CASE COMMENTS : REGULATION – ON-LINE GAMES – ENTERTAINMENT - STATE COUNCIL – ARJEL – PENALTIES – REJECT

On-line gaming: The Council of State validates the Regulator sanctions Commission’s practice (Betclic)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. Fair trial rules indirectly imply a separation, within independent regulatory authorities, between the functions of prosecution, investigation and deliberation (ECHR, 11 June 2009, Dubus v. France, No. 5242/04). In anticipation of this, the French legislature has sometimes created, within the regulatory authorities, sanctions committees separate from the decision-making bodies. However, a new problem arises when these commissions disagree with the person who initiated the proceedings, i.e. frequently the president of the authority or the college. This was the case in the Conseil d'État case concerning the ARJEL Enforcement Committee's refusal to sanction an

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Hubert Delzangles, Sébastien Martin, On-line gaming: The Council of State validates the Regulator sanctions Commission’s practice (Betclic), 26 November 2012, Concurrences N° 1-2013, Art. N° 50802, pp. 199-200

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