  • Departmental Mentor
3.2.3: Immigration
  • Great Outcomes
  • Great Enforcement
  • Long Service
  • Immaculate Recording
  • Staggering Numbers
  • Great Retention
  • Innovator
  • Departmental Mentor
3.2.4: Office of the Speaker
  • Service to the SLU
  • Service to an Ally
  • Long Service
  • Tacitus
  • Information Sponge
  • Innovator
  • Departmental Mentor
3.2.5: As new positions are created, this list may be modified in accordance with those positions lawfully created, or flairs that appear to be needed.

3.3

Flair display is optional, however, where flairs are displayed, they should follow the following guidelines.

3.3.1: For ministries, flairs should be displayed in blocks to the right of pips.
3.3.2: For the delegacy, and office of the speaker, flairs should be displayed in an orbit around the pip.
3.3.3: Flair blocks and orbits should be displayed in order of area served within.

Section 4

Pips and flairs should be coloured according to the departmental area they are relevant to.

4.1

The colours are as follows:

4.1.1: Office of the speaker: Green
4.1.2: Foreign Affairs: Brass
4.1.3: Domestic Affairs: Silver
4.1.4: Immigration: Cyan
  1. http://socialliberal.proboards.com/thread/1807/department-official-recognition-appreciation-act
  2. The Speaker of the Union did not properly implement this Amendment, so the current document bears no difference from the original text of the Act.
  3. http://socialliberal.proboards.com/thread/1806/department-official-recognition-appreciation-act
  4. Retrieved from "https://parliament.slugov.com/index.php?title=Department_Official_Recognition_and_Appreciation_Act&oldid=7500"