Regional Officers Act

Regional Officers Act

An act providing for the granting of Regional Officer powers to government officials

1. Regional Officer Power Definitions

(1) Under the terms of the act, the following powers are defined as:
a. “Appearance” is the authority to alter the World Factbook Entry and pin Dispatches.
b. “Border Control” is the authority to eject and ban nations from the region.
c. “Communications” is the authority to send region-wide telegrams, moderate the Regional Message Board, and alter regional recruitment system powers.
d. “Embassies” is the authority to open and close in-game embassies, and control which embassies may cross-post on the Regional Message Board.
e. “Executive” is the authority to appoint and remove Regional Officers.
f. “Polls” is the authority to create regional polls.
g. “World Assembly” is the authority to approve of World Assembly proposals and to cast the region’s World Assembly votes.

2. Regional Officers

(1) The in-game Delegate will be granted all Regional Officer powers.

(2) The Prime Minister will be granted all non-Border Control powers.

(3) The remaining Cabinet ministers will be allotted up to three Regional Officer positions and granted Appearance, Communications, and Polls powers. They will decide which Cabinet ministers among them will be granted Embassies power.

(4) The Council on Regional Security will be allotted a minimum of three Regional Officer positions and granted Border Control and Communications powers.

(5) The Local Council will be allotted three Regional Officer positions and granted Appearance, Communications, and Polls powers.

(6) Members of the Council on Regional Security who concurrently serve as another Regional Officer named in this act shall be granted the powers of both offices.

(7) Where applicable, all unused Regional Officer positions shall be allotted to the Council on Regional Security.

(8) During elections, the Election Commissioner will be granted Communications and Polls powers.

3. Executive Discretion

(1) The Cabinet and/or Delegate may grant Communications, Appearance, and Polls powers to regional members as they see fit.

(2) The Council on Regional Security may grant Border Control powers to regional members as they see fit.

4. Limitations

(1) Border Control power does not grant any legal authority to eject or ban nations from the region when not authorized by security or criminal laws.

(2) The Communications power must not be used excessively in a way that effectively spams the region.

(3) Exercise of Regional Officer powers must follow all applicable laws and rules. Behavior unbecoming of a representative of the South Pacific may result in suspension of Regional Officer power, even for ministers, as determined by a majority of the Cabinet.