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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…

GREECE
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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…

DEFENCE
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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…

FINANCE
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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…

GREECE
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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…

FINANCE
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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…

GREECE
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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…

GREECE
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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.…

GREECE
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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…

GREECE
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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…

GREECE
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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…

GREECE
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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…

FINANCE
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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…

FINANCE
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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…