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    Code of Conduct
    Adopted and Ratified on Friday, April 29, 2005

    Amendment of Article 2, Section 6 Passed on Thursday, February 9, 2017
    Hereof a Supermajority Act of the Executive Staff, Upon Signature of the President

  • Preamble


    We the founders of the United Federation establish this organization as of October 21, 2002 to promote a leading community to improve the Gaming Community. As the Signatories of the Code of Conduct, this governing document shall be protected and preserved as mandated hereof as the Sovereign Law of the United Federation. These great responsibilities shall be tasked upon the Government of the United Federation and the persons who hold each high office. Hereinafter the United Federation shall be deemed to exist independently from this point forward until disbanded by a unanimous act, which shall require all Executive Staff and Chiefs of Staff who hold a high office within the Cabinet of the United Federation. No one individual person who holds a high office, including the Office of the President, may issue an order of disbanding and dissolving the United Federation.

  • Article 1
    Foundation of the Government


    Hereof, the Government of the United Federation shall consist of the high offices as required by the Code of Conduct. The primary responsibility of the government, on behalf of the President, shall be to operate the State in the best interest of the people and protect the welfare of the the United Federation. 

    Section 1: Office of the President
    The executive authority of the State shall be vested in the President of the United Federation. One person shall serve in this high office as the Head of State to protect and preserve the United Federation, Code of Conduct and governing laws thereof. The primary responsibilities of the President, as the Head of State, shall be to serve as the Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces, Chief Executive of the Cabinet and preside over the Administration of the Government. As deemed fit, including in the absences of legislation, the President shall have the authority to issue Executive Orders to maintain the welfare of the State. Therefore the President of the United Federation shall have the sole authority of the office to: (1) represent the State in domestic and abroad affairs (2) sign executive agreements with foreign states (3) sign or veto Declarations of War presented from a motion (4) sign or veto amendments and legislation presented from a motion (5) grant incontrovertible Reprieves and Pardons for Offences against the State (6) preside over impeachment trials and issue the supermajority determination (7) nominate high offices of the Cabinet and confirm candidates by signature.

    Section 2: Office of the Vice President
    The security of the State shall be vested in the Vice President of the United Federation. One person shall serve in this high office as the Secretary of Defense to protect and preserve the United Federation, Code of Conduct and governing laws thereof. The primary responsibilities of the Vice President, as the Secretary of Defense, shall be to serve as the Executive Staff of the President, assist the President with the Administration of the Government and preside over the Department of Defense. Hereto the Vice President shall serve at the behest of the Office of the President, including the authority to issue Executive Orders; however, shall not exceed the scope of that office. Therefore the Vice President of the United Federation shall act on behalf of the Office of the President, during an emergency, absences or vacancy and shall have the provisional authority to: (1) represent the State in domestic and abroad affairs (2) draft and sign executive agreements with foreign states during a State of War (3) sign or veto Declarations of War presented from a valid motion (4) sign or veto legislation presented from a valid motion (5) conduct impeachment trials in tandem with the President. All acts during an emergency, absences or vacancy of the Office of the President shall require the approval of the President upon the normal status of that office.

    Section 3: Office of the Executive Staff
    The administrative authority shall be vested in the Executive Staff of the United Federation, hereto shall maintain the welfare, execute and enforce laws of the state. One person shall serve in this high office as the Secretary of State to protect and preserve the United Federation, Code of Conduct and governing laws thereof. As nominated hereof, additional staff may be appointed to the office to serve as the Executive Staff of the President. The primary responsibilities of the Secretary of State shall be to serve as the Executive Staff of the President, preside over the Executive Staff and Department of State. Hereto the Secretary of State shall serve at the behest of the Office of the President, including the authority to issue Executive Orders; however, shall not exceed the scope of that office. Therefore the Secretary of State of the United Federation shall act on behalf of the Office of the President, during an emergency, absences or vacancy. All acts during an emergency, absences or vacancy of the Office of the President shall require the approval of the President upon the normal status of that office. Upon supermajority, executive authority as explicitly written within the Code of Conduct or a State of Emergency shall be solely be granted to the Executive Staff of the President hereto: (1) draft Executive Acts and provisions to the Code of Conduct to present to the President (2) arbitration for the impeachment of an office for high crimes (3) ratify, modify or vacate agreements and treaties with foreign states to present to the President (4) draft Declarations of War to present to the President only upon the following emergency conditions: (a) response to a Declaration of War and/or aggression against the United Federation (b) request from an allied commander based on treaty regulations (4) draft, sign modifications and terminate existing treaties.

