ERIC Number: ED459776
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001-Aug
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The Role of the Directorate of Studies in the Legislative Work of the Hellenic Parliament.
This paper discusses the role of the Directorate of Studies in the legislative work of the Hellenic Parliament (Greece). The first section describes the establishment and organization of the Directorate of Studies, which consists of three departments: the department for the elaboration of bills and law proposals, the department for parliamentary research and studies, and the Secretariat. The second section covers the duties and responsibilities in legislative work of the Directorate of Studies, including its principle role of assisting the legislative work of the Parliament in a purely scientific manner, impartially and objectively without any influence from political parties, as well as several domains in day-to-day parliamentary work, e.g., elaboration of reports on bills/law proposals, answering questions submitted by representatives, legislative research, and other forms of assistance. The third section presents a SWOT (Strength, Weakness, Opportunities, Threats) analysis. (Contains 31 footnotes.) (MES)
Descriptors: Evaluation Criteria, Evaluation Methods, Foreign Countries, Government Libraries, Legislation, Legislators, Library Role, Library Services, User Needs (Information), Users (Information)
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Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers
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Identifiers - Location: Greece