! The petition can only be written in French, German or Luxembourgish.
For this type of petition you need to collect at least 4.500 signatures. If you succeed, your petition will be discussed in the parliament. You will be invited for the hearing and there will be a public debate.
What happens when you submit a public petition?
We will review your submission. If it meets the requirements you will have 6 weeks to collect at least 4.500 signatures.
If you succeed, your petition will be discussed in a public debate. You will be invited to speak on the topic of your petition. The debate will be broadcast on TV and streamed on this website.
*Please note! The parliamentary administration regularly checks the validity of the signatures collected (no duplicates etc.). A thorough check is carried out when the signature period is over.
For this type of petition, you can send your written petition to us. The petitions committee will then review your submission and decide on next steps.
What happens when you submit an ordinary petition?
Explain in a written letter what your concern is and what you would like to change.
You can send us an e-mail, send us the letter by mail or drop your letter off in our office (an appointment must be made in advance).
The Committee on Petitions will examine your petition. They can:
- ask a statement from the competent member of Government;
- forward the petition to another committee or call for the opinion of another committee;
- hear the petitioners or any competent expert or institution during one of its meetings, make on-site visits as part of the petition inquiry.
The petitioner is informed by post of the steps taken by the Petitions Committee.