A second prefectural decree on the health pass in shopping centers suspended

The Strasbourg administrative court suspended, Friday, August 27, the prefectural decree making compulsory the health pass in six shopping centers. Seizure in summary proceedings by a hypermarket, the administrative justice considered that “The restrictive measures imposed by the Haut-Rhin prefect generally and absolutely apply to all businesses located in the listed department stores and shopping centers and do not provide for any development allowing access to people to be reserved. having no health pass to establishments selling essential goods within the confines of these stores and centers, in particular to food shops ”.

On the same day, Michel-Edouard Leclerc, chairman of the E. Leclerc group’s strategic committee, also asked “The end of the health pass in large shopping centers” of more than 20,000 square meters. This has been imposed since August 16 in the departments where the incidence rate exceeds 200 per 100,000 inhabitants over one week.

A device difficult for consumers to understand

“I ask for the end of the health pass in large shopping centers, because it does not play its role, today, of teaching”, he declared at the microphone of RMC / BFMTV. The boss of the Leclerc group proposes that it be deleted or generalized to all businesses without distinction, considering that the device is difficult to understand for consumers who are not “ not informed ». « Traders cannot advertise to say [s’ils contrôlent le passe sanitaire] since it is on the basis of evolving indicators, it is the prefects who decide ”, he regrets.

→ REPORT. Covid-19: shopping centers challenged by the health pass

Tuesday, the administrative court of Versailles suspended for the same reasons the order of the prefect of Yvelines concerning the obligation of health pass in fourteen department stores and shopping centers of the department.


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