Provision of the licence for the establishement and operation of amateur dance schools (owner: natural person)

Αρμόδιος φορέας: ΥΠΟΥΡΓΕΙΟ ΠΟΛΙΤΙΣΜΟΥ ΚΑΙ ΑΘΛΗΤΙΣΜΟΥ

Κωδικός Υπηρεσίας: 4040

Χρόνος Διεκπεραίωσης: The licensing application may be submitted from January 1st to April 30th, while the decision may be issued up to July 31st.

Κόστος: For the Founder-Owner Provision of a permit to natural persons or Private Law Legal Persons requires payment of 440.20 euros to any Public Fund and submission of the receipt (duplicate receipt). Transfer of permit requires payment of 440.20 euros. School Relocation (change of building) requires payment of 146.73 euros. More information is included in P.D. 457/83. All issues regarding payment of the fees are regulated by the provisions of the Joint Ministerial Decision no. ΥΠΠΟ/ΚΑΤΕΧΝ/Δ/7388/7-2-1994 on “Determination of fees for Establishment of Art Education Higher Schools and Private Music Institutes» (Government Gazette 123/B/1994). No fees are paid in case the Private or Public Law Legal Person is tax exempted

Nομικό Πλαίσιο: Joint Ministerial Decision (GG 2665/B/9-11-2011) Presidential Decree 457/1983 (Government Gazette 174/A/1983) Establishment and operation of amateur dance schools Law 1348/1983 (G.G. 47/a/1983) “Dissolution of the Public Law Legal Person under the title “Arma Thespidos” and other provisions”, article 15, par. 1: “Validity of articles 6, 7, 8, 10 and 17 to 22”, Law 1158/19818 “On the Administration of Higher Artistic Education Schools etc” also applies to amateur Dance Schools”. [The competency for the provision of establishment and operation permits to Amateur Dance Schools (formerly belonging to the Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Tourism), has been transferred (as per the provisions of article 26, par.8, Law 2819/2000 – G.G. 84/A/2000 and article 1, Presidential Decree 347/1986 – Government Gazette 154/A/1986) to Prefectural Administration offices.]

