Lex Vedia provincialis (Nova Roma)

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This lex is currently IN FORCE.

Approved by comitia centuriata
Yes: 99 No: 2 Abs.: 5
a.d. X Kal. Nov. Fl. Vedio (II) M. Cassio (II) cos. MMDCCLIV a.u.c.

Passed by the Senate of Nova Roma
Yes: 15 No: 1 Abs.: 0
Non. Ian. M. Octavio L. Sulla (II) cos. MMDCCLV a.u.c.

I. ((Purpose))

This Lex Vedia Provincialis is hereby enacted to enable governors and the Senate more flexibility in establishing and maintaining the administrative institutions and mechanisms of the provinciae.

II. ((Constitutional amendment))

Paragraph V.C. of the Constitution of Nova Roma is hereby altered to read as follows:

C. The Senate may, by Senatus Consultum, create provinciae for administrative purposes and appoint provincial governors therefore, who shall bear such titles as the Senate may deem appropriate. The Senate may review each governor on a yearly basis and it remains in the discretion of the Senate whether or not to prorogue such governors, although this review shall not constitute a ban on the authority of the Senate to remove governors from office as its discretion. Governors shall have the following honors, powers, and obligations:
1. To hold imperium and have the honor of being preceded by six lictors solely within the jurisdiction of their provinciae;
2. To proclaim those edicta (edicts) necessary to engage in those tasks which advance the mission and function of Nova Roma, solely within the jurisdiction of their provinciae (such edicts being binding upon themselves as well as others);
3. To manage the day-to-day organization and administration of their provinciae;
4. To appoint officers to whom authority may be delegated, subject to those restrictions and standards as the Senate shall deem appropriate;
5. To remove officers whom they have appointed, or make changes to their titles and / or delegated authority, subject to those restrictions and standards as the Senate shall deem appropriate.
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