Serbia, national Popular or citizens initiative [PCI]

General Typology

Instrument
Popular or citizens initiative [PCI]
Location
Serbia
Political level
national
Local Name:
Normative Level:
constitutional
Legally Binding:
yes
Legally Defined:

References: The Constitution of Serbia (accessed July 26, 2018)

Article 108

Upon the request of the majority of all deputies or at least 100,000 voters, the National Assembly shall call the referendum on issues falling within its competence, in accordance with the Constitution and Law.

The subject of the referendum may not include duties deriving from international contracts, laws pertaining to human and minority rights and freedoms, fiscal and other financial laws, the budget and financial statement, introduction of the state of emergency and amnesty, as well as issues pertaining to election competences of the National Assembly.

Subject Matter:

To call a referendum

Actors

Author:
Citizens
Initiator:
Citizens
Decision maker:
Electorate

Requirements

Number Of Signatures:
100 000
Available Time:
7 days - Article 36 ZAKON O REFERENDUMU I NARODNOJ INICIJATIV (accessed August 2, 2018)
Turnout Quorum:
50% of the electorate - Article 24 ZAKON O REFERENDUMU I NARODNOJ INICIJATIV (accessed August 2, 2018)
Approval Quorum:
Majority
Geographical Quorum:
No information found in legal document
Excluded Issues:

The subject of the referendum may not include duties deriving from international contracts, laws pertaining to human and minority rights and freedoms, fiscal and other financial laws, the budget and financial statement, introduction of the state of emergency and amnesty, as well as issues pertaining to election competences of the National Assembly.

Other Formal Requirements:

Procedural Elements

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

Practice

Archive:
Remarks: