Saskatchewan, Canada, local Plebiscite [ATP] - Local/regional Plebiscite

General Typology

Instrument
Plebiscite [ATP]
Location
Saskatchewan, Canada
Political level
local
Local Name:
Local/regional Plebiscite
Normative Level:
statutory
Legally Binding:
no
Legally Defined:

Where vote is to be conducted
9(1) Subject to subsection (2), a referendum or plebiscite is to be conducted throughout Saskatchewan unless the Lieutenant Governor in Council or the Assembly, as the case may be:
(a) directs that a local or regional referendum or plebiscite be conducted; and
(b) specifies the area in which the referendum or plebiscite is to be conducted.
(2) A plebiscite directed pursuant to section 7 is to be conducted throughout Saskatchewan.

References: The Referendum and Plebiscite Act, 1991 (1996)

Subject Matter:

Plebiscite on local or regional level in Saskatchewan

Actors

Author:
Lieutenant Governor in Council or the Assembly
Initiator:
Lieutenant Governor in Council or the Assembly
Decision maker:
Electorate

Requirements

Available Time:
Turnout Quorum:
4 (2) No referendum is binding unless at least 50% of the electors who are entitled to vote in the referendum actually vote in the referendum. References: The Referendum and Plebiscite Act, 1991 (1996)
Approval Quorum:
4(1) Subject to subsection (2) [see above], if more that 60% of the ballots validly cast in a referendum vote the same way on a question stated, the result is binding, within the meaning of section 5, on the government that initiated the referendum. Refer
Geographical Quorum:
Legal source does not mention geographical quorum
Excluded Issues:
Other Formal Requirements:

Procedural Elements

Wording Of Ballot Question:
Interaction With Authorities:
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Transparency And Finance:

Practice

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See corresponding ATP-instruments on state level in Saskatchewan