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Name: Law N 70(I) of 2015 amending the Law regulating the Operation of Shops and the Conditions of Employment of Workers (Amendment N 3).
Country: Cyprus
Subject(s): Conditions of employment; Hours of work, weekly rest and paid leave; Hotel, restaurant and shop workers
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2015-05-15
Entry into force:
Published on: Epissimi Efimeris, 2015-05-15, Part I(I), N 4510, pp. 879-882
ISN: CYP-2015-L-102332
Link: https://www.ilo.org/dyn/natlex/natlex4.detail?p_isn=102332&p_lang=en
Bibliography: Epissimi Efimeris, 2015-05-15, Part I(I), N 4510, pp. 879-882
Text in Greek Text in Greek Tipografio Kipriakis Dimokratias, Nicosia, Cyprus, pp. 879-882 PDF of Official Gazette in Greek PDF of Official Gazette in Greek (consulted on 2016-07-23)
Abstract/Citation: The present Law amends the Laws N 155(I) of 2006, 68(I) of 2007, 6(I) of 2011, 36(I) and 55(I) of 2015 regulating the Operation of Shops and the Conditions of Employment of Workers (Amendment N3).

Article 2 of the present Law amends article 6 by adding new paragraph (e) worded as follows: "to exercise any other power, necessary for the implementation of the provisions of the present Law".
Article 3 replaces article 12 regarding the daily and weekly rest.
Article 4 replaces article 15 regarding the mornings and evenings off.
Article 5 amends article 16 by adding new paragraph (g) worded as follows: "Easter Sunday".
Article 6 amends article 17 by replacing the 2nd phrase with a new one related to the penalization and the sanction imposed to shop owners in case of non compliance with or breach of the 1st phrase of the article and by adding, after 2nd phrase, the following new phrases: 3rd phrase, regarding the conduct by Inspectors of extrajudicial settlements for offences committed by shop owners; 4th phrase, regarding the notification of the above extrajudicial settlement which defines the offence, the time of its commission, as well as the amount of the fine due; 5th phrase, regarding further sanctions in case of a second and a third consecutive offence consisting of non compliance with or breach of the 1st phrase of the article; 6th phrase, equating the above amount of fine to a penalty fee imposed due to a conviction for the relevant offence; 7th phrase, regarding the payment process and the quittance of the above amount and 8th phrase, stipulating that the extrajudicial settlement of the offence and the payment of the relevant amount does not consist of a conviction, although in case of a convicting judicial judgment for the same offence, the tribunal may take this fact into consideration for the purposes of computation of punishment.
Article 7 replaces 2nd phrase of article 18, regarding the compensation due to every employee who consents to work during the bank holidays set out in article 16 and on Sunday as part of the weekly rest, according to article 12.
Article 8 amends the wording of article 20.
Article 9 amends the wording of article 21.
Article 10 amends article 23 by adding new paragraph (e) worded as follows: "Easter Sunday".
Article 11 amends article 30, regarding the currency of the amounts due.
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