Laws, surveys, protagonists

France: End-of-Life Law Submitted to Constitutional Council

On March 3, 2017, the French Council of State has ruled on a priority preliminary ruling on the issue of constitutionality, presented by an association, regarding the End-of-Life law enacted on February 2, 2016, and more specifically on the collegiate procedure for...

Health Law, a key moment after Parliament members’ vote

The Health Bill was voted on by the members of parliament on December 1st, during a second reading, with 296 votes for the law, 243 against, and 16 abstentions, which is to say that with a majority weaker than in the first reading. It must be examined again by the...

Health bill: failure of the joint Commission

On Tuesday October 27, 2015, the joint Commission counting seven deputies and seven senators were unable to agree on a common version of the Health bill. This bill which was object of an accelerated procedure had been voted by the National Assembly on April 14, but...