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Object : modification of character and flat-rate pricing for judicial and legal announcements for the year 2023.

Coming into force : the text comes into force on January 1, 2023.

L’order of December 27, 2022 amending the order of November 19, 2021 updates, for the year 2023, the rate per character to which judicial and legal announcements are subject, as well as the fixed pricing provided by way of derogation for certain legal announcements.

Reminder of classification by department for pricing


The French departments are grouped into “appendixes” from I to VII and the pricing of legal announcements applies differently according to each of these appendices.

List of departments in Annex I

01 Ain. 03 Allier. 04 Alpes-de-Haute-Provence. 05 Hautes-Alpes. 06 Alpes-Maritimes. 09 Ariege. 10 Dawn. 11 Aude. 12 Aveyron. 13 Bouches-du-Rhone. 14 Calvados. 15 Cantal. 16 Charente. 17 Charente Maritime. 18 Dear. 19 Correze. 2A Southern Corsica. 2B Upper Corsica. 21 Côte-d’Or. 22 Cotes-d’Armor. 24 Dordogne. 23 Dig. 25 Doubs. 29 Finistere. 28 Eure-et-Loir.30 Gard. 31 Haute-Garonne. 32 Gers. 33 Gironde. 34 Herault. 35 Ille-et-Vilaine. 36 Indre. 37 Indre et Loire. 39 Jura. 40 Landes. 41 Loir et Cher. 42 Loire. 43 Upper Loire. 44 Loire-Atlantique. 45 Loiret. 46 Batch. 47 Lot-et-Garonne. 48 Lozere. 49 Maine et Loire. 50 Channel. 51 Marne. 52 Haute-Marne. 53 Mayenne. 54 Meurthe-et-Moselle. 55 Meuse. 56 Morbihan. 57 Mosel. 58 Nievre. 61 Orne. 63 Puy-de-Dome. 64 Pyrenees-Atlantiques. 65 Hautes-Pyrenees. 66 Pyrenees-Orientales. 67 Lower Rhine. 68 Upper Rhine. 70 Haute-Saone. 71 Saône-et-Loire. 72 Sarthe. 73 Savoy. 74 Haute-Savoie. 79 Two-Sevres. 81 Tarn. 82 Tarn-et-Garonne. 83 Var. 84 Vaucluse. 85 Vendee.86 Vienna. 87 Haute-Vienne. 88 Vosges. 90 Territory of Belfort.

List of departments in Annex II

02 Aisne. 07 Ardèche. 08 Ardennes. 26 Drome. 38 Isère. 60 Oise. 69 Rhone. 80 Sum. 89 Yonne.

List of departments in Annex III

27 EUR. 76 Seine Maritime.

List of departments in Annex IV

59 North. 62 Pas de Calais. 77 Seine-et-Marne. 78 Yvelines. 91 Essone. 95 Val d’Oise.

List of departments in Annex V

75 Paris. 92 Hauts-de-Seine. 93 Seine-Saint-Denis. 94 Val-de-Marne.

List of departments in Annex VI

971 Guadeloupe. 972 Martinique. 973 Guyana. 977 Saint-Barthélemy. 978 Saint Martin. 986 Wallis and Futuna.

List of departments in Annex VII

974 Reunion. 976 Mayotte.


2023 pricing for ads by character, not “flat rate”




Judicial and legal announcements are subject to character pricing.

The rate for an ad is obtained by multiplying the total number of characters it contains, spaces included and excluding any presentation element, by the rate per character set out in article 2. The rate thus obtained is rounded to the nearest euro cent.

Art. 2. – The character rate for the year 2023 is set as follows:

“- in the departments listed inappendix I of this decree, the price of a character is 0.183 euros excluding tax ;

“- in the departments listed inappendix II of this decree, the price of a character is 0.189 euros excluding tax ;

“- in the departments listed inannex III of this decree, the price of a character is 0.200 euros excluding tax ;

“- in the departments listed inannex IV of this decree, the price of a character is 0.221 euros excluding tax ;

“- in the departments listed inannex V of this decree, the price of a character is 0.232 euros excluding tax ;

“- in the departments listed inannex VI of this decree, the price of a character is 0.179 euros excluding tax ;

“- in the departments listed inannex VII of this decree, the price of a character is 0.204 euros excluding tax. »


2023 pricing for flat-rate legal announcements



By way of derogation from the provisions of Article 1 of the Order of November 19, 2021, certain advertisements are subject to flat-rate pricing in 2022.

Flat rate 2023 – NOTICE OF CONSTITUTION / CREATION OF COMPANIES

The price of legal announcements relating to the formation of companies commercial activities provided for by article R. 210-3 of the commercial code and the formation of civil companies provided for by article 22 of decree no. 78-704 of July 3, 1978 relating to the application of law no. 78 -9 of January 4, 1978 amending Title IX of Book III of the Civil Code is established as follows:


2023 Flat Fee – NOTICE OF DISSOLUTION

The price of legal announcements relating to the act of appointment of the liquidators of commercial companies (NOTICE OF DISSOLUTION) provided for in Article R. 237-2 of the Commercial and Civil Companies Code provided for in Article 27 of Decree No. 78-704 of July 3, 1978 relating to the application of Law No. 78-9 of January 4, 1978 amending Title IX of Book III of the Civil Code is established as follows:


Flat rate 2023 – CLOSE OF LIQUIDATION

The price of legal announcements relating to thenotice of closing of liquidation commercial companies provided for in Article R. 237-8 of the Commercial Code and civil companies provided for in Article 29 of Decree No. 78-704 of July 3, 1978 relating to the application of Law No. 78- 9 of January 4, 1978 amending Title IX of Book III of the Civil Code is established as follows:



New in 2023



The announcement of the transmission of the professional assets of the individual entrepreneur must be made on a JAL

Under the terms of a decree published in the Official Journal of November 18, 2022, entrepreneurs now have the possibility of publishing the universal transfer of their professional assets in the form of an announcement in a medium authorized to receive legal announcements such as your newspaper of Small posters of the Alpes-Maritimes. This publicity is essential because the universal transfer of professional assets is only enforceable against third parties once it is publicized (C. com. art. L 526-27, al. 5). (Read our expert opinion HERE)


For what price?

The decree of December 27, 2022 amending the decree of November 19, 2021 provides that the rates for announcements of universal transfer of the professional assets of the individual entrepreneur provided for by articles L. 526-27 and D. 526-30 of the code of trade benefit from a 50% discount on the price per character.


The legal announcement of CHANGE OF SURNAME goes to the flat rate

The price of legal announcements relating to the change of patronymic name for legitimate reasons as governed by thearticle 61 of the civil code becomes fixed as follows:



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