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Name: Law N° 27(III) of 2016 ratifying the Protocol of 2014 to the Forced Labour Convention of the International Labour Organization.
Country: Cyprus
Subject(s): Elimination of forced labour
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2016-12-09
Entry into force:
Published on: Epissimi Efimeris, 2016-12-09, Part I(III), N° 4226, pp. 8411-8425
ISN: CYP-2016-L-104734
Bibliography: Epissimi Efimeris, 2016-12-09, Part I(III), N° 4226, pp. 8411-8425
Text in Greek Text in Greek Tipografio Kipriakis Dimokratias, Nicosia, Cyprus, pp. 8411-8425 PDF of Official Gazette in Greek PDF of Official Gazette in Greek (consulted on 2017-07-16)
Abstract/Citation: Article 2 provides for the interpretation of the term “Protocol” in the context of the present Law, as the Protocol to the Forced Labour Convention, 1930 (Convention N° 29) of the International Labour Organization, approved in the 103rd Session of the General Conference on 28 May 2014, the accession to which has been approved by the Ministerial Council under its Decision N° 79.561, dated 07.10.2015.

Article 3 provides for the ratification of the Protocol.

Article 4 sets forth the issuance of Regulations by the Ministerial Council in view of better implementing the provisions of the present Law and of the Protocol, which may provide for criminal offences in case of breach and for sanctions against the commitment thereof.

The Law includes an Index to article 3, which in its PART I, provides for the original text of the Protocol in English, whereas in its PART II for the translated text in Greek.

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