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Original Charter January 2007 to April 11, 2008



Quote:THE NATO CHARTER



The Parties to this Treaty reaffirm their faith in the purposes and principles of the Charter of the NATO Alliance and their desire to live in peace with all peoples and all governments. They are determined to safeguard the freedom, common heritage and civilization of their peoples, founded on the principles of democracy, individual liberty and the rule of law. They seek to promote stability and well-being on Cyber Nations. They are resolved to unite their efforts for collective defense and for the preservation of peace and security. They therefore agree to this North Atlantic Treaty:



Article I



THE PURPOSE OF THIS CHARTER AND ITS MISSION

The purposes of this charter, and all who agree to it are:



The Parties undertake, as set forth in the Charter, to settle any international dispute in which they may be involved by peaceful means in such a manner that international peace and security and justice are not endangered, and to refrain in their international relations from the threat or use of force in any manner inconsistent with the purposes of NATO.



First Purpose: To promote military security among the member states.



Second Purpose: To promote economic security among the member states. This will be achieved through foreign aid donations and loans.



Third Purpose: To become a powerful alliance on Cyber Nations, so that the member states can enjoy the first and second purposes more easily.



Fourth Purpose: To stand for democracy and to fight against socialism, terrorism, and communism through both diplomatic efforts and, if needed, military force.



Article II



The Parties will contribute toward the further development of peaceful and friendly international relations by strengthening their free institutions, by bringing about a better understanding of the principles upon which these institutions are founded, and by promoting conditions of stability and well-being. They will seek to eliminate conflict in their international economic policies and will encourage economic collaboration between any or all of them.



The purposes of this charter shall be achieved by:



1. The formation of a NATO force, which shall be available to any member who seeks assistance in the form of military aid. ((not completed yet))



2. The formation of a NATO aid fund, which shall be available to any member who seeks economic aid. See Banking Chains for procedure.



3. The formation of a NATO council, which shall make decisions regarding the Alliance as a whole.



Definitions of the Powers of the Offices of the Council.



NATO is governed by a ruling council, elected every 60 days by the NATO membership. The NATO council is sworn to protect NATO from outside threats and assist NATO members in both enjoying and becoming successful in the CN game.



The council's collective duties are as follows:



1. Act as a governing body for the NATO alliance.

2. Write new laws and policies for the betterment of all NATO members.

3. Perform the day to day duties of keeping the NATO alliance strong and organized.

4. Working with other NATO council members and general NATO membership decide for the membership on critical or time sensitive matters.

5. Any NATO member in good standing can bring any issue before the council for discussion and redress.



President
  • Acts as Chief of State for NATO.

  • In conjunction with the SoS, and SG acts as the official voice of NATO.

  • Able to act independently in case of a military or diplomatic emergency.

  • Has veto power over the appointment of all Moderators to NATO forums.

  • The President has one vote in NATO council. In case of a Council tie, the President's vote counts as two votes


Vice President



* Acts as President should NATO President be unable to preform the duties of that office.

* Assists the SoI with forum improvement and enhancement.

* Acts as Council Member at large, starting new projects and assisting members in doing the same.

* Acts as a delegate of NATO to CDT. Confers with NATO's Secretary General on any CDT votes and strategy.

* Has final authority on approval of all new NATO members.

* Oversees NATO Cadet Program.

* Has oversight for the Big Brother and Trade Circle programs.

* Oversees and encourages the recruitment of new members and administers the Recruiting Rewards program.

* Has one vote in NATO Council.



Secretary of State


  • Acts as the Chief Diplomat for NATO in all conflict negotiations.

  • Appoints and overseas NATO ambassador Corp.

  • Under direction from the Secretary General, oversees the contact and maintenance of good relations with other CN Alliances.

  • In conjunction with the President and SG, acts as the official voice of NATO.

  • Masks new ambassadors and creates new embassies for ambassadors.

  • Works with the Secretary of the Treasury to fund reparation payments.

  • Has one vote in NATO Council




Secretary of Defense


  • Acts as the Chief Military Authority in NATO.

  • Oversees Bat Commanders. Has veto power over all Bat commander appointments and can appoint or remove Bat commanders at will?

  • Responsible for maintaining an organized, efficient, and ready NATO military at all times.

  • Has one vote in NATO Council




Secretary of Interior


  • Arbitrates all internal disputes

  • Seeks to foster the well being and happiness of all NATO Members.

  • Maintains the membership tracker for the needs of NATO Council and all NATO agents.

  • Works to fully reconcile membership rosters: NATO Forum lists, NATO Tracker, and in-game list.

  • Responsible for the cleaning, care, upkeep and maintenance of NATO Forums.

  • Promotes and manages NATO communications & content -- mass membership PMing and NATO content: Council vote announcements, Senate vote announcements, NATO News/Current Events, etc.

  • Manages and monitors Council elections -- announcements, forums, polls, and results.

