Government spokesman Stelios Petsas spoke extensively of the government’s parliamentary work, during a briefing with the political authors: “16 bills have been put forward by the Government and have already been voted by Parliament. More specifically, these include:
- Reduction of ENFIA and improvement on the 120-installment measure.
- The Executive State.
- Regulations and provisions by the Ministry of Interior Affairs on digital governance.
- Personal data and transposition of relevant Community Directive.
- Driving licenses.
- The ratification of provincial acts to address immediate risks and needs in Mati.
- The ratification of an agreement with the European Network and Information Security Agency on cyber security.
- The ratification of the Lease Agreement between the Hellenic Republic and Hellenic Petroleum Group, granting the right to research and exploit hydrocarbons in the Marine Area 10 in the Ionian Sea.
- The ratification of the Lease Agreement between the Hellenic Republic and the companies “Repsol Exploracion S.A.” and “Hellenic Petroleum” for the grant of the right to research and exploit hydrocarbons in the “Ionio” Sea, Western Greece. “
- Ratification of the Lease Agreement between the Hellenic Republic and the companies “Total”, “ExxonMobil” and “Hellenic Petroleum” for the grant of the right to research and exploit hydrocarbons in the marine area “Southwest Crete”.
- Ratification of the Lease Agreement between the Hellenic Republic and the companies “Total”, “ExxonMobil” and “Hellenic Petroleum” for the grant of the right to research and exploit hydrocarbons in the marine area “Western Crete”.
- The incorporation of three Community Directives on the completion of the Single European Railway Area.
- The establishment of a National Public Health Organization (NPHO) and arrangements for the anti-smoking legislation to be more widely implemented and to become stricter.
- The ratification of the Agreement on the extension of the Memorandum of Understanding between Greece and the US on the prohibition and prevention of the illegal import, export and transfer of ownership of cultural property.
- The Development Bill “Invest in Greece”
- The Bill on International Protection, which provides for tightening and speeding up the procedures in the examination of asylum applications.
He then referred to the bills that will be tabled to Parliament.
1st. The Ministry of Citizen Protection’s bill, in order for the Greek law to adapt to the Community Directive on the conditions of entry and residence of third-country nationals for research, studies, internships, voluntary service, student exchanges, or educational programs and the employment of unpaid helpers.
2nd. The bill on amendments to the Criminal Code and the Criminal Procedure Code.
3rd. Ratification of Legislative Acts regarding the exemption from the obligation to pay the residence tax, urgent regulations of the Ministries of Environment and Energy, Internal Affairs, Finance and Health and urgent regulations of the Ministry of Health.
4th. The sports bill regarding the ratification of the Council of Europe Convention on the Management of Sport Games, as well as urgent measures to tackle violence in sports.
We have filed 16 + 4 bills in four months, and – as you know – the tax bill is under public consultation.
What does this important parliamentary work show?
That the Government had a well-prepared plan ahead of the elections which is implemented consistently and decisively. What we said we were going to do, we are doing it. /ibna