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  1. Cyprus - Wages - Law, Act

    Law N 118(I) of 2015 amending the Law providing for the Minimum Guaranteed Income and generally on Social Allowances (Amendment N 2). - Text in Greek

    Adoption: 2015-07-16 | Date of entry into force: 2015-08-01 | Date of partial entry into force: 2014-07-11 | CYP-2015-L-102340

    Amends the Laws N 109(I), 135(I), 173(I) and 195(I) of 2014 and 3(I) of 2015 providing for the Minimum Guaranteed Income and generally on Social Allowances.

    Article 2 of the present Law amends article 2, by complementing the definition of the term "disabled persons".

    Article 3 amends the wording of 2nd and 3rd phrases of article 4 and supplements its 2nd phrase with new paragraph (g) under the 2nd phrase, worded as follows: "person who faces special personal conditions, provided that these are confirmed by a competent authority, and who does not fall within the cases of paragraphs (a) to (e)".

    Article 4 supplements article 5 by adding new sub-paragraph (vi) under paragraph (a) of 1st phrase, worded as follows: "person who is able to apply by virtue of paragraph (g) of 2nd phrase of article 4".

    Article 5 amends article 8 by adding new phrase in the reservation of the 2nd phrase worded as follows: "without taking into consideration the alimony required for persons accommodated in shelters or institutions"; by deleting the 1st reservation of paragraph (b) of 3rd phrase and by deleting the word "further" from the 2nd reservation of paragraph (b) of 3rd phrase.

    Article 6 amends article 12 by adding, under the 1st phrase, a new reservation regarding the computation of the income resulting from a pension provided by the social security fund, and by adding, under the 2nd phrase, new paragraph (h) worded as follows: "the monthly honorary allowance granted by the Ministry of Education and Culture to highly educated people and people of arts".

    Article 7 amends article 13 by adding, within paragraph (a), new phrase regarding the exclusion from computation of the immovable property, as well as new reservation regarding procedural matters; by replacing the 1st and 2nd reservation of paragraph (a) with new ones, regarding procedural matters; by supplementing paragraph (b) with new reservations regarding the exclusion from computation of any financial elements of the applicant, or of any other member of the family unit, that are not available for appropriation, as well as regarding procedural matters and by amending the wording of the 2nd and 3rd reservations of paragraph (b).

    Article 8 adds new article 13A regulating the authorization granted to the Chief of the Service for the reception of information from authorized financial institutions.

    Article 9 supplements article 14, by adding new reservation concerning the computation of any alienation of immovable or/and movable property or/and financial elements.

    Article 10 supplements article 15, by adding new reservation concerning the composition of the family unit.

    Article 11 supplements paragraph (c) of 1st phrase of article 16, by adding new reservation, regarding the conditions for increasing the monthly allowance with regard to persons with disability and the percentage of such increase depending on the degree of such disability.

    Article 12 amends the wording of phrases 2, 5 and 8 of article 32.

    Article 13 supplements article 39, by adding new phrase (6), which, starting from the date of entry into force of the Law N 118(I) of 2015 providing for the Minimum Guaranteed Income and generally on Social Allowances (Amendment N 2), provides for the possibility for persons receiving low pensions to apply for minimum guaranteed income, in case they did not do so according to the provisions of the article 35, for insurmountable personal reasons or for serious health reasons.

    Article 14 sets the date into force of the present Law as of 1/8/2015, except for paragraph (b) of article 5, which is in force since 11/7/2014.

  2. Cyprus - Wages - Law, Act

    Law N 3(I) of 2015 amending the Law providing for the Minimum Guaranteed Income and generally on Social Allowances. - Text in Greek

    Adoption: 2015-01-30 | Date of entry into force: 2015-01-30 | CYP-2015-L-102309

    Article 2 supplements 2nd phrase of article 10 of the Laws N 109(I), 135(I), 173(I) and 195(I) of 2014 providing for the Minimum Guaranteed Income and generally on Social Allowances, by adding new provision granting additional economic aid for care needs to persons not entitled to the minimum guaranteed income, in case of proven necessity and insufficient to cover such needs income.

  3. Cyprus - Wages - Law, Act

    Law N 14(I) of 2014 providing for the Fringe Benefits Payment to Employees Employed on Contract in the Public Service and the Broader Public Sector, including the Local Authorities (Provisions of General Implementation). - Text in Greek

    Adoption: 2014-02-14 | CYP-2014-L-100591

    Article 1: Title of the Law
    Article 2: Construction of the following notions: "deductions", "employee employed on contract and receiving fringe benefit", "Broader Public Sector", "Public Service", "monthly emoluments", "employment conditions", "relevant laws and regulations", "fringe benefit"
    Article 3: Purpose and Scope of Application of the present Law
    Article 4: Deductions
    Article 5: Taxation of Fringe Benefit

  4. Cyprus - Wages - Law, Act

    Law N 152(I) of 2013 amending Laws N 168(I) of 2012 and 31(I) of 2013 concerning the reduction in emoluments and pensions of Officials, Employees and Pensioners of the Public Service and of the Broader Public Sector (Amendment N 2). - Text in Greek

    Adoption: 2013-12-06 | CYP-2013-L-100344

    Amends Laws N 168(I) of 2012 and 31(I) of 2013 concerning the reduction in emoluments and pensions of Officials, Employees and Pensioners of the Public Service and of the Broader Public Sector, by adding new article 10, which is worded as follows: "The Central Bank of Cyprus does not fall upon the provisions of the present Law".

