Government of the Social Liberal Union

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The Government of the Social Liberal Union consists of all offices of the Social Liberal Union that are created by the Constitution, created by Acts of Parliament, and created at the pleasure of officers of the Administration or for various fixed and semi-fixed terms. The principle bodies of the Government are the Administration and the Cabinet.

Legislative Branch

The Legislative Branch of the Social Liberal Union government is composed of the sovereign Open Parliament, presided over by the Speaker of the Union, who represents the Member States in the Open Parliament before the Executive Branch as a constitutional attendee of Cabinet discussions with an infrequently-used right to cast a tie-breaking vote in Cabinet decisions. The Legislative Branch also consists of the Speaker pro tempore as the Speaker's constitutional deputy. Both the Speaker and the Speaker pro tempore are ex officio voting members of the Law Commission which oversees the Library of Parliament, an establishment within the Legislative Branch despite its involvement with the regulation of the practice of law in the region's Court of Justice. The Library of Parliament is staffed by the Speaker as chief administrative officer, a chief technical officer that hosts the Library, and appointed Librarians of Parliament who serve at the pleasure of the Speaker. For officers of the legislative branch, see Open Parliament.

Officers

Office Term Length Term Limit Incumbent
Speaker of the Union Five months Two consecutive terms Helvurium
Speaker pro tempore At the pleasure of the Speaker Indefinite Anaaxes
Library of Parliament
(Various offices)
At the pleasure of the Speaker See: List of Librarians
Law Commission Per the Law Commission and Library Act See: List of Members

Executive Branch

The Executive Branch of the Social Liberal Union government is composed of the Cabinet and Administration, and includes the Ministries of Domestic Affairs, Foreign Affairs, and Immigration. It is directed and presided over by the World Assembly Delegate. For a full list of minor offices and incumbents, see the relevant Ministry's page.

Officers

Office Term Length Term Limit Incumbent
World Assembly Delegate Four months Two consecutive terms Brys Questions
Minister of Domestic Affairs Until successor elected following Delegate election Indefinite North American Republics
Deputy Minister of Domestic Affairs Until successor elected following Delegate election Indefinite Ramelia
Appointive Offices At the pleasure of the Minister of Domestic Affairs See: Ministry of Domestic Affairs
Minister of Foreign Affairs Until successor elected following Delegate election Indefinite Goncar
Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Until successor elected following Delegate election Indefinite Prplia
Appointive Offices At the pleasure of the Minister of Foreign Affairs See: Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Minister of Immigration Until successor elected following Delegate election Indefinite Erynia and Draconia
Deputy Minister of Immigration Until successor elected following Delegate election Indefinite An-Astral
Appointive Offices At the pleasure of the Minister of Immigration See: Ministry of Immigration

Judicial Branch

The Judicial Branch of the Social Liberal Union government is composed of the Court of Justice and such inferior judicial bodies as may be authorized by law. It is presided over by the Chancellor, and administrative matters and records are overseen by the Registrar. For a list of judicial offices and incumbents, see Court of Justice.

Officers

Office Term Length Term Limit Incumbent
Chancellor Five months Two consecutive terms Courelli
Registrar of the Court At the pleasure of the Chancellor Indefinite Vacant

Trustees

The three Trustees, as laid out in Article 4 of the Third Constitution, guard the Founder Account and are privy to the deliberations of the Administration.

Officers

Office Term Length Term Limit Incumbents
Trustee At the pleasure of the Open Parliament Indefinite Anaaxes, Courelli, Kanoria