Bahia, Brazil, local Popular or citizens initiative [PCI] - Início do processo: Criação, Incorporação, Desmembramento e Fusão Dos Municípios

General Typology

Instrument
Popular or citizens initiative [PCI]
Location
Bahia, Brazil
Political level
local
Local Name:
Início do processo: Criação, Incorporação, Desmembramento e Fusão Dos Municípios
Normative Level:
constitutional
Legally Binding:
yes
Legally Defined:

CHAPTER II
The Creation, Incorporation, Dissolution and Merger of Municipalities
Art. 54-A complementary State Law will be on the creation, incorporation, merger and dissolution of Municipalities, setting criteria and minimum requirements regarding the population, electorate, number of households and income, subject to the following conditions:
I-prior consultation, through plebiscite, the populations directly concerned, with favorable absolute majority of the respective electorate;
II-initiation of the proceeding, upon representation addressed to the Legislative Assembly, signed by 10 percent of the voters in the areas concerned, duly identified;

References: Constituição do Estado Da Bahia, 1989 (accessed on 23rd July, 2019)

Subject Matter:

To initiate the process of Creation, Incorporation, Dissolution and Merger of Municipalities

Actors

Author:
Citizens
Initiator:
Citizens
Decision maker:
Electorate

Requirements

Number Of Signatures:
10% of the electorate
Available Time:
No information found in legal source
Turnout Quorum:
no turnout quorum found in legal source
Approval Quorum:
absolute majority
Geographical Quorum:
no geographical quorum found in legal source
Excluded Issues:
Other Formal Requirements:

Procedural Elements

Collection Mode:
unknown
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Interaction With Authorities:
Supervision And Support:
Transparency And Finance:

Practice

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The English version here is a courtesy translation only. Only the original Portuguese version is binding.