Law enforcement in France
Law enforcement in France has a long history dating back to 570 AD, when night watch systems were common place. Policing is centralized at the national level. Recently, legislation has allowed local g...
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Organic Articles
The Organic Articles (French: "Les Articles Organiques") was the name of a law administering public worship in France.
The Articles were originally presented by Napoléon Bonaparte, and consisted ...
Organic Articles - Wikipedia
French Penal Code of 1791
The French Penal Code of 1791 was a penal code adopted during the French Revolution by the Constituent Assembly, between 25 September and 6 October 1791. It was France's first penal code, and was in...
French Penal Code of 1791 - Wikipedia
Criminal Ordinance of 1670
The Criminal Ordinance of 1670 (French: Ordonnance criminelle de 1670, a.k.a. Ordonnance criminelle de Colbert) was a Great Ordinance dealing with criminal procedure which was enacted in France un...
SAFARI
SAFARI was an attempt by the French government, under the presidency of Georges Pompidou, to create a centralized database of personal data. The database was supposed to interconnect data, in particul...
Code of Offences and Penalties
The Code of Offences and Penalties (French: Code des délits et des peines) was a criminal code adopted in revolutionary France by the National Convention on 25 October 1795 (the 3rd of Brumaire of the...
Law enforcement in Saint Pierre and Miquelon
Law enforcement in Saint Pierre and Miquelon is the responsibility of a branch of the French Gendarmerie Nationale. There are two police stations in the archipegalo.
Gendarme Yreux was the first g...
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Murder (French law)
In the French penal code, murder is defined by the intentional killing of another person. Murder is punishable by a maximum of 30 years of criminal imprisonment (no more than 20 years if the defend...
Cross Channel Intelligence Community
The Cross Channel Intelligence Community (CCIC), is a regional alliance between law enforcement agencies operating in the English Channel Coast/North Sea geographic area.The CCIC consists of represent...
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French Penal Code of 1810
The Penal Code of 1810 was created under Napoleon, as a replacement of the Code des délits et des peines of 1795, that was itself replacing the French Penal Code of 1791. Among other things, this code...
French Penal Code of 1810 - Wikipedia
Anti-Sacrilege Act
The Anti-Sacrilege Act (1825–1830) was a French law against blasphemy and sacrilege passed in January 1825 under King Charles X. The law was never applied (except for a minor point) and was late...
Crime in France
Crime in France is combated by a range of French law enforcement agencies.
In August 2012 the French Government announced the creation of fifteen Priority Security Zones (PSZ) in an effort to targ...
Gayssot Act
The Gayssot Act or Gayssot Law (French: Loi Gayssot), enacted on 13 July 1990, makes it an offense in France to question the existence or size of the category of crimes against humanity as defined...
Capital punishment in France
Capital punishment was practiced in France from the Middle Ages until 1977, when the last execution took place by guillotine, being the only legal method since the French Revolution (with the exceptio...
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Right to silence
The right to remain silent is a legal right recognized, explicitly or by convention, in many of the world's legal systems.The right covers a number of issues centered on the right of the accused or th...
Cour d'assises
A French cour d'assises or Assize Court is a criminal trial court with original and appellate limited jurisdiction to hear cases involving defendants accused of major felonies or indictable offences, ...
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Fifth Amendment to the United States Constitution
The Fifth Amendment to the United States Constitution is part of the Bill of Rights and protects against a person being compelled to be a witness against himself or herself in a criminal case. Taking...
Fifth Amendment to the United States Constitution - Wikipedia
Right to silence in England and Wales
The right to silence in England and Wales is the protection given to a person during criminal proceedings from adverse consequences of remaining silent. It is sometimes referred to as the privilege ag...