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  1. Cyprus - Non-discrimination - Law, Act

    Law No. 134(I) of 2011 on the combat against certain forms of racism and xenophobia.

    Adoption: 2011-10-21 | Date of entry into force: 2011-10-21 | CYP-2011-L-89694

    Article 1: Title
    Article 2: Definitions
    Article 3: Offenses and sanctions
    Article 4: Instigators and co-instigators
    Article 5: Responsibility of legal persons
    Article 6: Sanctions imposed on legal persons
    Article 7: Extending the jurisdiction of the Court
    Article 8: Racial and xenophobic motivations
    Article 9: Beginning of inquiry
    Article 10: Prosecution procedure
    Article 11: Obligation to respect fundamental rights

    Annexed Table: Article 6 of the Charter of international Military Tribunal

  2. Cyprus - Non-discrimination - Law, Act

    Act No 38(I) of 2009 amending the Act providing for equal pay for men and women for equal work or work of equal value.

    Adoption: 2009 | CYP-2009-L-92801

    Amends the principle Act in order to implement Directive 2006/54/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 5 July 2006 on the implementation of the principle of equal opportunities and equal treatment of men and women in matters of employment and occupation.

  3. Cyprus - Non-discrimination - Law, Act

    Loi n° 40(I)/2006 portant modification de la loi sur l'égalité de traitement entre hommes et femmes dans l'emploi et la formation professionnelle.

    Adoption: 2006 | CYP-2006-L-78290

    Modifie les articles 2 et 4 de la loi de base. Traduction non-officielle.

  4. Cyprus - Non-discrimination - Law, Act

    Law No. 26(III) of 2004, which ratifies the additional Protocol to the Convention on cybercrime, concerning the criminalisation of acts of a racist and xenophobic nature committed through computer systems.

    Adoption: 2004-04-30 | CYP-2004-L-80558

  5. Cyprus - Non-discrimination - Law, Act

    Law No. 42(I) of 2004 implementing Directive 2000/43/EC of 2000-06-29 to combat racial and other kinds of discrimination (Commissioner for Administration).

    Adoption: 2004-03-19 | Date of entry into force: 2004-05-01 | CYP-2004-L-72857

    Prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, sex, origin, ethnicity, language, colour, religion, age, sexual orientation and political or other opinion in both the public and private sectors. Establishes enforcement procedures which provide direct recourse to redress for both natural and legal persons and provides for penalties in the event of violation. The outright application and enforcement of the law rests with the Commissioner of Administration/Ombudsman).

  6. Cyprus - Non-discrimination - Law, Act

    Act No 177(I) of 2002 to provide for equal pay for men and women for equal work or work of equal value.

    Adoption: 2002-09-27 | Date of entry into force: 2003-01-01 | CYP-2002-L-64363

    Provides for equal pay to men and women at the same work or at work of equal value. Makes provision for protection of male and female employees in the event of offences, supervision by inspectors of equality of treatment, establishment of a Work Evaluation Committee, criteria for work evaluation, prerequisites for judicial and extrajudicial protection of employees, as well as penalties in the event of torts.

  7. Cyprus - Non-discrimination - Law, Act

    Act No. 144(I) of 2000 to amend the Act No. 158 of 1989 concerning equal remuneration for work of equal value for men and women.

    Adoption: 2000-11-03 | CYP-2000-L-59060

    Amends provisions concerning the Technical Committee. The Committee is assigned by the Labour Differences' tribunal and it's composition and conditions of function are defined by Regulations issued by the Ministers' Council Application field.

  8. Cyprus - Non-discrimination - Law, Act

    Act No. 158 of 1989, concerning the Provision of Equal Remuneration to Men and Women for Work of Equal Value.

    Adoption: 1989-05-05 | Date of entry into force: 1992-10-27 | CYP-1989-L-20898

    Imposes the principle of equal remuneration on employers, providing that earlier contracts of employment should be brought into conformity therewith, and makes other provisions, for non-discrimination against women, employee protection, inspection and penalties for offences, with effect from 27 October 1992. Available in English.


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