Law 4019/2011 on Social Economy and Social Cooperative Enterprise

Hellenic Republic


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Summary :

The first law which institutionalises the Social Economy in Greece, it indicates what an urban cooperative should be, with social objective and commercial nature. Members of a Koinsep can be natural persons either natural persons and legal entities. All members have one vote regardless the number of the cooperative shares they got.

The target of the law was to facilitate the access to employment opportunities and vocational activation of significant parts of the population, combating discrimination and social exclusion, providing modern, quality social services, evolution existing non-sustainable social protection and welfare institutions, into social enterprises.

You’ll find here the pdf document in Greek and in English.