Competences and aid application procedures
They also advise on the above issues pertaining to:
i) investments and/or equipment leasing programs or business plans
that have been made eligible for the provisions of Law 1892/1990,
provided that they are under the authority of the relevant departments
or bodies applying the incentives, and ii) investments eli-gible
for the provisions of earlier development laws, provided that the
files of such investments are under the authority of the relevant
departments or bodies where they are kept.
Regional Advisory Committees, in particular, except for the Advisory
Committee of the Region of Attica, af-ter the issue of the relevant
ministerial decision under para. 12 of article 14, shall also advise
on issues per-taining to investments and/or equipment leasing pro-grams
under the first passage that have been made eligible for the provisions
of Laws 1892/1990 and 1262/1982 by EOMMEX and have been or are being
implemented within the same region.
The Advisory Committee of EOMMEX shall also ad-vise on issues pertaining
to investments and/or equipment leasing programs under the first
passage that have been made eligible for the provisions of Laws
1892/1990 and 1262/1982 by EOMMEX and are being implemented within
the Region of Attica.
(f) Special Experts Committee of the G.G.ET. of the Ministry of
By joint decision of the Ministers of National Econ-omy and Development,
a Special Experts Committee shall be set up at the G.G.E.T. of the
Ministry of De-velopment, which shall advise on the designation
of: (1) products as of state-of-the-art technology or new, (2) services
as of state-of-the-art technology, (3) un-dertakings as software
development undertakings ei-ther for investments or equipment leasing
programs or business plans, (4) undertakings as technology devel-opment
undertakings, (5) undertakings as laboratories of applied industry,
energy, mining, farming, livestock and fish farming research , or
laboratories estab-lished, expanded or modernised from manufacturing
undertakings, under instance (e) of para. 3, article 5.
The Special Experts Committee shall be made up of the Secretary
General of Research and Technology as Chairperson, the head of the
competent division of the G.G.E.T., two (2) executives of the General
Se-cretariat specialised in technological issues, regard-less of
whether they participate in any experts work group, a representative
of the Ministry of Development specialised in technological issues
and two (2) exter-nal experts from university or research institutes
The committee shall also be joined by one (1) ex-pert, will be appointed
by the Secretary General of Research and Technology, from each ad
hoc experts work group, set up at the G.G.E.T. to review the is-sues
on the various subjects submitted, evaluate is-sues and prepare
documented reports. Such mem-bers shall have the right to vote only
for issues that have been evaluated by the experts work group in
which they participate.
(g) The composition of the aforementioned advisory committees shall
be resolved by decisions of the com-petent bodies without being
published in Government Gazette. The secretaries and alternate secretaries
of such committees, as well the rapporteurs shall also be appointed
by virtue of similar decisions.
(h) The operation of committees, quorum and deci-sion making shall
be governed by the relevant provi-sions applicable to the organisations
of the Ministries of National Economy and Development, EOMMEX and
Regional Authorities, accordingly.
(i) Members of the advisory committees, who are consultants to or
participate in the company or share capital or management of undertakings,
or have pre-pared or participated in the preparation or evaluation
of investments, equipment leasing programs or busi-ness plans, in
the past 5 years, which have been made eligible for the provisions
of Law 1892/1990 or these presents or have submitted applications
seeking eligibility for the provisions of these presents, may not
participate in the meetings of such committees if the issues reviewed
pertain to such undertakings or to other undertakings with the same
or similar scope.
(j) Members and rapporteurs of the advisory com-mittees stipulated
herein, as well as bodies responsi-ble for the disbursement of aids
shall be subject to the provisions of articles 6 and subsequent
ones on the submission of a statement on their financial position
under Law 2429/1996.