Referenda in the Faroe Islands take place on the same day as in the other areas of the Realm.
The High Commissioner will publish the bill or act along with information about the date of the referendum. This publication shall take place no more than 18 working days before the voting day and no less than 12 working days before the voting day.
Anyone with the right to vote in Folketing elections has the right to vote in referenda.
Referenda are carried out pursuant to the rules and regulations governing Folketing elections.
On ballot papers used in referenda the words ‘Yes’ and ‘No’ must be clearly printed across from each other.
Voters who wish to vote in favour of a proposed bill or act must put a cross in ‘Yes’, and voters who wish to vote against the proposed bill or act must put a cross in ‘No’.
Voters may choose to vote in referenda by postal vote pursuant to the rules and regulations applicable to Folketing elections.
Referenda results are tallied and reported pursuant to the rules and regulations governing Folketing elections.