Sentence Examples

  • The referendum has been sparingly used in matters of local concern.
  • Under an amendment to the Constitution adopted in 1906 his veto power does not extend to measures referred to the people by the legislative assembly or by initiative and referendum petitions.
  • In June the referendum on union was taken in Natal, and resulted in a complete rout of the separatists.
  • Upon this measure, however, the people ordered a referendum and it was rejected at the polls.
  • But there has been considerable interference (ostensibly on humanitarian grounds) with the Jewish method of slaughtering animals for food (Shehitah) and the method was prohibited by a referendum in 1893.

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