    Section 4: Cabinet of the United Federation
    The governing authority shall be vested in the Cabinet of the United Federation, hereto shall maintain the welfare of the administration and operations of the state as the Administration of the President. As the Chief Executive of the Government, the President shall preside over the Cabinet of the United Federation to execute day-to-day operations. The governing administration shall include the high offices of President, Vice President, Executive Staff and Chiefs of Staff of the United Federation. Hereto the Cabinet of the United Federation shall have the responsibilities of: (1) enforcing laws of the state (2) to represent the state in domestic and abroad affairs (3) to preside over all personnel within the Armed Forces (4) to advise the President of department, division & office operations (5) to represent and preside over all civilians in accordance with the Executive Staff.

    Section 5: Chiefs of Staff of the United Federation
    The legislative authority shall be vested in the Chiefs of Staff of the United Federation, hereto shall maintain the welfare, sign policy and laws of the state as the primary government chamber. At the behest of the President, one person shall serve as the Secretary of Operations and serve in this high office as the First Chair and Chairperson of the Chiefs of Staff. The responsibility of the Chairperson shall include presiding over the elected sitting Chiefs of Staff, appoint a sitting person to the Second Chair as the Vice Chairperson, elect candidates upon vacancy with confirmation, introduce acts of policies, laws and legislation for enactment. Therefore a Chief of Staff who represents the people, which have a sitting chair upon election, shall be assigned a high office within a department at the behest of the President. Upon a majority, the Chiefs of Staff of the United Federation shall have the responsibilities of: (1) draft and sign Policies, Laws and draft provisions to the Code of Conduct to present to the President (2) to represent the State in domestic and abroad affairs (3) to represent and preside over all personnel within the Armed Forces (4) execute operations of the Armed Forces in accordance with the Commander in Chief (5) draft and sign treaties with foreign states (6) draft Declarations of War to present to the President (7) elect officers to the Hall of Fame upon retirement of their duties, which shall be a lifetime appointment with no infractions of the Code of Conduct, hereinafter honorable discharge of duties after two years and rank grade of an officer.

    Section 6: Amendment of the Code of Conduct
    The governing law, hereinafter Code of Conduct shall be the sovereign law of the United Federation. No one person, including the President of the United Federation, shall exceed any provision of the Code of Conduct. Amendments to the Code of Conduct shall require the signature of the President, as the Chief Legislator, upon an act hereof: (1) super-majority vote of the Executive Staff (2) majority vote of the Chiefs of Staff. No amendments to the Code of Conduct shall be passed during an absences of the President, vacancy of the office or a person acting-in-capacity.

    Section 7: Enactment of Legislation
    Upon a motion by the presiding Chiefs of Staff to ratify, modify or vacate legislation of the United Federation, a vote shall occur to obtain a majority before enactment. However in absentia of the Chiefs of Staff and necessity with super-majority, as explicitly written within the Code of Conduct, executive authority shall be granted to the Executive Staff of the United Federation to sign Executive Acts. In the event of a motion, the presiding Chairs of the Chief of Staff shall be entitled to a sole vote and the Chairperson shall vote upon a tied-motion. Therefore to ratify legislation upon a motion to vote, and shall not exceed ninety-six hours, a majority vote hereinafter shall be greater than one-half of the presiding Chiefs of Staff or supermajority of two-thirds or greater of the Executive Staff. Legislation shall be confidential until ratified and enacted, unless disclosed by the President or Vice President. Ratified legislation shall not exceed any provision of the Code of Conduct; additionally, Executive Acts, Orders and policies shall not exceed ratified laws.

