6th Meeting of the Supreme Space Council

On Leo 2, 0004 (June 18, 2020), the sixth sitting of the Supreme Space Council (SSC) of Asgardia was held digitally. 


The sitting of the SSC was attended by the Head of Nation Dr Igor Ashurbeyli, the Chairman of Parliament Lembit Öpik, and the Supreme Justice of Asgardia Yun Zhao, and Head of Administration to the Head of Nation Lena De Winne.


The agenda of the 6th meeting of the SSC focused on reviewing candidates to the Court of Asgardia, disqualification procedures for Members of Parliament, and the upcoming by-elections.


The SSC reviewed and unanimously endorsed the candidates to the Court of Asgardia, listed fully in Annex 1 and proposed by Supreme Justice Mr. Yun Zhao for their further approval by Parliament of Asgardia:


  1. Dr Tom Kabau, Africa (Kenya) – Constitutional Law;
  2. Dr Ana Maria Moure Pino, South America (Chile) – Administrative Law;
  3. Ms Carrie Shu Shang, North America (the USA) – Civil Law;
  4. Dr Firew Tiba, Australia (Australia) – Criminal Law.


Members of the SSC also reviewed and unanimously endorsed the Rules for Disqualification of Parliament members, as per Annex 2, and the list of MPs for disqualification, as per Annex 3, forwarded to Court for legal processing, both presented by Chairman of Parliament Lembit Öpik


The Court of Asgardia approved and processed the list, following procedure. The Court's ruling can be found on the page of the Court of Asgardia and is attached to this article below, together with other documents related to the 6th meeting of the SSC.


In light of the upcoming by-elections, Chairman of ParliamentLembit Öpik also requested clarification about the age requirement for Asgardian Member of Parliament (AMP) candidates. The SSC unanimously accepted the proposal to consider all candidates born between 1939 and 1980 as eligible to run in the upcoming by-elections, according to Annex 4.


The SSC appointed Chair of Parliament as Returning Officer for by-elections to Parliament, and appointed Head of Administration to the Head of Nation Lena De Winne as Returning Office for formation of the Government.


Documents:

PROTOCOL №6

Nomination of Justice

Rules on Disqualification of Parliamentarians of Asgardia

PROPOSED DISMISSAL OF AMPS BECAUSE OF NON-RESIDENCY

MINIMUM AND MAXIMUM AGE OF CANDIDATURE IN ELECTIONS TO PARLIAMENT

AMPs Dismissal