Motions

Motion #4

Law Reform - Discharging a Firearm


Law 11.9 is currently:

11.9 Discharging a Firearm

Any person who discharges their firearm in a public or private property, unless for Self Defence and the Defence of Others (see law 2.1) commits an offence.

Infraction - liable to $2,000 maximum fine.


This motion proposes that the punishment is changed to either of the following:

  • Misdemeanor liable to 3 years maximum imprisonment, $2,000 maximum Fine, and asset forfeiture.
  • Infraction liable to $2,000 maximum Fine, and asset forfeiture.


Citizens will be able to vote for one of the following options:

  • Add 3 years and asset forfeiture to the maximum punishment
  • Add asset forfeiture to the maximum punishment
  • Do not change the law
Motion #5

Law Reform - Collisions


Law 12.8 is currently:

12.8 Collisions

Drivers involved in a collision with any person or object must stop at the scene of the incident and inform the police of the incident.

Infraction - liable to $2,000 maximum fine.


This motion proposes that Law 12.8 is changed to:

12.8 Collisions

Drivers involved in a collision with any person or object must stop at the scene of the incident and inform the emergency services of the incident. Any person deemed responsible for causing a collision by a law enforcement officer, is responsible for paying for the repairs of any damaged caused, if requested by other parties. Imprisonment is only a possible punishment at collisions that have caused injury to other parties.

Misdemeanor - liable to $2,500 maximum fine and 3 years maximum imprisonment.



Citizens will be able to vote for one of the following options:

  • Change the law to the new wording
  • Do not change the law
Motion #6

Law Reform - 8.3 Possession of Restricted Substances with Intent to Produce


Law 8.3 is currently:

8.3 Possession of Restricted Substances with Intent to Produce

Any restricted substance shall be illegal to possess with the intent to produce further narcotics.

Misdemeanor - liable to 4 years maximum imprisonment, $4,000 maximum fine and asset forfeiture.


This motion proposes changing the maximum punishment to:

Misdemeanor - liable to 4 years maximum imprisonment, $4,000 maximum fine, asset forfeiture and Eviction from the property.



Citizens will be able to vote for one of the following options:

  • Add eviction from the property to the maximum punishment
  • Do not change the law
Motion #7

Law Reform - Traffic Lights (Right on Red)


Law 12.3 is currently:

12.3 Traffic Lights

Drivers of vehicles must come to a complete stop at a red traffic light. When meeting an amber traffic light, drivers must come to a complete stop if it is safe and possible to do so.


This motion proposes that the law is changed to:

12.3 Traffic Lights

Drivers of vehicles should always come to a complete stop at a red traffic light. The right on red exception permits drivers to pass through a red light if they are making a right turn, providing it is safe to do so. When meeting an amber traffic light, drivers must come to a complete stop if it is safe and possible to do so.


Citizens will be able to vote for one of the following options:

  • Change the law to the new wording
  • Do not change the law
Motion #9

Law Reform - 3.13 Illegally or Improperly Obtained Evidence


This motion proposes that the following law is added:

3.13 Illegally or Improperly Obtained Evidence

Illegally or Improperly Obtained Evidence is evidence obtained in violation of a person’s human rights or obtained in breach of the law, policy or procedure – and it would be unfair or unjust to use it. All charges related to this evidence must be dropped under this law, but any items related to the offence may still be seized by police under asset forfeiture.


Citizens will be able to vote for one of the following options:

  • Add this law under Section 3 of the Penal Code
  • Do not add this law under Section 3 of the Penal Code