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Name: Law N4359 of 2016 ratifying the Revised European Social Charter, adopted on 3rd May 1996 in Strasbourg.
Country: Greece
Subject(s): Human rights
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2016-01-20
Entry into force:
Published on: Efimeris tis Kivernisseos, 2016-01-20, Part A', N 5, pp. 143-206
ISN: GRC-2016-L-104199
Link: https://www.ilo.org/dyn/natlex/natlex4.detail?p_isn=104199&p_lang=en
Bibliography: Efimeris tis Kivernisseos, 2016-01-20, Part A', N 5, pp. 143-206
Text in Greek Text in Greek Ethniko Tipografio, Athens, Greece, pp. 143-206 PDF of Official Gazette in Greek PDF of Official Gazette in Greek (consulted on 2017-05-07)
Abstract/Citation: The Law ratifies the Revised European Social Charter, adopted on 3rd May 1996 in Strasbourg, by incorporating the following provisions: Articles 1, 2, article 3 para 1,2 and 3, articles 4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11, 12, 13,14,15, 16,17, 18, article 19 para 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 and 11, articles 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30 and 31 and provides for the full text in English and its official translation in Greek.

Article 2 of the Law exempts Greece from the obligations stipulated by article 6 of the revised Charter, regarding the right to establish and use arbitration mechanisms for labour disputes resolution, as well as regarding the regulation of the right of employers to collective action, in particular the prohibition of lockout.

Article 3 of the Law allows the ratification of the provisions of article 3 para 4 and article 19 para 12 of the revised Charter upon recommendation of the Minister of Labour, Social Security and Social Solidarity or other competent Ministers and following a presidential decree.

Article 4 of the Law sets the date into force both of the Law and of the ratified revised Charter.

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