Annotated Republic of China Laws/Additional Articles of the Constitution of the Republic of China/Article 12

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Additional Articles of the Constitution of the Republic of China
Republic of China (Taiwan)
Article 12
After closing out the National Assembly, this Article would specify new way of constitutional amendments.

Newly adopted and promulgated on 2005-06-10[edit]

(From http://law.moj.gov.tw/eng/LawClass/LawSearchNo.aspx?PC=A0000002&DF=&SNo=12 )

Article 12.

Amendment of the Constitution shall be initiated upon the proposal of one-fourth of the total members of the Legislative Yuan, passed by at least three-fourths of the members present at a meeting attended by at least three-fourths of the total members of the Legislative Yuan, and sanctioned by electors in the free area of the Republic of China at a referendum held upon expiration of a six-month period of public announcement of the proposal, wherein the number of valid votes in favor exceeds one-half of the total number of electors. The provisions of Article 174 of the Constitution shall not apply.