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At centre of this controversial text is strengning of powers of administrative authority (prefects, Ministry of Interior) to assign someone not to residence, but within a perimeter at least equal to commune, conduct searches, Close a place of worship or do identity checks near borders. All without a judicial green light, excepted searches.
I will not take decision to refer this law to Constitutional Council. "The quality of work has resulted in a fully satisfactory text," said Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday, paying tribute to parliamentary work during a security speech to police officers and gendarmes. The text may only be referred to Constitutional Council if latter is seized by prime minister, President of one of two assemblies, or by sixty or sixty senators.