    Section 8: Oath of Office
    The authority to elect a candidate to the government shall be vested in the current presiding Chiefs of Staff, which shall only occur upon a vacancy due to necessity, discharge, incapacity or resignation of an office. Candidates shall only serve within the Chiefs of Staff upon a majority vote, which shall require the signature of the President. No candidate shall be elected to the government during an absence of the President, vacancy or a person acting-in-capacity. The sole authority to elect the President of the United Federation shall be vested in the Chiefs of Staff of the United Federation, which shall only occur upon a vacancy of that office due to the incapacity or resignation of the sitting President. Solely the Chairperson of the Chiefs of Staff shall temporarily appoint the Vice President, proceeded by the Secretary of State than Secretary of Operations if the Vice President declines, to act-in-capacity of the President of the United Federation until a duly elected candidate has been confirmed. However the Chairperson of the Chiefs of Staff shall require a sworn Declaration of Incapacity from the presiding Vice President and Executive Staff of the sitting President before an order can be signed to appoint the person acting-in-capacity of the Office of the President. The sole authority to appoint the Vice President and Executive Staff shall be vested in the President upon written notice with confirmation of the Chiefs of Staff of the United Federation. Upon election to a high office, the Candidate-Elect shall pledge an Oath of Office to which their actions are bound. In the event a status change is required of an office, a fourteen day notice shall be submitted to the Office of the President in writing for review and approval. Upon the President requiring a status change, a written notice shall be submitted to the Vice President and Cabinet of the United Federation. Executive authority shall be provisionally transferred, as permitted by the Code of Conduct with notice to the United Federation, from the Office of the President to the high office acting-in-capacity. Upon return of the President, the provisional executive authority shall be vacated from the high office acting-in-capacity.

    Hereinafter pledging the Oath of Office, it shall be binding until such a time an official resigns, discharged or impeached from office. Upon a resignation of high office, a fourteen day notice from the official shall be submitted to the Office of the President for determination. Solely the President shall issue a determination on all written requests within seven days of submission and inform the Cabinet; failure shall result in the automatic implicit approval. An impeachable crime, hereinafter a high crime, shall be defined as an "Abuse of Power" or "Crime against the United Federation" by act of an elected Cabinet Office. In addition, the failure of an elected Cabinet Office to execute their duties through inactivity or the Abandonment of Office shall be considered an impeachable offense which may be tried in absentia. In the event that the Office of the Executive Staff has enough evidence to convict of a high crime, it is their duty to inform the President in confidence and writing to begin impeachment proceedings. For the duration of impeachment proceedings, the person-in-question shall be temporarily suspended of their duties until an arbitration-trial is finished and determination of a verdict issued. In the event the person-in-question is convicted of the crimes, with which they are charged, they shall be dismissed from their high office pending further proceedings against them which may result in their dishonorable Discharge of Duties from the United Federation. An elected Cabinet Office under impeachment may not resign their office to avoid trial. Sole authority to discharge the sitting Vice President, Executive Staff and the Chairperson of the Chiefs of Staff shall be vested in the President.

  • Article 2
    Foundation of the Armed Forces


    The military hereinafter Armed Forces of the United Federation shall serve the President, Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces, and hereby tasked with the primary mission to protect the welfare of the United Federation, allies and people of the State. At the behest of the President, this mission shall be executed by the Admiral of the Armed Forces who is the Secretary of Operations and the Commanders of Divisions.

    Section 1: Chain of Command
    Hereof an active enlistment into the Armed Forces, Personnel of the Armed Forces shall be assigned a Rank Grade, division and serve under the authority of a Commander of a Division, hereinafter Commanding Officer. Commanding Officers, which shall include Executive Officers and Staff Officers if assigned by the Commanding Officer, shall report to the Admiral of the Armed Forces who is subordinate of the President within the Chain of Command. While the Armed Forces is within normal operations, hereinafter Defense Condition, daily operations shall be executed by the Admiral the of Armed Forces and assigned Commanding Officers. At the request of a Commanding Officer, a division may support titles of the same franchise, hereinafter "Legacy Division". All orders shall be confidential, restricted and classified unless a Superior Officer or a high office of the Cabinet un-restricts or declassifies the order. Commanding Officers, Chiefs of an Office, Secretaries of a Department and Offices of the Cabinet shall be recognized as the highest authority in their direct Chain of Command; unless acting in the capacity of a position. Only the direct Superior Officer within the Chain of Command may relieve and dismiss an Officer who is of such high authority. The sole authority to authorize revisions of the Chain of Command, shall preside in the Chiefs of Staff or the Executive Staff and require signature of the President. No one person shall have the authority to represent the United Federation unless sanctioned by the Office of the President, Executive Staff or Cabinet of the United Federation, which includes but is not limited to: (1) usage of "United Federation" name or "[UF]" tags (2) social networks (3) servers (4) third-party resources (5) in-game guilds, banks and/or services. Unauthorized usage of the name or representation of the United Federation shall be an Offense of Abuse of Resources and subject to a dishonorable Discharge of Duties as regulated by the provisions the Code of Conduct.

