Topics Right of petition

Constitute topics are built from the variables in the Comparative Constitutions Project’s dataset, which captures the content of world constitutions. The particular variables relevant to this topic are listed below, in the form of survey questions.

More information about the CCP’s research design is available here, including background information on how the team designed the inventory of constitutional topics as well as the full coding survey


Grants groups and individuals the right to bring petitions to the government. This includes the right to bring complaints about the actions of the government.


Rights and Duties

Survey Questions

  • Does the constitution provide for a right of petition?