Article III (3) of the Constitution of the Nation of Pacifica

Distribution of Powers

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Article III (3) of the Constitution of the Nation of Pacifica

Distribution of Powers

    Commmentary: Article III (3) covers authority of the Constitution.

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Article III (3): Distribution of Powers

Section 1. [three branches]

    The powers of government are legislative, executive, and judicial. Persons charged with the exercise of one power may not exercise either of the others except as permitted by this Constitution.

Section 2. [single office]

    No Senator or Representative shall, during the time for which he or she was elected, be appointed to any civil office under the authority of the Nation of Pacifica, which shall have been created, or the emoluments whereof shall have been encreased during such time; and no person holding any office under the Nation of Pacifica, shall be a member of either House during his or her continuance in office except for the dual offices specified in this Constitution.

    [Constitution of the United States of America, Article I, Section 6, Clause 2:] No Senator or Representative shall, during the Time for which he was elected, be appointed to any civil Office under the Authority of the United States, which shall have been created, or the Emoluments whereof shall have been encreased during such time; and no Person holding any Office under the United States, shall be a Member of either House during his Continuance in Office.

Section 3. [titles]

    No title of nobility shall be granted by the Nation of Pacifica: And no person holding any office of profit or trust under them, shall, without the consent of the Congress, accept of any present, emolument, office, or title, of any kind whatever, from any king, prince, or foreign state.

    [Constitution of the United States of America, Article I, Section 9, Clause 8:] No Title of Nobility shall be granted by the United States: And no Person holding any Office of Profit or Trust under them, shall, without the Consent of the Congress, accept of any present, Emolument, Office, or Title, of any kind whatever, from any King, Prince, or foreign State.

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