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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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Documents’ Authentication in Cyprus

Notary services for the purpose of authenticating documents and affirmation of certain legal deeds are not provided in Cyprus. In Cyprus instead, we are able to arrange for the following: (a) The certification of signature/s through a certifying officer, who certifies that the person named on the document, has signed in his presence. Certifying officers...