No, the Commission is an independent institution that issues recommendations.
For material spoliations, the French government is responsible for compensation. A unit that is part of the Prime Minister’s office makes the recommended compensation payment.
For spoliations of personal bank accounts, the banks and financial institutions are responsible for compensation. The Fonds Social Juif Unifié (FSJU—United Jewish Welfare Fund) makes the payment from two funds, the “Deposit” (Fund A) and the “Fund” (Fund B), which are supplied by banks that held on to sums not returned after World War II.