House of Nobility

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House of Nobility of the Principality of the Northern Forests
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Coat of Arms of the Government of the Principality of the Northern Forests
Type
Term limits
Hereditary Life Peers
History
Founded01 January 2020
Leadership
Head Mistress
Leader of the House of Nobility
Position Vacant
Structure
Seats10
SalaryNo annual salary
Motto
Vores Liv for Vores Mennesker
English: Our Life for Our People
Meeting place
First Floor of the The Princess's Tower

The House of Nobility is the only chamber of the Parliament of the Principality of the Northern forests. Membership is granted by appointment or else by Heredity or official function. It meets four times a year at the Princess's Tower on the first floor. Members of the House of House of Nobility appoint by vote the Leader of the House of Nobility. The membership of the House of Nobility is drawn from the peerage. Interestingly, not all Nobility in the Principality is entitled to sit in the House of Nobility. Those selected to this chamber are appointed by the Princess as either hereditary or life peers. Current seats are numbered at 10 but there is no actual limit.

Functions

The House of Nobility sometimes, though rare, drafts bills, discusses constitutional amendments, laws, regulations, courts and all other matters in the Principality. it acts as a senior advisory body to the Princely Family. The princess will regularly send legislation for reivew and suggestions. The Princess's Speech is delivered in the House of Nobility during the State Opening of Parliament. They also act as the final court of appeal in the Principality's judicial system. Only a Royal Decree can intervene in these processes.