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ACCC/C/2022/197 France

Case status: Pending.
Follow-up: -
Topics: Definitions; Access to justice.
Articles alleged: 2(5); 9 (2), (3) and (5).
Articles considered by the Committee: -
Articles, if any, found in non-compliance: -
Summary: The communication was submitted to the Compliance Committee on 29 August 2022 by the association France Nature Environnement and others. The communication alleged non-compliance by France with articles 2(5), and 9(2), (3), and (5) of the Convention with respect to access to justice for non-governmental organizations in planning matters and access to justice before an impartial body in cases before the Constitutional Council. 

Document Status Date received
posted by the secretariat
Communication ENG FRE
Annexes 1–47 FRE
Annexes 5-6 and 11-33 ENG
From the communicants 10.11.2022
Statement on preliminary admissibility of communication From the communicants 09.12.2022
Observer statement on preliminary admissibility From the observer Earthjustice 13.12.2022
Letters to the Party concerned and the communicants enclosing Committee's determination of preliminary admissibility and forwarding the communication for the Party concerned's response From the secretariat 21.02.2023
Letter FRE enclosing response to communication FRE From the Party concerned 21.07.2023
Observer statement ENG FRE From observer, Dr. Benjamin Pouchoux 06.10.2023
Email enclosing observer's statement ENG FRE  From observers Ms. Fontaine, Mr. Perroud, and Mr. Rousseau 10.10.2023
Comments on Party’s response ENG FRE
Annex 48: Decision no. 464355 of the Council of State dated 10.03.2023 ENG FRE
Annex 49: CJEU judgment no. 252/22 dated 11.01.2024 ENG FRE
Annex 50: Extract from Labetoulle report 25.04.2013 ENG FRE
Annex 51: Extract of report on the jurisdictional activities of the administrative courts 2022 ENG FRE
Annex 52:  Opinion of the Law Commission on the ELAN bill - G. Vuilletet (n°846) ENG FRE
Annex 53: Findings and recommendations with regard to communication ACCC/C/2010/50 (Czechia) ENG FRE
Annex 54: Article 56 of the Constitution ENG FRE
From the communicants 20.02.2024
Annex 55: Article 13 of the Constitution ENG FRE
Annex 56: Law no. 838 of 23 July 2010 ENG FRE
Annex 57: Greetings from the President of the Republic to the Constitutional Council 08.01.2024 ENG FRE
Annex 58: Annual Report 2023, Constitutional Court ENG
Annex 59: Decision no. 2023-1058 QPC of 21.07.2023 ENG FRE
Annex 60: Practical instruction on the disqualification of judges – ECHR ENG FRE
Annex 61: Decision no. 2023-1060 QPC of 14.09.2023 ENG FRE
Annex 62: Report of National Assembly's Committee on obstacles to the independence of the judiciary, 02.09.2020 ENG FRE
Annex 63: Decree of 05.03.2022 on the composition of the government ENG FRE