Zambia, national Plebiscite [ATP] - Referendum

General Typology

Instrument
Plebiscite [ATP]
Location
Zambia
Political level
national
Local Name:
Referendum
Normative Level:
statutory
Legally Binding:
unknown
Legally Defined:

2. (1) The President may, if in his opinion it is necessary or desirable so to do, by statutory order, direct that a referendum be held on any question or questions specified in the order
(2) Any question submitted to a referendum shall be framed in such a manner as to require no answer other than the answer "yes" or the answer "no".
(3) An order made under subsection (1) shall specify the day or days on which voting in the referendum shall take place or, where it is desirable that voting in different areas should take place on different dates, the day or days on which voting shall take place in each such area.

References:
THE REFERENDUM ACT; CHAPTER 14 OF THE LAWS OF ZAMBIA ; From: Electoral Commission of Zambia, 12 July 2007 (accessed September 7, 2018)

Subject Matter:

To call a referendum

Actors

Author:
President
Initiator:
President
Decision maker:
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

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