Petition

International Legal Research

Information about Petition in free legal resources:

Treaties & Agreements

International Organizations

Jurisprudence $ Commentary

European Union

IP Law

Petition

Petition in Constitutional Law

From the Comparative Constitutions Project: By right to petition, we mean the right to submit individual or group level grievances to government

Petition and the GATT Policy Negotiations

In relation to the GATT Policy Negotiations, Christopher Mark (1993) provided the following explanation and/or definition of Petition: A request to investigate alleged dumping by foreign companies or export subsidies by a foreign government. Petitions are usually filed with a designated governmental agency of the importing country by private firms or industry associations, although sometimes governments independently initiate unfair trade investigations.

Petition

Embracing mainstream international law, this section on petition explores the context, history and effect of the area of the law covered here.

Resources

Further Reading

  • The entry “petition” in the Parry and Grant Encyclopaedic Dictionary of International Law (currently, the Encyclopaedic Dictionary of International Law, 2009), Oxford University Press

Hierarchical Display of Petition

Politics > Parliament > Powers of parliament > Parliamentary scrutiny
Politics > Political framework > Political philosophy > Democracy > Participatory democracy
European Union > European construction > Deepening of the European Union > Citizens’ Europe > European citizenship
European Union > European construction > Deepening of the European Union > Citizens’ Europe > European citizenship > European citizens’ initiative

Petition

Concept of Petition

See the dictionary definition of Petition.

Characteristics of Petition

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Resources

Translation of Petition

Thesaurus of Petition

Politics > Parliament > Powers of parliament > Parliamentary scrutiny > Petition
Politics > Political framework > Political philosophy > Democracy > Participatory democracy > Petition
European Union > European construction > Deepening of the European Union > Citizens’ Europe > European citizenship > Petition
European Union > European construction > Deepening of the European Union > Citizens’ Europe > European citizenship > European citizens’ initiative > Petition

See also

  • Popular initiative

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