Abruzzo, Italy, regional Authorities minority veto-plebiscite [MVP] - Referendum popolare

General Typology

Instrument
Authorities minority veto-plebiscite [MVP]
Location
Abruzzo, Italy
Political level
regional
Local Name:
Referendum popolare
Normative Level:
statutory
Legally Binding:
yes
Legally Defined:

Art. 87
Revision of the Statutes
1. The Statute is amended by the Regional Council by an absolute majority of its members, with two successive resolutions adopted at intervals of no less than two months.
2. The law revising the Statute shall be submitted to a popular referendum if, within three months of its publication, (..) one fifth of the members of the Regional Council, so requests.
3. The law revising the statute submitted to popular referendum shall not be promulgated unless it is approved by a majority of the valid votes.
4. The total abrogation of the Statute shall not be permitted unless a new Statute is passed.

References: Statuto della Regione Abruzzo, (accessed April 14, 2020)

Subject Matter:

To decide on a law about the revision of the Statute.

Actors

Author:
Regional Parliament
Initiator:
1/5th of Regional Parliament
Decision maker:
Electorate

Requirements

Available Time:
3 months
Turnout Quorum:
None
Approval Quorum:
Majority of valid votes
Geographical Quorum:
None
Excluded Issues:
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Procedural Elements

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The English version here is a courtesy translation only.