The recent rise in use of the popular referendum
parallels the historic use of the recall over the past two years.
I hope that we will one day have a true European Constitution, to be then decided by a popular referendum
," said Westerwelle in an interview for Bild am Sonntag.
According to Article 28 of the constitutional declaration -- issued last year by the ruling military council and approved via popular referendum
-- SPEC decisions are immune from appeal.
Discussing Article 3 of the draft law, several members stressed the need to submit the draft constitution to a popular referendum
, regardless of the mode of its adoption by the NCA.
The constitution was ratified by popular referendum
during the military junta of 1980-1983.
In 2008, activists in California fed up with gerrymandering used the popular referendum
process to circumvent the legislature.
He criticized the amendments introduced to the constitution in a popular referendum
and said a new constitution should have been drafted.
The Council had issued its statement in the background of a statement by Kurdistan Parliament's Speaker, Kamal Kirkuki, who told Aswat al-Iraq news agency as having warned that non-implementation of Article 140, "would push the citizens of the city and the people of Kurdistan in the areas of conflict, to wage sit-in demonstrations, the same way as it happened in Tunisia, Egypt and Yemen, to force the other side to carry out a popular referendum
to decide the future of the Province, or to decide it by themselves, without leaning to violence.
On June 2, 1946, Italians voted in a popular referendum
for abolishing the monarchy.
These crowds represent a clear message to the inside and outside ,and a popular referendum
on the constitutional legality ,President Saleh added.
In this spirit, the 2010 constitutional reform package, prepared and approved by the parliament, was put to a popular referendum
this past September 12th--the very date that thirty years ago a military junta took over the civilian government and subsequently put in place Turkey's latest constitution.
The Italian Republic was established on June 2, 1946, through a popular referendum
in which the people chose between a republic and a monarchy.