Solicitation – within the sphere of Administrative Law in some jurisdictions, the solicitation represents a written application, signed by many people, related to certain public cause and pursuing concrete (public) goal. The petitioners rely on their huge number, to convince the Authorities that this cause is important and should be decided in the way requested by them in the petition. The solicitation is usually submitted in official governmental, local or international Institution or Authority by representatives of the people who have signed it. For example, a petition by the citizens of concrete city for building of highway to their city and the capital, or a petition against cutting the forest near the city. Synonyms are “petition” and “submission”.