January 26, 2022

the former high commissioner for pensions Jean-Paul Delevoye sentenced to four months in prison

Jean-Paul Delevoye had resigned from the government two years ago, in the midst of pension reform, for not having declared several mandates to the High Authority for the Transparency of Public Life.

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The former high commissioner in charge of pensions Jean-Paul Delevoye was sentenced, Thursday, December 2, to four months suspended prison sentence and a fine of 15,000 euros, noted the reporter from France Culture present at the hearing. on prior acknowledgment of guilt (CRPC). He has not been the subject of a sentence of ineligibility, while his sentence will not appear in his criminal record.

Jean-Paul Delevoye resigned from the government in December 2019, in the midst of pension reform, after being questioned for not having declared several mandates to the High Authority for the Transparency of Public Life (HATVP). He was the subject of an investigation for “breach of trust”, “abuse of corporate assets” and concealment.

Jean-Paul Delevoye had reduced certain salaries and had not declared ten volunteer mandates, many of which could generate conflicts of interest. The former minister then corrected his statement before being forced to resign from the government. The CRPC is a plea-guilty procedure for certain offenses, the public prosecutor proposing a sentence, approved if the perpetrator accepts it.