Colombia, national Plebiscite [ATP] - Consultar al pueblo decisiones de trascendencia nacional

General Typology

Instrument
Plebiscite [ATP]
Location
Colombia
Political level
national
Local Name:
Consultar al pueblo decisiones de trascendencia nacional
Normative Level:
constitutional
Legally Binding:
yes
Legally Defined:

Article 103 The following are the peoples means of participating in the exercise of their sovereignty: the vote , the plebiscite , the referendum, the popular consultation, the open town council meeting, the legislative initiative ,and the recall of elected officials. (..)

Article 104 The President of the Republic, with the approval of the ministers and the prior approval of the Senate of the Republic, may consult the people on matters of great national importance. The peoples decision will be binding. Such consultation may not be concurrent with an election.

Reference: Constitution of Colombia, 1991, (accessed 29.09.2021)

Subject Matter:

To call a  consultation

Actors

Author:
Authority
Initiator:
President : The President with the approval of the ministers and the prior apporval of Senate
Decision maker:
The whole 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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