CASE COMMENTS: PUBLIC ACTIONS – FRANCE – PRIVATIZATION – DE FACTO MONOPOLY

Privatization: The French Constitutional Council rules that Paris Airport privatisation does not violate the 1946 Preamble’s ninth paragraph of the French Constitution (PACTE Law)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. Following the adoption of the law on the growth and transformation of enterprises (Law No. 2019-486 of 22 May 2019 on the growth and transformation of enterprises), opposition deputies and senators referred the matter to the Council to challenge the constitutionality of the privatisation of Aéroport de Paris ("ADP"). The latter was the subject of particularly lively debates in Parliament and was the reason for the first implementation of the popular initiative referendum ("RIP"). The question of reconciling this procedure with the adoption of the disputed law will not be addressed here (Cf., O. Beaud, Remarques sur le référendum d'initiative parlementaire et

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Jeremy Martinez, Privatization: The French Constitutional Council rules that Paris Airport privatisation does not violate the 1946 Preamble’s ninth paragraph of the French Constitution (PACTE Law), 16 May 2019, Concurrences N° 4-2019, Art. N° 92380, pp. 188-189

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