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What are the allowances due to the members of the jury?

Verified 01 August 2022 - Directorate of Legal and Administrative Information (Prime Minister), Ministry of Justice

A jury is entitled to various compensatory allowances. Certain allowances are intended to cover the loss of professional income during the trial. Others are used to cover the costs of attending the sessions of the Court of Appeal: meals, travel and accommodation.

Private sector employees

General case

As a member of the jury, you are entitled to an attendance allowance. The amount of the allowance shall be €90.56 per day.

If your employer decides to maintain your salary, you can accumulate your salary and the attendance allowance.

If your employer does not maintain your earnings, you can receive a compensation if you have lost income.

The amount of compensation shall be €11.07 per hour, with a maximum of €84.56 per day.

The attendance allowance and the compensatory allowance are not paid ex officio, you must apply for them.

With respect to the compensation, you have to justify the loss of income. For example, you can provide a certificate from your employer indicating whether or not they are keeping your salary.

The claim for compensation is made at the advance fund of the court or the Court of Appeal.

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The allowance is to be reported to taxes and is taxable as salary.

Alsace-Moselle

As a member of the jury, you are entitled to an attendance allowance. The amount of the allowance shall be €90.56 per day.

If your employer decides to maintain your salary, you can accumulate your salary and the attendance allowance.

If your employer does not maintain your earnings, you can receive a compensation if you have lost income.

The amount of compensation shall be €11.07 per hour, with a maximum of €84.56 per day.

The attendance allowance and the compensatory allowance are not paid ex officio, you must apply for them.

With respect to the compensation, you have to justify the loss of income. For example, you can provide a certificate from your employer indicating whether or not they are keeping your salary.

The claim must be sent to the Registry of the Court of Appeal where you have served.

A detailed statement of expenditures and supporting documents (receipts and invoices) must be attached if necessary.

The allowance is to be reported to taxes and is taxable as salary.

Public Sector Officer

General case

An official or a contractual public official shall be leave of absence to participate in the sessions.

He therefore continues to receive the full salary and therefore does not receive compensation for loss of earnings.

On the other hand, he may receive the attendance allowance and other allowances for the expenses incurred by his attendance at the sessions.

The amount of the attendance allowance is €90.56 per day.

This allowance is not paid ex officio, you must apply to the Court or Court of Appeal imprest board.

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Alsace-Moselle

An official or a contractual public official shall be leave of absence to participate in the sessions.

He therefore continues to receive the full salary and therefore does not receive compensation for loss of earnings.

On the other hand, he may receive the attendance allowance and other allowances for the expenses incurred by his attendance at the sessions.

The amount of the attendance allowance is €90.56 per day.

This allowance is not automatically paid, you must apply for it.

The claim must be sent to the Registry of the Court of Appeal where you have served.

A detailed statement of expenditures and supporting documents (receipts and invoices) must be attached if necessary.

As a member of the jury, you can receive a daily allowance for meals if the length of the hearings does not allow you to eat at home. This allowance is exempt from income tax. The amount varies depending on the location of the trial.

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General case

€17.50

This allowance is not paid ex officio, you have to apply to the Court or Court of Appeal's imprest board.

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New Caledonia, Wallis and Futuna, French Polynesia

€21

This allowance is not paid ex officio, you have to apply to the Court or Court of Appeal's imprest board.

Who shall I contact

Alsace-Moselle

€17.50

This allowance is not automatically paid, you must apply for it.

The claim must be sent to the Registry of the Court of Appeal where you have served.

A detailed statement of expenditures and supporting documents (receipts and invoices) must be attached if necessary.

As a member of the jury, you can receive a daily allowance for accommodation if the duration of the hearings does not allow you to return to sleep at home. This allowance is exempt from income tax.

The amount varies depending on the place of accommodation.

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General case

€70

Large city (more than 200,000 inhabitants)

Marseille

€90

Lyon

€90

Toulouse

€90

Nice

€90

Nantes

€90

Montpellier

€90

Strasbourg

€90

Bordeaux

€90

Lille

€90

Rennes

€90

Paris

€110

Overseas

Martinique, Guadeloupe, French Guiana, Reunion, Mayotte, Saint-Pierre-et-Miquelon, Saint-Barthélemy

€70

New Caledonia, Wallis and Futuna, French Polynesia

€90

This allowance is not automatically paid, you must apply for it. The service to which you must send the request varies depending on the location of the accommodation.

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General case

You must apply to the Court or Court of Appeal's imprest board.

Who shall I contact

Alsace-Moselle

The claim must be sent to the Registry of the Court of Appeal where you have served.

