It is hereby declared and decreed that The Grand Duke and Marshal of the Empire Sir Steven is the Grand Master of the Imperial Order of The Knights of Stuart.
It is hereby declared and decreed that The Confederated Empire will charge no business taxes or share financial information of companies registered within the Empire. There is a registration fee and an annual license renewal fee but nothing else need be paid to the country. Some call us a tax haven but we prefer a libertarian corporate environment.
It is hereby declared and decreed the Imperial Court will reside in the palace on lands claimed by the empire in Morristown.
It is hereby declared and decreed that the Empire will be focusing its scientific research on steam power and the aeronautics of what some call the steam punk movement. We will be seriously and lazer focused on bringing a form of aero ships, balloon and steam powered to the citizens of our nation as an alternative to gas powered vehicles. Creating a fleet of these machines to carry our citizens over the vast expanse of our lands.
It is hereby decreed and declared that the Government of the Empire welcomes all artisans and scientists to the Empire and will grant subsidies to all who will move to our territories and become citizens.
It is hereby declared and decreed there are no regulations on businesses owned by citizens of our Empire. We also allow Citizens of other nations to become citizens of our Empire and retain citizenship in both countries.
It is recognized by the Empire that many of our Citizens retain dual citizenship and live outside of our claimed territories and in recognition of this we decree that our citizens be good stewards of the areas where they live. Recycle your cans and bottles, glass and paper, help those who need help, plant trees and volunteer to clean up parks and nature conservations. Doing any one of these things can help make where you live, and the environment a little better.
It is hereby declared and decreed that the Empire at the wish of his Imperial Majesty because of his belief that humanities future is in the stars, will be providing a 400 dollar scholarship to students pursuing their masters or PHD in a field of astronautical engineering.
You must answer 6 questions in 250 words or less for each question.
1) How will you in your chosen field help humanity achieve our dream of settling the galaxy? What specifically do you wish to tackle that will help to sustain a human population in space or reach another planet?
2) Why have you chosen this field and what struggles have you had to specifically overcome to get where you are today?
3) After you receive your degree what is the first project you will launch or work on and why is that dear to your heart?
4) How do you plan to advocate for the health of our planet after you leave school? What steps will you specifically take to reach that Goal?
5) The Empire's stated Goal in its Science Decree is to pursue the steam punk style flying ships to traverse the vast expanses of our Empire do you believe this can be done and how?
6)what are your thoughts on micronationalism and micro nations attempts at Sovereignty?
It is hereby declared and decreed that anyone who will go on our expedition next year to bring Bir Tawil permanently into the Empire will receive a Land Grant of 100 acres with water and mineral rights to said land.
It is hereby declared and decreed that anyone who serves in the legions will receive a 150 acre land grant with mineral and water rights to said land.
It is hereby declared and decreed that December 25th Christmass is a national holy day to celebrate the Birth of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.
It is hereby declared and decreed that the Imperial legions will carry the National flag, the Imperial Eagle, and the black flag with them at all times. Dress uniform of the Empire is jeans wool tunic in the style sold on our store and a Buchanan tartan kilt, with Imperial Visor cap.
It is hereby decreed and declared that The Confederated Empire officially Recognizes Somaliland as a free and sovereign nation Independent of all others, and we recognize no nations claim on Somalilands sovereign territory.
It is hereby decreed and declared that their is no such nation as Tonga.
It is hereby decreed and declared they The Confederated Empire recognizes the living descendants of Napoleon as the true and rightful rulers of France.
It is hereby decreed and declared that the Empire recognizes Tibet as a free and Independent nation whose borders are the same as they were before the Chinese invasion. The Empire declares it will always be a friend to the Tibetan people. That the Tibetan people have been a free and Independent people that the current rule of the PRC is Colonial, and only to exploit the natural resources and defensive position Tibet occupies.
It is hereby decreed and declared that the Empire does not recognize the current Government in China as a legitimate organization and so refuses to enter diplomacy with that nation. We also condemn the Invasion of Tibet and the continued occupation of that free and Independent Nation.
It is hereby decreed and declared that the Empire recognizes the Republic of China/ Taiwan as the true government of China and refutes any of the so called peoples republic of Chinas claims on the Republic of China.
January 6th Feast of Joan of Arcadia
May 2nd Independence Day/ Empress Jens Birthday
January 21st Ferdinand and Isabella day
June 5th Pancho Villa Birthday Celebrations
June 20th Princess Camrina day
August 1st Earth Day
September 7th appreciation of the Legionaries Day
November 2nd Decleration day
December 2nd-9th Bryce’s Carnival (like Mardi Gras)
December 25th Christmas the celebration of the birth of Jesus
The e Laws of the Empire are held at the Imperial Court. Some are found in the Constitution and some will be put here in the Decrees section, as all Decrees are Imperial Law.
1) The Empire will not knowingly accept a citizen fleeing from Justice.
2) The Empire will not regulate Alchohol, Tobacco, firearms or Marijuana.
3) No citizen can be held before a foreign court without the express consent of the Sovereign.
4) All Laws come through and from the soveriegn
5) The government can make no law abridging any citizens rights to keep and bear arms.
6) There are 3 national movies “Fiddler on the Roof” “Casablanca” “Star Wars Episode 4 a new hope”
7) Dueling is Legal as long as done in front of two witnesses, two seconds, and a judge.
8) Any violation of the Constitutional right of the citizens is punishable by 25 years hard labor and up to a 5 million dollar fine, these violations are brought before the Emperor and Empress to adjudicate.
9) The Empire claims all lands on which its citizens reside and stand upon and wherever our flag is planted.
10) The national hat, is the Sombrero any hat can be worn in the Empire but the hat of the nation is hereby decreed as the Sombrero.
It is hereby declared and decreed that additional departments/ Corps are being created.
• Agricultural Corps
• Educational Corps
• Medical Corps
• Explorational Corps
• Energy Corps
It is hereby decreed and declared by her Imperial Majesty the Empress that there is a new national anthem, “Free Bird” by Lynyrd Skynyrd.
It is hereby declared and decreed May 29th will be an official holiday of the Empire Constantine XI Dragases Palaiologos day. This is to commemorate the heroic effort of the last Emperor of the Romans who died May 29th 1453 the Ottomon Turks had layed siege to Constantinople broken down the walls and the Emperor died leading the last charge against the Islamic onslaught.
on this day we commemorate a brave Emperor, who died as one should in that situation,dying defending his subjects.
It is hereby decreed and declared that The Confederated Empire is a friend to Israel and not only a friend but a firm supporter of the Israeli people. We will support that nation in anyway we can.