Saxony, Germany, regional Plebiscite [ATP] - Volksentscheid

General Typology

Instrument
Plebiscite [ATP]
Location
Saxony, Germany
Political level
regional
Local Name:
Volksentscheid
Normative Level:
constitutional
Legally Binding:
yes
Legally Defined:

Article 74 [Amendment of the Constitution]

(3) The Constitution can be amended by referendum if more than half of the members of the Parliament request it. It can be amended as well by a referendum in accordance with article 72. The constitutional law is decided, if the majority of the electorate agrees.

Subject Matter:

To call a referendum on a constitutional amendment

Actors

Author:
Parliament
Initiator:
Parliament - Mor than half of the members
Decision maker:
Electorate

Requirements

Available Time:
Turnout Quorum:
None
Approval Quorum:
Majority of the electorate
Geographical Quorum:
None
Excluded Issues:
Other Formal Requirements:

Procedural Elements

Wording Of Ballot Question:

Yes/No-question

Interaction With Authorities:
Supervision And Support:
Transparency And Finance:

Practice

Archive:
Remarks:

The English language version here is provided as a courtesy. The German language text is the official version.