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  1. Cyprus - Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services - Law, Act

    Law N° 117(I) of 2016 providing for temporary regulations for filling vacancies under the Law on Candidates Evaluation for Recruitment in the Public Service. - Text in Greek

    Adoption: 2016-11-04 | Date of entry into force: 2016-11-04 | CYP-2016-L-104732

    The present Law regulates issues regarding the Candidates Evaluation for Recruitment in the Public Service (Temporary Provisions), in view of:
    - the suspension of filling of first recruitment vacancies, of first recruitment and promotion vacancies and of promotion vacancies for 2016 (01.01.2016-31.12.2016), pursuant to the article 17 of the Law of 2015 on the Budget of 2016;
    - the fact that similar regulations may be included in the State Budget of 2017 (01.01.2017-31.12.2017) because of the need for confining the public expenditure;
    - the fact that the aforementioned article provides for the possibility to exempt from the suspension of filling of vacancies those that are necessary to be filled following the proposal of the competent authority;
    - the fact that it is considered necessary to regulate on a temporary basis the process of filling of vacancies in the Public Service, for which vacancies the provisions of the Law on Public Service apply and which fall within the scope of application of the Law on the Candidate's Evaluation for Recruitment in the Public Service, in case those vacancies are to be exempted from the suspension of filling.

    Article 2 provides for the definition of the following terms: “written examination”, “position”, “Law” and “Examinations Service”.

    Article 3 introduces special provisions for the suspension of application of several provisions of the Law and for the temporary insertion of other provisions for the filling of vacancies that are to be exempted from the suspension of filling.

  2. Cyprus - Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services - Law, Act

    Law N° 70(I) of 2016 regulating the employment of persons employed under open-ended and fixed-term contracts to the Public Service. - Text in Greek

    Adoption: 2016-04-28 | Date of entry into force: 2016-04-28 | CYP-2016-L-104705

    PART I – INTRODUCTORY PROVISIONS
    Article 2: definition of terms
    Article 3: purpose of the present Law

    PART II – PROCEDURE OF VERIFYING NEEDS AND RECRUITING EMPLOYEES UNDER FIXED-TERM CONTRACTS
    Article 4: Recruitment process for employees under fixed-term contracts
    Article 5: Unpredicted needs
    Article 6: Listing process for employees under fixed-term contracts
    Article 7: Recruitment of employees under fixed-term contracts
    Article 8: Unlawful recruitment of employee under fixed-term contract

    PART III – DURATION OF EMPLOYMENT
    Article 9: Duration of Employment
    Article 10: Service of low admission rate

    PART IV – EMPLOYEES UNDER OPEN-ENDED CONTRACTS
    Article 11: Employee under open-ended contract
    Article 12: Prohibition of termination of employment due to surplus
    Article 13: Affiliation and employment of employees under open-ended contracts into alternative categories
    Article 14: Transfer and displacement of employees under open-ended contracts

    PART V – DUTIES AND OBLIGATIONS, EVALUATION
    Article 15: Duties and obligations of employees under fixed-term and open-ended contracts
    Article 16: Evaluation of employees under fixed-term and open-ended contracts
    Article 17: Issuance of Regulations
    Article 18: Abolition of the Laws N° 108(I) of 1995, 21(I) of 1996, 52(I) of 1997, 78(I), 82(I), 105(I) and 106(I) of 1997, 52(I), 64(I), 74(I) and 95(I) of 1998, 52(I), 67(I), 98(I), 114(I), 136(I) and 138(I) of 1999, 54(I) 71(I), 123(I), 172(I) and 174(I) of 2000, 35(I) and 152(I) of 2001, 181(I) of 2003, 246(I), 250(I) and 251(I) of 2004, 26(I) and 196(I) of 2011 and 22(I) of 2014 on the Recruitment Procedure of Extraordinary employees in the Public and Education Service and of the Law N° 25(I) of 2011 on the Recruitment Procedure of Employees of determined duration in the Public Service and on other related issues.

    PART VI – TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS
    Article 19: Transitional provision

    CHART A on article 16(2) regarding the Evaluation of employees under open-ended contracts.
    CHART B on article 16(3) regarding the Evaluation of employees under fixed-term contracts.

