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377 resolution of the President regarding the formation of a referendum
§ 1. In accordance with article 49b of the Federal Constitution Act, Federal Law Gazette No. 1/1930, as last amended by Federal Law Gazette I no. 65/2012 and § 2 para 1 and 3 of the Referendum Act 1989, BGBl. No. 356/1989, as last amended by Federal Law Gazette I no. 12/2012, I order a referendum with the following question:
"(a) are for the introduction of a professional army and a paid voluntary social year or"
(b) are you for the retention of the compulsory military service and of the civil service?"
§ 2. In the sense of § 2 para 2 of the Referendum Act 1989 of 20 January 2013 was set by the Federal Government accordingly as the day of the referendum a decision of the National Council of 16 October 2012. As the date of 28 November, 2012 was determined.
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