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MIL OSI Translation. Government of the Republic of France statements from French to English –

Source: Canton of Neuchatel Switzerland

18.11.2020 Due to the epidemic situation in the Canton of Neuchâtel, the Council of State has decided to suspend the legal deadlines for the submission of signature lists in matters of initiatives and referendums. This decision carries until the end of the extraordinary situation. Faced with the health situation in the Canton of Neuchâtel, the Council of State today decided to suspend immediately and until the end of the extraordinary situation the legal deadlines for various political rights. Thus, the deposit of lists of signatures in support of a popular initiative (constitutional or legislative) in cantonal matters, the deposit of lists of signatures in support of a popular initiative in municipal matters and requests for an optional referendum in cantonal and municipal matters are suspended. The certification of the status of voter by the municipalities is also suspended. During the suspension of the deadlines, the collection of signatures and the provision of lists allowing their collection are prohibited. Finally, the processing times for cantonal and communal popular initiatives are suspended. BodyRight EDITOR’S NOTE: This article is a translation. Apologies should the grammar and / or sentence structure not be perfect. MIL Translation OSI