Centrul de Drept Constituțional și Instituţii Politice (CDCIP)

Pactrick GAIA – Priority issue of constitutionality and the conventional control

Among the reasons which justified the introduction in France of a posteriori constitutional review we can find one that played a decisive role: it is the place which gained control of conventionality within domestic legal architecture.

This contribution examines the special relationship established in France between the conventional control and priority issue of constitutionality (CPC).

First, the two kinds of controls remain distinct. Secondly, they are complementary mutual reporting. Third and finally, they are built in a coherent manner.