The time limits applying to various procedures have been suspended since 12 March 2020, the date on which the health emergency period started in France. Order No. 2020-560 of 13 May 2020 setting out the time limits applicable to various procedures during the health emergency period sets the date for re-instating the time limits applicable to Autorité de la concurrence procedures. Order No. 2020-427 of 15 April 2020 authorises the Autorité de la concurrence to end the suspension of the time limits applicable to certain procedures and decisions where "justified by the interests for which it is responsible". This press release sets out the measures applicable to time limits for procedures.