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Nuclear Power Debate: KMT pushes for absentee voting bill

NEW ISSUE:A draft bill on absentee voting can be finalized speedily if party caucuses reach consensus, the legislative speaker said, otherwise it could delay the referendum

By Shih Hsiu-chuan and Mo Yan-chih  /  Staff reporters

“It would go fast if we can have the law revisions done by this legislative session — which ends in May or June — and then we need another six months to prepare for the referendum, so it’s more likely that the referendum would be held by the end of the year at the earliest,” he added.

He added that his ministry would discuss details of the matter with the Executive Yuan and do its best to accomplish the mission.

Additional reporting by Loa Iok-sin

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