When the Middle East federated in 1992 it took many different ideologies, monarchies, and republics into one nation the Arabian Congress was able to succesfuly smooth out most of the bumps.
The government works in a simple way. [Note: All of the laws passed must coincide with the Constitution.]
The Arabian Senate is elected by the people. There are two senators for every Province. The Senate's powers are to:
- Pass legislation.
- Launch investigations into the government.
- Undo Royal Proclamations and Executive Orders with a 3/4 vote.
- Impeach a President and remove him from power with a 3/4 vote.
- Act as a jury in cases of treason or piracy on the high seas.
- Begin a draft.
- Create and establish States and Territories.
The Sultan is the Head of State. The powers of the Monarchy include the ability to:
- Issue a Royal Proclamation.
- Dissolve the Senate in times of great crisis.'
- Veto a Senate bill.^
- Mint currency.
- Award honors.
- Act as the judge in cases of treason and piracy on the high seas.
- Regulate religious material.
- Decide punishments for federal crimes.
- Grant a pardon.
- Raise and organize a Royal Guard.
- Command a Royal Guard.
- Appoint an Emir to a city.
- Use the Royal Guard to enforce Monarchial decisions.
'A new Senate must be established in 90 days and the Monarch can not excercise this right for 180 days after the Senate's re-establishment
^Has absolute veto.
The President is the Commander-in-Chief of the Military. The powers of the President include:
- Raise and establish a military.
- Organize a military.
- Command the military.
- Issue Executive Orders.
- Veto a Senate bill^.
- Can pardon someone except in cases of impeachment.
- Promote members of the military.
- Award honors to members of the military.
- Use the military to enforce Senatorial decisions.
- Appoint Governor-Generals.
^Has absolute veto.
Governments of the States have the ability to:
- Establish laws involving the treasury of the Province.
- Regulate the education in the Province^.
- Build and repair roads and public service projects.
- Establish Provincial boards and departments.
- Award medals to citizens of the Province^.
- Over-turn an Emir's mayorial decision.
- Over-turn an Emir Order with a 3/4 vote.
- Raise and command a State Militia.
^Can only be done by Governor-Generals
[Note: The only governor is the Governor-General]
Emirs are, in Western terms, the nobility of Arabia. Emirs' positions are hereditary, and they often act as a mayor of a certain city (i.e. the Emir of Damascus acts as the near absolute ruler of Damascus). Emirs must, however, bow to the State's legislature, and not make tyrannical rulings, as their decisisons can be over turned. Emirs powers include:
- Establish laws for their city.
- Issue an Emir Order.
- Raise and command a Emir Militia from citizens of their city.
- To instate and command a law enforcement for their city.
- To elect the monarch after the incumbent has either died or abdicated^.
^Can not vote for themselves.