Romanian constitutional referendum, 2003
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The 2003 referendum was the first revision of the Romanian constitution since its inception December 8, 1991. The referendum included a variety of major changes to the constitution, namely in Articles 1,2,5,9,11,15,16,20, and 21. Additionally, rules that heavily influenced criminal proceedings and how long the courts could hold an individual in preventative custody. 2003's constitutional addition also guarantees that"A person’s freedom to develop his/her spirituality and to get access to the values of national and universal culture shall not be limited."
|Invalid or blank votes||148,247||1.5|
|Registered voters and turnout||17,842,103||55.7|
|Source: Nohlen & Stöver|