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Paragraph 42

The issue of second chambers is also addressed by paragraph 7(2) of the Document of the Copenhagen Meeting of the Conference on the Human Dimension of the CSCE (commonly referred to the Copenhagen Document 1990) provides: “To ensure that the will of the people serves as the basis of the authority of government, the participating States will... (7.2) — permit all seats in at least one chamber of the national legislature to be freely contested in a popular vote."