Emergencies, crises, and other circumstances of actual, perceived, or declared heightened peril for the nation, do not extend state authority beyond that described in this document, nor cause the suspension, abridgement, or alteration in operation, of any part of this document except as specifically set forth in this document.   In particular, the rights of the individual to his sovereignty, privacy, and property, as enumerated in this document, cannot be lawfully abridged, to any degree whatsoever, even in an emergency.

In an emergency, certain bureaucratic procedures of state can be altered to heighten responsiveness, as detailed or implied in this document.

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