Peru, regional Obligatory referendum [LOR] - Constituir una región

General Typology

Instrument
Obligatory referendum [LOR]
Location
Peru
Political level
regional
Local Name:
Constituir una región
Normative Level:
constitutional
Legally Binding:
yes
Legally Defined:

Article 190
Regions are created on the basis of contiguous areas with historical, cultural, administrative, and economic relations, thus comprising sustainable geo-economic unities.(..)
Two or more contiguous departments may become a region by conducting a confirming referendum, according to law. Likewise, two or more contiguous provinces and districts may change their regional constituency by following the same procedure.(..)

Ref.: Constitution of Peru, 1993, (retrieved April 23rd, 2018)

Subject Matter:

Departments becoming a region, or dissolving the status

Actors

Author:
Authorities
Initiator:
Law
Decision maker:
Regional 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

Archive:
Remarks:

Voting is compulsory