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The Citizenship and Demonym Act
Passed the Underhusen on January 7, 2014 (4-0-0-1).
Passed the Overhusen and became law on January 8, 2014 (3-0).



1. Title
1.1 This act shall be cited as the Citizenship and Demonym Act.

2. Citizenship Act
   2.1 Prospective Citizens shall have made at least five posts on the regional forum prior to approval of their application for Citizenship.
   2.2 Citizens are required to keep the nation which they gained membership with within the region unless they inform the person (or government agency) empowered to accept or reject citizenship applications by section 2.4 of this act. 
   2.3 The Monarch shall have the authority to revoke Citizenship from any person, so long as the Monarch makes a public announcement explaining the reasons for doing so. Persons whose Citizenship has been revoked by the Monarch may appeal the decision to the Storting, which can restore Citizenship by a majority vote of both chambers.
   2.4 The Storting shall have the authority to revoke Citizenship from any person with a majority vote of both chambers, so long as the legislation revoking the Citizenship contains the reasons for doing so. Persons whose Citizenship has been revoked by the Storting may appeal the decision to the Monarch, who can restore Citizenship by decree.
   2.5 The Monarch of Wintreath shall have the authority to declare any person as persona non grata. Any person declared persona non grata will be denied citizenship, ambassadorship, or any other privileges by the government of Wintreath.
   2.6 The Monarch, or any subordinate official appointed by the Monarch, shall have the authority to grant or deny citizenship to any person who applies.

3. Recognition of Paragons
    3.1 The Storing shall have the authority to recognize any previous or current Citizen as a Paragon of Wintreath if it feels the individual was an essential of member of the regional community, or performed invaluable service to the region, and/or otherwise embodied the principles, values, culture, or honour of the region.
    3.2 Paragons shall be exempt from the requirements of Section 2 of this Act and shall enjoy all the rights and privileges of Citizenship.
    3.3 The Storting shall have the authority to revoke recognition of Paragon status.
   
4. Demonym Act
   4.1 The official demonym of Wintreath shall be Wintrean.

5. Compliance with Previous Law
   5.1 Upon passage of the legislation, and in accordance with Decree 001: Section 6, Decree 001 shall be considered Void.



Modified by the Citizenship and Demonym Amendment Act on 31 March 2014.
Modified by the Paragon Recognition Omnibus Amendment Act on 02 January 2015.
Modified by the Citizenship Revocation Clarification Act on 18 April 2015.
Modified by the Anti-NPO/NLO Citizenship Requirement Act on 05 May 2015.
Modified by the Repeal of The Anti-NPO/NLO Act on 03 December 2015.
Modified by the Citizenship Integration Amendment Act on 09 May 2016.