Criminal Records

Criminal Records

The automated national criminal record is managed by an independent processing service located in Nantes and placed under the authority of ...
The advisability of prosecution

Prosecutors

The public prosecutor decides on the advisability of setting in motion the public action. This means that it belongs to the prosecutor ...
Criminal mediation

Criminal mediation

Criminal mediation is an alternative to prosecution. This measure seems appropriate in the face of an identified victim who has come to deposit ...
Family criminal immunities

Family criminal immunities

"Washing your dirty laundry with the family" takes on its full meaning in the criminal justice system. Apart from the facts of domestic violence, the law ...
The prescription of public action

The prescription of public action

The prescription of public action makes it possible to extinguish and therefore put an end to all legal proceedings, even those which ...
Self defense

Self defense

The law does not recognize the law of retaliation. A victim who defends himself will be liable to criminal prosecution if ...
The extinction of public action

The extinction of public action

The cases specifying the modalities of the termination of the public action are envisaged in article 6 of the code of penal procedure….
Sentencing proposals from a CRPC

The sentences proposed in CRPC

Within the framework of a CRPC, the public prosecutor may propose one of the following penalties provided for by law….
Alternatives to prosecution

Alternatives to prosecution

The peculiarity of an alternative to prosecution is that it is not a criminal prosecution. The offender does not walk past ...
Identity checks

Identity checks

Identity control consists of questioning a person so that they can justify their identity "by all means". They are carried out ...

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