Fear > The Committee of Public Safety > A Declaration of the National Convention
The National Convention decrees:
There will be established a Committee of Public Safety, made up of nine members of the Convention.
This committee will deliberate in secret. It will be charged with overseeing and speeding up the work of administration entrusted to teh council of ministers.
In cases of urgent need, it is authorized to undertake measured of domestic and foreign defence, and decrees signed by a majority of its members in teh consulation, which must not be less than two-thirds of the total, shall be carried out without delay.
The Committee will prepare
each week a general written report on its operations and on the state of the
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