State Gazette

Latest news from the Principality of Montescano

Proclamations

Regency declared till 21 June 2020

31 May 2020

His Highness the Sovereign Prince has issued a decree by which a Regency is to be instituted till the 21st of June 2020. The exact reason for the Regency is not stipulated in the decree, but according to the Private Secretary of HH the Sovereign Prin...

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Proclamations

Carrying foreign crowns without Council approval made illegal

26 May 2020

Today the Privy council of Montescano besieged the Monarch to pass an act to the effect that the Monarch of Montescano is not allowed to wear foreign crowns without the explicit permission of the Council of State. An act to that effect was passed wit...

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International news

Montescano to issue ID cards

26 May 2020

Image of the Montescanesque ID card After a month of intense work, the first ID card of the Principality was issued today, to Lord Christian Newton, Marquess of Kaap Hatteras. The ID card is a standard photo ID in full accordance with ICAO s...

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National news

May sees territorial expansions for the Principality

15 May 2020

Last three days 4 land plots were annexed to the Principality. Three of which lay in Anatolia and the other in North Carolina, US. This territorial expansion seems to go against fears of some that Montescano would become inactive after the secession ...

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National news

Council of State declares marriage as a union between a man and a woman

7 May 2020

The Council of State of the Principality of has voted to declare marriage as a lifelong union between one man and one woman "intended by God for their mutual joy; for the help and comfort given one another in prosperity and adversity; and, when it is...

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National news

Sovereign Prince outlaws dual citizenship

2 May 2020

His Highness the Sovereign Prince passed a decree outlawing dual citizenship with other states, with a few exceptions made. This decree is most likely the outcome of sharing citizens with many other micronations, a common problem in micronationality....

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Proclamations

Regent revokes laws, return to Principality status

29 April 2020

BRATISLAVA 29 April 2020 - Regent van Achterbergen (the Previous Posadnyk Lord Kristof Drakonov) has signed a decree into law revoking numerous laws passed by the Council of State by two members of the now former "Pavlovian Strength" faction.The fol...

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Proclamations

Krishtof Drakonov made regent

28 April 2020

BRATISLAVA - After disturbances in the Council of State and unofficial levels inside the higher circles of the Principality. His Serenity Krishtof Slavomirovych Drakonov was declared the Regent of Montescano for an unlimited amount of time. He is ex...

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National news

Montescano leaves GUM

10 April 2020

Montescano has withdrawn from the 'Grand Unified Micronational' organisation following a vote held yesterday in the Council of State, which was unanimously approved by those presents (4 votes in support and no opposition and abstentions). The decisio...

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National news

Montescano approves nationwide quarantine

10 March 2020

The Council of State has approved a decision to declare a nationwide quarantine in Montescano, following increasing reports of infected in areas near various territorial claims and subjects' residences. The nationwide quarantine was approved by 5 vot...

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Proclamations

Sovereign Prince closes borders; bans Chinese and Irani citizens from Montescano

28 February 2020

Today HSH the Sovereign Prince signed into force a Princely ordinance establishing the closure of the borders of the Principality. Subjects of HSH are only allowed to leave the territory of the Principality with an exit-visa. It furthermore establis...

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Personal opinions

Metropolitan Cyril (V) Hennadijevych responds to Posadnyk Drakonov

29 January 2020

Having read the passive aggressive response of the Right Honourable Posadnyk Lord Krištof Slavomirovych Drakonov, Marquess of Asenhorod, to my interview and the establishment of Pavlovian Strength, I feel compelled to deliver a response to his poorl...

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National news

"Pavlovianness Act" passed

29 January 2020

Yesterday, the Council of State published the 1 Dion. al. 25 (Pavlovianness Act) which sought to enshrine the preservation and promotion of various aspects of Montescano's Pavlovian heritage in law. The Act was passed by a vast majority, with 6 in su...

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Interviews

Posadnyk releases statement regarding recent political developments; discusses government activities and plans

28 January 2020

Today, the Right Honourable Posadnyk Lord Krištof Slavomirovych Drakonov, Marquess of Asenhorod, and leader of the Optimates political faction released an official statement on behalf of the Optimates defending against percieved accusations regardin...

