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Original name: Προεδρικό Διάταγμα Υπ'Αριθμ.38: Προσαρμογή της Ελληνικής νομοθεσίας στην Οδηγία 2005/36/ΕΚ του Ευρωπαϊκού Κοινοβουλίου και του Συμβουλίου της 7ης Σεπτεμβρίου 2005, σχετικά με την αναγνώριση των επαγγελματικών προσόντων
Name: Presidential Decree No. 38 of 2010 on the Recognition of Professional Qualifications.
Country: Greece
Subject(s): Education, vocational guidance and training
Type of legislation: Regulation, Decree, Ordinance
Adopted on: 2010-05-25
Entry into force:
Published on: Efimeris tis Kivernisseos, 2010-05-25, Part A, No. 78, pp. 1537-1652 (Text in Greek)
ISN: GRC-2010-R-86868
Bibliography: Efimeris tis Kivernisseos, 2010-05-25, Part A, No. 78, pp. 1537-1652 Text in Greek Text in Greek
Abstract/Citation: Implements Directive 2005/36/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 7 September 2005 on the recognition of professional qualifications.

Chapter I
Title I - General Provisions
Article 1: Purpose, Article 2: Area of implementation, Article 3: Definitions, Article 4: Consequences of the recognition

Title II - Free Provision of Services
Article 5: Principle of free provision of services, Article 6: Exemptions of the service provider, Article 7: Previous declaration in case of displacement of the provider, Article 8: Administrative cooperation, Article 9: Information towards the recipients of services

Title III - Freedom of Establishment
Section I - General System of Recognition of Educational Diplomas
Article 10: Area of implementation, Article 11: Qualification scales, Article 12: Equivalent education, Article 13: Conditions of recognition, Article 14: Compensatory measures, Article 15: Exemption from compensatory measures
Section II - Recognition of Professional Experience
Articles 16: Requests related to professional experience, Articles 17, 18, 19, 20: Activities of lists in Annex IV
Section III - Recognition based on the minimum education preconditions
Article 21: Principle of automatic recognition, Article 22: Common provisions related to education, Article 23: Acquired rights, Article 24: Basic medical training, Article 25: training of specialized doctors, Article 26: Titles of specialized doctors' trainings, Article 27: Special acquired rights of specialized doctors, Article 28: Special training of general medicine, Article 29: Exercise of profession by doctor of general medicine, Article 30: Special rights of general medicine doctors, Article 31: training of nurses for general care, Article 32: Exercise of profession by nurses for general care, Article 33: Special rights of nurses of general care, Article 34: Basic dental training, Article 35: Training of specialized dentist, Article 36: Exercise of profession by dentists, Article 37: Dentists' special rights, Article 38: Veterinarian training, Article 39: Veterinarians' special rights, Article 40: Training of midwives, Article 41: Preconditions for title recognition for midwives, Article 42: Exercise of professional activities of midwives, Article 43: Special rights of midwives, Article 44: Training of Pharmacists, Article 45: Exercise of professional activities of pharmacist, Article 46: Training of architects, Article 47: Deviations from the training standards of architect, Article 48: Exercise of professional activities of architect, Article 49: Architects' special rights

Title III - Common provisions related to establishment
Article 50: Documents and formulations, Article 51: Usage of professional title

Title IV - Conditions of Professional Exercise
Article 52: Language qualifications, Article 53: Usage of the Education Title

Chapter II - Competent Bodies and Procedure
Article 54: Competent authorities, Articles 55 & 56: Creation and Competences of the Council for Recognition of Professional Qualifications, Article 57: Procedure of Recognition of Professional Qualifications, Article 58: Administrative Cooperation, Article 59: Department Service of Recognition of Professional Qualifications, Article 60: Transitional provisions, Article 61: Sanctions, Article 62: Amendments of the Annexes, Article 62: Annexes
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