  5. Cyprus - Wages - Law, Act

    Law N 31(I) of 2013 amending Law N 168(I) of 2012 concerning the reduction in emoluments and pensions of Officials, Employees and Pensioners of the Public Service and of the Broader Public Sector (Amendment). - Text in Greek

    Adoption: 2013-04-30 | Date of entry into force: 2013-06-01 | Date of partial entry into force: 2014-01-01 | CYP-2013-L-100143

    Amends article 3 of the Law N 168(I) of 2012 on the reduction in emoluments and pensions of Officials, Employees and Pensioners of the Public Service and of the Broader Public Sector, by replacing paras (a) and (b) concerning the reduction in monthly gross emoluments and pensions for the periods starting from 1st June 2013 and 1st January 2014, respectively, and by abolishing para (c).

  6. Cyprus - Wages - Law, Act

    Law N 200(I) of 2012 amending Law N 35(I) of 2007 on the Wage Protection (Amendment). - Text in Greek

    Adoption: 2012-12-28 | CYP-2012-L-100104

    The Law introduces amendments related to the employer's liability, the offences committed and the sanctions punishing them, and it regulates the case of obstruction of the Labour Inspectors on the exercise of their duties.

  7. Cyprus - Wages - Law, Act

    Law N 185(I) of 2012 amending the Law concerning the non-granting of accruals and index-increases to wages of Officials and Employees and to pensions of Pensioners of the Public Service and of the broader Public Sector (Amendment). - Text in Greek

    Adoption: 2012-12-21 | Date of entry into force: 2012-01-01 | Date of partial entry into force: 2012-01-01 | Date of partial entry into force: 2012-01-01 | Date of end of application: 2016-12-31 | Date of partial end of application: 2015-12-31 | Date of partial end of application: 2016-12-31 | CYP-2012-L-100093

    Amends Law N 192(I) of 2011 concerning the non-granting of accruals and index-increases to wages of Officials and Employees and to pensions of Pensioners of the Public Service and of the broader Public Sector. It introduces amendments to article 2, concerning the definition of "Private Sector" (article 2), and to article 3, replacing "2013" by "2016" (article 3). It adds new article 7A regarding the recognition of employment for the purposes of granting accruals to the teaching and academic personnel (article 4). It further amends article 8, concerning the index-readjustment of emoluments and pensions (article 5(a)), the non-granting of wage increase for 2012 and the readjustment of the wage increase for 2017 (article 5(b)), as well as article 10, concerning the partial entry into force of the Law (article 6).

  8. Cyprus - Wages - Law, Act

    Law N 74(I) of 2012 amending Laws N 112(I) and 193(I) of 2011 concerning the Extraordinary Contribution of Officials, Employees and Pensioners of the Public Service and of the broader Public Sector (Amendment). - Text in Greek

    Adoption: 2012-06-15 | Date of entry into force: 2012-07-01 | CYP-2012-L-100070

    Amends article 3 of the Laws N 112(I) and 193(I) of 2011, by replacing the existing reservation related to the deduction of a specific percentage from the monthly gross pay of Officials, Employees and Pensioners of the Public Service and of the broader Public Sector.

  9. Cyprus - Wages - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree N 180 of 2012 on Minimum Wages. - Text in Greek

    Adoption: 2012-05-18 | Date of entry into force: 2012-04-01 | CYP-2012-R-100200

    Made under the Minimum Wages Act (1st phrase, article 3, Chapter 183). Provides for a definition of the categories of workers covered and sets the minimum wages for Salespersons, Office Clerks, Nursing Assistants, Child Care Assistants, Nursery and School Assistants, Guards, Nurses, Carers and Cleaners, as from 1st of April 2012.

  10. Cyprus - Wages - Law, Act

    Law N 35(I) of 2007 on the Wage Protection. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2007-03-22 | CYP-2007-L-100124

  11. Cyprus - Wages - Law, Act

    Act No. 25(I) of 2001 to regulate the protection of employees' rights in the event of the employer's insolvency.

    Adoption: 2001-03-09 | CYP-2001-L-60223

    Includes all persons employed under a labour contract or an apprenticeship. Persons working under circumstances presumed as a working relationship are also considered as employees, but not those working for the Government of the Republic of Cyprus. Establishes a special Fund for the protection of employees' rights in the event of an employer's insolvency. The termination of employment due to an employer's insolvency gives the right to a compensation financed by the special Fund only if the working period of the employee covers twenty-six weeks before the date of the insolvency, with exceptions. The compensation covers the day wages of the last thirteen weeks of work, the percentage equivalent to the annual leave and the percentage equivalent to the thirteenth or fourteenth wage, and dues before the insolvency date. The calculation of the weekly wage does not take into consideration any sum superior to the weekly sum of the basic insurance revenues multiplied by four, as this is defined according to the Social Security acts from 1980 to 1999.

  12. Cyprus - Wages - Law, Act

    Act No 134 (I) of 1999 to amend the Civil Procedure Act, repealing and replacing Parts VIII and IX.

    Adoption: 1999-11-19 | CYP-1999-L-55953

    Dispositions concerning debtors, providing for, inter alia, an employer's obligation to respect the Court's decision for attaching a part of the debtor's wages in order to pay off debts. Employers shall have the right in such cases to retain a sum which shall not exceed five per cent of the total debt in order to cover administrative and other expenses in compliance with a Court's decision.

  13. Cyprus - Wages - Law, Act

    Minimum Wage Law.

    Adoption: 1941-11-20 | CYP-1941-L-66691

    Makes provision for the fixing of minimum wages.


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