Criminal Law Issues in France


Criminal Law Issues in France – Droit pénal (criminal law) – French criminal law is governed by the Code pénal and criminal offences – or infractions can generally be classified under the three following categories:

Criminal Law Issues in France Contraventions – or petty offences, these can include road traffic offences such as speeding, parking irregularities etc and should this type of infraction continue to court it would be heard before the Tribunal de Police, there is no jury at this Tribunal.

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