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 48 (Amended by constitutional law n° 2002-51 dated June 1, 2002)

The President of the Republic concludes treaties.
He declares war and concludes peace, with the approval of the Chamber of Deputies.
He has the power to exercise the right of pardon.