Social Liberal Union Prevention of Ties Act

From The Library of Parliament
Jump to: navigation, search
Social Liberal Union Prevention of Ties Act
Enacted byOpen Parliament
Date enacted16 July 2012
Date repealed22 August 2012
Legislative history
Introduced on10 May 2012
Introduced byEggy216
Voting began6 July 2012
Required majoritySimple majority
Vote results7 Yea, 0 Nay, 0 Abstain[1]
Repealing legislation
Second Constitution
Status: Repealed
To prevent ties should they occur in an election.

Section 1

Definition of a tied election

1.1. A tied election is any election in which more than one nation has received the greatest number of votes following all procedures outlined by the election administrator, including preferential voting (if required).

Section 2

Means of breaking a tie

2.1. If a tie results, the members of the Cabinet plus the Speaker of the Union will vote to determine the winner of the election. Their results of their vote will be made public within 24 hours of the end of the Parliament's election.

2.2. When voting to break the tie, abstaining is prohibited.