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Presidential Decree 131/2003, Adjustment to Directive 2000/31 of the European Parliament and Council regarding certain legal aspects of the services of the information society, especially of electronic trade, to the internal market, (Directive on electronic trade)

ELEMENTS OF THE STATUTE PRESIDENTIAL DECREE 131/2003 Official Gazette: A 116 20030516 TITLE: Adjustment to Directive 2000/31 of the European Parliament and Council regarding

certain legal aspects of the services of the information society, especially of electronic trade,

to the internal market. (Directive on electronic trade).


1. The information society services provided in Greece or any other Member State by a service provider established in Greece, shall comply with relevant provisions of national legislation which fall within the coordinated field.2.The free circulation of information society services from another Member State should not be restricted, for reasons falling within the coordinated field.

3. Paragraphs 1 and 2 of the present article shall not apply to the fields referred below: copyright, neighboring rights, rights referred to in Directive 87/54/EEC on the legal protection of topographic products of semiconductors and Directive 96/9/EC on the legal protection of databases as well as industrial property rights […]