CON:Federation Records (Rewrite)
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|IMPORANT: This page is part of the defunct Constitution Rewrite project from 2004. None of its provisions are in effect, but the contents are kept here for historical purposes and for reference as certain ideas are considered for implementation. The latest version of our constitution and its bylaws can be found here: UFOP Constitution.|
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ARTICLE XII: FEDERATION RECORDS
- In order to effect the efficient, just and fair administration of the UFOP:SB118, and to ensure compliance not only with this CONSTITUTION but also with the ideals of UFOP:SB118, certain records must, at a minimum, be kept and stored in real and virtual form.
- It shall be the responsibility of the magistrate of each council to, in whatever way is efficient, record all votes, appeals, disciplines and written exercise of granted powers in each calendar year. These records shall be passed to the next magistrate and also recorded and accumulated by an officer or committee designated by the EC.
- With particular reference to disciplinary records, every effort shall be made to accumulate precedent such that, in administrating disciplines or appeals, there can be developed and adhered to specific and general precedent. When a disciplining or reviewing authority requests, these records may be made available.
- With particular reference to matters of CONSTITUTIONAL interpretation and advisory opinions on same, the same rationale for records preservation shall apply for the purpose of consistent CONSTITUTIONAL interpretational precedent.
- The State of the Federation address shall also be recorded and Preserved each year.