Social Protection and Solidarity

Powers of Municipalities
(drawn up in accordance with the Code of Municipalities of 3463/2006 Government Gazette 114/30.6.2006 and Law 3852/2010 Government Gazette 87/7.6.2010 Program «Kallikratis»)

1.1 The implementation of policies or engaging in actions designed to support social care and infant and childhood and old age, with the establishment and operation of legal entities and institutions such as children and crèches, nurseries, orphanages, centers of open care and daycare , entertainment and recreation elderly, nursing homes etc. and the study and application of relevant social programs.

1.2 The implementation of policies or participation in activities and programs that aim to ensure, care and support for vulnerable groups by providing health services and the promotion of mental health, such as creating municipal clinics, centers, health education, support and rehabilitation of people with disabilities , mental health centers, counseling support to victims of domestic violence and violence against persons cohabitant and prevention centers in addictive substances.

1.3 The desire to support homeless and economically weak municipalities by granting municipal land to them or by providing financial aids, sanitary living and care to residents facing serious survival problems by the provision of this Code.

1.4 The planning, organization, coordination and implementation of programs and initiatives to prevent delinquency in their region through the creation of Local Councils Delinquency Prevention.

1.5 The design and implementation of programs or participation in programs and actions to include gypsies, expatriated, immigrants and refugees into the social, economic and cultural life of the local community.

1.6 The promotion and development of volunteering and social solidarity by creating local networks of social solidarity, voluntary organizations and volunteer groups that will work to achieve the goals and assist the work of social protection and solidarity of the City and the Community.

1.7 The vaccination program and carried out.

1.8 Compliance with hygiene rules for public and private schools.

1.9 The authorization to establish and operate child welfare institutions to individuals and clubs or associations, seeking charity.

1.10 Exercise control and supervision in child protection institutions of private law (private kindergartens) and the responsibility for the operation of children’s countryside.

1.11 The oversight of charities and foundations, and the approval of budgets, monitoring and control of subsidies given to private entities with public purposes.

1.12 The financial support aftostegazomenon, rental property, the regulation of various aspects of social housing and sanctions for violations of their laws.

1.13 The appointment of board members, the supervision and regulation of issues of establishments family protection and treatment of the child (such as child care centers, kindergartens, children’s cottage, and Annexes PIKPA KEPEP).

1.14 The definition doctors for examination professionals and workers in health stores for granting them health booklets.

1.15 The granting of a disability card, upon consulting the appropriate Certification Committee Disability.

1.16 The issuing of economic weakness.

1.17 The payment of benefits to the blind, deaf, uninsured paraplegics, quadriplegics and amputees, mentally retarded, unable to work, suffering from cerebral palsy (spastic), unprotected newborns suffer from hemolytic anemia and severe disabilities, and to other persons entitled to provide social protection in accordance with the provisions of Legislative Decree 57/1973 (Government Gazette 149 A), relevant legislation and the relevant regulations.

1.18 The allotment of the use of premises due to indigence or for other serious reasons.

1.19 Recognition housing assistance recipients.

1.20 Implementation: a) public health programs organized by the Ministry of Health and Welfare or by other Ministries, the cost of which shall be borne by the budget directly in the respective Ministry, b) emergency public health programs, carried out with emergency funding, c) public health programs financed by European Union funds.

1.21 The decisions to provide social protection.

1.22 The authorization for the establishment and operation of municipal and private day nurseries or child.

1.23 The licensing conducting lotteries, fundraising and charity markets.

1.24 The issue of local health conditions and measures on public health.

1.25 Informing citizens about public health issues.

1.26 The licensing of private enterprises care for elderly or people suffering from incurable physical disability.

1.27 The imposition of sanctions on doctors who sell drugs without permission, and against doctors and pharmacists for possession or sale of drug samples.

1.28 The organization independently or in cooperation with relevant regional specialist services programs for the protection and promotion of public health in their area of ​​responsibility, in the settings of paragraph 7 of Article 14 of Law 3172/2003 (Government Gazette 197 A).

1.29 The implementation of programs to combat infectious and parasitic diseases of animals.

1.30 The imposition or lifting of sanitary measures because they developed severe disease for licenses to transport animals.

1.31 The definition controller physician OGA for Public Entities the county.

1.32 The appointment of members of the Board of the Fund and Families Protection from the municipality where the funds are based.

1.33 The implementation, organization and supervision of artificial insemination and synchronization of estrus animals.

1.34 Providing opinion of the official veterinarian for medical fitness of animals when it comes to traveling exhibition animals.