Macedonia (FYROM), national Popular or citizens initiative [PCI] - Referendum

General Typology

Instrument
Popular or citizens initiative [PCI]
Location
Macedonia (FYROM)
Political level
national
Local Name:
Referendum
Normative Level:
constitutional
Legally Binding:
yes
Legally Defined:

Article 73
The Assembly decides on issuing notice of a referendum concerning specific matters within its sphere of competence by a majority vote of the total number of Representatives.
The decision of the majority of voters in a referendum is adopted on condition that more than half of the total number of voters voted.
The Assembly is obliged to issue notice of a referendum if one is proposed by at least 150,000 voters.
The decision made in a referendum is binding.

References: Constitution of Macedonia, 1991. (Document 08-4642/1) Last change was December 7th, 2005

Subject Matter:

To initiate a referendum

Actors

Author:
Citizens
Initiator:
Citizens
Decision maker:
Electorate

Requirements

Number Of Signatures:
150 000
Available Time:
No information in legal source
Turnout Quorum:
More than half of the total number of voters voted
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

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

Practice

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