Περιγραφή

THIS PERMIT REFERS TO THE AMATEUR DANCE SCHOOLS

Γενικά Δικαιολογητικά

  • A. SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS FOR THE FOUNDER – OWNER (for male members) A solemn statement that he has fulfilled his military services or that he has been legally exempted therefrom or (for male non Greek E.U. member-state citizens) that their origination country does not provide for compulsory military duties.
  • A. SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS FOR THE FOUNDER – OWNER A certified photocopy of his/her Identity Card, both (2) sides or of his/her passport
  • A. SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS FOR THE FOUNDER – OWNER Application (for establishment or transfer of permission or relocation): Name of the school: Location of the establishment of the school(floors,address,city): The owner(only for the natural person): The representative(who is proposed) (only for private law legal persons): Director (who is proposed):
  • A. SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS FOR THE FOUNDER – OWNER Curriculum vitae (with analytic reference to the chronologies)
  • A. SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS FOR THE FOUNDER – OWNER Degree
  • A. SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS FOR THE FOUNDER – OWNER Fees Licensing of natural person or Private Law Legal Person payment of 440.20 euros is required to any Public Fund. For establishment and operation permit: 440.20 euros For transfer of permit the fees of 440.20 euros have to be paid For School relocation (change of building) fees of 146,73 euros have to be paid. No fees are paid in case the Private or Public Law Legal Person is tax exempted
  • A. SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS FOR THE FOUNDER – OWNER Solemn Statement stating that he/she is not a Civil Servant or Public Law Legal Person employee and that he/she has not been dismissed by a public service due to insufficiency to perform his/her tasks or incompatible conduct lacking morality.
  • A. SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS FOR THE FOUNDER – OWNER Solemn statement that he/she i)enjoys the urban and political rights of the citizen of a member state of EU, ii)is not under insolvency or prohibition, iii)is not under bankruptcy
  • A.SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS FOR THE FOUNDER – OWNER The following document is sought automatically: A copy of the Criminal Record
    In case of no existence of a copy of criminal record, it is required the provision of an equivalent document that has been published by the responsible juridicial or administrative body of the country of origin of the applicant, by which it will results that the requirements are satisfied. If the country of origin does not grant such a document it is possible for this document to be replaced by a statutory certification, or for the member states where the statutory statement does not exist , by a solemn statement which is submitted by the interested person to the responsible juridicial or administrative body/authority or case by case to a notary staying in the country of his/her origin, who grants a certification for provision of statutory statement or official statement. The documents which are published according to the above, are not possible to be submitted after the byway of three months from their date of publication.
  • B. BUILDING SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS A Certificate by the Urban Planning Authority that a dance school may actually operate within such environment.
  • B. BUILDING SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS A Solemn statement filed by two (2) Civil Engineers on the building’ s strength and static adequacy. Permissible weight at least 350 kgr/m2.
  • B. BUILDING SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS A copy of the building permission (it is granted by the Urban Planning Authority after the submission of the relevant application).(in case of a legalised "arbitary", a final title of not demolition of the Law 720/77 is required)
  • B. BUILDING SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS A plan view of the school areas, signed and sealed by an Engineer. (and the following will be quoted:a)the owner of the building, b)the tenant and the proposed name of the school and c)the address, the city
  • B. BUILDING SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS A section in the place of the scale, in which it is also included the height of the teaching classrooms, signed and sealed by an Engineer.
  • B. BUILDING SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS A “Fire Safety Certificate” accompanied by an approved fire safety study by the Fire Brigade. (after the submission of the relevant application
  • B. BUILDING SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS Permission for the change of use of the building, in order for a Dance School to operate.This permission is given by the competent Department of the Urban Planning Authority along with the certified architectural plans. (This supporting document is submitted in case that in the first building permission it is not foreseen that the buiding will operate as a Dance School)
  • C. SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS REQUIRED FOR THE ART DIRECTOR Curriculum vitae with analytic reference to the chronologies
  • C. SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS REQUIRED FOR THE ART DIRECTOR (regarding male members) : A solemn statement that he has fulfilled his military services or that he has been legally exempted therefrom or (for male non Greek E.U. member-state citizens) that their origination country does not provide for compulsory military duties.
  • C. SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS REQUIRED FOR THE ART DIRECTOR A certified photocopy of his/her Identity Card, both (2) sides or of his/her passport
  • C. SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS REQUIRED FOR THE ART DIRECTOR Certificate of at least a 5-year teaching experience in recognized by the Hellenic Government Dance Schools or (in the event of lack of diploma) certificates of at least 15-year experience of higher artistic career in dancing, either as a dancer either as a choreographer of classical or modern dance, or 15-year teaching experience in a Dance School recognized by the Hellenic Government.
  • C. SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS REQUIRED FOR THE ART DIRECTOR Solemn Statement stating that he/she is not a Civil Servant or Public Law Legal Person employee and that he/she has not been dismissed by a public service due to insufficiency to perform his/her tasks or incompatible conduct lacking morality.
  • C. SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS REQUIRED FOR THE ART DIRECTOR The following document is sought automatically: A copy of the Criminal Record
    In case of no existence of a copy of criminal record, it is required the provision of an equivalent document that has been published by the responsible juridicial or administrative body of the country of origin of the applicant, by which it will results that the requirements are satisfied. If the country of origin does not grant such a document it is possible for this document to be replaced by a statutory certification, or for the member states where the statutory statement does not exist , by a solemn statement which is submitted by the interested person to the responsible juridicial or administrative body/authority or case by case to a notary staying in the country of his/her origin, who grants a certification for provision of statutory statement or official statement. The documents which are published according to the above, are not possible to be submitted after the byway of three months from their date of publication.
  • C. SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS REQUIRED FOR THE ART DIRECTOR Degrees and Qualifications as referred to in the paragraph for the Founder – Owner
  • MORE SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS FOR PUBLIC OR PRIVATE LAW LEGAL PERSONS A copy of the meeting of the administrative body of the Public or Private Law Legal Person, with which the representative of the School is nominated (in case of the private law legal persons) and the director of the Dance School for amateurs is proposed (both for private and public law legal persons)

