Message modified by board administrator June 23, 2012, 6:12 am
It appears that the government is now saying a referendum only needs a simple majority to pass rather than 2/3:
She said that while the work to facilitate the change will start this year, the process will take some time as the "provisions relating to the Queen as our Head of State are deeply entrenched".
"Any alteration will require an agreement of the two major political parties and would involve a delayed period as well as a simple majority of the electorate through a referendum," the High Commissioner explained.
She noted that there will also be several months of public consultations and education.