Within fourteen days after receipt of a Bill, the President
assent to the Bill; or
refer the Bill back to Parliament for reconsideration by
Parliament, noting any reservations that the President
has concerning the Bill.
If the President refers a Bill back for reconsideration,
Parliament may, following the appropriate procedures under
this Part -
amend the Bill in light of the President's reservations;
pass the Bill a second time without amendment.
If Parliament amendeds the Bill fully accommodating the
President's reservations, the appropriate Speaker shall resubmit
it to the President for assent.
Parliament, after considering the President's reservations,
may pass the Bill a second time, without amendment, or with
amendments that do not fully accommodate the President's
reservations, by a vote supported–
by two-thirds of members of the National Assembly;
two-thirds of the delegations in the Senate, if it is a Bill
that requires the approval of the Senate.
If Parliament has passed a Bill under clause (4)–
the appropriate Speaker shall within seven days resubmit
it to the President; and
the President shall within seven days assent to the Bill.
If the President does not assent to a Bill or refer it back within
the period prescribed in clause (1), or assent to it under (5)(b),
the Bill shall be taken to have been assented to on the expiry
of that period.