Monday, October 2, 2023

They put forward a reform to avoid a new constituent procedure if the proposal drawn up by the Council is rejected

On that day, a group of opposition senators presented a constitutional reform project Avoid a new constitutional process if the Magna Carta proposal is rejected prepared by the Constitutional Council.

The measure is sponsored by RN Bank Senators Francisco Chahuán, Alejandro Kusanovic, Kenneth Pugh, and Republican Rojo Edwards.

Specifically, the project you accessed Third– seeks to amend Chapter XV of the Political Constitution of the Republic.

“This constitutional reform project proposes to amend Chapter XV of the Political Constitution of the Republic to establish: If the proposal for a new constitution is rejected, no constitutional reform can be presented within a minimum period of two years, the aim of which is to extend or initiate a constitutional process.“, mentions the text of the initiative.

If this project is approved and no guidance is received, the following subsection would be added to Chapter 159 of the Chapter Within two years of the referendum, no project may be presented whose main idea is to create a procedure for drafting a new constitution. without prejudice to the provisions of Articles 127, 128 and 129.

For his part, Senator Francisco Chahuán emphasized: “We have pointed out that Chile cannot live in a permanent member state and that means making all necessary efforts so that we can reach the necessary agreements in this second attempt.”

Likewise, he added: “I have no doubt that – in the particular case of national renewal – we have kept our promise after September 4th to advance a good and new constitution for all political sectors, as we have done today with the Icare meeting. “From the Republican Party to the parties of the Frente Amplio, we have the will to complete the constitutional process.”

President Boric has indicated that he will not reopen the debate, at least during his term in office, and we believe that this should be reflected in constitutional reform and that is why today we are presenting a constitutional reform project in this spirit,” he concluded.

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