Bolivia, national Popular or citizens initiative [PCI] - Iniciativa popular para Referendo Constitucional

General Typology

Instrument
Popular or citizens initiative [PCI]
Location
Bolivia
Political level
national
Local Name:
Iniciativa popular para Referendo Constitucional
Normative Level:
constitutional
Legally Binding:
yes
Legally Defined:

II. The partial reform of the Constitution may be initiated by popular initiative with the signatures of at least twenty percent of the electorate, or by the Pluri-NationalLegislative Assembly through a law of constitutional reform approved by two thirds of the total members present of the Pluri-National Legislative Assembly. Any partial reform shall require approval by constitutional referendum.

References: Constitution of Bolivia; 2008 (accessed 23.01.2020)

Subject Matter:

Partial reform of the constitution.

Actors

Author:
Citizens : or majority of parliament, or president.
Initiator:
Citizens : Or majority of parliament, or president.
Decision maker:
The whole electorate

Requirements

Number Of Signatures:
20%
Available Time:
No information in legal source
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:

ARTÍCULO 17. (FREQUENCY AND BUDGET). -

In a national constituency, only one referendum may be held in each constitutional period, at the State initiative of the President of the Plurinational State, one referendum at the State initiative of the Plurinational Legislative Assembly and one referendum at the initiative of the people. Referenda for International Treaties and Constitutional Reform are excepted.

In departmental and municipal districts, the frequency will be established by departmental and municipal regulations, respectively.

The budget required for the implementation of each referendum will be covered, depending on its scope of implementation, with resources from the State Treasury, departmental resources or municipal resources, as appropriate. ARTÍCULO 17. (FREQUENCY AND BUDGET). -

In a national constituency, only one referendum may be held in each constitutional period, at the State initiative of the President of the Plurinational State, one referendum at the State initiative of the Plurinational Legislative Assembly and one referendum at the initiative of the people. Referenda for International Treaties and Constitutional Reform are excepted.

In departmental and municipal districts, the frequency will be established by departmental and municipal regulations, respectively.

The budget required for the implementation of each referendum will be covered, depending on its scope of implementation, with resources from the State Treasury, departmental resources or municipal resources, as appropriate. 

References: : LEY DEL RÉGIMEN ELECTORAL LEY Nº 026, LEY DE 30 DE JUNIO DE 2010  (accessed Nov. 7, 2017)

Procedural Elements

Collection Mode:
unknown
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Practice

Archive:
Remarks:

Artículo 19. (PROCEDIMIENTO DE LA INICIATIVA POPULAR). References: LEY DEL RÉGIMEN ELECTORAL LEY Nº 026, LEY DE 30 DE JUNIO DE 2010