Our Profession : Private Investigator – Private Detective
The French legal definition of private investigation
An investigation should rely on the following essential principles :
Additionally, an investigator must carry out his tasks within the law and with due respect for the privacy of persons investigated.
The private detective is subject to professional confidentiality as defined by article 226-13 of the French Penal Code (March 1st 1994).
Further information :
« Histoire secrètes des Détectives Privés » © Editions Jean-Claude Lattes – 2001
Profession subject to State authorization issued by CNAPS, Ministry of Homeland Affairs.
LAW # 2003 – 239 of March 18th 2003 – Homeland Security Act (text in French)