Προϋποθέσεις

FOR THE FOUNDER – OWNER Requirements for the Founder – Owner 1. Greek citizens or Nationals-members of the European Union 2. To have attained their 21st year of age 3. To have completed their military obligations or to have been legally exempted therefrom 4. Not to have been characterized as draft evaders or finally convicted for desertion. 5. Not to have been convicted of any offence that may prohibit appointment in the public sector. 6. To enjoy all their civil rights and not to have been declared bankrupt or prohibited. 7. To hold a diploma or degree by a recognized professional Dance School a) in Greece or by a foreign recognized higher or highest Dance School b) or 15-year artistic career as a dancer or choreographer of classical and modern repertoire, c) or 15-year of successful teaching experience to a recognized by the State Dance School. For Legal Persons of Public or Private Law and Companies, if their administrative majority belongs to Greeks or EU citizens with educational and cultural objects, as set forth in their Articles of Association In case of Companies and Private Law Legal Persons, the aforementioned provisions have also to apply for their representatives, as defined by their members or administrators thereof. FOR THE SCHOOL BUILDING Provisions and Requirements for the Building The buildings to house amateur Dance School have to meet the following requirements: 1) Minimum surface of 45 sq.m. 2) Minimum height of 2.8 m. 3) Wooden beam floor 4) Area free of columns and permanently placed bars along its walls 5) Doors must open outwards and be without glasses 6) The room may be at semi-basement level, with natural lighting and ventilation. Ventilation may be attained by properly placed windows. Natural ventilation may be boosted by technical ventilation, in accordance to the areas’ volume. The room must not be humid and cold. Lighting may be boosted, at least, by technical means. 7) Minimum surface for each student: 3 sq.m. 8) A piano 9) Fire extinguishers in evident spots, placed out of reach of children, according to the provisions of the Fire Brigade. 10) Emergency exit and guiding signs. 11) Waiting area and lockers equipped, according to the number of students. 12) First Aid Kit 13) Sound insulation since necessary, according to the opinion of the competent inspection committee for building facilities. 14) Stand-by lighting in case of power supply failure. 15) Audit on the adequacy requirements of building establishments is performed by the committees set forth in Article 6, par.4, Law 1158/1981. FOR THE ART DIRECTOR (IF DIFFERENT THAN THE FOUNDER – OWNER) 1. The Studies Director of each Amateur Dance School is hired by its owner; In the case of Legal Persons of Public Law or Companies, by their Administration Board, upon approval by the competent Prefecture. 2. The Director must hold a degree or diploma by a national recognized professional dance school or a foreign recognized higher or highest Dance School and a five-year experience to a national recognized dance school or a 15-year teaching experience in a recognized school. 3. The Director of an Amateur School may take over the administration of a second School too, if they are both in the same prefecture. 4. The Director may also be the owner only if he/she has the required qualifications (degree and 5-year experience). 5. The Director may teach only if he/she is a professional teacher. FOR TEACHERS Requirements for teachers A teacher may be hired by the owner upon approval by the competent Prefecture if he/she is a holder of a teacher’s degree or diploma by one recognized dance school in Greece or by a foreign equal one. IN CASE THE APPLICANT IS A PRIVATE LAW LEGAL PERSON AND PUBLIC LAW LEGAL PERSON Requirements for Public Law Legal Persons or Private Law Legal Persons and Companies 1. For Legal Persons of Public or Private Law and Companies, if their administrative majority belongs to Greeks or EU citizens with educational and cultural objects, as set forth in their Articles of Association 2. Requirements for the founder-owner, as set forth above, have to apply for their representative who is appointed by their members or administrators. 3. For Public Law Legal Persons, only an operation permit is awarded.

Διαδικασία

Submission of an application and all required supporting documents to the competent Office of Prefectural Administration (within stipulated deadlines).

step 1: Inspection of supporting documents by the competent Authority

step 3: The Committee will audit the supporting documents and proceed to the building autopsy. Relevant minutes are drafted if all legal requirements are met.

step 2: As long as the supporting documents evidence that all legal requirements are met for the founder and director of the School to be founded, the building supporting documents are forwarded to the competent Committee.

The competent Office of the Prefectural Administration proceeds to the issuance of respective establishment and operation permit of an Amateur Dance School.

Σημειώσεις και επεξηγήσεις

Relevant links
www.yppo.gr
Source of Content:
SOURCES ARE REFERRED TO IN LEGAL TEXTS. www.yppo.gr, LEGAL FRAMEWORK

NOTES

General Information on Amateur Dance Schools
1. Amateur Dance Schools may provide simple certificates for their students’ attendance and they are PROHIBITED from awarding any degree/diploma.
2. In case of revocation, their files are delivered to the competent authority upon the owner’s care.
3. In case of transfer, their files are also transferred to the new owner.

Competent Authority for Assistance Provision / Submission of Complaints

1)Prefectural Administration offices
2)GENERAL DIRECTORATE OF MODERN CULTURE OF THE HELLENIC MINISTRY OF CULTURE AND TOURISM
Address: 1 Rethymnou & Irakleiou str, 106 82 Athens
Telephone: +30 210 8201776 / Fax: +30 210 8201780
E-mail: gdsp@culture.gr
THEATER AND DANCE DIRECTORATE
Address: 1 Rethymnou & Irakleiou str, 106 82 Athens
Telephone: +30 210 8201955, 8201729/ Fax: +30 210 8201731
E-mail: dthh@culture.gr

Type of Authority
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Competent Processing Authority
1)Prefectural Administration offices
2)GENERAL DIRECTORATE OF MODERN CULTURE OF THE HELLENIC MINISTRY OF CULTURE AND TOURISM
Address: 1 Rethymnou & Irakleiou str, 106 82 Athens
Telephone: +30 210 8201776 / Fax: +30 210 8201780
E-mail: gdsp@culture.gr
THEATER AND DANCE DIRECTORATE
Address: 20-22 Bouboulinas str, 106 82 Athens
Telephone: 210 82 01 306, 82 01 666, 82 01 258/ Fax: +30 210 8201305
E-mail:dthh@culture.gr

 

 

Πρακτική Βοήθεια

The environment is proper for the establishment and operation of Amateur Dance Schools.
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Θεματική Κατηγοριοποίηση

Επαγγελματικές Δραστηριότητες: P.85.5.2 - Cultural education