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Member State case law - Greece


Case law made available on a website

Presentation of decisions / Headlines

Council of State (Συμβούλιο της Επικρατείας)

Supreme Court (Άρειος Πάγος) (civil and criminal court of cassation)

Other courts

Case law presented with headlines

No

Yes (from 2008 to 2011 all criminal judgments)

No

At the Link opens in new windowSupreme Court, criminal judgments have been categorised by title since 2008 (full series until 2011). Judgments may therefore be accessed by title. Civil and criminal judgments may be accessed by publication number.

For judgments of the Council of State and the Link opens in new windowAthens Administrative Court of Appeal (Διοικητικό Εφετείο Αθηνών), case law with headlines is available only to judges.

The Link opens in new windowAthens Court of Appeal (Εφετείο Αθηνών) does not post civil or criminal judgments online. Civil judgments are posted on the corresponding administrative websites with numbers and summaries, but are not categorised. Neither the numbers nor the results of criminal judgments are posted.

Examples of headline/s

Fraud, Rape, Late alimony, Bribery

Formats

Council of State and Supreme Court

Other courts

Document

Metadata

Document

Metadata

What other formats are used?

HTML, TXT

HTML, TXT

HTML (Administrative courts)

No

(Other courts)

HTML (Administrative courts)

No

(Other courts)








Further proceedings

Council of State

Supreme Court

Administrative Courts

Other courts

Is information available

as to appeals?

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

as to whether a case is still pending?

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

as to the result of appeals?

Yes

No

Yes

- No

- Athens Court of First Instance (Πρωτοδικείο Αθηνών):
Yes (for appeals to lower courts)

as to the irrevocability of the decision?

Yes

No

- Athens Administrative Court of Appeal:
Yes, if not appealed

No

as to further proceedings before

another internal court (Constitutional Court…)?

the European Court of Justice?

the Court of Human Rights?

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

No

No

No

No

No

No

No

No

Publication rules

At the national level?

At the level of courts?

Are there binding rules for the publication of case law?

Yes

(personal data – Law 2472/97, Opinion No 2/2006 of the Personal Data Protection Authority)

No

(if for administrative use)

Council of State and Supreme Court

Other courts

Is full case law published or only a selection?

- Council of State: Selection

- The Supreme Court publishes full case law for criminal and civil decisions, except decisions under the procedure in Article 565 of the Code of Civil Procedure

Athens Administrative Court of Appeal: Selection

If a selection is done,

what are the criteria applied?

Council of State: Significance of the case

Athens Administrative Court of Appeal: Significance of the case

Council of State

Supreme Court

Other courts

Are court decisions made available on the web anonymised (names removed)?

No

Yes

No

If yes,

all decisions?

Yes

- except decisions under the procedure in Article 565 of the Code of Civil Procedure

decisions since

2007

Related links

Link opens in new windowSupreme Court

Link opens in new windowCouncil of State

Link opens in new windowAthens Court of Appeal

Link opens in new windowAthens Administrative Court of Appeal

Link opens in new windowAthens Administrative Court of First Instance

Link opens in new windowAthens Court of First Instance


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Last update: 25/06/2018