Confederate Powers
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3 Confederate powers and privileges

3.1   Sovereignty

The Confederation is co-sovereign with the several states.

3.2   The right of making proposals


The Confederation has the right of proposing new state laws or state treaties of any kind or changes to each state's existing laws, treaties and constitution. 


If not approved by the state within 200 days, the Confederation may put the proposal to the direct vote of the citizens of the state for deter­mination. 

3.3 Judicial powers


Subject to the states' treaty powers and the cons­titutional tribunal, the Confederation has the right to resolve by legislation, treaty or by trial, all disputes between states, between a state and citizens of another state, between citizens of different states and disputes involving foreign citizens or foreign states.


Subject to the constitutional tribunal, the Confederation has the right to try all disputes related to chapter 2 Rights of the state citizens.

3.4 Legislative powers


Within the limits of this constitution, the Confederation has general legislative powers and treaty powers.

3.4.2 The Confederation may requisition funds from the states appor­tioned according to population. Such levy may be enforced by direct taxes on the citizens of non-complying states. The Confederation has no other rights of taxation.

3.5 The right to enforce and defend the constitution


The Confederation may use any means necessary and proper to enforce and defend this constitution and the several states.


No state's military forces may leave the territory of the several states without the consent of the Confederation.