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Old 21.10.2016, 16:37
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Re: The Brexit referendum thread: potential consequences for GB, EU and the Brits in

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Here's a clue, they don't.

Switzerland is the closest state in the world to a direct democracy. For any change in the constitution, a referendum is mandatory (mandatory referendum); for any change in a law, a referendum can be requested (optional referendum). Through referenda, citizens may challenge any law voted by federal parliament and through federal popular initiative introduce amendments to the federal constitution.


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Politics_of_Switzerland

http://direct-democracy.geschichte-schweiz.ch/

Don't. Bite. Rufus... don't. Bite.

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That's the best part!

(and something that the US copied, or vice-versa)

Tom
That's all right then. Phew. For a second there I was worried. Wait. What?


Blueangel... I suppose the MPs in that situation will have to dance with the one that brung them... not good.

Last edited by RufusB; 21.10.2016 at 16:43. Reason: Blueangel
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