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Name: Law N° 4320/2015 on adjustments for the adoption of direct measures addressing the humanitarian crisis, organizing the Government and the Governmental Bodies and other provisions.
Country: Greece
Subject(s): Migrant workers; Social assistance and services
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2015-03-19
Entry into force:
Published on: Efimeris tis Kivernisseos, 2015-03-19, Part A', 29, pp. 225-236
ISN: GRC-2015-L-102239
Link: https://www.ilo.org/dyn/natlex/natlex4.detail?p_isn=102239&p_lang=en
Bibliography: Efimeris tis Kivernisseos, 2015-03-19, Part A', 29, pp. 225-236
Text in Greek Text in Greek Ethniko Tipografio, Athens, Greece, pp. 225-236 PDF of Official Gazette in Greek PDF of Official Gazette in Greek (consulted on 2016-07-03)
Abstract/Citation: Chapter A introduces measures of direct financial assistance for the benefit of persons and families living under conditions of extreme poverty, concerning the free of cost electricity reconnection and provision (article 1), a rental allowance for securing housing (article 2) and a feeding subsidy (article 3).

Under article 27, paragraphs 1 and 2, the Ministry of Labour and Social Solidarity is to be renamed as Ministry of Labour, Social Insurance and Social Solidarity, whereas the Ministry of Health and Social Insurance is to be renamed as Ministry of Health. Paragraph 3 regulates the transfer of the General Secretariat of Social Insurance as a whole of Services and with all its powers, bodies, positions and personnel, from the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Health to the one of Ministry of Labour, Social Insurance and Social Solidarity. Paragraph 4 sets the Minister of Labour, Social Insurance and Social Solidarity as the competent Minister for the issues related to the General Secretariat of Social Insurance.

Article 30 regulates the disease benefits in kind for unemployed and underemployed persons or persons who no longer enjoy an insurance eligibility due to debts to insurance carriers.

Article 32 regulates the feeding of third-country nationals temporarily accommodated in the pre-removal centres for the detention of aliens.

Article 39 adjusts the extension of term and the payroll of the auxiliary doctors on service.

Article 40 adds new paragraph 6 to article 9 of Law N° 1876/1990 regarding the extended duration of only the regulatory terms of national general collective labour agreements that have expired or been terminated.
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