This book provides expert analysis of all aspects of the subject –
sources, codification, elections, head of state, parliament, competences,
administration, judiciary, and rights and freedoms. The authors take full
account of case law, administrative law, and the effects of EU and
Lawyers representing parties with interests in Greece will welcome this book,
as will academics and researchers seeking specific details on the varieties of
The Authors, Acknowledgements, List of Abbreviations, Glossary, Note,
General Introduction, Selected Bibliography
Part I. Constitutional History, Sources of Constitutional Law, Codification
and Interpretation Chapter 1. An Outline of Constitutional History
Chapter 2. Sources of Constitutional Law Chapter 3. Codification
and Interpretation of Legal Rules Part II. The Head
of State Chapter 1. Election and Substitution Chapter 2. Legal
Status Chapter 3. Competence Chapter 4. Responsibility
Part III. Parliament Chapter 1. The Organ of State
Chapter 2. Legal Status Chapter 3. Competence Chapter 4.
Organization Chapter 5. Workings of Parliament Chapter 6. The
Dissolution of Parliament Chapter 7. Political Parties, Lobbies and
Interest Groups Chapter 8. Referendum
Part IV. Public Administration Chapter 1. The Government Chapter 2.
Advisory and Supervisory Institutions Chapter 3. Constitutional
Independent Authorities and Other Independent Administrative Authorities
Chapter 4. Other Advisory Bodies in the Public Administration Chapter
5. Decentralization Chapter 6. Local Government Chapter 7.
Functional Self-administration Chapter 8. The Principles of Action and
Personnel of the Public Administration Chapter 9. Control of
Part V. The Judiciary Chapter 1. Judicial
Organization Chapter 2. Legal Status of Judges Chapter 3.
Judicial Review of the Unconstitutionality of Laws
Fundamental Rights and Freedoms Chapter 1. General Chapter 2. The
Particular Rights and Freedoms Part VII.
Specific Issues Chapter 1. Religious Freedom, Church and State Chapter
2. Citizenship, Minorities, Chapter 3. Taxing and Spending Power
Chapter 4. The State of Siege (Emergency): War Selected Bibliography, The
Constitution of Greece, Index