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Simplicity may be key to reforming constitution

By Christian Fan Jiang 范姜提昂

Second, any item that is not at the constitutional level should be downgraded to the level to which it belongs. The constitution should only say that “details must be regulated by law.” For example: legislative elections, the number of legislators and the size of constituencies. The details of those matters will change over time and future lawmakers should be able to decide their needs and make changes.

Christian Fan Jiang is deputy convener of the Northern Taiwan Society’s legal and political group.

Translated by Ethan Zhan

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