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National news

Political factions reform act passed; opens up political participation for subjects

27 January 2020

The Council of State passed the "1 Dion. al. 24: Political factions reform act" by a unanimous majority of six in support and no opposition or abstentions. The Act reforms the laws regarding political factions, including changing the legal definition...

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National news

New faction created by Viscount of Royan

27 January 2020

Following the passage of the "Political faction reform act", Lord Mar D'Israeli, Viscount of Royan, Secretary of the Princely Mint and owner of 33% of shares within the Vorstelijke Mar D'Israeli van Royan Bank, has taken the decision to establish Mon...

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National news

Lord Newton: Montescano is far more structurally advanced than Pavlov

24 January 2020

Earlier this week, the Beloozero and Rus' Culture act was passed in the Council of State, which marks a new era of Montescanin statehood. For starters it annexes a small plot of land in Southern Ukraine as the County of Beloozero belonging to the cou...

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National news

Grahamland reclaimed as Overseas Territory

23 January 2020

Dionsiypol 23 January 2020 - the office of HSH the Sovereign Prince has published the Princely Ordinance 1 Dion. po. 29 confirming the claims of the Principality over the former Pavlovian Themes of Hrejmanna and the Isles located on Graham land in An...

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National news

Montescano leaves Konmalehth

20 January 2020

Montescano formally withdrew from the Konmalehth following the approval of the Konmalehth Withdrawal Act by the Council of State. The Act was passed within the Council of State unanimously by 5 votes in support against no abstentions or opposition. T...

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International news

Montescano signs Treaty of Eternal Friendship and Alliance with Lostisland

17 January 2020

Yesterday evening, HSH Prince Dionisiy and President-for-Life Mar signed a Treaty which concludes the Eternal Friendship and Alliance between the people of Montescano and Lostisland. According to the document, the Montescano Nobility is to be fully r...

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National news

Montescano bans fur farming

18 December 2019

Yesterday, the Council of State passed an act proposed by His Serene Highness prohibiting fur farming and slaughter of animals solely or primarily for their fur. The act was passed by 5 votes, 2 abstains and no opposition. Fur farming is the practic...

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National news

Factions legalized; first faction established

11 December 2019

The Council of State has approved the "Political factions act", allowing members of the council to create political factions (voluntary association of subjects or residents based on ideology, similar to political parties) and regulating their operati...

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National news

Montescano prohibits cross-dressing

28 November 2019

The "Prohibition of Cross Dressing and Transvestitism Act" was unanimously approved by 3 votes and later ratified by His Serene Highness Sovereign Prince Dionisiy I, the act prohibits cross-dressing and condemns transvestitism. Cross-dressing and tra...

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National news

Manorial act passed by Landtag

20 November 2019

The Landtag of has passed an act establishing the status of Manor ("Heerlijkheid") and defining their types and administration. The act declares that Manors shall be (inherited) division of a Barony in the countryside, under the local jurisdiction of...

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National news

Marriages and divorces codified

6 October 2019

In an act of the Landtag, the Nobles of the Principality established regulations regarding marriages and divorce within the borders of the Principality.First the act confirms the status of marriage as a holy sacrament which can only be enacted by the...

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National news

Lord Christian Newton, Viscount of Cape Hatteras appointed Governor of Psatura

23 July 2019

In a Princely ordinance (1 Dion. po. 12) proclaimed today, the governance of two of the Montescanesque Overseas Territories were established. Lord Christian Newton, Viscount of Cape Hatteras - a former Pavlovian Head of Government - who was recently...

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National news

New County to join the Principality

18 July 2019

Finishing talks between HSH the Sovereign prince and his full cousin Mirza Biessot du Hommer-Feschotte-Böçkün, Purmerland a small strip of land in Northern Netherlands was annexed to the Principality.According to 1 Dion. po. 11, Purmerland was ann...

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National news

New website launched

15 July 2019

NIEUWENDAM - 16 July 2019. After a month of preliminary studies and a week of construction, the new website for Montescano has been presented.Developed to replace the temporary Wordpress site, the new one was totally re-written, and comes with a resp...

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