Popular or citizen-initiated referendum

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Name:
Popular or citizen-initiated referendum
Code:
PCR
Category:
referendum
Description:

A popular vote procedure and a political right that allows a specified number of citiens to initiate a referendum and let the whole electorate decide whether, for example, a particular law should be enacted or repealed.
This procedure acts as a corrective to parliamentary decision-making in representative democracies and as a check on parliament and the government.

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