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Draft Law "Amendments to the Constitution of the Republic of Latvia"

To make the following amendments to the Constitution of the Republic of Latvia:

1. To restate Article 78 to provide as follows:

78. Electors, in number comprising not less than one-tenth of the electorate, have the right to submit a fully elaborated draft of an amendment to the Constitution or of a law, or a draft decision about dissolution of the Saeima to the President, who shall submit it to the Saeima. If the Saeima does not adopt it without change as to its content, it shall then be put to a national referendum.

2. To restate article 79 to provide as follows:

79. An amendment to the Constitution put to a national referendum shall be deemed adopted if at least half of the electorate has voted in favour of it.

A draft law, decision regarding membership of Latvia in the European Union or substantial changes in the terms regarding such membership, or a decision about dissolution of the Saeima put to a national referendum shall be deemed adopted if the number of voters is at least half of  those who participated in the previous Saeima election and if the majority of them have voted in favour of the given  draft law, membership of Latvia in the European Union or substantial changes in the terms regarding such membership, or dissolution of the Saeima.