St Kitts & Nevis, national Obligatory referendum [LOR] - Referendum

General Typology

Instrument
Obligatory referendum [LOR]
Location
St Kitts & Nevis
Political level
national
Local Name:
Referendum
Normative Level:
constitutional
Legally Binding:
yes
Legally Defined:

38.- (1) Parliament may alter any of the provisions of this Constitution or of the Supreme Court Order in the manner specified in the following provisions of this section. (..)

(3) A bill to alter this section, schedule 1 to this Constitution or any of the provisions of this Constitution specified in Part 1 of that schedule or any of the provisions of the Supreme Court Order specified in Part 2 of that schedule shall not be submitted to the Governor-General for his assent unless (..)
b) after it has been passed by the Assembly the bill has been approved on a referendum by not less than two-thirds of all the votes validity cast on that referendum in the island of Saint Christopher and two-thirds of all the votes validly cast on that referendum in the island of Nevis.

Ref.: Constitution of St. Kitts (St. Christopher)  and Nevis. 1979 (accessed Sept. 29, 2021)

Subject Matter:

To alter certain parts of the constitution

Actors

Author:
Parliament
Initiator:
Law
Decision maker:
Electorate of St. Christopher and electorate of Nevis

Requirements

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Turnout Quorum:
No turnout quorum found
Approval Quorum:
2/3rd majority in each of the islands: St. Christopher and Nevis
Geographical Quorum:
2/3rd majority in each of the islands: St. Christopher and Nevis
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