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Complaints on Abusive Clauses to Consumer Protection Service

Complaints on Abusive Clauses to Consumer Protection Service

The Consumer Protection Service has recently issued a statement addressing complaints regarding abusive clauses in financial contracts, which follows the initiation of an infringement procedure (INFR(2024)0018) against Cyprus by the European Commission. The...
Legal Update for Criminal Code, Cap. 154

Legal Update for Criminal Code, Cap. 154

Cyprus Parliament has proceeded with an amendment to the Criminal Code, Cap. 154 on the 31/05/2024, effectively expanding the criminal offence of “Public Mischief” and updating the applicable monetary penalty under this. As...
Legal Update for Children in Conflict with the Law

Legal Update for Children in Conflict with the Law

Cyprus Parliament has proceeded with an amendment to the Law of Children in Conflict with the Law (N.55(I)/2021) in early April 2024 to better define the conditions under which a child may be...
CCTV Systems in Kindergartens

Update on Installation of CCTV Systems in Kindergartens

The Commissioner for Personal Data Protection in Cyprus (the “Commissioner”) has issued guidelines as to the potential installation of CCTV Systems in kindergarten, having taken into account numerous enquiries that her office had...
Update on Installation of CCTV Systems in School Units

Update on Installation of CCTV Systems in School Units

After recent incidents during after-school hours which have caused damage to public school property, and given the repetitive nature observed in such offences, the Ministry of Education decided to proceed, on a trial...
Cyprus – The 60-day Tax Residency Certificate

Updated Process for Naturalisation of foreign nationals

In an attempt to modernize the existing legislatively framework regarding the qualifications and criteria for naturalization of foreigners, in December 2023, the Civil Registry Law was amended with the amending Law 149(I)/2023. The...
Register of Beneficial Owners

Extension of the Registration of Information in the Register of Beneficial Owners

The Department of Registrar of Companies and Intellectual Property announced on the 28th of March 2024, in the context of facilitating compliance with the Register of Beneficial Owners, that by presenting a Declaration...

Legislation for Remote Work of Employees

The duration for the above mandatory telework would extend only to the timeframe covered by the Decree, or until the employee’s health is no longer at risk and they can return to the...
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