  • Has one vote in NATO Council.




Secretary of Treasury


  • Oversees and improves NATO Banking System, including but not limited to the Aid Fall Program, Banking Chain Program, Bank Building Program, etc.

  • Acts as NATO representative to the Consortium.

  • Assists the SoI with members trade circles and other financial aids.

  • Has one vote on NATO Council




Secretary General


  • Appointed by the Council and confirmed by the general membership (majority poll)

  • A new SG can be delegated at any time by a vote from the council and confirmation by a majority of members

  • In conjunction with the President and SoS acts as the voice of The NATO.

  • Serves as NATO's Chief Diplomat and delegate to the CDT

  • Is the CDT Trilat for NATO whenever NATO holds a Trilat position

  • Serves as the Chief Diplomat to other power blocs or specific allies as defined by the Council.

  • Works with and advises the Secretary of State and President on new treaty targets and groups to avoid

  • Has one vote in the Council




Article III



Membership



Requirements for membership:



1. All new members must be on the Aqua team. In order to receive any aid from NATO new members must be on the Aqua team. Members joining before the date 2/1/07 have the option to be on the Aqua team.



2. Any nations wishing to join may not belong to another alliance at the time of joining. They cannot currently be in a war against a member of NATO or a Congressional Member Alliance or they may not be granted full membership until the aggression between the two states ends.



Article IV



In order more effectively to achieve the objectives of this Treaty, the Parties, separately and jointly, by means of continuous and effective self-help and mutual aid, will maintain and develop their individual and collective capacity to resist armed attack.



Article V



The Parties will consult together whenever, in the opinion of any of them, the territorial integrity, political independence or security of any of the Parties is threatened.



Article VI



The Parties agree that an armed attack against one or more of them shall be considered an attack against them all and consequently they agree that, if such an armed attack occurs, each of them, in exercise of the right of individual or collective self-defense recognized by Article 51 of the Charter of the United Nations, will assist the Party or Parties so attacked by taking forthwith, individually and in concert with the other Parties, such action as it deems necessary, including the use of armed force, to restore and maintain the security of Cyber Nations.



Any such armed attack and all measures taken as a result thereof shall immediately be reported to the Council. Such measures shall be terminated when the Council has taken the measures necessary to restore and maintain international peace and security .



Article VII



For the purpose of Article 5, an armed attack on one or more of the Parties is deemed to include an armed attack on any territory currently in the possession of a member states, any ships, vessels, aircraft, buildings, vehicles, or citizens belonging to a member state.



Article VIII



Each Party declares that none of the international engagements now in force between it and any other of the Parties or any third State is in conflict with the provisions of this Treaty, and undertakes not to enter into any international engagement in conflict with this Treaty.



Article IX



The Parties hereby establish a Council, on which each of them shall be represented, to consider matters concerning the implementation of this Treaty. The Council shall be so organized as to be able to meet promptly at any time. The Council shall set up such subsidiary bodies as may be necessary; in particular it shall establish immediately a defense committee which shall recommend measures for the implementation of Articles 3 and 5.



Article X



The Parties may, by unanimous agreement, invite any other state in a position to further the principles of this Treaty and to contribute to the security of Cyber Nations to accede to this Treaty and enjoy a seat on the Council. Any State so invited may become a Party to the Treaty by depositing its instrument of accession with the Council. The Council will inform each of the Parties of the deposit of each such instrument of accession.



Article XI



This Treaty shall be ratified and its provisions carried out by the Parties in accordance with their respective constitutional processes. The instruments of ratification shall be deposited as soon as possible with the Council, which will notify all the other signatories of each deposit. The Treaty shall enter into force immediately. (3)



Article XII



The Justice System of the Alliance



The Justice System of the Alliance shall consist of:



1. The Elected Members of the Senate shall act as the Justice System of the alliance, which shall rule over all issues. All issues brought before the Senate must be ruled upon by the Senate. The Senate may not dismiss a case that has not been ruled upon. (See Articles of Censure for the Procedure of Justice.)



Article XIII



Declaration of War and Procedures thereof



Any nation declaring war against a member of NATO shall be an enemy of The Alliance, and all members must cancel any trade agreements with an enemy nation. An attack against a member nation shall be treated as an attack against all members, and any member nations within the strength range must declare war immediately in the event of an attack. All member nations not in the enemy nation's strength range are encouraged to donate money and troops to any nations at war.



Article XIV



The NATO motto:



The NATO motto shall be "Peace through superior firepower".



Article XV



Amending the Charter



To amend the charter, a change will be proposed by any member state. A vote will be held, and if 3/4 of all member states approve the change, it will go to the council. The council must vote unanimously to approve the change.



Article XVI



Signatories



The following nations affirm that they whole heartedly approve this treaty and swear to support and defend it, by force if need be.



Illian

Earthnesia

Zambaonga

Karave12

Pameshlu
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