The decision for the mandatory diagnostic test through self test was "passed" by the SC, rapid test and molecular test for coronavirus of teachers and students of primary and secondary education.
Supreme Court of Cassation rejects applications for annulment on public health grounds 62 parents of students and teachers.
In their appeals they asked for its annulment by 17.5.2021 Joint Ministerial Decision (Κ.Υ.Α) for the implementation of the free mandatory diagnostic test for COVID-19 in students, but also to teachers (SPD and SPD), as well as administrative staff, all primary and secondary schools.
The decision rejecting the appeals is final and irrevocable and was issued by the Board of Directors of the Court of Cassation..
The Councilors of the State considered unfounded the reasons for annulment invoked by the parents and the teachers.
In their reasoning, they emphasize that the specific health measures are aimed at "addressing compelling public health reasons., in terms of epidemiological and health data, but also the interests of children, following the recommendations of committees by experts, in the scientific judgment of which the obligatory diagnostic test is a preventive measure, appropriate and necessary, in conjunction with the already existing public health measures to create maximum safety conditions during the reopening of educational units in pandemic conditions ".