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Article 706-106-4 of the French Code of Criminal Procedure

The public prosecutor may order an investigation or refer the matter to the investigating judge for the purpose of tracing the possible criminal career of a person convicted of offences under Article 706-106-1 or for whom there are one or more plausible reasons to suspect that he or she has committed or attempted to commit such acts.

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Article 706-107 of the French Code of Criminal Procedure

For investigating, prosecuting, investigating and, in the case of misdemeanours, judging offences relating to the pollution of marine waters and waterways open to maritime navigation as provided for and punished by Chapter VIII of Title I of Book II of the code de l’environnement, which are committed in territorial waters, inland waters and navigable waterways, the jurisdiction of a judicial court may be extended to the jurisdiction of one or…

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Article 706-109 of the French Code of Criminal Procedure

The public prosecutor, the examining magistrate and the specialised correctional panel of the judicial court referred to in article 706-107 exercise, throughout the area of jurisdiction determined pursuant to this article, concurrent jurisdiction to that resulting from the application of articles 43,52,382 and 706-42. They also exercise, under the same conditions, concurrent jurisdiction with that resulting from the following jurisdictional criteria: 1° Place of registration of the vessel, craft or…

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Article 706-110 of the French Code of Criminal Procedure

The public prosecutor at a judicial court other than those referred to in Article 706-107 may, for offences falling within the scope of this article, request the investigating judge to relinquish jurisdiction in favour of the investigating court with jurisdiction pursuant to this article. The parties shall be notified in advance and invited to make their observations by the investigating judge; the order shall be made eight days at the…

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Article 706-111 of the French Code of Criminal Procedure

The order made pursuant to Article 706-110 may, to the exclusion of all other means of appeal, be referred within five days of its notification, at the request of the Public Prosecutor or the parties, either to the investigating chamber if the specialised court in favour of which relinquishment has been ordered or refused is within the jurisdiction of the court of appeal in which the court initially seised is…

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Article 706-111-1 of the French Code of Criminal Procedure

For the investigation, prosecution, inquiry and, in the case of misdemeanours, the judgment of offences relating to damage to maritime cultural property provided for in Section 2 of Chapter IV of Title IV of Book V of the Heritage Code which are committed in territorial waters and the contiguous zone, the jurisdiction of a judicial court may be extended to the jurisdiction of one or more courts of appeal. This…

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