|(Law n ° 2000-595 of June 30, 2000 art. 1 Official Journal of July 1, 2000)
Is punished by ten years’ imprisonment and a 1,000,000 F fine if a person with public authority, charged with a public service mission, or with a public elective mandate, solicit or to approve, without right, at any time, directly or indirectly, offers, promises, gifts, gifts or any advantages:
1 ° Either to perform or refrain from performing an act of his function, of its mission or mandate or facilitated by its function, mission or mandate;
2 ° Either to abuse its real or supposed influence with a view to obtaining from an authority or a public administration distinctions, jobs, contracts or any other favorable decision.