Bavaria, Germany, regional Plebiscite [ATP] - Volksbefragung

General Typology

Instrument
Plebiscite [ATP]
Location
Bavaria, Germany
Political level
regional
Local Name:
Volksbefragung
Normative Level:
statutory
Legally Binding:
no
Legally Defined:
Article 88a Citizens' consultation

(1) About projects of the State with state-wide significance, a citizen consultation is conducted if parliament and State Government unanimously agree to it. No citizen consultation will take place on legislation.

(2) Art. 75 para. 1, art. 76 para 1 sentences 1 and 2, article 77 sentences 1 and 2, articles 78 and 80 apply accordingly.

(3) The result of a citizen consultation shall be without prejudice to the powers available to the Parliament and the State Government according to the Constitution.

References: Gesetz über Landtagswahl, Volksbegehren, Volksentscheid und Volksbefragung, 2002, (2015)

Subject Matter:

To call a referendum on projects with State-wide significance

Actors

Author:
Parliament and Government
Initiator:
Parliament and Government
Decision maker:
Electorate

Requirements

Available Time:
Turnout Quorum:
None
Approval Quorum:
Majority of valid Yes-votes
Geographical Quorum:
Non
Excluded Issues:

Legislation

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Procedural Elements

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Interaction With Authorities:
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Transparency And Finance:

Practice

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The English language version here is provided as a courtesy. The German language text is the official version.