COMMUNITY ACTIVISM: NGOs Force Local Referendum on Golf Park Dubrovnik Project

The citizens initiative, Committee for a Referendum and Citizens Initiative for Mount Srd, submitted 10,980 signatures that support a referendum on the golf resort project on Mount Srd to the city assembly.  This is almost 30% of the total local electorate, with a minimum of 20% being needed to require a referendum.

According to procedure, the Ministry of Administration is required to access the authenticity of the signatures within 60 days and approve the proposed referendum question.  The referendum organisers expect the referendum to be held before the upcoming local elections (19 May)…

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