    Section 2: Rank Grade
    Personnel of the Armed Forces shall be assigned a Rank Grade within the Chain of Command. Only authorized persons, as derived from their Status Change Authority, shall issue a promotion or demotion of a Rank Grade and shall not exceed their authority. A promotion, demotion or reduction of Rank Grade shall be based on one or more of the following: (1) conduct (2) tenure (3) training (4) quality of work (5) quantity of work (6) interaction (7) leadership (8) experience (9) status change (10) election of office. In the event a position is terminated, the Rank Grade of the person-in-question may be reduced which shall not constitute a demotion. Retired Officers and Veterans shall have no change in Rank Grade, unless their Oath is broken by a conviction of an offense. The sole authority to authorize revisions of the Rank Grade system shall preside in the Chiefs of Staff or Executive Staff and require signature of the President. The sole authority to issue the Rank Grade of "Admiral of the Armed Forces", typically a Flag Officer holding the Rank Grade of "Fleet Admiral" or "Field General", shall be vested in the President as the Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces. In addition, the authority to issue a Rank Grade to a Candidate-Elect as a Flag Officer shall be vested in the President as the Chief Executive of the Cabinet.

    Section 3: Awards
    Personnel of the Armed Forces shall be eligible to receive awards, based on the fulfillment criteria. Authorized personnel, as derived from their Status Change Authority, shall issue or remove an award or and shall not exceed their authority. In the event an award is retired, the award may not be issued to personnel. Retired personnel shall have no change in awards, unless their oath is broken by a conviction of an offense. Upon a Dishonorable Discharge of Duties, the person-in-question shall have all awards issued vacated. The responsibility to authorize new or retire awards shall be vested in the Cabinet of the United Federation.

    Section 4: Transfer of Personnel
    All personnel shall have the right to submit a division transfer request to the Department of State. If a transfer is approved, the person in question shall report to his/her new division and Commanding Officer for duty and shall be subjected to that division's policies. A transfer request may be denied for one of the following reasons: (1) no provided reason (2) lack of personnel in the current division (3) inactivity (4) to maintain the welfare of the State.

    The following officers shall be subjected to mandatory transfers which shall override the original provisions of the Code of Conduct: (1) Commanding Officers (2) Executive Officers (3) Chief of an Office (4) Secretary of a Department. Mandatory transfers shall be only authorized from an officer who commands and assigns positions within the provisions of the Code of Conduct and additional policies.

    Section 5: Leave of Absence
    Personnel of the Armed Forces shall submit a request for a Leave of Absence to the Department of State, within the provisions of the Code of Conduct, when personal activity cannot be maintained. A standard Leave of Absence shall be a duration less than one month. However, an extended Leave of Absences may be requested for a duration beyond one month. Personnel who are on an extended Leave of Absence shall report their current status to the Department of State every 30 days. However, personnel currently on a probation of duties or newly enlisted shall be prohibited to request a Leave of Absence. All requests shall require approval from the Department of State. In the event of an emergency Leave of Absence, the following government offices may approve the request: (1) Office of the President (2) Office of the Vice President (3) Office of the Executive Staff (4) Admiral of the Armed Forces. Personnel who fail to return to active duty shall be issued a Discharge of Duties.

    Section 6: Standards & Structure of Command
    Commanding and Executive Officers shall be responsible for the following duties: (1) maintain daily operations and activity standards of subordinate personnel (2) review and respond to subordinates Battle and Enlistment Reports upon submission (3) submit a Command Report to the Admiral of the Armed Forces on the first and fifteenth day each month (4) authorize and announce appointments within their division; upon order of a Commanding Officer who is not acting-in-capacity (5) execute valid orders per the President as the Commander in Chief, Admiral of the Armed Forces and Superior Officers with such authority delegated. 

