Home Rule Self-Government established under Common Law in the land known as Canada

A Home Rule Charter for a New Republic, issued January 01, 2017 by Kevin Annett
A Home Rule Charter for a New Republic
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Home Rule Self-Government established under Common Law in the land known as Canada A Home Rule Charter for a New Republic

Home Rule Self-Government established under Common Law in the land known as Canada

A Home Rule Charter for a New Republic

ARTICLE I – BILL OF RIGHTS

Section 1 – Under Natural and Customary Law, all authority arises from the inborn and unalienable liberty and sovereignty of the people, who are the source of all law and government. Under this maxim, all legitimate government owes its existence to the people whom those governments serve, and governments exist to secure and protect the rights of the people and their communities. Any system of government that becomes destructive of those ends is not legitimate, lawful, operative or constitutional.

Section 2 - The people of the territories known as “Canada” possess both the collective and individual right of self-government in their local community to ensure their well being, peace and liberty as freeborn men and women. That right precedes and predates all of the laws, statutes and acts of the government of Canada, its Parliament and the Crown of England, and cannot be usurped, superseded, nullified or in any way altered or diminished by those external powers.

Section 3 – Under this same right, the people of the territories known as “Canada” are not obligated to owe allegiance to Canada, its Parliament or the Crown of England or their laws when these powers violate, diminish or threaten either the liberties and rights of the people, the sanctity and health of the land itself or higher moral and international law. Under such conditions, the people are required to actively dissociate themselves and secede from those tyrannical powers, and through their own self-governing assemblies establish a new and just system of government to maintain the civil peace.

Section 4 - The people of of Canada possess the right to use those local constitutional governments to make and enforce their own laws through their own Assemblies, Courts and Peace Officers. This right shall not eliminate, limit, or reduce the sovereign right of other local governments or of the constitutional Republic as a whole.

Section 5 - The people of Canada within their local self-governing communities along with natural ecosystems within their jurisdictions possess the right to clean air, water, and soil. This includes the right to be free from activities or forces which pose risk or harm the clean air, water, and soil within their communities.

Section 6 - The people of Canada within their local self-governing communities possess the following inherent, unalienable civil rights and liberties under Natural Law which cannot be restricted, abrogated, denied or abolished by any government, authority or statute. No governing body within Canada shall make any law or pass any statute that threatens, diminishes or abolishes these fundamental rights. These liberties are not limited by the act of defining them, and include but are not restricted to the following:

  • Freedom of thought, speech and expression

  • Freedom of conscience and religion, and freedom from religion

  • Freedom of the press and publication

  • Freedom of cultural expression and autonomy

  • Freedom to organize politically and to form political parties and movements

  • Freedom of dissent, civil disobedience and non-cooperation with the law and government according to one's conscience and the provisions of the Common Law

  • The right to fair, equal, speedy and responsive treatment before the law

  • The constitutional and unalienable right to a trial by jury under the common law

  • The right to bear arms and defend oneself and one's family against arbitrary, cruel or unjust treatment, including from agents of the government

  • The right to be free from fear, harassment, discrimination and exploitation

  • The right to parent and raise one's own children with love and respect free of any threat, intervention or assault by any agency or power

  • The right to free and unrestricted movement

  • The right to life itself, through the free and unrestricted access to all of life's essentials, including healthy food and water, quality medical care, education at every level, public transportation, decent housing and fair, sustaining and meaningful employment

Section 7 - All the people of Canada possess the right to protect and enforce the rights and prohibitions secured by this Charter. This shall include the right of all of the people to intervene in any legal action involving the rights and prohibitions recognized by this Charter, and the right to act politically and to undertake any form of direct action and civil disobedience without fear of reprimand or punishment in order to protect the fundamental liberties and rights of this Charter. All rights secured by this Charter are inherent, fundamental, and unalienable, and shall be self-executing and enforceable against both private and public actors.

