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Original name: Νόμος Υπ'Αριθ. 3838: Σύγχρονες Διατάξεις για την Ελληνική Ιθαγένεια και την Πολιτική Συμμετοχή Ομογενών και Νομίμως Διαμενόντων Μεταναστών και Άλλες Ρυθμίσεις
Name: Law No. 3838 of 2010 on Current Provisions related to Greek Nationality and the Political Participation of Expatriates and Legally Residing Immigrants.
Country: Greece
Subject(s): Migrant workers
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2010-03-24
Entry into force:
Published on: Efimeris tis Kivernisseos, 2010-03-24, Part A, No. 49, pp. 1127-1137 (Text in Greek)
ISN: GRC-2010-L-86865
Bibliography: Efimeris tis Kivernisseos, 2010-03-24, Part A, No. 49, pp. 1127-1137 Text in Greek Text in Greek
Abstract/Citation: Chapter A - Amendments in the Code of Greek Nationality

Article 1: Conditions of acquiring Greek Nationality
Article 2: Conditions of civil registration
Article 3: Substantive conditions of civil registration
Article 4: Documents and certificates needed for civil registration
Article 5: Procedure of civil registration
Article 6: Decision of civil registration - Explanation
Article 7: Oath
Article 8: Committee of civil registration
Article 9: Loss of Greek Nationality by the children of foreign parents after the parents' declaration or civil registration
Article 10: Directories related to civil registration
Article 11: Council of Nationality
Article 12: Deadlines for civil registration
Article 13: Relevant certificates

Chapter B - Participation of Expatriates and Legally Residing Immigrants in the election of the bodies of local administration

Article 14: Right to vote
Article 15: Registration to the special electoral lists
Article 16: Exercise of the right to vote
Article 17: Right to be elected
Article 18: Drafting of special electoral lists
Article 19: Maintenance and updating of the special electoral lists - Special cases of deletion
Article 20: Age limits, revocation of the right to vote, objections, incompatibilities, and other reservation concerning the right to be elected
Article 21: Deadlines for the registration in the special electoral lists

Chapter C - Transitional - Final Provisions

Article 22: Pending cases of civil registration
Article 23: Civil registration of expatriates holding Special Identity Card of Expatriates
Articles 24, 25, 26: Conditions for granting Greek Nationality to foreigners and their children
Article 27: Decentralization of the state administration
Article 28: Fees distribution to local administration

Chapter D - Other Provisions

Article 29: Regulations on special issues of the Ministry of Interior, Decentralization and Electronic Governance
Article 30: Amendments on the provisions of the Law No. 3386 of 2005
Article 31: Date of entry into force

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