Mois : décembre 2017

De l’IRFM à l’avance mensuelle : la réforme inachevée de la prise en charge des frais de mandat des députés [Par Benjamin Fargeaud]

De l’IRFM à l’avance mensuelle : la réforme inachevée de la prise en charge des frais de mandat des députés [Par Benjamin Fargeaud]

On september 29th2017, the French National Assembly has reformed the system of funding of parliamentary expenses. The aim is to comply with the September 15th 2017 law for confidence in the political life, which removed the traditional monthly parliamentary expense allowance.   Swapping the traditional parliamentary expense allowance with a […]

Le mode d’élection des députés au regard de leur statut : quelles adaptations pertinentes ? [Par Bruno Daugeron]

Le mode d’élection des députés au regard de leur statut : quelles adaptations pertinentes ? [Par Bruno Daugeron]

Reforming the functioning of the National assembly and more specifically the members’ status supposes to reconsider the way they are elected. It is indeed a central question since it impacts the political and institutional balance, as well as the view of the parliamentary mandate.   […]

Détenir pour dissuader : la rétention des « Dublinés » [Par Pierre Auriel]

Détenir pour dissuader : la rétention des « Dublinés » [Par Pierre Auriel]

Following decisions by the European Court of Justice and the Court of Cassation, a bill has been submitted to clarify criteria allowing an administrative authority to detain asylum seekers treated under the Dublin procedure. At first sight, this question appears technical and trivial. But it […]

Que peut-on attendre du référendum de 2018 sur la pleine souveraineté de la Nouvelle-Calédonie ? [Par Géraldine Giraudeau]

Que peut-on attendre du référendum de 2018 sur la pleine souveraineté de la Nouvelle-Calédonie ? [Par Géraldine Giraudeau]

The self-determination consultation to be held in 2018 carries important issues, as the Prime Minister’s visit to New Caledonia recently recalled. If a result in favour of the full sovereignty of the sui generis collectivity would lead to its secession from French territory, the consequences […]

Une réforme de la justice en trompe l’œil : la déconstruction de l’Etat de droit en Pologne [Par Wojciech Zagorski]

Une réforme de la justice en trompe l’œil : la déconstruction de l’Etat de droit en Pologne [Par Wojciech Zagorski]

Once subjugated the Constitutional Tribunal, the United Right coalition, in power in Poland since 2015, brings forward plans to assert control over Polish judiciary, including the Supreme Court. Considering the next year’s local elections, and the project of a new electoral code, the relevance of […]

Réformer la Chambre des communes ? Le point de vue du Speaker [Par Pascal Guillon]

Réformer la Chambre des communes ? Le point de vue du Speaker [Par Pascal Guillon]

The Speaker of the House of Commons John Bercow has delivered a speech on October 11th during a conference entitled “Opening up the Usual Channels: next steps for reform of the House of Commons” in which he called for a new reform of the parliamentary […]