New pane in the case of so-called " wiretapping ". The former prosecutor of the Republic financial, Éliane Houlette, refuses to respond to questions and an inspection of the ministry of Justice that seeks to shed light on an investigation controversy Parquet national financier (PNF), according to a letter viewed Thursday by Agence France-Presse.
In the letter, revealed by LeCanard chained, Éliane Houlette declines the invitation to answer questions of this general inspection of justice (IGJ), because it believes that "the jurisdiction" of this last " does not extend to the review of the judicial acts ".
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The risk of "judicial interpretation in the case of a legal vacuum,"
In his letter, Éliane Houlette says refuse to respond : it is estimated that" inspect on an alleged malfunction of the PNF at the time of this preliminary investigation would have the effect of driving [the IGJ] to be a substitute for legislative or regulatory or judicial interpretation in the case of a legal vacuum, " as is the case with regard to the use of the phone bills in detail (" fadettes ") of lawyers. The investigators have resorted to this practice in this folder, which has been criticized.
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Eric Dupond-Moretti had withdrawn his complaint
" In a climate of denigration and verbal abuse made against the PNF, I do not hear no way to participate in an inspection likely to result, in one way or another, the destabilization of an institution republican who has completely fulfilled the mission entrusted to it by the legislature, " insists one who has completed his mandate at the head of the PNF at the end of June 2019, before Jean-François Bohnert not succeeded him in the fall.
Revealed on 25 June by The Point, these investigations of the magnitude have sparked a lively stir among lawyers and in the political class, bringing Nicole Belloubet to request such an inspection, expected for the 15th of September. Éric Dupond-Moretti was one of the lawyers referred by this investigation, and announced a complaint. Become keeper of the Seals, it has withdrawn its complaint and is committed to "making public" the findings of the IGJ.