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Source: Swiss Canton of Zurich – news in German

After the Federal Council on the 20. March 2020 due to the Corona pandemic the request of the Federal government had a deadline to a standstill with all the people decided, ordered the government in an emergency Ordinance, the analog measure for the Canton of Zurich. Were all affected, cantonal and municipal referendums and elections. The period of validity of the Zurich-based regulation, the government followed up on those of the Federal Council.

By the Federal Council last Wednesday approved the termination of the period of standstill on the Federal level by 31. In may 2020, will mean automatically the end of the Zurich period is at a standstill. The validity of the emergency order will end on this date. From 1. June 2020, the deadlines to run in the Canton of Zurich, it may be re-collected signatures and election preparation procedures are carried out. Also can take place from this point on, re-elections and votes – even if due to the continuing existence of the Assembly prohibition under special conditions.

How, exactly, the Deadline, the impact of downtime on those templates, which are specifically affected, will be specified at a later date. It is especially the collection periods, which have been broken by the standstill.

Community meetings have a long lead time. For meetings, on a date after the 8. June are scheduled, may be taken, therefore, work in the administrative preparation. The informed councillor Jacqueline Fehr as head of the Directorate of justice and of the interior of the municipality of President of the Association of GPV today. “In many municipalities, important are Decisions. I hope, therefore, that it permits the epidemiological Situation, that community meetings can take place before the summer holidays,” says councillor Fehr. The final decision of the Federal Council is expected to be on 27. May 2020 cases.

The Federal Council should loosen the end of may, the ban on public Assembly for political events, are the protection of the municipalities, the balance of interest between health and the urgency of Decisions of the political itself must make. They will also be for the protection of concepts, adds Fehr.

In addition, the Federal Council announced yesterday that the next Federal vote on September 27. September will be carried out. About the scheduling of the cantonal votes, the government will decide in the coming weeks. The local templates are set by the municipalities.

(Media release of the Department of justice and of the interior)

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