Austria, national Authorities' minority plebiscite [MTP] - Teiländerung der Verfassung

General Typology

Instrument
Authorities' minority plebiscite [MTP]
Location
Austria
Political level
national
Local Name:
Teiländerung der Verfassung
Normative Level:
constitutional
Legally Binding:
yes
Legally Defined:

Article 44
(3) Any total revision of the Federal Constitution shall upon conclusion of the procedure pursuant to Art. 42 above but before its authentication by the Federal President be submitted to a referendum by the Federal people whereas any partial revision requires this only if one third of the members of the National Council or the Federal Council so demands.

References: Constitution of Austria, 1929 (Version 2011)

Subject Matter:

Partial revision of the constitution

Actors

Author:
Parliament
Initiator:
1/3 of the members of the National Council or the Federal Council
Decision maker:
Electorate

Requirements

Available Time:
Turnout Quorum:
Legal source does not mention turnout quorum
Approval Quorum:
Legal source does not mention special approval quorum
Geographical Quorum:
Legal source does not mention geographical quorum
Excluded Issues:
Other Formal Requirements:

Procedural Elements

Wording Of Ballot Question:
Interaction With Authorities:
Supervision And Support:
Transparency And Finance:

Practice

Archive:
Remarks: