Article 6
Terms, conditions and restrictions concerning the provision of aids

2. Restriction on the amount of grant and leasing subsidy provided.
(a) Grants and leasing subsidy provided may not exceed the limit of fifteen million (15,000,000) drach-mas, for each new permanent and full-time job cre-ated by the investment and/or equipment leasing pro-gram, within the first five years from the completion and the certification of commencement of its produc-tive operation.
Especially in the case of investments and/or equip-ment leasing programs of tourist undertakings under instance (t), of para. 1, article 3, seasonal full-time jobs, of a duration of at least three months, shall also be considered as new permanent and full-time jobs. In the case of other undertakings, in order to calculate the amount of the aid, the number of new seasonal or part-time jobs shall be reduced to permanent full-time jobs.
For the calculation of the amount of the aid, the number of new permanent jobs, created by the in-vestment and/or equipment leasing program, shall be the one determined by the competent department and the Advisory Committee, within the framework of evaluating the investment viability and/or the leasing program, and shall be included in the decision on eli-gibility.
In the event that during the certification of com-mencement of the productive operation, it shall be as-certained that more full-time jobs are created than the ones specified in the decision on eligibility, an addi-tional grant and/or leasing subsidy shall be provided by virtue of the issued decision certifying the com-mencement of the productive operation, correspond-ing to those additional jobs, and to the extent neces-sary in order to cover the grant and/or subsidy amount deriving from the aid rate provided per case. Any jobs, additional to those specified in the decision on eligibil-ity, created after the certification of the commence-ment of the productive operation, may not be com-puted for the provision of an additional aid.
In the submitted technical and financial study that should accompany the application seeking eligibility, investors shall be obliged to submit a documented analysis, and data relevant to the new jobs created on all levels of the undertaking.
New jobs should be created as follows:
On the date of inspection for the certification of the commencement of the productive operation of the in-vestment and/or equipment leasing program, a num-ber of salaried employees, equal to at least 50% of the number of jobs specified in the decision on eligibility, shall have to have been hired, while by the end of the first year of certified operation, 75% of these new jobs shall have to have been filled. Subsequently, in the period between the second and fifth year, the annual average number of employees in these new jobs should at least be equal to the number of created jobs specified in the decision on eligibility.
Jobs created by other investment(s) and/or equip-ment leasing program(s), shall not be taken into ac-count for the calculation of new jobs created by the specific investment, specified in the decision on eligi-bility.
(b) Subject to the provisions of instance (c) below, the fifteen million (15,000,000) drachma restriction for each new job shall not apply to:
I. Investments and/or equipment leasing programs for the complete modernisation of hotel or camping facilities.
II. Investments and/or equipment leasing programs exclusively for the protection of the environment, the restriction of water, ground and air pollution, the resto-ration of the natural environment and water recycling.
III. Investments and/or equipment leasing programs for the utilisation of renewable energy sources, elec-tricity and heat co-production, substitution of gas fuels for liquid fuels or electricity, treated refuse from do-mestic industries, renewable sources of energy, re-covery of lost heat, energy saving.
IV. Investments for public car parks.
V. Investments of liquid fuels and liquid gases un-dertakings, for storage facilities or equipment for transportation and handling of liquid fuels and liquid gases on islands.

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