    Section 7: Status Change Authority
    The authority granted to an officer which issues a change of status for fleet personnel shall be hereinafter be known as a Status Change Authority. The following systems shall be dependent of the Status Change Authority: (1) Rank Grade (2) Award (3) Infraction (4) Dismissal of Duties (5) Discharge of Duties (6) As enumerated in other provisions of the Code of Conduct, laws and Executive Orders. Status Change Authority shall only be granted by, including limited in capacity, a high office of the Cabinet of the United Federation. Officers granted this authority shall not exceed their Status Change Authority when a change of status is issued. The each Office of the Cabinet shall be required to have a Status Change Authority, issued by the sole order of the President of the United Federation. The following staff may be, however not required, issued a Status Change Authority: (1) Commanders of Divisions (2) Department of Defense (3) Department of State (4) Department of Operations.

  • Article 3
    Standards of Personnel


    All personnel within the United Federation have predefined responsibilities that they carry out on a day-to-day basis. All personnel, regardless of Rank Grade, position & duties, are expected to uphold the standards, values & duties of the United Federation. All personnel are responsible to report confrontations, offenses and unwarranted disciplinary actions taken against them to their Commanding Officer or the Commanding Officer's superior in rare situations.

    Section 1: Enlistment of Personnel
    All potential applicants, including personnel who resigned or issued a general discharge, shall be required to have an active application on record with the Department of Operations, Office of Admissions. Upon approval of an application, the person in question shall be requested and required to finish the following enlistment duties: (1) pledge an Oath of Allegiance (2) maintain required software for communication & servers; which shall include TeamSpeak (3) report for duty to their Commanding Officer. All newly enlisted personnel shall be issued: (1) Rank Grade of Recruit (2) Duty Wings of a Recruit (3) 30-day probation. Personnel who are re-enlisting shall be required to serve a 60-day probation, however only 30 days shall be mandatory. The Office of Admissions shall defer to the Chiefs of Staff of the United Federation upon any dispute of rank and/or position, as no authority is granted in the provisions of the Code of Conduct. Solely the Chiefs of Staff of the United Federation shall have the authority to grant the re-enlistment of a dishonorably discharged person by majority, who shall serve a mandatory 90-day probation. Civilians, Retired Officers and Veterans shall be reinstated as enumerated in the provisions of the Code of Conduct; therefore exempt from an active application and re-enlistment probation. While enlisted in the United Federation, unless an exemption is granted, personnel are not authorized to enlist or currently be enlisted in a foreign state hereinafter gaming community: (1) clan (2) guild (3) squad (4) corporation (5) club (6) group (7) league (8) not enumerated.

    Oath of Allegiance
    I __________ agree to obey the Code of Conduct at all times. I will do the best to serve my fleet with honor and respect.

    Section 2: Personal Conduct
    All personnel of the United Federation must conduct within acceptable standards. Personnel of the Armed Forces shall address superiors, in Rank Grade and/or position, with the following: (1) "rank" and "name" (2) "sir" or "ma'am" (3) "Mr" or "Ms/Mrs" and "title" for elected offices. The following conduct and actions shall be prohibited while on duty, hereinafter representation of the "United Federation" or usage of the tag "[UF]": (1) obscene (2) insolence towards any person (3) racial slurs or jokes (4) sexist slurs or jokes (5) sexual orientation slurs or jokes (6) defamatory (7) illegal (8) profane (9) harassing (10) threatening (11) abusive (12) vulgar (13) invasive of a person's privacy (14) soliciting. The aforementioned prohibited conduct hereinafter shall be considered misconduct, conduct unbecoming and/or correlating offense(s) of the Code of Conduct.


