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Article R2-3 of the French Code of Criminal Procedure

The notice referred to in 1° of article R. 2-1 informs the person drawn by lot: 1° That, within ten days of receiving the collection of information and, at the latest, before 15 May, he or she is required to complete it and send it to the chairman of the committee provided for in article 262 ; 2° That he or she may apply for exemption from performing the duties…

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Article R2-5 of the French Code of Criminal Procedure

I. – The person selected at random is required to provide the following information on the information form: – marital status, address and family situation; – personal or professional telephone number and e-mail address; – professional situation; – holding public elected office or judicial office; – having served as a juror or citizen assessor during the five years preceding the current year; – activities, including associative activities, connected with the…

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Article R2-6 of the French Code of Criminal Procedure

For the application of the provisions of 3° of article 10-5, may consult the information and personal data recorded in the context of criminal proceedings in the automated national registry of judicial proceedings known as “Cassiopée” provided for by Article 48-1 and the articles R. 15-33-66-4 et seq, the magistrates who are members of the committee provided for in Article 262, as well as the registry agents and persons authorised…

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Article R2-7 of the French Code of Criminal Procedure

The committee provided for by Article 262 shall meet with its composition set by article 10-5 during the month of September to draw up the annual list of citizen assessors. In accordance with article 10-5, it excludes from the preparatory list of the annual list the persons mentioned in 1° to 3° of this article. It shall also provisionally exclude from this list persons who have not sent the collection…

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Article R2-8 of the French Code of Criminal Procedure

The members of the commission are subject to professional secrecy under the conditions and under the penalties provided for by the articles 226-13 and 226-14 of the Penal Code. They may not communicate to third parties any information relating to the situation of persons on the preparatory list of which they have become aware in the course of their duties.

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Article R2-10 of the French Code of Criminal Procedure

The first president of the court of appeal may be requested by the public prosecutor or the president of the judicial tribunal to order the removal of a citizen assessor from the annual list pursuant to Article 10-6. The First President of the Court of Appeal, after summoning the citizen assessor and giving him or her the opportunity to present his or her observations, decides on his or her removal…

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Article R2-11 of the French Code of Criminal Procedure

In accordance with the provisions of Article 10-7, the first president of the court of appeal and the president of the judicial tribunal decide by order on the distribution of the service of hearings between the citizen assessors. For each hearing, at least two substitute citizen assessors are appointed in addition to the two permanent citizen assessors and, where applicable, the additional citizen assessor(s). The citizen assessors are informed by…

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