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High court rules against Church of Greece over taxed income from leased urban properties

Panos - Sep 06, 2018

A trio of Council of State (CoS) rulings this week rejected an appeal by the Autocephalous Orthodox Church of Greece requesting that it be excluded from paying…

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Council of State deems changes in religion lessons unconstitutional

Panos - Mar 21, 2018

The Council of State on Tuesday ruled that the changes made by former education minister Nikos Filis in religion lessons are unconstitutional and contrary to the basic…

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High court considers Tsipras govt’s petition to overturn asylum decision for Turkish officer

Panos - Feb 23, 2018

A Council of State (CoS) board of appeals on Thursday discussed a petition by the Tsipras government to overturn an independent authority's previous decision to grant political…

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Council of State gives “Green Light” for Ellinikon development project

Panos - Feb 23, 2018

The Council of State gave the approval for the beginning of works to make the former Athens airport site at Hellinikon into a multi-purpose complex that will…

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Judges rap government for not doing more against anarchist attackers

makis - Apr 27, 2017

The union representing judges at the Council of State, the country’s highest administrative court, on Thursday criticized the government for failing to provide adequate security for the…

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CoS to convene 5th time on TV licenses

Panos - Oct 26, 2016

The Council of State (CoS), Greece’s Supreme Court on administrative matters, is scheduled to convene in plenum, Wednesday, to decide on whether the TV licensing procedures passed…

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No ruling on TV licenses; judges to reconvene on Wednesday

Panos - Oct 25, 2016

A meeting of top administrative judges on whether a recent government auction of TV licenses is in line with the Greek Constitution ended without a decision on…

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Council of State reconvenes to debate television licenses

Panos - Oct 24, 2016

The State Council is scheduled to convene behind closed doors on Monday afternoon in order to discuss the television licensing law, with another meeting scheduled for Wednesday.…

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TV licenses: CoS ruling blocks government plans

Panos - Oct 19, 2016

Wednesday’s initial ruling by the Council of State (CoS) to accept the appeals by media owners on the unconstitutionality of the recent TV licensing tender, organised by…

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CoS convenes a third time on TV licences on Tuesday

Panos - Oct 18, 2016

Following two failed attempts by the Council of State (CoS) to deliver an initial ruling on the legality of the recent TV licensing procedures, after appeals by…

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Bomb scare at Council of State interrupts meeting over TV broadcasting licenses

Panos - Oct 14, 2016

Police on Friday morning evacuated the building of the Council of State, Greece’s highest administrative court, in central Athens and cordoned off the surrounding area after two…

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Council of State vice presidents resign from union

Panos - Oct 05, 2016

Two vice presidents of the Council of State have resigned from the Union of Judges and Prosecutors in the wake of a controversial decision by president of…

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High court session on TV licenses reportedly interrupted after justices clash

Panos - Sep 30, 2016

A closed-door session of the Council of State, which convened on Friday to discuss the controversial and politically sensitive issue of broadcast television licensing, was reportedly suspended…

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Courts troubled by PM’s ‘prediction’ on State Council verdict

makis - Sep 13, 2016

The recent estimation by the Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras that the Council of State will not cancel the law governing television licensing has caused concern among judicial…

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State Council rejects Mega Channel injunction against TV license tender

Panos - Jun 30, 2016

The Council of State has rejected an application for an injunction filed by Mega Channel against the upcoming TV licensing tender. The television station specifically called for…