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A Charter to Establish and Maintain a Sovereign Peoples’ Assembly  under the authority of a Republican Constitution

LET IT BE KNOWN AND ACKNOWLEDGED that under the Natural Law, it is the Unalienable Right of the People as sovereign men and women to covenant into self-governing bodies to enact laws and provide for the safety and liberty of their families and communities;

Therefore, We, the Undersigned, do hereby establish such a freely elected Peoples’ Assembly as a self-regulating and elected legislative and legal body, subject to no other authority except other such free Assemblies whose delegates are gathered in a Republican Congress;

We, the Undersigned, do solemnly swear to maintain and defend to the death this sovereign Peoples’ Assembly as a just, lawful body that is the voice and the safeguard of the people of our community;

We swear to govern ourselves and this Assembly according to its Constitution and the Common Law, relying on the people and their Militia and on  their common law courts for its safety and well being.

We, the Undersigned, do hereby set our Oath and names to this Charter, here, in

the Community of  ____________________________________ on 

this ____________ Day of  ________________ In the Year

_____________________​
 

 

 

Constitution of the Sovereign Peoples’ Assembly

Article One - Name

The Assembly shall be designated as The Sovereign Peoples’ Assembly of (name of community).

Article Two - Purpose

The Assembly shall be an elected self-governing body of the People established to introduce, debate and enact any laws or regulations decided by the People, and to generally govern and protect the community under the rule of the Common Law and the authority and Constitution of a wider Republic.

Article Three – Authority and Power

The Assembly is a de jure sovereign body not subject to any other authority besides that of similar sovereign Assemblies whose delegates gather in an elected Republican Congress. It shall have the full and undivided power of a governing legislative body, unrestricted by veto or interference, including the power to levy taxes, raise a Citizens' Militia, seize and reclaim the wealth, land and properties of the nation, and establish and maintain local Common Law Courts of Justice based on the jury system.

Article Four - Convention

The Assembly shall be convened in an accessible public place on the first Monday of every month at 10 am. It shall be open to all people without restriction and will remain in session according to the will of its participants.

Article Five – Structure

The Assembly shall act as a body at large in all of its deliberations, according to a majority vote system of either open or closed balloting, and according to this Constitution. The Assembly shall be administered by an elected Convener, who shall preside at and chair all sessions of the Assembly, and by an Executive body with a Corresponding Secretary. The Executive shall meet separately every week to maintain the daily operations of the Assembly, its Courts and its Militia.

Article Six – Establishment

The Assembly shall be established by the common agreement and pledge of at least twelve men or women in a community, under a Charter issued under the authority of the People in Assembly. The original signatories to this Charter shall assume no guaranteed role or privilege within the Assembly unless thereby delegated and elected to a position by the People in Assembly.

Article Seven – Adjunct bodies

Either the Assembly as a whole or the Executive body shall have the power to create the following officers and bodies under the authority of the Assembly and this Constitution:

  1. A Citizens’ Militia to safeguard the safety and liberty of the Assembly and the community as a whole

  2. A Sheriff and staff of deputies to provide security to the Assembly and its courts and to raise and train the Citizens’ Militia

  3. Local common law courts

  4. Official delegates to represent the Assembly and the local community within a wider Republican Congress

  5. Local Republican banks and credit unions to safeguard the wealth of the community

  6. Land trusts and cooperative rural communities

  7. Special Commissions and Grand Juries of the Assembly to investigate and make recommendations

  8. Any other body required for the well being of the Assembly and the People

Article Eight – Limitations

Neither the Assembly nor its Executive nor any adjunct body shall enact any legislation, regulation or course of action that is contrary either to this Constitution or to the Constitution of the Republic and its common law. The Executive of the Assembly shall have no veto or nullification power over the decisions of the Assembly unless those decisions violate the terms of this Constitution.

Article Nine – Term of Office

The Convener of the Assembly shall have a term of office of one year, and may serve no more than three consecutive terms. The Corresponding Secretary and other Executive positions shall operate for terms of office established by the Assembly. All Assembly Sheriffs shall be elected for a term of office of one year.

Article Ten – Amendments

This Constitution may be amended by vote of three quarters (75%) of the members of the Assembly, provided these amendments do not violate this Constitution or the Constitution and common law of the Republic.

 

Issued January 1, 2017