I raised the question Is DNA Testing Illegal in France and Germany? not too long ago.
Looks like some things have changed:
if you are convicted of illegally using a DNA test you will be fined 3750 €.
Fine used to be higher, 15,000 Euros in the earlier articles I read.
The answer is yes. On March 27th, 2019, a delegation of representatives of the French Federation of Genealogy, Filae (the second largest commercial genealogy company in France) and FamilySearch has been heard by a commission of the National Assembly On this occasion, Congressman Jean-Louis Touraine announced