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Name: Law N° 4342 of 2015 introducing adjustments related to retirement and incorporating into Greek Law the European Parliament and Council Directive 2012/27/EU of 25 October 2012 "on energy efficiency, amending Directives 2009/125/EC and 2010/30/EU and repealing Directives 2004/8/EC and 2006/32/EC", as amended by the Council Directive 2013/12/EU of 13 May 2013 "adapting Directive 2012/27/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council on energy efficiency, by reason of the accession of the Republic of Croatia".
Country: Greece
Subject(s): Education, vocational guidance and training; Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2015-11-09
Entry into force:
Published on: Efimeris tis Kivernisseos, 2015-11-09, Part A', N° 143, pp. 1515-1850
ISN: GRC-2015-L-102300
Link: https://www.ilo.org/dyn/natlex/natlex4.detail?p_isn=102300&p_lang=en
Bibliography: Efimeris tis Kivernisseos, 2015-11-09, Part A', N° 143, pp. 1515-1850
Text in Greek Text in Greek Ethniko Tipografio, Athens, Greece, pp. 1515-1850 PDF of Official Gazette in Greek PDF of Official Gazette in Greek (consulted on 2016-07-14)
Abstract/Citation: Part A' is dedicated to adjustments related to retirement and its unique article 1 introduces amendments to article 1 of Law N° 4337 of 2015.
Paragraph 1 of article 1 of the present Law repeals the provisions of cases a' and c' of paragraph 1, article 1 of the Law N° 4337 of 2015.
Paragraph 2 amends 1st phrase of paragraph 3, article 4 of the Law N° 3865 of 2010, concerning the persons who are serving in the public sector or have left the public service and are qualified to acquire pension rights.
Paragraph 3 amends case b' of paragraph 4 of article 4 of Law N° 3865 of 2010 regarding the determination of the pension's proportionate part to which are entitled the persons qualified to acquire pension rights.
Paragraph 4 supplements article 1 of the Law N° 4337 of 2015 by adding new paragraph 7, which extends the personal scope of application of the article to the employees of the Local Authorities (OTA) and of other public legal entities, subject to the same retirement regime as the public sector employees, as well as to the personel of the Greek Railway Organisation (OSE) and the employees of the relevant insurance funds, subject to the regime established by Law N° 3395 of 1955.

In Part C', Chapter VI introduces provisions falling under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Labour, Social Security and Social Solidarity.
Article 37 adjusts issues related to the Centre for Education and Rehabilitation of the Blind (KEAT).
Article 38 regulates the granting of child care permits.

Chapter VII introduces provisions falling under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Education, Research and Religion.
Article 40 regulates issues related to the access to Tertiary Education. Paragraph 2 of the article repeals paragraph 4 of article 45 of the Law N° 4186 of 2013, as well as paragraph 7 of article 43 of the same Law, as supplemented by paragraph 12 of article 58 of the Law N° 4310 of 2014.
Article 44 regulates issues related to the education staff. Paragraph 3 repeals paragraphs 14, 15 and 16 of article 26 of the Law N° 3879 of 2010.

Part D' introduces transitional provisions and sets the date of entry into force of the Law.
Article 57, paragraph 2 repeals, starting from the provision's date of entry into force (17/10/2015), the case i' of paragraph 1, article 21 of Law N° 4337 of 2015. Paragraph 3 repeals, starting from the date of entry into force of the present Law, the 3rd phrase of paragraph 2 of article 29 of the Law N° 4325 of 2015.
Article 72 regulates the continuity of operation for the structures providing support to women as victims of violence.
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