    Section 3: Activity Standards
    All personnel shall be accountable to maintain activity within the United Federation; however, each tier of the Chain of Command requires an increased level of activity. Regardless of rank and position, usage of the following network resources shall be required of all personnel: (1) website and forums (2) TeamSpeak 3 server (3) network resources owned and operated by the United Federation. Activity on the aforementioned resources is defined by: (1) posting on the forums (2) acknowledgement of announcements and news (3) responding to bi-weekly fleet-wide roll calls (4) registration and usage of TeamSpeak 3. All roll calls shall have the following regulations: (1) not exceed three days, 72 hours (2) personnel who fail to report to a roll call shall be issued an infraction for the first offense and continued (3) no statute of limitations or standard amount of disciplinary action imposed on roll calls issued from the President, as the Commander in Chief, or the executive staff announced on the first and fifteenth day of each month. Inactivity is defined on a tiered basis correlating to position in the Chain of Command as follows: (1) Recruits, Petty Officers & Officers- 7 days (2) Staff & Flag Officers - 5 days (4) Command Staff & Government Offices - 3 days. Personnel who have long-term medical issues, life-altering or currently set to active duty military service shall be issued a determination of acceptable activity standards, hereinafter Modified Activity Standards, on an individual basis. Only the Office of the Executive Staff shall have the authority to issue a final determination on Modified Activity Standards.


    Section 4: Age & Tenure Restrictions
    Age and tenure requirements shall be enforced on all personnel of the fleet. Listed are the effective requirements currently issued: (1) all persons attempting to enlist into the United Federation shall be thirteen years of age unless parental/guardian consent and a majority vote from the Chiefs of Staff favoring the enlistment of the person is issued (2) personnel attempting to obtain a position within an Office of a Department shall be sixteen years of age and enlisted at least for three months (3) personnel attempting to obtain a position of Executive or Commanding Officer shall be eighteen years of age and enlisted at least for six months (4) personnel attempting to obtain a position by election to a Government Office shall be twenty-one years of age and enlisted at least for one year. The authority to issue an appointment of a position as deem fit, hereof waiving the requirements, shall preside within the Executive Staff and Chiefs of Staff of the United Federation by a majority motion; however, only the Office of the President shall have the authority to waive the requirements for the Office of the Executive Staff.


    Section 5: Offenses
    All personnel of the United Federation, upon irrefutable evidence, are subject to be charged with the corresponding offense hereinafter infraction. Offenses shall be separated into three categories: (1) Minor (2) Major (3) Crime. Offenses shall have a two week (14 days) statute of limitation on the issuance of an infraction and shall expire after two months, unless specifically stated in a Provision of the Code of Conduct, Signed Law or Executive Act of the United Federation. However, the Chiefs of Staff by a majority motion, shall retain the authority to waive the statute of limitations on any offense at their digression. Both the Executive Staff and Chiefs of Staff also retain the authority to exceed the standard amount of disciplinary action for any offense. In the event an infraction is warranted for an offense, the Issuing Officer shall only have the authority to issue within their authorized Status Change Authority; if the aforementioned authority is exceeded, it shall require the signature of the Superior Officer to the Issuing Officer. As no statute of limitations shall be imposed, a Crime against the United Federation shall require the signature of an Office of the Executive Staff or Chiefs of Staff.

    • Minor Offense: (1) insolence (2) inactivity (3) harassment (4) failure to report for duty or roll call (5) failure to execute responsibilities (6) improper use of the Chain of Command (7) personal misconduct (8) an offense not enumerated in the Provisions of the Code of Conduct, Signed Laws or Executive Acts
      Documented Warning upon the first Minor Offense. Demotion of one Rank Grade per Minor Offense may be issued, shall not exceed two Rank Grades for a single event.
    • Major Offense: (1) insubordination of orders and executive orders (2) conduct unbecoming (3) retaliation (4) falsifying documentation, reports, requests and applications (5) failure to execute department/division command responsibilities (6) failure to execute Chief of Staff/government responsibilities (7) unauthorized disclosure of restricted or classified records (8) secondary enlistments without authority (9) obstruction (10) a major offense enumerated in the Provisions of the Code of Conduct, Signed Laws or Executive Acts
      Demotion up-to three Rank Grades per Major Offense may be issued, shall not exceed six Rank Grades for a single event. Additionally, a Dismissal of Duties of an Assigned Position may be issued.
    • Crime: (1) espionage (2) mutiny (3) treason (4) abuse of resources (5) collusion (6) impeachment of office (7) a crime enumerated in the Provisions of the Code of Conduct, Signed Laws or Executive Acts
      No limitations shall be imposed on the Demotion of Rank Grades for a single event. Additionally, a Dismissal of Duties of an Assigned Position, Office and/or Dishonorable Discharge of Duties.

