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the prefectural decree making the mask mandatory outside in Paris suspended – RT in French

the prefectural decree making the mask mandatory outside in Paris suspended – RT in French

The prefectural decree which makes it compulsory to wear a mask outdoors in Paris, in the context of the Covid-19 pandemic, has been suspended by a court, according to AFP.

The Paris administrative court suspended this January 13 the prefectural decree which makes it compulsory to wear a mask outside in Paris since December 31, according to AFP information obtained from this court.

This decision comes the day after that of the Administrative Court of Versailles, which had suspended a similar decree – a first then on the national territory – by considering that the measure was “an excessive, disproportionate and inappropriate harm […] to individual freedom ”.

The decision concerning this order of the prefecture of police of the capital, set up to deal with the emergence of the Omicron variant, will be published on January 14, according to the administrative court of Paris.

Asked by AFP, the police headquarters reserved its response to receipt of the decision.

“As it was neither necessary nor strictly proportionate, the administrative court wished to suspend the decree”, for his part commented to the press agency the lawyer Jean-Baptiste Soufron, who pleaded for the suspension of this decree.

Malagigi Boutot

A final year student studying sports and local and world sports news and a good supporter of all sports and Olympic activities and events.

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