Under Article 27 of the Basic Law No. 2011-6 of 16 December 2011 on the organization provisional government the Constituent Assembly ended with the provisions of the Constitution of 1 June 1959. Download

Article 23 (Amended by constitutional law n° 76-37 dated April 8, 1976 and constitutional law n° 2002-51 dated June 1, 2002)

Should war or imminent peril make it impossible to hold elections, the mandates of the Chamber of Deputies or of the Chamber of Advisors are extended by a law adopted by the Chamber of Deputies, until such time as it is possible to proceed with the elections. In this case, the extension applies to the remaining members of the Chamber of Advisors.