Austria, national Plebiscite [ATP] - Volksabstimmung

General Typology

Instrument
Plebiscite [ATP]
Location
Austria
Political level
national
Local Name:
Volksabstimmung
Normative Level:
constitutional
Legally Binding:
no
Legally Defined:

Art. 43
If the National Council so resolves or if the majority of members of the National Council so demands, every enactment of the National Council shall be submitted to a referendum upon conclusion of the procedure pursuant to Art. 42 above but before its authentication by the Federal President.

References: Constitution of Austria, 1929 (version 2018) (Accessed 22.01.2020)

Subject Matter:

To submit an act to referendum

Actors

Author:
Parliament
Initiator:
Parliament : Majority of Members of Parliament
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

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Remarks: