CASE COMMENT: REGULATORY - GAS AND ELECTRICITY REGULATION

Energy - Regulated tarifs - Privatisation: The French Constitutional Court rules on the lawfulness of energy regulated tarifs and GDF privatisation (Secteur de l’énergie)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. Law n° 2006-1537 of 7 December 2006 relating to the energy sector, JORF n° 284 of 8 December 2006 p. 18531 Cons. const. dec. no. 2006-543 DC of 30 November 2006, Law on the energy sector, JORF no. 284 of 8 December 2006 p. 18544 The decision of the Constitutional Council n° 2006-543 DC of 30 November concerning the law on the energy sector will undoubtedly be a milestone. While this was to be expected in view of the issue before the Council, the reasons for the importance of this decision are not necessarily those anticipated by observers. Indeed, for many, the energy sector bill debated in Parliament was intended solely to authorise the privatisation of

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Jean-Paul Tran Thiet, Thierry Tuot, Vincent Jaunet, Energy - Regulated tarifs - Privatisation: The French Constitutional Court rules on the lawfulness of energy regulated tarifs and GDF privatisation (Secteur de l’énergie), 7 December 2006, Concurrences N° 1-2007, Art. N° 13068, pp. 153-156

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