Any CDS citizen may file a petition
Petitions may be of two types.
A. A petition challenging the legality of legislation
B. A petition alleging fault in the actions of a CDS citizen or government official.
Please fill in the information for the correct type of petition.
TYPE A (Petition challenging the legality of legislation)
Avatar name :
Petition challenging the legality of legislation
Reference to the particular act being challenged :
Why the act is believed to be unconstitutional :
Please note that this type of petitions shall be made public immediately.
Type B (Petition alleging fault in the actions of a CDS citizen or government official)
Identity (avatar) of the alleged transgressor(s) .
Code or covenant that is alleged to have been violated .
Remedy sought .
When the petition alleging fault in the actions of a CDS citizen or government official is filed, a copy shall immediately be forwarded to the alleged transgressor(s). They shall have 5 days to submit a written response to the petition. At the end of the five day period, the petition and any response(s) shall be published.
Article III Section 1 of the CDS Constitution states:
"The Scientific Council (SC) is a self-selected meritocracy. Its governmental role is to interpret and enforce the constitution. Its service roll (ed. note: sic) is to resolve citizen disputes and moderate user forums and events."
All CDS citizen are entitled to make a petition. The petition must concern themselves directly. They have to use the current notecard to enter the petition. This notecard has to be sent to the SC Dean and to any member of the SC. The petition will be heard in the next meeting of the SC.
If a citizen is requesting that the petition not be dealt with publicly, they must declare it clearly. The SC has the right to decide that the petition is public. In this case, the citizen can decide to continue or to withdraw.
This in no way limits the actions the SC may take as a body on it's own initiative in accordance with the Constitution and the Laws of the CDS.
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