CASE COMMENTS: PUBLIC SECTOR – CONFLICT BETWEEN GENERAL REGULATORY JURISDICTION AND SECTOR REGULATOR’S JURISIDICTION – SECTOR REGULATOR’S JURISIDICTION PREVAILING – MOBILE PHONE ANTENNAS

Sector regulator’s jurisidiction: The Council of State decides that sector specific regulation power presides over general administrative regulatory power, thus confirming that local municipality cannot issue regulations preventing mobile phone antennas (Commune de Saint Denis)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. CE, Ass. 26 October 2011, Commune of Saint Denis, n° 326492 The Council of State gives full effect to sectoral regulation in relation to the general administrative police. By excluding, once again, the competence of mayors to use their general police powers to regulate the installation of mobile telephone relay stations, it confirms the pre-eminence of police powers over sectoral regulation. By three decisions of the same day, of identical meaning (see also: EC, Assembly, 26 October 2011, Société française de radiotéléphone, nos. 341767, 341768 and Commune des Pennes-Mirabeau, no. 329904), the most solemn formation of the Conseil d'État sought to put a

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