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Since 3530, the Soviet Federation has been thinking about merging common markets with the Unique Federation. In May 3535, the Foreign Affairs Minister, Mike of the Republic of Romanam, wrote a white paper on merging common markets. To further discussion, he also wrote this preliminary draft treaty for a merger. This preliminary draft document is in no way binding or final. The Ministry hopes that every member will read this document and give their concerns and questions. Their input is how the final treaty will be written.
Section i: Forward
Article i.1 - Limitations
This preliminary draft document is in no way binding or final.
Article i.2 - Purpose
This preliminary draft document is only for discussion and negotiation purposes.
Section 1: Parties
Article 1.1 - Soviet Federation
One party of this treaty is the Soviet Federation and its common market subsidiary the sovECON.
Article 1.2 - Unique Federation
One party of this treaty is the Unique Federation and its common market subsidiary the Unique World Trade Organization.
Section 2: Governing
Article 2.1 - Governing Bodies
The governing body of the common market is a market council of 4.
Article 2.2 - Participants
There will be 2 liaisons from the Soviet Federation and its common market subsidiary the sovECON and 2 liaisons from the Unique Federation and its common market subsidiary the Unique World Trade Organization to the market council.
Article 2.3 - Soviet Federation Representation
There will be 2 liaisons from the Soviet Federation and its common market subsidiary the sovECON. They will be the appointed finance minister and the appointed foreign affairs minister.
Article 2.4 - Unique Federation Representation
There will be 2 liaisons from the Unique Federation and its common market subsidiary the Unique World Trade Organization. They will be the appointed by the federation chair.
Article 2.4 - Voting
Decisions and change to regulations, listed below, must be approved by a majority vote by the market council.
Article 2.5 - Quorum
A meeting by the market council with a vote in it must have a quorum of 3 people to vote on a decision.
Section 3: Regulation
Article 3.1 - Membership Qualifications
Any new member wishing to join the merged common market must meet an AA ranking of the tier of their choosing before they can join.
Article 3.2 - Ratings
The ratings of prospective members will be determined by the Economic Advice Act .
Article 3.3 - Exceptions
This rankign can be bypassed by a majority decision of the Market Council.
Article 3.4 - Act Limitations
Only the ranking system will apply to a merged common market. Members already in either federation's common market do not have to be rated, only prospective members.
Section 4: Logistics
Article 4.1 - Merging Procedures
Members of sovECON will join the Unique World Trade Organization.
Article 4.2 - sovECON
sovECON will be disbanded.
Article 4.3 - Name Change
The merged market will have a new name. This name will be decided through member input after the merger.
Section 5: Market Rules
Article 5.1 - Production Requirements
Corporations should at least offer 35% of their production level every month.
Article 5.2 - Voting
|Vote||Voting Period||Minimum Vote to Pass|
|New Members||8 Months||45%|
|Evicting Members||10 Months||
|New Rules||10 Months||45%|
Section 6: Limitations of Treaty
Article 6.1 - Sovereignty
Each member of sovECON will control each of their nations, and enterprises. The common market will not control their economies. It will only advise on issues if they are affecting common market profitabilty.
Article 6.2 - Layering of Government
The Soviet Federation and the Unique Federation are separate entities. The two governments will not be layered.
Article 6.3 - Independence
The governments of the Soviet Federation and the Unique Federation and their laws, regulations, and decisions apply only to their respective membership.
Section 7: Treaty Renewals and Amendments
Article 7.1 - Renewal
Every 100 game years, this treaty must be re-signed and re-ratified by each party.
Article 7.2 - Amendments
Amendments or changes to the treaty must be unanimously approved by the market council.