I actually agree how the French government holds equality, fraternity, and liberty in place. When it comes to incidents of high-level crime it is all about to avoid further deterioration and stopping a society slipping into a socially unstable situation in daily fear. I remember very well how from July 1991, at the beginning of the war in Yugoslavia, fear was the most driving force in escalating the conflict as it came to exchange of bullets between the Slovenian police and a kind of Fifths Colonna... It took the European Union 4 more month to send their monitors, by that time it was already too late.
So, these are the conditions of the the State Of Emergency:
- Prefects may prohibit the form of curfew the movement of people or vehicles in the exact places and times fixed by decree.
- Prefects may set up "zones of protection or security where the stay of persons is regulated," prohibit residence "any person seeking to hinder, in any manner whatsoever, the action of the authorities."
- The Minister of the Interior may house arrest anyone "whose actions prove harmful to public safety and order."
- The Minister of the Interior or the prefects may "order the temporary closure of theatres, pubs and meeting places" and "nature of meetings to cause or maintain disorder" and that "order the return of weapons first, fourth and fifth classes. "
- By express provision, the Minister of Interior and the prefects may order searches at home "day and night" to "take all measures to ensure control of the press and radio."
- The searches can be done without the supervision of a judge. Military jurisdiction via an accompanying decree, can "enter crimes and offences related to them."
- The refusal to submit may be punishable by imprisonment of up to two months and a fine of 3750 euros, or both.