Traditionally a petition by a member or group of the public may be presented to the House, not directly but by a member of the House1. A member of the House is not obliged to present the petition2 when requested to do so by a petitioner, and if he does, it is not to be assumed he agrees with the content of the petition3. The form of a petition must specifically address the House of Commons, indicate its origin and author(s), contain the reasons for the petition, and contain a clear request to the House which it is within
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