  3. Cyprus - Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services - Law, Act

    Law N° 195(I) of 2015 amending the Law prohibiting the filling of vacancies at the Public Services and the Broader Public Sector (Amendment). - Text in Greek

    Adoption: 2015-12-23 | Date of entry into force: 2015-12-23 | CYP-2015-L-102435

    Articles 2 and 3 of the present Law amend the wording of article 3, 1st phrase and of article 5, by extending the time set in the respective provisions ("2015") until "2016 and 2017" and "2017", respectively.

  4. Cyprus - Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services - Law, Act

    Law N° 22(I) of 2015 amending the Law on Persons with Disabilities (Amendment). - Text in Greek

    Adoption: 2015-02-25 | Date of entry into force: 2015-02-25 | CYP-2015-L-102311

    Amends the Laws N° 127(I) of 2000, 57(I) of 2004, 72(I) and 102(I) of 2007 and 63(I) of 2014 on Persons with Disabilities, by amending article 7A and by replacing the Annex on the parking card and privileges of persons with disabilities.

  5. Cyprus - Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services - Law, Act

    Law N° 63(I) of 2014 amending the Law on Persons with Disabilities (Amendment). - Text in Greek

    Adoption: 2014-05-23 | CYP-2014-L-100626

    Introduces amendments to article 9, concerning the principle of reasonable normalization, and article 9C of the Laws N° 127(I) of 2000, 57(I) of 2004, 72(I) and 102(I) of 2007 on Persons with Disabilities.

  6. Cyprus - Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services - Law, Act

    Law N° 169(I) of 2013 amending the Law prohibiting the filling of vacancies at the Public Services, the Broader Public Sector and the Public Entities (Special Provisions). (Amendment N°3). - Text in Greek

    Adoption: 2013-12-27 | CYP-2013-L-100354

    Amends articles 3 (1st phrase) and 5 of Laws N° 21(I) and 153(I) of 2013 prohibiting the filling of vacancies at the Public Services, the Broader Public Sector and the Public Entities, by replacing number "2013" by number "2014".

  7. Cyprus - Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services - Law, Act

    Law N° 150(I) of 2013 amending Law N° 126(I) of 2012 on Private-Sector Employment Agencies (Amendment). - Text in Greek

    Adoption: 2013-12-06 | CYP-2013-L-100342

    For the purposes of harmonizing national Cypriot legislation with the European Parliament and Council Directives 2008/104/EC of 19 November 2008 on temporary agency work, and 2006/123/EC of 12 December 2006 on services in the internal market, the present Law amends Law N° 126(I) of 2012 on the Establishment and Function of Private-Sector Employment Agencies and repeals Laws N° 8(I) of 1997, 195(I) and 211(I) of 2002 on the Private-Sector Employment Agencies.
    It specifically amends article 10, concerning the license renewal of the Private-Sector Employment Agencies, articles 23, 27 and 33, concerning the Labor Inspection procedure, as well as article 35, introducing the over-all and without reservations repeal of the aforementioned Laws.

  8. Cyprus - Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services - Law, Act

    Law N° 153(I) of 2013 amending Law N° 21(I) of 2013 prohibiting the filling of vacancies at the Public Services, the Broader Public Sector and the Public Entities (Special Provisions) (Amendment N°2). - Text in Greek

    Adoption: 2013-12-06 | CYP-2013-L-100346

    Amends Law N° 21(I) of 2013 prohibiting the filling of vacancies at the Public Services, the Broader Public Sector and the Public Entities (Special Provisions), by adding new article 4A, which is worded as follows: "The Central Bank of Cyprus does not fall upon the provisions of the present Law".

  9. Cyprus - Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services - Law, Act

    Law N° 79(I) of 2013 on the Evaluation of Candidates for Appointment in the Public Service (Interim Provisions). - Text in Greek

    Adoption: 2013-07-19 | CYP-2013-L-100214

    The Law specifies that, by derogation to the Laws N° 6(I) and 73(I) of 1998, 52(I) of 2001, 97(I) of 2006 and 106(I) of 2008 on the Evaluation of Candidates for Appointment in the Public Service, and in interim suspension of their provisions' validity, the annual written examination for accession in the Public Service will exceptionally not be held for the year 2013.

