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In Greece, the Chamber of Accounts (or Court of Accounts or Court of Auditors or Audit Court; Greek: Ελεγκτικό Συνέδριο (from French: Cour des Comptes)) is both an administrative organ (one of the three Big Bodies of the Greek Public Administration) and a Supreme Administrative Court with a special jurisdiction (while the jurisdiction of the Council of State is general). Hence, its role is double-natured.
The Chamber of Accounts was created just after the independence of Greece in 1833. It was established based on the French Cour des Comptes model. It is seated in a modern building in the centre of Athens.
The Chamber of Accounts has a(n):
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The Chamber of Accounts comprises:
They all have the status of a judge, according to the Constitution. In the posts of the Reporting Judges are appointed only graduates of the National School of Judges. The President and the Vice-presidents of the Chamber are chosen among its members by the Cabinet
The advisory (consultative) competence of the Chamber is exerted by:
This competence of the Chamber includes:
The Chamber operates as a Supreme Administrative Court, whose judicial decisions are final and irrevocable, when it judges in a Plenary Session the following cases:
The litigant or the competent minister may exert in the Chamber the following legal remedies: