ABOUT INTERNATIONAL TREATIES, REFERENDUM AND CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS
of international treaties:
Majority of votes from parliament, Art. 86 lit. d, 84 II ConstSlovakia.
Majority from members of parliament required if rights are confered
or duties imposed directly on natural persons or legal persons,
Art. 7 IV, 84 IV ConstSlovakia.
Approval of transference of power without effect of constitutional
Majority of 3/5 from members of parliament, Art. 7 II, 84 IV ConstSlovakia.
Approval of transference of power with effect of constitutional
Not expressly regulated but constitutional amendment required.
Approval of constitutional amendment:
Majority of 3/5 from members of parliament, Art. 84 IV ConstSlovakia.
Other constitutional regulations about Referenda (Art. 93 - Art.
Referenda can be called to confirm a constitutional law on entering
into an alliance with other states or on withdrawing from that alliance,
on important issues of public interest, Art. 93 ConstSlovakia. Referendum
can be initiated by 350.000 of the electorate or the parliament,
Art. 95 I ConstSlovakia. Result is valid if more than 1/2 of the
electorate participated and if the decision was approved by more
than 1/2 of the participants.
The National Council National decides on proposals to call a referendumand
Art. 86 ConstSlovaki, and can amend or annual the result of a referendum
by means of a constitutional law, but it may not do so earlier than
three years after the result of the referendum came into effect,
Art. 99 I ConstSlovaki.
Referendums are called by the President, Art. 102 ConstSlovaki