  10. Cyprus - Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services - Law, Act

    Law N° 21(I) of 2013 prohibiting the filling of vacancies at the Public Services, the Broader Public Sector and the Public Entities (Special Provisions). - Text in Greek

    Adoption: 2013-04-18 | Date of end of application: 2013-12-31 | CYP-2013-L-100136

    Article 2 of the Law provides for the definition of the following terms: "Republic", "Public Sector", "Broader Public Sector" and "position/vacancy".
    Article 3 introduces and sets the conditions for the prohibition of filling of vacancies.
    Article 4 lists the exceptions to the prohibition of filling of vacancies.
    Article 5 defines the date of end of application of the present Law as of the 31st December 2013.

  11. Cyprus - Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services - Law, Act

    Law N° 174(I) of 2012 on Temporary Work Agencies. - Text in Greek

    Adoption: 2012-12-17 | Date of entry into force: 2012-12-17 | CYP-2012-L-100079

    The Law regulates the constitution and function of Temporary Work Agencies, for the purposes of transposing European Parliament and Council Directive 2008/104/EC of 19 November 2008 on temporary agency work.

    PART I: General Provisions
    PART II: Conditions of Constitution and Function ¿ Special Requirements
    PART III: Employment Contracts between Temporary Work Agencies and Temporary Agency Workers - Assignment Duration - Liability
    PART IV: Employment and Working Conditions
    PART V: Verification and Monitoring Mechanism and Administrative Sanctions
    PART VI: Other Provisions

  12. Cyprus - Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services - Law, Act

    Law N° 126(I) of 2012 on the Establishment and Function of Private-Sector Employment Agencies. - Text in Greek

    Adoption: 2012-07-27 | Date of entry into force: 2012-07-27 | CYP-2012-L-100073

    The Law is issued for the purposes of partial harmonization to the European Parliament and Council Directive 2006/123/EC of 12 December 2006 on services in the internal market. It does not apply to the temporary work agencies.

    PART I: General Provisions
    PART II: Conditions of Constitution and Functioning - Special Requirements
    PART III: Provided Services - Prohibitive Provisions - Wage Protection
    PART IV: Verification and Monitoring Mechanism and Administrative Sanctions
    PART V: Diverse Provisions

  13. Cyprus - Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services - Law, Act

    Law No. 8(III) of 2011 ratifying the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

    Adoption: 2011-03-04 | Date of entry into force: 2011-03-04 | CYP-2011-L-89657

    Ratification of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

  14. Cyprus - Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services - Law, Act

    Law No. 26(I) of 2011 concerning the recruitment procedure for temporary personnel in the Public Education Service.

    Adoption: 2011-03-04 | Date of entry into force: 2011-03-04 | CYP-2011-L-89670

    Amending the following articles of the basic law:

    Article 2: sorting in alphabetical order the definitions
    Articles 3, 4, 5: repealing those articles and substituting them with new ones concerning the occupation of extraordinary employees, integration and occupation of workers with contracts of indefinite time, and their responsibilities and duties.
    Article 8, 10 , 10A, 12: repealing those articles

  15. Cyprus - Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services - Law, Act

    Law No. 12(I) of 2011 concerning mobility benefit for persons with disabilities (Amendment)

    Adoption: 2011-02-25 | Date of entry into force: 2011-03-31 | CYP-2011-L-89663

    Amends the following articles of the Law 36 of 1980 as amended up to Law 28(I) of 2009:

    Article 2: substituting the word "Medical Council" with the word "Mutlithematic Commission"
    Article 3: adds "Labour and Social Security"
    Article 4: concerning the procedures and rules of the Multithematic Commission
    Article 7: concerning the eligibility for benefit decided by the Commission
    Article 8: the same as article 2
    Article 11: adds a paragraph concerning the directives of the Minister of Labour and Social Security
    Article 13: change of the currency from pounds to Euro

  16. Cyprus - Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services - Law, Act

    Law No. 102(I) of 2010 amending the Law No. 103(I) on the Special Fund of the Centre of Professional Integration of Persons with Disabilities. (ΝΟΜΟΣ ΠΟΥ ΤΡΟΠΟΠΟΙΕΙ ΤΟΝ ΠΕΡΙ ΤΟΥ ΕΙΔΙΚΟΥ ΤΑΜΕΙΟΥ ΤΟΥ ΚΕΝΤΡΟΥ ΕΠΑΓΓΕΛΜΑΤΙΚΗΣ ΑΠΟΚΑΤΑΣΤΑΣΗΣ ΑΤΟΜΩΝ ΜΕ ΑΝΑΠΗΡΙΑ ΝΟΜΟ ΤΟΥ 2000) - Cyprus Gazette on-line

