Laws of Kurum Ash-Sharqia/Royal House Act 1702
Law of Kurum Ash-Sharqia
|Royal House Act 1702|
Article 1. The title of this act is: Royal House Act 1702.
Article 2. This act regulates a matter as provided for in articles 14, 15 and 16 of the Constitution.
The House of Al-Lusirni
Article 3. The House of Al-Lusirni consists of all the male descendants of His Majesty Salah Ad-Din Al-Lusirni I and their spouses, and the female descendants who bear the name of the House.
Article 4. Descendants who were excluded from succession because they married without the Sultan's consent will lose membership of the House, as will all their descendants.
Article 5. The members of the House are given the title "Prince of Kurum Ash-Sharqia" or "Princess of Kurum Ash-Sharqia", as are their spouses.
Article 6. The Sultan's wives are also given the title "princess consort".
The Crown Council
Article 7. The Crown Council is the Sultan's advisory council.
Article 8. All male members of the House of Al-Lusirni, who have reached the full age of 18, are members of the Crown Council by right.
Article 9. The Crown Council is chaired by the Sultan.
Article 10. The Crown Council must be consulted and informed by the Sultan in case of:
a. The appointment of a crown prince
b. Approving a marriage of one of the members of the House
c. Drawing up House rules and protocol
The crown prince
Article 11. The Sultan can reverse the appointment of a crown prince and appoint a new crown prince.
Article 12. The crown prince becomes sultan by right and with immediate effect after the death or abdication of the Sultan.
Article 13. If there is no crown prince at the death or abdication of the Sultan, the crown council will appoint one by a simple majority of the votes.
Article 14. The crown council appoints a Regent, who will rule in the name of the Sultan,
a. When the Sultan is incapable to rule.
b. When the crown prince is a minor at the death or abdication of the Sultan
Article 15. The crown council establishes the Sultan's incapability to rule. The Crown Council shall inform the Grand Vizier of this.
Article 16. The Regent is appointed by a simple majority of the votes.
Article 17. The Sultan or the Crown Council may declare that the incapability to rule no longer exists.
Article 18. Until the first descendants of Sultan Salah Ad-Din Al-Lusirni I are of age, the princess consort shall be a member of the Crown Council, together with the sitting Grand Vizier.