    In an event the evidence of an offense is not conclusive upon review, the infractions from the Issuing Officer shall be dismissed without prejudice. Authority to seal and/or expunge records of offenses shall be only granted to: (1) Executive Staff by Executive Act (2) Chiefs of Staff by ratified motion.


    Section 6: Resignation, Retirement & Veterans
    All personnel shall have the right to resign or retire from the United Federation with a notice provided to the Department of State. All personnel shall have forty-eight hours from the date they willfully discharge their duties in attempt to reclaim. Personnel who attempt to reclaim their duties will have seventy-two hours after an authorized reinstatement to dispute discrepancies before they assume their former duties. Resigning from the United Federation includes the right to enlist into a foreign state; however, if the person-in-question enlists into the United Federation again, an enlistment application shall be required. Retiring from the United Federation shall only be granted to a person-in-question who is an officer in status, which includes the right to return to the United Federation without enlisting again. In addition, a retired officer may become a veteran of the Armed Forces by invitation from a government official. Additional requirements for retirement and veteran status shall be defined within laws.


    Section 7: Discharge of Duties
    Personnel in the United Federation, more specifically the Armed Forces, shall be subject to a Discharge of Duties hereinafter discharge. In an event of a Discharge of Duties, the person-in-question shall be issued a general discharge or honorable discharge upon retirement. Additionally, a dishonorable discharge may be issued within correlation of offenses within a two month time-frame as regulated in the Code of Conduct. Major Offenses and/or Crimes, aforementioned within this Article of the Code of Conduct, shall be dishonorable and shall require the signature of a Government Office regardless of the Issuing Officer. The authority to issue a discharge for repeat infractions, within the provisions of the Code of Conduct, shall be granted to: (1) Offices of the Executive Staff (2) Offices of the Chiefs of Staff (3) Chiefs of an Office (4) Commanding Officers of the Armed Forces (5) Officers granted authority by their Status Change Authority.

  • Article 4
    Establishment of Administration & Operations


    Departments and the Offices thereof are established for the day-to-day Administration of the United Federation. In addition, the Armed Forces and Divisions thereof are established for the day-to-day Operations of the United Federations. In tandem, both the Administration & Operations, focus on the functions of the United Federation as delegated from the Cabinet Offices of the Government. 

    Section 1: Establishment, Organization & Termination
    All departments and divisions shall be established, organized and terminated hereof sole authority of the Executive Staff and/or Chiefs of Staff based on current needs. Departments shall be under the authority of the Secretary of State and divisions under the authority of the Secretary of Operations. Departments and divisions may request additional internal organization within their Chain of Command which requires the authority of their superior officer. 

    Section 2: Application of Position
    Applicants for departments shall be submitted to the Department of State, which shall review and forward received applications to the applicant's prospective command staff. Upon an applicant's submission of an application, the following information shall be subject to review contingent on the following criteria: (1) activity (2) tenure (3) rank (4) current position (5) service history (5) age. An application which does not meet the following criteria shall be rejected: (1) rank less than Corporal/Petty Officer 3rd Class (2) currently on a probation of duties (3) lack of activity on a weekly basis (4) age restrictions (5) multiple minor or a major infraction currently active in your service history. An applicant who does not meet the criteria nor complete the interview process successfully shall be rejected with proper notice. Department applications shall only be valid for 96 hours, unless an exception has been authorized from an Office of the Executive Staff or the Admiral of the Armed Forces. Upon the approval of an application, the person in question shall be issued a 60-day probation; which may be waived after 30 days by the authority of an Office of the Executive Staff. 

    Section 3: Structure of Command
    The following positions shall be established for normal operating departments and divisions: (1) Secretary of a Department (2) Chief of an Office (3) Division Commanding Officer (4) Division Executive Officer (5) Division Operations Officer. Both departments and divisions alike shall require and be appointed a Commanding Officer or Chief, even if acting in position, to maintain their operations. However the Multi-Game division, because of it's limited operations, shall be exempt from this provision and shall have an appointment of a Supervisor. Personnel in the positions stated if not acting in-capacity, as written within this provision, shall be hereinafter assigned as Command Staff. As assigned in a Position of Authority with access to all unrestricted resources of departments, divisions and offices, Command Staff shall be authorized to act in a liaison role; however their scope of authority is limited to their department, division or office. 

