Tuesday, 18 September 2007

Interactive Democracy - Outline System

  1. Suggest a new policy / law.
  2. "Second" any suggestion you approve of.
  3. Suggestions with the most "seconds" are debated in parliament for clarification.
  4. Parliament defines the date and wording for referendum.
  5. The country votes.
  6. The vote is passed with sufficient majority (or returns to parliament for clarification if a majority is not reached).
  7. The government is responsible for implementing the new law.

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