Referendum process to change

  • 2012-03-28
  • From wire reports
RIGA - The Saeima Legal Affairs Committee on March 27 supported changes to the referendum initiation procedure, stipulating that the second stage of a signature collecting campaign will no longer be funded by the state, said Saeima Legal Affairs Committee member Dzintars Rasnacs (VL-TB/LNNK), reports LETA.Five committee members voted for the motion, four against.The referendum initiation procedure currently has two stages. In the first stage, at least 10,000 signatures are required to submit the proposed bill or constitutional amendments to the Central Election Commission. In the...
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