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Name: Law No.3386, 18 August 2005, concerning the Entry, Residence, and Social Integration of citizens of foreign countries.
Country: Greece
Subject(s): Migrant workers
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2005-08-18
Entry into force:
Published on: Efimeris tis Kivernisseos, 2005-08-23, Part A, No. 212, pp. 3329-3359 (Journal Text in Greek)
ISN: GRC-2005-L-80123
Bibliography: Efimeris tis Kivernisseos, 2005-08-23, Part A, No. 212, pp. 3329-3359 Journal Text in Greek Journal Text in Greek
Unofficial English Translation Unofficial English Translation Hellenic Immigration Policy Institute, Greece PDF PDF (consulted on 2010-06-14)
Abstract/Citation: Chapter A offers the basic definitions of the notions formulated in the text and defines the area of implementation (the persons concerned by this law).
Chapter B refers to measures of controlling the border areas of immigrant flows and stipulates the creation of an inter-ministerial committee for the monitoring of the national immigration policies.
Chapter C underlines the general conditions of entry and residence of foreign citizens.
Chapter D refers to the general preconditions for granting residence permits.
Chapter E includes stipulations on working permits and the official procedures of granting them. Furthermore, there are special references to granting residence permits to a) seasonal workers, b) citizens working in a company of a country-member of the EU or the European Economic Space, c) citizens working in a company of other countries (outside EU), d) athletes and coaches, e) members of artistic groups and associations.
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