Préfet des Hauts-de-Seine v. Maire de Gennevilliers

1912597 1912598
October 8, 2019
Provisional judgment
France, Cergy-Pontoise

Préfecture des Hauts-de-Seine
Patrice Leclerc
Corinne Lepage

Summary proceedings
Herbicide, Glyphosate, Roundup
Suspension of the order of June 13, 2019 banning pesticides on the territory of the municipality taken by Patrick Leclerc, Mayor of Gennevilliers.
Administrative court of Cergy-Pontoise, France

November 8, 2019
The request of the Prefect of Hauts-de-Seine is rejected. The State will pay the municipality of Gennevilliers a sum of 1,500 euros on the basis of Article L. 761-1 of the Code of Administrative Justice.
National law

The order banning pesticides in the municipality of Gennevilliers issued by the mayor is challenged by the prefect of Hauts-de-Seine on the grounds that this measure is not the prerogative of a mayor, but of the Minister of Agriculture. The hearings take place on 10/29/2019. On Nov. 8, 2019, the judge for interim measures decided not to suspend the contested order. The Prefect of Hauts-de-Seine has decided to appeal this decision.