Croatia, national Popular or citizens initiative [PCI] - To call a referendum

General Typology

Instrument
Popular or citizens initiative [PCI]
Location
Croatia
Political level
national
Local Name:
To call a referendum
Normative Level:
constitutional
Legally Binding:
yes
Legally Defined:

Article 87
(..)
The Croatian Parliament shall call referenda on the issues specified in paragraphs (1) and (2) of this Article in accordance with law, when so requested by ten percent of the total electorate of the Republic of Croatia.
At referenda, decisions shall be made by a majority of voters taking part therein.
Decisions made at referenda shall be binding.
A law shall be adopted on any such referendum. Such law may also stipulate the conditions for holding a consultative referendum.

References: Constitution of Croatia (2014) (Accessed 24.01.2020)

Subject Matter:

To call a referendum

Actors

Author:
Citizens
Initiator:
Citizens
Decision maker:
Electorate

Requirements

Number Of Signatures:
10% of electorate
Available Time:
15 days
Turnout Quorum:
Majority of voters taking part
Approval Quorum:
Legal source does not mention special approval quorum
Geographical Quorum:
Legal source does not mention geographical quorum
Excluded Issues:
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Procedural Elements

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Practice

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