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  • By the latest enactments (one dating from 1905) 2500 citizens can claim a vote ("facultative referendum") as to any legislative project, or can exercise the "right of initiative" as to any such project or as to the revision of the cantonal constitution.
  • Some fungi, though able to live as saprophytes, occasionally enter the body of living plants, and are thus termed facultative parasites.
  • Since 1875, 1000 citizens can claim a popular vote (facultative Referendum) on all bills, or can exercise the right of initiative whether as to laws or the revision of the cantonal constitution.
  • The provisions of neither convention are obligatory, but merely " facultative," amounting only to recommendations.
  • Their metabolic products may induce blood-poisoning or other toxic effects (facultative parasites) though they are not true parasites.

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