|The Nation of Telmar|
Geography & ClimateEdit
The Chancellor is the highest government authority. The people, through an Electoral College elect the Chancellor. The responsibilities of the chancellor include foreign affairs, domestic defense, and financial affairs.
Cabinet of Ministers Edit
The Cabinet of Ministers answers directly to the Chancellor. Their duty is to advise the Chancellor on matters regarding the government, and to oversee their specific areas of government. The Chancellor selects each minister personally, but they must be approved by the National Assembly to serve.
Minister of DefenseEdit
The Minister of Defense is responsible for all things relating to the armed forces and security of the nation.
Minister of Interior AffairsEdit
The Minister of Interior Affairs is responsible for the operation of the government. The minister oversees elections, immigration, policing, border patrol and security among other things.
Minister of Foreign AffairsEdit
The Minister of Foreign Affairs is responsible for foreign policy and the well being of all foreign relationships.
Minister of FinanceEdit
The Minister of Finance is responsible for every aspect of finance within the government as well as commerce within the country. The economic well being of the country and financial policy is overseen directly by the Minister of Finance.
Minister of the EnvironmentEdit
The Minister of the Environment is responsible for the protection of the natural environment, energy policies, natural resources, resource policy and environmental policy.
Minister of HealthEdit
The Minister of Health is responsible for the public healthcare needs of the country and the well being of its citizens.
National Assembly Edit
The National Assembly is responsible for enacting laws and policies. They have the power to pass, amend and repeal laws, approve treaties, appoint federal judges, ambassadors, and military officers. The National Assembly also has the power to raise and lower taxes. Every law passed by the House of Representatives must pass through the National Assembly for approval, then be passed on to the Chancellor to be enacted. Each county elects and sends two representatives to the National Assembly. These representatives are elected to a four-year term.
House of Representatives Edit
The House of Representatives is made up of elected officials from each county, the number from each county depending on population. Each representative is elected to a two-year term. The House is responsible for making federal laws that effect the entire country, although the National Assembly must first approve all laws, then the Chancellor. The House holds the distinct power to elect a Chancellor in case there is no majority in the Electoral College.
County Government Edit
County Council Edit
Every city within a county will hold an appropriate number of seats on the council based on the population of the city. The people elect each representative for a three-year term. The council is responsible for law and policy regarding the county, economic development, education, highways and roads, parks, fire and rescue, libraries, jails, and courts. All laws made by the council must first be approved and signed by the Governor before they are enacted.
County Sheriff Edit
Each county elects a County Sheriff to a four-year term. The Sheriff oversees all policing responsibilities for a given county.
County Governor Edit
The people elect a governor by popular vote for a four-year term. The Governor is responsible for all matters falling within the state. The Governor may also enact laws, amend laws and create new laws for the state. A governor is responsible for the development of a state and its well being.
City Government Edit
City Mayor Edit
Each town has a mayor elected by the people, who serves a three-year term. The mayor is responsible for city management and the amending of, enacting of, or creation of laws regarding the city.
City Council Edit
The city council is made up of seven elected officials who each serve a four-year term. Elections are held every two years with a selective rotation based on the amount of a term served. The responsibilities of the council include city development, roadway maintenance, laws and policy, city works, public transportation and parks and recreation.
The Constitutional Court is the final authority on constitutional matters. The House of Representatives appoint a judge for the Constitutional Court.
Counties & SettlementsEdit
MilitaryEditThe Armed Forces of Telmar are made up of seven uniformed services. The two largest units are the military and navy. The Nation of Telmar Army is the official name of the military ground units, while the Telmar Navy Service is the official water unit. All branches fly under the same Armed Forces of Telmar flag. The Nation of Telmar Border Services falls within the Armed Forces of Telmar.
The people of Telmar enjoy a well funded healthcare system. Larger towns have hospitals and clinics, while smaller towns typically only have clinics.
Most towns in Telmar are home to a local newspaper. Larger towns also have radio stations as well as television stations.