Chapter XV     Consistency between the different policies and activities of Earth Government

Chapter 15.1     Equality between men and women
Article 1:   
Earth Government shall ensure consistency between the different policies and activities referred to in this Part, taking all of Earth Government's objectives into account and in accordance with the principle of conferring of powers. In all the activities referred to in this Part, Earth Government shall aim to eliminate inequalities, and to promote equality, between men and women.
Article 2:    In defining and implementing the policies and activities referred to in this Chapter, Earth Government shall aim to combat discrimination based on sex, racial or ethnic origin, religion or belief, disability, age or sexual orientation.
Article 3:    Environmental protection requirements must be integrated into the definition and implementation of Earth Government policies and activities referred to in this Part, in particular with a view to promoting sustainable development.
Article 4:    Consumer protection requirements shall be taken into account in defining and implementing other Earth Government policies and activities.
Article 5:    Without prejudice to Articles 6 and 7 of Chapter 16.5, and Article 4 of Chapter 18.7 , and given the place occupied by services of general economic interest as services to which all in Earth Government attribute value as well as their role in promoting social and territorial cohesion, the Earth Government and Member Nations, each within their respective powers and within the scope of application of the Constitution, shall take care that such services operate on the basis of principles and conditions, in particular economic and financial, which enable them to fulfil their missions. global laws shall define these principles and conditions.

Chapter 15.2     Non-discrimination and the Global Community citizenship
Article 1:   Global law or framework laws may lay down rules to prohibit discrimination on grounds of nationality as referred to in Article 4.
Article 2:   
1.     Without prejudice to the other provisions of the Constitution and within the limits of the powers conferred by it upon Earth Government, a global law or framework law of the Earth Executive Council may establish the measures needed to combat discrimination based on sex, racial or ethnic origin, religion or belief, disability, age or sexual orientation. The Earth Executive Council shall act unanimously after obtaining the consent of Global Parliament .
2.     Global law or framework laws may establish basic principles for Earth Government incentive measures and define such incentive measures, to support action taken by Member Nations, excluding any harmonisation of their laws and regulations.
Article 3:   
1.     If action by Earth Government should prove necessary to facilitate the exercise of the right, referred to in Article 8, of every Earth Government citizen to move and reside freely and the Constitution has not provided the necessary powers, Global law or framework laws may establish measures for that purpose.
2.     For the same purpose and unless the Constitution has provided for powers of action in this area, measures concerning passports, identity cards, residence permits or any other such document and measures concerning social security or social protection may be laid down by a global law or framework law of the Earth Executive Council. The Earth Executive Council shall act unanimously after consulting Global Parliament .
Article 4:    A global law or framework law of the Council of Ministers shall determine the detailed arrangements for exercising the right for every Earth Government citizen to vote and to stand as a candidate in municipal elections and elections to the Global Parliament in their Member Nation of residence without being a national of that Nation. The Earth Executive Council shall act unanimously after consulting Global Parliament. These arrangements may provide for derogations where warranted by problems specific to a Member Nation. The right to vote and to stand as a candidate in elections to the Global Parliament shall be exercised without prejudice to Article 719 and the measures adopted for its implementation.
Article 5:    Member Nations shall adopt the necessary provisions to secure diplomatic and consular protection of Global Community citizens of Earth Government in third countries. A global law of the Earth Executive Council may establish the measures necessary to facilitate such protection. The Earth Executive Council shall act after consulting Global Parliament .
Article 6:    The languages in which every citizen of the Earth Government has the right to address the institutions or advisory bodies and to have an answer. The institutions and advisory bodies referred to in this Article are those listed in Articles of the global Ombudsperson.
Article 7:   The Global Judiciary shall report to the global Parliament, to the Earth Executive Council and to the Economic and Social Committee every three years on the application of the provisions of this Chapter. This report shall take account of the development of the Earth Government. On this basis, and without prejudice to the other provisions of the Constitution, a global law or framework law of the Earth Executive Council may add to the rights laid down in this Constitution. The Earth Executive Council shall act unanimously after obtaining the consent of Global Parliament. The law or framework law concerned shall not enter into force until it is approved by Member Nations in accordance with their respective constitutional requirements.

 








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