Law of 14 Frimaire

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The Law of 14 Frimaire was passed on 4 December 1793, during the French Revolution, in which power became centralized and consolidated under the Committee of Public Safety. It stopped representatives on-mission from taking 'action' without the authority of the Committee.

This was an attempt to bring order to the Reign of Terror and make the representatives more accountable.[1]


  1. ^ Fenwick, Jill; Anderson, Judy (1 October 2005). Revolution: France. History Teachers' Association of Victoria. ISBN 9781875585588.