Environmental matters and the relevant regulatory framework, within the Republic of Cyprus

Principally, most environmental matters are subject to the procedure for administrative recourses. Nevertheless, some environmental issues are decided under criminal or civil jurisdiction, e.g. the Law for Crimes against the environment Number 22(I)/2012 and Law on Environmental Liability, Number 189(1)/2007. In criminal procedures, everyone is entitled to report criminal acts (e.g. misuse of power by […]

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Filming In Cyprus

Cyprus represents an attractive investment for any producer looking for a filming destination that also has the right formula of incentives in place. Specifically, production companies that opt to film in Cyprus will be able to choose between cash rebate or tax credit and can also benefit from tax discounts on investments made on equipment […]

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Health and Safety at Workplace

Notification of Work Accidents to the competent Authority Introduction  New regulations concerning the reporting of Accidents and Dangerous Occurrences came into effect on the 7/12/2007. These new Regulations named as «The Safety and Health at Work (Accidents and Dangerous Occurrences Notification) Regulations of 2007 (P.I. 531/2007)» have substituted the previous «Accidents and Occupational Diseases (Notification) […]

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How does the European Court of Human Rights tackle violence against women?

The European Court of Human Rights (the ‘Court’) is the core judicial organ of the CoE responsible for evaluating state compliance with the European Convention on Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms (ECHR) and/or its additional Protocols. It consists of 47 independent and full-time judges “of high moral character” (the same number of judges to High Contracting Parties […]

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Implementing the agreement on the Withdrawal of the United Kingdom of Great Britain

  Implementing the agreement on the Withdrawal of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland from the European Union and the European Atomic Energy Community: RESIDENCE RIGHTS AND RESIDENCE DOCUMENTS IN THE REPUBLIC OF CYPRUS   The below mentioned information aims to address the following issue: how Cyprus intends to practically implement the […]

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