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Name: Law N° 4332 of 2015 amending the provisions of the Code of Greek Citizenship and the provisions of Law N° 4251 of 2014 for the purposes of harmonising the Greek legislation with the European Parliament and Council Directives 2011/98/EU on a single application procedure for a single permit for third-country nationals to reside and work in the territory of a Member State and on a common set of rights for third-country workers legally residing in a Member State, and 2014/36/EU on the conditions of entry and stay of third-country nationals for the purpose of employment as seasonal workers, and other provisions.
Country: Greece
Subject(s): Migrant workers
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2015-07-09
Entry into force:
Published on: Efimeris tis Kivernisseos, 2015-07-09, Part A', N° 76, pp. 709-736
ISN: GRC-2015-L-102283
Link: https://www.ilo.org/dyn/natlex/natlex4.detail?p_isn=102283&p_lang=en
Bibliography: Efimeris tis Kivernisseos, 2015-07-09, Part A', N° 76, pp. 709-736
Text in Greek Text in Greek Ethniko Tipografio, Athens, Greece, pp. 709-736 PDF of Official Gazette in Greek PDF of Official Gazette in Greek (consulted on 2016-07-11)
Abstract/Citation: PART 1: AMENDMENT OF THE PROVISIONS OF THE CODE OF GREEK CITIZENSHIP
Article 1: Replacement of article 1A of the Code of Greek Citizenship, concerning the establishment of the right to acquire the Greek citizenship on the basis of both birth and school attendance in Greece;
Article 1A: Addition of article 1B regarding the establishment of the right to acquire the Greek citizenship on the basis of school attendance in Greece;
Article 2: Transitional provisions (paragraph 5 repeals article 24 of Law N° 3838 of 2010);
Article 3: Replacement of article 19 concerning the loss of the Greek citizenship acquired by children of aliens;
Article 4: Establishment of a committee charged to draft a Code of Greek Citizenship;

PART 2: INCORPORATION OF DIRECTIVES 2011/98/EU AND 2014/36/EU
Article 5: Purpose of articles 6 and 7 of the present Law;
Article 6: Amendment of the provisions of Law N° 4251 of 2014 for the purposes of harmonising the Greek legislation with the European Parliament and Council Directive 2011/98/EU of 13 December 2011;
Article 7: Amendment of the provisions of Law N° 4251 of 2014 for the purposes of harmonising the Greek legislation with the European Parliament and Council Directive 2014/36/EU of 26 February 2014;

PART 3: MIGRATION POLICY ADJUSTMENTS
Article 8: Replacement of provisions of Law N° 4251 of 2014;

PART 4: OTHER PROVISIONS CONCERNING THE MINISTRY OF INTERIOR AND ADMINISTRATIVE RECONSTRUCTION
Article 9 regulates the establishment, function and administration of the competent authorities falling under the Ministry of Interior and Administrative Reconstruction for the management of migration influx; repeals 2nd phrase of paragraph2 of article 3 of Law N° 3938 of 2011 and case 5 of paragraph 1 of article 2 of Presidential Decree N° 82 of 2011;
Article 10: Adjustments of the Law N° 3907 of 2011;
Article 11: Amendment of article 21 of the Law N° 4147 of 2013;
Article 12: Maintenance of an Expatriate Special Identity Card from alien spouses of persons having acquired the Greek citizenship;

PART 5: OTHER PROVISIONS
Article 14 amends Laws N° 4251 of 2014 and N° 4018 of 2011;
Article 15 repeals paragraph 5 of article 2 of Law N° 4052 of 2012, as amended by paragraph 1 of article 5 of Law N° 4132 of 2013, and amends paragraph 6 of article 2 of Law N° 4052 of 2012 regarding the termination of service of the hospital Administrators;
Article 16 amends paragraph 8 of article 3 of Law N° 4325 of 2015 concerning the disciplinary procedure for the discretionary leave of absence;
Article 18 adds new article 78A to Law N° 3386 of 2005 on the Protection from Deportation;
Article 19 amends paragraph D' of article 180 of Law N° 4261 of 2014 on financial issues of the Supplementary Insurance Professional Funds;
Article 20 amends article 9 of Law N° 4171 of 1961 concerning the income tax exemption;
Article 21 regulates the transfer of Tertiary Education students and repeals article 53 of Law N° 4264 of 2014;
Article 22 regulates the transfer of students of Architecture Schools;
Article 23 sets the date of entry into force of the present Law.
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