It’s the Law: According to Article 2 of the Decree of 13 November 1959, a member of the Constitutional Council can not “to perform in a political party or any position of responsibility or direction” . Or, as a former President of the Republic, Nicolas Sarkozy sits for life. What has been emphasized by the Left Party, in a statement, Sunday, Sept. 21.
The party of Jean-Luc Mélenchon and reminiscent who is seeking the presidency UMP “to its obligations as a member of the Constitutional Council” . Technically, according to the rules of the Constitutional Council, Nicolas Sarkozy can not give up its status as the Sage of Montpensier street. But he can not participate in the Constitutional Council when it reinvests the political field, a source told AFP.
This is also he had decided after the rejection of his campaign accounts in 2012 … the Constitutional Council, said Europe 1 An argument that rejects the Left Party. “Certainly, Nicolas Sarkozy has decided not to sit, but it may at any time reconsider. As he comes back on his word to withdraw from political life if defeat in 2012 “ , argued the party of Jean – Luke Mélenchon