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CONSTITUTION OF THE KYRGYZ REPUBLIC

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Article 2

2. The people of Kyrgyzstan shall exercise its power directly at elections and referenda,
as well as through the system of state authorities and local self-governance bodies on the basis of the
present Constitution and laws.

3. Laws and other important matters of state significance may be submitted to a
referendum (nationwide vote). The procedures of holding a referendum and the list of questions put to
the referendum shall be defined in the constitutional law.

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Article 52
1. Citizens shall have the right to:
3) to take part in referenda in accordance with procedures established by the constitutional law.

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Article 74
1. The Jogorku Kenesh:
1) shall adopt the law on appointing a referendum

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Article 106
The Central commission on election and referenda shall ensure preparation and conducting
elections and referenda in the Kyrgyz Republic.

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Article 114
1. The law on introducing changes to the present Constitution may be adopted by referendum
called by the Jogorku Kenesh.

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