    Section 4: Appointment, Duties & Dismissal of Staff
    Commanding Officers and Chiefs shall be tasked with appointments within their respective Chain of Command. However this duty may be delegated to an Executive Officer or Assistant Chief, with authorization from their Superior Officer, Department staff shall be responsible for the following duties: (1) maintain activity within their department on a weekly basis (2) submit weekly report to their superior officer (3) as deemed fit from their superior officer. The Command Staff of the Department, after two repeated infractions, may issue a dismissal of duties to the officer in question who does not maintain their responsibilities. After a dismissal has been issued, the Secretary of State and Commanding Officer of their division shall be notified. 

  • Article 5
    Establishment of Citizenship


    Citizenship shall be established for the people of the United Federation, who are unable to serve within the Armed Forces. Herein as a privilege, civilians shall be a protected by the sole authority vested in the Executive Staff of the President. No one single civilian shall serve at the behest of the Armed Forces of the United Federation; however as authorized, civilians may perform functions within an Office of a Department. Retired Officers and Veterans shall be Civilians during a time-of-peace, but shall retain their Rank Grade, Awards and Honors as regulated under the Armed Forces. 


    Section 1: Application of Citizenship
    Application of Citizenship shall directly be submitted to the Secretary of State, Office of the Executive Staff. A person requesting to obtain citizenship shall be thirteen years of age, unless parental/guardian written consent and an exception issued in tandem of the Office of the Executive Staff. After an Applicant has been approved, typically from the Secretary of State, a general notice shall be issued granting Citizenship to the United Federation. However, the Secretary of State and Executive Staff shall have the authority to reject an Application of Citizenship to the United Federation. 

    Section 2: Governing
    Governing authority of Civilians, including enforcement of the Code of Conduct and laws of the United Federation, shall be solely vested in the Office of the President, Vice President and Executive Staff. Upon a supermajority act signed by the Office of the President, the sole authority to amend Article 5 of the Code of Conduct shall be vested in Executive Staff of the United Federation. No one Officer of the Armed Forces, regardless of Rank Grade, position and authority, shall obstruct in the governing of civilians. 

    Section 3: Standards of Citizenship
    Civilians of the United Federation shall maintain conduct within acceptable standards. The following conduct and actions shall be prohibited hereinafter upon usage of the name "United Federation" or tag of "[UF]": (1) obscene (2) insolence (3) racial slurs or jokes (4) sexist slurs or jokes (5) sexual content (6) defamatory (7) illegal (8) profane (9) harassing (10) threatening (11) abusive (12) vulgar (13) invasive of a person's privacy (14) soliciting. While citizens shall not obstruct the operations of the Armed Forces, civilians shall hereto be subject to Offenses and Crimes within provision of the Code of Conduct.

    Section 4: Termination of Citizenship
    Civilians shall be subjected to a Termination of Citizenship, based on a written request forfeiture or Offenses against the United Federation. Terminations shall be issued to a person-in-question on general basis or within correlation of offenses within a two month time-frame as regulated in the Code of Conduct. Major offenses and/or crimes, aforementioned within this Article of the Code of Conduct, shall be dishonorable as authorized by a government official.

    Section 5: Enlistment in the Armed Forces
    A civilian may submit an application, per written request, to Enlist into the Armed Forces. Upon approval of an applicant, a civilian, an Oath of Allegiance shall be issued by the Admiral of the Armed Forces or the Office of Admissions. In addition of enlistment, the applicant shall be issued a Rank Grade and Status within the Armed Forces from the Admiral of the Armed Forces as deemed fit; therefore having their citizenship terminated.

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    • Leave of Absences
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      Old: Article 2, Section 5
      New: Article 3, Section 6
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      Old: Article 2, Section 6
      New: Article 3, Section 7
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      Old: Article 2, Section 7
      New: Article 3, Section 4
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      Old: Article 2, Section 8
      New: Article 3, Section 6
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      Old: Article 3, Section 1
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      Old: Article 3, Section 2
      New: Article 3, Section 5
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      Old: Article 3, Section 4
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      Old: Article 3, Section 5
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