Sloppy measures or true reform?

The Greek government has announced that it will submit to Parliament a series of bills ahead of the general elections, whenever they are held. Many of those bills are commitments made by the government in the previous election campaign and attempt reforms in areas that have been plagued by problems for years, creating enormous difficulties for citizens, but also standing in the way of the country's growth.

One of the bills scheduled to be voted on before the government term expires concerns changes to the administrative justice system. The new legislation essentially attempts a judicial "Kallikratis" (an ambitious program passed in 2010 that redrew administrative boundaries in Greece and overhauled local government) for administrative courts, which are scattered across the country, with many being underused for years.

If the upcoming legislation dares to make...

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