The Political System Greece is a Parliamentary Representative Democratic Republic, whereby the Prime Minister of Greece is the Head of Government and of a multi-party system.
Legislative power is vested to the Hellenic Parliament. The Constitution of 1975 contains extensive civil liberties and vests the powers of the head of state in the President of the Republic who is elected by the Parliament. The structure of the Greek government is similar to that of many Western democracies. The Prime Minister and the Cabinet play a central role in the political process, while the President has a primarily ceremonial role, with some limited legislative and executive powers.
Voting is compulsory in Greece, although in practice failure to vote is not punished.
Judiciary power is independent from the executive and legislative. So the power system of the Greek State consists of: