Guerrero, Mexico, local Popular or citizens initiative [PCI] - Convocada de La Asamblea Ciudadana

General Typology

Instrument
Popular or citizens initiative [PCI]
Location
Guerrero, Mexico
Political level
local
Local Name:
Convocada de La Asamblea Ciudadana
Normative Level:
statutory
Legally Binding:
yes
Legally Defined:

Article 67.-The citizen Assembly is the permanent instrument of information, analysis, consultation, deliberation and decision of matters of a social, collective or community nature; as well as for the review and monitoring of programmes and policies to develop in their territorial demarcation.

Article 68. - In each citizen demarcation there shall be a Citizens Assembly, which shall meet at least three times a year, shall be public and open and shall be made up of the inhabitants of the place in question, and shall have a valid voter credential, who shall have the right to speak and vote.

Article 70.-The Citizen Assembly may review and if necessary, decide on the use of public resources by the State Government and the municipality, corresponding to specific programs whose rules of operation it will establish and establish, which shall appoint committees citizens administration and supervision. (..)

ARTICLE 77. -The citizen's Assembly may be called by:
l. the qualified majority of citizen Committees;
II. the corresponding Municipal President;
III. the Governor of the State; and,
IV. 0.5% of resident citizens of the place concerned and may convene an extraordinary public meeting, in case of emergency, civil protection, natural disaster or imminent social risk.

References: LEY NÚMERO 684 DE PARTICIPACIÓN CIUDADANA DEL ESTADO LIBRE Y SOBERANO DE GUERRERO. (2016) (accessed March 22, 2019)

Subject Matter:

To call an extraordinary meeting of the  Citizen Assembly

Actors

Author:
Citizens
Initiator:
Citizens
Decision maker:
Citizens

Requirements

Number Of Signatures:
0.5% of resp. electorate
Available Time:
No information found in legal source
Turnout Quorum:
Does not apply
Approval Quorum:
Does not apply
Geographical Quorum:
Does not apply
Excluded Issues:

Restrictions: Only in case of emergency, civil protection, natural disaster or imminent social risk

Other Formal Requirements:

Procedural Elements

Collection Mode:
free
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Wording Of Ballot Question:
Interaction With Authorities:
Supervision And Support:
Transparency And Finance:

Practice

Archive:
Remarks:

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