Pohunskia

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Federal Republic of Pohunskia

Flag of Pohunskia
Flag
Motto: 
"Pokìth, Sloszab, Jednist" (Pohunskan)
(Everish:"Peace, Freedom, Unity")
Anthem: 
"Pohunskia! Pohunskia!"(Pohunskan)
(Everish:"Pohunskia! Pohunskia!")
File:Location Map Pohunskia.png
Capital
and largest city
Noroyska
Official languagesPohunskan
Recognised national languagesGalacian
Religion
78% Shqipas
22% Atheist
Demonym(s)Pohunskan
GovernmentFederal semi-presidential republic
• President
Nicola Sturgeon
• Prime Minister
George Shipres
LegislatureCongress
• Upper house
Senate
CurrencyThe Posk (POS)
Time zone+9
Date formatDD-MM-YYYY
Driving sideleft
Calling code+65
Internet TLD.po

Pohunskia officially Federal Republic of Pohunskia is a sovereign state in the north of Serica. It covers an area of 505,256 square kilometres and is inhabitated by approximately 11,116,508 inhabitants. Its capital and largest city is Noroyska.

Politics[edit]

Pohunskia is a federal semi-presidential republic. The current President in office is Nicola Sturgeon. The current head of government is George Shipres. The Pohunskan legislature is the Congress.

Social Policies and Laws[edit]

General[edit]

  • You become a legal adult at age 16.
  • You can obtain a driver's license at age 16.
  • The age of consent is 16.
  • The legal age of marriage is 16.
  • Capital punishment is not used.
  • Assisted Suicide is legal.
  • Pornography is legal without restriction.
  • Gambling is legal without restriction.

Suffrage[edit]

  • The legal voting age is 16.
  • People of all Genders, Religions, Social Classes, and Education level have the right to vote.
  • Individuals are required to be citizens to vote.
  • Those with criminal records are permitted to vote.
  • One must be 18 years old to run for public office.

Gun laws[edit]

  • In Pohunskia, only members of the police force can obtain a weapons license and must be 18 years and older.

Drug laws[edit]

  • Alcohol (<15% by volume) is legal and restricted for those 14 years and older.
  • Alcohol (>15% by volume) is legal and restricted for those 14 years and older.
  • Nicotine and Tobacco products are legal and restricted for those 18 years and older.
  • Cannabis is legal and restricted for those 18 years and older.

Abortion laws[edit]

  • In Pohunskia, abortion is legal and there is no social stigma towards it except for in some rural communities.
  • Costs are covered by the state.
  • Abortion is legal up to 16 weeks from conception.
  • Abortion is illegal in the case of fetal defects.
  • Abortion is legal in the case of rape and where the mother's life may be threatened.
  • Abortion is regulated by the state. Only public hospitals are allowed to perform it and are obliged by law to give extra counselling/therapy to women in order to deal with the abortion.

LGBT rights[edit]

  • Same sex activity is legal in Pohunskia, and there is no social stigma towards the LGBT community.
  • The age of consent for same sex intercourse is the same as heterosexual intercourse.
  • LGBT people are permitted to serve in the armed forces.
  • The LGBT community has the freedom of expression.
  • The LGBT community is protected by law from discrimination.
  • The LGBT community has the right to marry and can adopt children with the same rights as heterosexual couples.
  • Changing one's gender is legal, but only if the person goes through HRT (hormone replacement therapy). Three genders are recognized by law.

Military[edit]

  • Approximately 2-2.9% of Pohunskia's GDP is spent on the military annually.
  • Women are permitted to serve in the armed forces.
  • Conscription is not enforced.

Freedom of Speech[edit]

  • Freedom of speech is granted to all citizens constitutionally.
  • It is legal to criticize the government.
  • Online speech falls under Freedom of Speech.
  • Laws concerning hate speech do exist.
  • Laws concerning the incitement of violence do exist.
  • The press is considered as almost completely free.
  • There is minimal censorship online by the government.