    Adoption: 2010-11-05 | Date of entry into force: 2010-11-05 | CYP-2010-L-86441

    It amends the following articles of the Law No. 103(I) of 2000:
    - article 2, replacing the words "the competent authority of the Labour Department" with the words "the Centre of Social Integration of Persons with Disabilities".
    - article 6, replacing the words "Occupation" and "the Foreman of the Competent Authority of Labour Department" in section 1, with the words "of Social Integration of Persons with Disabilities" and "one Social Worker of the Department of Social Integration of Persons with Disabilities" respectively, and replacing the words "Occupation" and "Foreman of the Competent Authority of Labour Department in section 2, with the words "of Social Integration of Persons with Disabilities" and "Social Worker of the Department of Social Integration of Persons with Disabilities" respectively.

  17. Cyprus - Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services - Law, Act

    Law No. 57(I) of 2004 implementing Directive 2000/78/EC to amend Law No. 127 (I) of 2000 concerning persons with disabilities.

    Adoption: 2004-03-31 | Date of entry into force: 2004-05-01 | CYP-2004-L-72900

    Prohibits all forms of direct or indirect discrimination against persons with disabilities as regards employment, selection criteria, promotion, vocational guidance and training, working conditions, including pay and termination of employment, as well as membership and participation in professional organizations. Establishes the liability of legal persons and of the executive personnel of legal persons for instances of discrimination which occur with the consent, collaboration or acceptance of the latter. Provides for the right of recourse to judicial and administrative remedies.

  18. Cyprus - Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services - Law, Act

    Law No. 92(I) of 2003 concerning the free movement and establishment of nationals of European Union Member States and of members of their families (implementing Directives 64/221/EEC, 68/360/EEC, 72/194/EEC, 73/148/EEC, 75/34/EEC, 75/35/EEC, 90/364/EEC, 90/365/EEC, 93/96/EEC and Regulations 1618/68, 1251/70, 312/76, 2434/92).

    Adoption: 2003-07-18 | Date of entry into force: 2004-05-01 | CYP-2003-L-72974

    Introduces the necessary provisions for the transposition into national law of the European Community acquis regarding the right to free movement and establishment of persons in the Republic of Cyprus. Provides for exemptions for reasons of public order and public health and safety.

  19. Cyprus - Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services - Law, Act

    Law No. 74(I) of 2003 to amend Law No. 8 of 1991 and Law No. 97(I) of 1994 concerning public assistance and services.

    Adoption: 2003-07-11 | CYP-2003-L-72849

    Introduces a new definition of the term "disabled person" and extends the grant of public assistance to disabled persons residing temporarily outside the Republic of Cyprus for educational or medical treatment purposes.

  20. Cyprus - Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services - Law, Act

    Law No. 211(I) of 2002 amending Law No. 8(I) of 1997 and Law No. 195(I) of 2002 concerning private placement agencies.

    Adoption: 2002-12-13 | Date of entry into force: 2004-05-01 | CYP-2002-L-72898

  21. Cyprus - Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services - Law, Act

    Law No. 195(I) of 2002 amending Law No. 8(I) of 1997 concerning private placement agencies.

    Adoption: 2002-11-15 | Date of entry into force: 2004-05-01 | CYP-2002-L-72897

    Redefines the terms "foreigner" and "member State" and introduces amendments necessary for the adoption of the acquis communautaire.

  22. Cyprus - Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services - Law, Act

    Act No 127(I) of 2000 to make provisions for persons with disabilities.

    Adoption: 2000 | CYP-2000-L-57914

    Defines dispositions concerning the rights of disabled persons to work, just working conditions, and equal treatment in the working environment. Creates the Council for disabled persons and the Fund for persons with disabilities, and provides for their administration and management. Also provides for codes of practice and for the associated regulations.

  23. Cyprus - Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services - Law, Act

    Act No. 113(I) of 28 July 1999 concerning the education and culture of children with special needs.

    Adoption: 1999-07-28 | CYP-1999-L-54183

    Provides for the organization and monitoring of education and cultural activities of children with special needs.

  24. Cyprus - Employment policy, promotion of employment and employment services - Law, Act

    The Private Employment Agencies Law, No. 8(I)/97. - English Summary

    Adoption: 1997 | CYP-1997-L-59993

    Unofficial French translation.


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