Want China Times
By: CNA and Staff Reporter
If Taiwan’s Legislative Yuan wants to put its proposed amendments to the
Constitution to the vote in a referendum on Jan. 16 next year, when the country holds its next presidential and legislative elections, it will need to submit its proposals in mid-June, Legislative Speaker Wang Jin-pyng said Saturday.
Wang noted that in response to public expectations of constitutional reforms, the legislature has formed a commission to handle constitutional reform proposals put forward by various political parties.
He noted that a timetable has been drawn up after discussions with the Ministry of the Interior, the Central Election Commission (CEC) and the whips of various parties. [FULL STORY]