MOLDOVA- Electoral Code
Initiation of the local referendum
The local referendum may be initiated:
by 1/2 of the elected councillors;
by the mayor of the village (commune), city (municipality);
by the representative authority of the administrative-territorial unit with a special status.
by 10 percent of the citizens who are qualified voters, residing on the territory of the administrative-territorial unit.
[Article 180 as amended by the Law no.796-XV from 25.01.2002]