A detailed statement of expenditures and supporting documents (receipts and invoices) must be attached if necessary.

As a member of the jury, you can receive an allowance to cover your travel expenses between your home and the place of trial.

Only travel expenses with a personal vehicle or public transport are reimbursed. Taxi or ATV fees are not reimbursed

The amount of the allowance varies according to the means of transport used and the geographical area in which travel takes place.

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Public transport

A transportation allowance may be paid if you provide one of the following two documents:

  • Round trip ticket 2th SNCF class
  • Transit Round-trip Ticket

Driving

If you use your car, you can benefit from a mileage allowance that varies according to the travel zone, the power of the car and the distance travelled.

Metropolitan, Martinique, Guadeloupe, French Guiana, La Réunion, Mayotte, Saint-Barthélemy, Saint-Martin, Saint-Pierre-et-Miquelon
Vehicle with 5 CV and less
  • From 0 to 1,000 mi: €0.29
  • From 1,000 to 6,000 mi: €0.36
  • After 10,000 km: €0.21
Vehicle between 6 CV and 7 CV
  • From 0 to 1,000 mi: €0.37
  • From 1,000 to 6,000 mi: €0.46
  • After 10,000 km: €0.27
Vehicle with 8 hp or more
  • From 0 to 1,000 mi: €0.41
  • From 1,000 to 6,000 mi: €0.5
  • After 10,000 km: €0.29
French Polynesia
Vehicle with 5 CV and less
  • From 0 to 1,000 mi: 47.32 F CPF
  • From 1,000 to 6,000 mi: 56.78 F CPF
  • After 10,000 km: 33.77 F CPF
Vehicle between 6 CV and 7 CV
  • From 0 to 1,000 mi: 51.29 F CPF
  • From 1,000 to 6,000 mi: 62.16 F CPF
  • After 10,000 km: 36.45 F CPF
Vehicle with 8 hp or more
  • From 0 to 2000km: 55.5 F CPF
  • From 2001 to 6,000 mi: 66.25 F CPF
  • After 10,000 km: 68.94 F CPF
New Caledonia
Vehicle with 5 CV and less
  • From 0 to 1,000 mi: 47.32 F CPF
  • From 1,000 to 6,000 mi: 56.78 F CPF
  • After 10,000 km: 33.77 F CPF
Vehicle between 6 CV and 7 CV
  • From 0 to 1,000 mi: 51.29 F CPF
  • From 1,000 to 6,000 mi: 62.16 F CPF
  • After 10,000 km: 36.45 F CPF
Vehicle with 8 hp or more
  • From 0 to 1,000 mi: 55.5 F CPF
  • From 1,000 to 6,000 mi: 66.25 F CPF
  • After 10,000 km: 39.14 F CPF
Wallis and Futuna
Vehicle with 5 CV and less
  • From 0 to 1,000 mi: 50.01 F CPF
  • From 1,000 to 6,000 mi: 85.29 F CPF
  • After 10,000 km: 35.17 F CPF
Vehicle between 6 CV and 7 CV
  • From 0 to 125 mi: 51.29 F CPF
  • From 1,000 to 6,000 mi: 66.25 F CPF
  • After 10,000 km: 39.14 F CPF
Vehicle with 8 hp or more
  • From 0 to 1,000 mi: 58.19 F CPF
  • From 1,000 to 6,000 mi: 68.94 F CPF
  • After 10,000 km: 40.66 F CPF

2-wheel travel

Metropolitan, Martinique, Guadeloupe, French Guiana, La Réunion, Mayotte, Saint-Barthélemy, Saint-Martin, Saint-Pierre-et-Miquelon
  • Motorcycle over 125 cm3: €0.14
  • Engine or other motor vehicle: €0.11
French Polynesia
  • Motorcycle over 125 cm3: 23.72 F CPF
  • Engine or other motor vehicle: 14.25 F CPF
New Caledonia
  • Motorcycle over 125 cm3: 23.72 F CPF
  • Engine or other motor vehicle: 14.25 F CPF
Wallis and Futuna
  • Motorcycle over 125 cm3: 25 F CPF
  • Engine or other motor vehicle: 14.96 F CPF

This allowance is not automatically paid, you must apply for it. The service to which you must send the request varies depending on the location of the trial.

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General case

The application is made to the Court's or Court of Appeal's imprest board.

Who shall I contact

Alsace-Moselle

The claim must be sent to the Registry of the Court of Appeal where you have served.

A detailed statement of expenditures and supporting documents (receipts and invoices) must be attached if necessary.

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