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Presidency of the Constitutional Council

Published on February 10, 2016
Communiqué issued by the Presidency of the Republic

Paris, February 10, 2016

The French President intends to appoint M. Laurent Fabius president of the Constitutional Council.

In accordance with Article 56 of the constitution, the plan to appoint M. Laurent Fabius a member of the Constitutional Council has been referred to the President of the National Assembly and the President of the Senate, so that the relevant committee of each assembly may take a decision under the conditions set out in the fifth paragraph of Article 13 of the constitution./.

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