Global Parliament shall enact legislation as laid down in the Global Parliament Constitution.
Chapter 12, on the Exercise of Global Parliament competence, and more specifically, Chapter 12.1, on Common provisions, describe the process by
which Global Law was enacted.
Article 228: The legal acts of Global Parliament
1. In exercising the competences conferred on it in the Constitution, Global Parliament shall use as legal instruments, in accordance with the provisions of Chapters 19 to 25, Global Laws, nations'regulations, decisions, recommendations and opinions. A global law shall be a legislative act of general application. It shall be binding in its entirety and directly applicable in all Member Nations. A global framework law shall be a legislative act binding, as to the result to be achieved, on Member Nations to which it is addressed, but leaving the national authorities entirely free to choose the form and means of achieving that result. A global regulation shall be a non-legislative act of general application for the implementation of legislative acts and of certain specific provisions of the Constitution. It may either be binding in its entirety and directly applicable in all Member Nations, or be binding, as regards the result to be achieved, on all Member Nations to which it is addressed, but leaving the national authorities entirely free to choose the form and means of achieving that result. A global decision shall be a non-legislative act, binding in its entirety. A decision which specifies those to whom it is addressed shall be binding only on them. Recommendations and opinions adopted by the Institutions shall have no binding force.
2. When considering proposals for legislative acts, Global Parliament shall refrain from adopting acts not provided for by this Article in the area in question.
Article 229: Legislative acts
1. Global laws and global framework laws shall be adopted, on the basis of proposals from the Global Judiciary , jointly by the Global Parliament and the Earth Executive Council under the ordinary legislative procedure as set out in Article 312. If the two Institutions cannot reach agreement on an act, it shall not be adopted. In the cases specifically provided for in Article 813, global laws and global framework laws may be adopted at the initiative of a group of Member Nations in accordance with Article 312.
2. In the specific cases provided for by the Global Parliament Constitution, global laws and global framework laws shall be adopted by the Global Parliament with the participation of the Earth Executive Council, or by the latter with the participation of Global Parliament, in accordance with special legislative procedures.
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