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Article 47 (Amended by constitutional law n° 97-65 dated October 27, 1997)

The President of the Republic may submit to a referendum any bill that is of national importance and any questions that concern the country's vital interests, provided these bills and questions do not go against the Constitution.
When referendum results in the adoption of the bill, the President of the Republic shall promulgate it within two weeks of the date on which the results are announced.
The Electoral Code sets the methods whereby the referendum is held and the results are announced.