Préfet de la Haute-Garonne v. Maire de Montbrun-Lauragais

1905869 1905868
October 14, 2019
Provisional judgment
France, Toulouse

Préfecture de la Haute-Garonne
Gérard Bolet
Claire Dujardin

Summary proceedings
Suspension of the city order of 19 September 2019 prohibiting the use of pesticides at a distance of less than 150 metres from any plot comprising at least one building for residential use on the territory of the municipality taken by Gérard Bolet, Mayor of Montbrun-Lauragais.
Administrative court of Toulouse, France

October 31, 2019
The execution of the order by which the Mayor of Montbrun-Lauragais regulates the application of plant protection products in agricultural plots located on the territory of his municipality is suspended, at the latest until a decision has been taken on the reference to the merits No 1905868.

The order banning pesticides in the municipality of Montbrun-Lauragais issued by the mayor is challenged by the prefect of Haute-Garonne on the grounds that this measure is not the prerogative of a mayor, but of the Minister of Agriculture.